(ANTIWAR.COM) — Official figures on the deaths in the Yemen War have been virtually unavailable, or at least years out of date. The database tracker from the Armed Conflict and Location Event Data Project, however, issued their own data on Yemen Thursday, showing more than 70,000 have been killed in Yemen just since January 2016.
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(ANTIWAR.COM) — Despite claiming that their Sunday night airstrikes against Syria were exclusively targeting Iran’s Quds Force, Israeli airstrikes against Syria appear to have almost exclusively hit Syrian military targets, particularly the nation’s air defenses around Damascus airport. Israeli strikes destroyed eight Syrian air defense batteries, and killed at least 11 troops in the strikes. The batteries were mostly aging…..Read more
via Israel Destroyed Eight Syrian Military Targets, Killed at Least 11 Troops — The Anti-Media
A A malnourished Yemeni child lies on a bed at a malnutrition treatment ward at al-Thawra hospital in Hudaydah, Yemen, November 3, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)
A UK-based charity says more than 84,700 children under the age of five may have starved to death in Yemen since the Saudi regime and a coalition of its allies launched a brutal war on the already-impoverished nation over three years ago.
Using data compiled by the UN, Save the Children calculated in a Tuesday report the mortality rate for untreated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition among Yemeni kids between April 2015 and October 2018.
“We are horrified that some 85,000 children in Yemen may have died because of extreme hunger since the war began. For every child killed by bombs and bullets, dozens are starving to death and it’s entirely preventable,” said Tamer Kirolos, the aid group’s Yemen director……..Read more: PressTV.com
Caitlin Johnstone, Guest Waking Times A friend told me yesterday that he hadn’t seen an antiwar protest in America in ten years. It was a sincere comment; he genuinely hadn’t seen any coverage on any peace activism in his country during that time. And of course he hadn’t; it is mainstream media’s job to distort public…Read more & videos: “Military Family Member Returns Freedom Medal to George W. Bush” ,”Women’s March on the Pentagon”, “In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran”,
“USA: NYU Students protest against ‘war criminal’ Kissinger’s visit”´,
“Pompeo’s Iran bloviations disrupted by multiple demonstrators”
“Hunger strike for Yemen”
via Six Recent US Antiwar Demonstrations Your Rulers Don’t Want You Talking About — Waking Times
By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — One of the most visible aspects of direct US involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, mid-air refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing the country, has come to an end over the weekend. US and Saudi officials both confirmed this program has halted. US officials offered few specifics on the decision, but Saudi state media…..Read more
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An infuriating and telling video has resurfaced showing CNN’s Wolf Blitzer call out Rand Paul for questioning the slaughter of civilians in Yemen, noting that the military-industrial complex needs war for jobs. The post WATCH: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Says Slaughtering Kids in Yemen is Worth It Because It Creates Jobs appeared first on The Free…Read more
via WATCH: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Says Slaughtering Kids in Yemen is Worth It Because It Creates Jobs — The Free Thought Project
Gaza does not have an air force, does not have air defenses of its own, and in essence represents 2 million Palestinians trapped in what is widely regarded as an open-air prison, which is predicted to become uninhabitable in less than two years. With close to zero media coverage, particularly any analysis that is critical…Read more
via Israeli Bombs Are Raining Down On Gaza And Nobody’s Talking About It — Era of Light