Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Seeing Yemen from Jeju, by Kathy Kelly

How do we, in the U.S., develop grassroots communities dedicated to both understanding the complex realities Yemenis face and working to end U.S. participation in the war on Yemen?

The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East, by Kathy Kelly

When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.

U.S. Is Complicit in Child Slaughter in Yemen, by Kathy Kelly

“This conflict is backed by the U.S. and the U.K.”

God Only Knows, by Kathy Kelly

To date, the US continues selling weapons to the UAE and to its coalition partner, Saudi Arabia

Tinderbox Tensions Rise: Saudi Arabia and Iran by William O. Beeman

The Middle East region is once again a tinderbox as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran are rising to new heights.

Scourging Yemen, by Kathy Kelly

The U.N. must abandon its biased role in the Yemen conflict, so it can broker a peace

41 Hearts Beating in Guantanamo and Solidarity from Central Cellblock

January 11, 2018 marked the 16th year that Guantanamo prison has exclusively imprisoned Muslim men, subjecting many of them to torture and arbitrary detention. …Forty-one hearts still beat in Guantanamo prison cells. That’s forty-one too many.

Arrests at Rep. Hoyer’s office — pending Yemen War legislation

Senate War Powers resolution on ending unauthorized US support for the war in Yemen – A bipartisan Senate resolution on Yemen will be introduced in mid-January and has a good chance of passing.

Peace and Democracy Conference | Medea Benjamin, David Swanson, Leah Bolger, Norman Solomon

The U.S. bombings in 8 countries in the past 8 years have all been illegal under the U.N. Charter.

David Swanson | Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach

Power concedes nothing without a demand, said Frederick Douglass.

The Republic Has Fallen: The Deep State’s Plot To Take Over America Has Succeeded

The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over.

Forty-Five Blows Against Democracy: How US Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats and Military Regimes by David Vine

This pattern of daily support for dictatorship and repression around the world should be a national scandal in a country supposedly committed to democracy.

Kathy Kelly | In Yemen, Shocked to His Bones

Jan Egeland, who heads the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), says that seven million Yemeni people are on the brink of famine.

Kathy Kelly | The Shame of Killing Innocent People

Saudi coalition airstrikes have hit at least four hospitals supported by Doctors Without Borders.

Chris Hedges, On Contact: The Uncivil War on Syria with Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton

Discussing the US role in the Syrian conflict.

International Journalism Prize Awarded by Mexico to John Pilger for Julian Assange Interview

Julian Assange:
It’s the world without sunlight, but I haven’t seen sunlight in so long, I don’t remember it.

Yemen Sees U.S. Strikes as Evidence of Hidden Hand Behind Saudi Air War

According to the United Nations, more than 4,000 civilians have been killed in Yemen since the bombing campaign began.

Rise Up Times | Articles about the Middle East

Articles about the Middle East. Click the title of each article to read the full article.  Found on the link on the RiseUpTimes.org page.  Regularly updated. Also visit the WAMM Middle East Committee website here  for information and articles. +++ +++ A few of the newer posts. US Won’t Release Text Of Secret Deal With Russia To […]

Glenn Greenwald: Regardless of Trump, Journalists Must Do Their Homework and Investigate Clinton (Video)

Giving a demonstration of the kind of scrutiny he wants his colleagues to practice, Greenwald asked why the Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars in donations from Saudi Arabia and other tyrannical states in the Persian Gulf.

Seymour Hersh: What Really Led to the Killing of Osama bin Laden

“When your version comes out — if you do it — people in Pakistan will be tremendously grateful,” Durrani told me. “For a long time people have stopped trusting what comes out about bin Laden from the official mouths. There will be some negative political comment and some anger, but people like to be told the truth, and what you’ve told me is essentially what I have heard from former colleagues who have been on a fact finding mission since this episode.”