Former Yemeni President Saleh Declares Alliance with Houthis

By Al Jazeera, YEMEN’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has formally announced an alliance with Houthi fighters for the first time, after the Arab coalition launched two air strikes on his home in the capital, Sanaa. Saleh, who was forced to step aside in 2012 following a year of deadly nationwide protests against his three-decade […]

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What is Behind Ethiopia’s Most Recent Allegations Against Eritrea?

By Sharmini Peries, THIS is the Glen Ford Report on The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Eritrea and Ethiopia, two of the world’s poorest countries, spent hundreds of millions of dollars in a war between them. They have suffered tens of thousands of casualties as a direct consequence of this […]

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Saudi Mercenaries and the Starvation of Yemen

By Thomas C. Mountain, THE Saudi military is almost entirely staffed by mercenaries. The Saudi jets bombing an air defenseless Yemen are piloted by Pakistanis. Its mid and low level officers are mainly from Jordan and most ominously for its ability to actually launch a ground invasion, its rank and file soldiers are almost entirely from […]

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A Desperate Plea from Ethiopian Refugees in Yemen

By Tedla Asfaw, MANY foreigners are fleeing Yemen by sea to Djibouti because of the continued and discriminate Saudi airstrikes. I wonder why Ethiopians are not going to Assab which is very close from the Aden port to save their lives. There is no report so far confirming how many Ethiopian refugees flee to Djibouti. As it […]

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