USA calls to end Yemen war, whilst selling Saudi Arabia more weapons

The Trump administration has once again shown its unwillingness to fully address the Yemen crisis, by making half-hearted calls to end the conflict, whilst simultaneously giving Saudi Arabia the means to continue its war on the country. During the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s (MbS) visit to the United States, US Defence Secretary James Mattis told MbS… Read More USA calls to end Yemen war, whilst selling Saudi Arabia more weapons

After 1,000 days of conflict, Yemen’s children bear the brunt of an endless war

Today marks the 1,000th day since the Yemen conflict began. Save the Children reports from Sana’a the devastating toll the war has taken on children in the poorest Middle Eastern country. A Saudi Arabia-led coalition on March 26th 2015 commenced a bombing campaign to reinstate their favoured President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi and to eliminate anti-government… Read More After 1,000 days of conflict, Yemen’s children bear the brunt of an endless war

Bahrain state TV accuses Qatar of trying to oust government

Bahrain’s state television on Wednesday accused Qatar of attempting to overthrow the government in Manama, upping the stakes in a diplomatic crisis that has seen Doha isolated in the Gulf. Along with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt, Bahrain cut ties with Qatar in June on accusations that the emirate supports Islamist extremism and is too close… Read More Bahrain state TV accuses Qatar of trying to oust government