Yemen War

Yemen: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ as first nationwide truce in six years continues

A UN brokered two-month renewable truce between the warring parties in Yemen is holding, Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Thursday, providing “light at the end of the tunnel”, and the possibility of a lasting peace. The first…

Activists Paint Tank Tracks to Doors of Weapons Dealers

Activists across Canada marked the third anniversary of the Yemen school bus massacre on Monday with protests at weapons manufacturers and government offices, calling on Canada to stop all weapons exports to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi bombing of a school…

Yemen Yes! Now Afghanistan!

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, February 4, 2021 If the U.S. government follows through on what President Joe Biden said today about Yemen, that war’s days are numbered. If the rest of us learn the appropriate lessons, the war…

Face 2 Face with Nicolas J S Davies

LIVE SHOW: Monday, February 1st at 3:30 PM EST On this show we are speaking with Nicolas J S Davies author of “Blood On Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq”. In his last article published in Pressenza, Mr Davies…

Will Biden End America’s Global War on Children?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies Most people regard Trump’s treatment of immigrant children as among his most shocking crimes as president. Images of hundreds of children stolen from their families and imprisoned in chain-link cages are an unforgettable…

Face 2 Face with Isaac Evans Frantz

On this show we speak with Isaac Evans-Frantz, a volunteer with Action Corps, about the situation in Yemen which is undergoing perhaps the worst humanitarian crisis on the planet right now. Isaac is asking for people to call 1-833-STOP-WAR to…

‘Endemic Impunity’: UN Report on Yemen Says United States, France, and Britain May Be Complicit in War Crimes

“Five years into the conflict, violations against Yemeni civilians continue unabated, with total disregard for the plight of the people and a lack of international action to hold parties to the conflict accountable.” By Jake Johnson, staff writer Common Dreams…

UK Court of Appeal finds Government broke law over Saudi Arabia arms sales

Campaigners have welcomed a Court of Appeal decision to overturn a 2017 High Court judgment which allowed the UK government to continue licensing the export of arms to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen. The appeal hearing took place in April…

UN Security Council approves dozens of monitors for Yemen’s Hudaydah truce

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved the deployment of dozens of observers to the strategic Yemeni port city of Hudaydah for six months to monitor a truce reached during the latest round of UN-sponsored peace negotiations in Sweden last…

Progress made in UN talks to end Yemen war, Envoy lauds ‘positive and serious spirit’

United Nations-sponsored political consultations in Sweden, involving the warring parties in the Yemen war, have led to progress “on a number of issues,” said Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen, at a press conference on Monday. After 5 days of…

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