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Reality Check: Could 9/11 Victim Families Actually Sue Saudi Arabia?

Last week a U.S. District court judge rejected a request by Saudi Arabia to dismiss lawsuits accusing the nation of being involved in the...

Leaked Itinerary of Saudi Prince MBS Reveal Meetings with U.S. Elite

Washington, D.C.— The leader of Saudi Arabia, 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, widely known as MBS, is currently on a public relations blitz...

US Court Allows 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia to Proceed

Manhattan, NY –On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge George Daniels rejected a request by Saudi Arabia to dismiss lawsuits accusing the nation of assisting in...

Report: Yemenis Agree to Ceasefire, Peace Talks

Reports from pro-Saudi Yemeni officials suggest that both they and the Shi’ite Houthis they’ve been fighting since last year’s Saudi attack have agreed to a ceasefire for “a week or two” in anticipation of peace talks to be held in April.

Saudis Say They Will Soon Scale Back Yemen War

Saudi Arabia’s military spokesman today announced their intention to scale back military operations against Yemen at some point in the future. They suggested this would happen soon, but that airstrikes against Yemen would continue.

Saudi Airstrikes Hit Yemen Market, Killing at Least 41 Civilians

Saudi warplanes attacked a crowded marketplace in the northwestern Yemeni province of Hajjah today, killing at least 41 people, all of them civilians, and wounding scores of others. Local officials say many of the wounded are severely so, and are not expected to survive.

What the Media Missed When Trump Brought Up ‘Very Secret’ Papers

At a campaign event in South Carolina on Wednesday, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized former president George W. Bush for the Iraq war and referenced...

UN Report Finds ‘Systematic’ Saudi Targeting of Yemeni Civilians

A leaked report by a UN panel of experts is calling for a formal inquiry into Saudi human rights abuses, saying the nation is “deliberately starving” Yemeni civilians in its war, and targeting civilians in airstrikes in a “widespread and systematic manner.”

Saudi Airstrike Kills Anti-Hadi Judge in Yemen, Six Relatives

Adding to the soaring civilian death toll in Yemen, Saudi warplanes attacked and destroyed the two-story home of Yemeni judge Yahya Rubaid, killing him and six members of his family. Seven others, including five civilians and two bodyguards, were also wounded.

Four Killed as Saudi Strike Kills Yemen Doctors Without Borders Hospital

A new statement from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) reported a Saudi rocket strike, likely an airstrike, hit one of their hospitals in the Yemeni capital city of Sanaa, killing four people and wounding 10 others, including three MSF staff members.

Saudis Escalate Airstrikes Against Yemen Amid Growing Tensions

by Jason Ditz Though it’s unclear if the timing is more a function of regional sectarian tension or of the Saudis canceling the mostly ineffective...

Saudi Airstrikes Pound Yemen as Ceasefire Falters

by Jason Ditz Saudi warplanes tend to kill a few dozen people in Yemen on any given day, and despite the newly minted ceasefire today...

Foreign Fighters in Iraq, Syria More Than Doubled in 16 Months

Roughly spanning the period since the US launched its war against ISIS, the number of foreign Islamist fighters who’ve flocked to Iraq and Syria has far more than doubled from June 2014, providing a huge influx of new fighters for ISIS and other groups.

Ex-NATO Commander Wesley Clark Says ISIS Serves Interests of Turkey, Saudi...

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark said last week that ISIS' Sunni insurgency against regional Shiite-dominated governments in Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, and...

Saudi Warplanes Destroy MSF Hospital in Yemen

by Jason Ditz Adding to concerns about Saudi attacks on civilians in Yemen, an overnight air raid against the capital city of Sanaa pounded a...

US Seeks to Cut Europeans Out of Syria Peace Talks

by Jason Ditz With the UN General Assembly setting up a growing call for international negotiations on ending the Syrian Civil War, the Obama Administration...

Saudi Warplanes Kill 70 in Attack on Wedding Party

by Jason Ditz Adding to the enormous death toll of the Saudi war against Yemen, Saudi warplanes today attacked a wedding party near the port...

Al-Qaeda Takes Over Parts of Yemeni Port of Aden

Last Monday, officials from Yemen’s pro-Saudi “government-in-exile” declared the southern port city of Aden to be their temporary capital, with the plan for it to be the nation’s capital for the next five years while Saudi-led forces retake the rest of the country.

Upcoming Trial May Reveal Saudi Financing of 9/11 Terrorists

A former investigator with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and former attorney with the Justice Department will likely testify soon about their role in...

Saudi Airstrikes Kill 169, Mostly Civilians, Across Yemen

45 Civilians Killed in Airstrike Against Aden Market by Jason Ditz, July 06, 2015 Saudi airstrikes against Yemeni cities have been a daily occurrence over the...

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