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Trump's Veto of Yemen War Bill Shows Israeli Influence in US: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the US presidents veto of a congressional resolution to end US military assistance for Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen, saying it demonstrates the alarming influence of the Zionist lobbies on Americas politics.


Trump vetoes resolution on U.S. involvement in Yemen

President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday. Ryan Brooks reports.


AP journalists win Pulitzer for coverage of Yemen civil war

NEW YORK — A team of three Associated Press journalists won a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting Monday for their work documenting torture, graft and starvation in Yemen’s brutal civil war.


Media Roundtable: How special interests craft copy cat bills & a close-up look at the war in Yemen

On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with the Arizona Republic’s award winning reporter Rob O’Dell about a two-year investigation about ALEC that reveals how state lawmakers introduce thousands of bills dreamed up and written by corporations, industry groups and


U.N. envoy sees troop withdrawal in Yemen's Hodeidah within weeks

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen’s warring parties could start withdrawing forces from the main port city of Hodeidah within weeks, a move needed to pave the way for political negotiations to end the four-year war, the U.N. special envoy said on Thursday.


UN Calls for Stockholm Agreement on Yemen to be Implemented Without Delay

FILE PHOTO - The United Nations Security Council meets in New York, US, March 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar. The UN Security Council expressed "grave concern" Wednesday that the Stockholm Agreement reached four months ago by the warring parties in Yemen has not been carried out and called for its imp


Trump Owns the War in Yemen Now

President Donald Trump issued the second veto of his presidency Tuesday to extend U.S. participation in Yemen’s civil war. In so doing, he acted against the will of the American public, the U.S. Senate, and the House of Representatives, allying instead with Saudi Arabia and the autocrats who rule it


French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - French weapons are not being used against civilians in Yemen, France’s armed forces minister Florence Parly told Radio Classique on Thursday. Investigative website Disclose reported this week that French arms, including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to Saudi Arabia an


Bernie Sanders Appeals To Donald Trump To End U.S. Support For Yemen War

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) appealed directly to President Donald Trump on Monday night to approve a resolution Sanders co-sponsored to withdraw U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen.


Trump missed an opportunity in Yemen

President Trump has repeatedly touted his intention to chart a new course for American foreign policy and reduce U.S. military involvements abroad. “Great nations do not fight endless wars,” he declared in this year’s State of the Union address. But his administration’s record has not matched the pr


Child extortion plot stretching from Lackawanna to Yemen sends man to prison

From halfway across the world in Yemen, Yousef Goba demanded ransom for a 13-year girl from Lackawanna. But Goba insists he never intended to actually to kidnap the girl, and his only motivation in making the threats was to collect money he thought he was due.


Major spike in Yemen cholera cases likely as agencies struggle to reach infected people – Oxfam

April 18, 2019 – Fears that the world’s worst cholera outbreak could be set for a massive resurgence are growing as aid agencies in Yemen are struggling to reach almost 40,000 people suspected to have the disease, Oxfam warned today. Fighting and restraints on access – including checkpoints and perm


Yemen: Security Council Press Statement on Yemen

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Christoph Heusgen (Germany):. The members of the Security Council expressed their grave concern that, four months after the agreements reached by the Government of Yemen and the Houthis in Stockholm, those agreement


JIAT Reaffirms Transparency in Probing Suspected Human Rights Violations in Yemen

Yemeni soldiers stand on their position on a mountain on the frontline of fighting with Houthis in Nihem area, near Sanaa, Yemen January 27, 2018. Picture taken January 27, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser.


UN tells Yemen parties to pull back from Hodeida

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The UN Security Council on Thursday urged Yemen’s government and Huthi rebels to pull back their forces from the key city of Hodeida “as soon as possible” in line with a ceasefire deal reached four months ago.


War in Yemen is fueling wider humanitarian crisis

A wave of cholera is once again on the rise. From January 1 to March 26, 2019, MSF admitted 7,938 patients with suspected cholera to its health facilities in Amran, Hajjah, Ibb, and Taiz governorates. Fifty percent of these admissions were in Ibb alone. During this same period, the number of cholera


Houthi forces seize strategic mountain after fierce battle in central Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – The Houthi forces scored an imperative victory in central Yemen this morning after a three-day-long battle against the pro-government Yemeni National Army.


New Tulsi Gabbard ad: Let’s face it, Trump has turned America into Saudi Arabia’s prostitute

An outrageous claim. In reality, America has been Saudi Arabia’s prostitute for decades. The occasion for this spot was Trump’s veto yesterday of Congress’s resolution withdrawing U.S. support for the Saudi war in Yemen. That veto is the logical endgame in a process of deforming the Constitution’s w


Yemen’s rebels unveil air-bursting missile

Ansar Allah, the Yemeni rebel group popularly known as the Houthis, unveiled a new version of its Badr series of surface-to-surface projectiles that has an airburst warhead on 16 April.


US briefing: conflict in Yemen, climate change and finance, Notre Dame

Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email. Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. President blocks bipartisan bill on US involvement in Yemen.