Despite Pledge Not to, Germany Approves Sale of Weapons to Saudi Arabia

September 19, 2018 at 8:51 pmWritten by Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — With Saudi Arabia forever escalating their war in Yemen, the growing calls by human rights groups to stop selling them arms with which to commit war crimes are struggling to compete with the vast sums of money the Saudis are offering for those arms. Germany is…

US-Backed War Risks Killing an ‘Entire Generation’ of Yemeni Children

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(MEE) — More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, charity Save the Children warned on Wednesday. Disruption to supplies coming through the embattled Red Sea port city of Hodeidah could “cause starvation on an unprecedented scale”, the British…

Saudi Warplanes Bomb Yemen Bus Station, Killing at Least 20 Civilians

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(ANTIWAR.COM) — Last month, Saudi warplanes attacked a busload of school children in northern Yemen, killing scores of them. The strike used a US-provided bomb, and led to major Congressional moves to limit involvement in the war. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on Wednesday, signed off on Saudi activities, bypassing Congressional limits. Having dodged a bullet in avoiding Congressional…

US Puts ‘Rubber Stamp’ of Approval on Saudi Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians

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(CD) — As local journalists in Yemen reported that at least 15 civilians were killed in Saudi airstrikes in the port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo officially certified that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), whose three-year assault on the country has been made possible by U.S. support, are…

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