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Sale of #U.S. Arms Fuels the Wars of Arab States – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — To wage war in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is using F-15 fighter jets bought from Boeing. Pilots from the United Arab Emirates are flying Lockheed Martin’s F-16 to bomb both Yemen and Syria. Soon, the Emirates are expected to … Continue reading

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With Weapons Pouring In and Aid Locked Out, #Yemeni Civilians ‘Willfully Abandoned’ | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Two weeks into a Saudi-led bombardment and siege, hundreds are dead and food, water, and medical supplies are running low by Sarah Lazare, staff writer The online campaign Kefaya War (“Enough War” in Arabic) has received an outpouring of support … Continue reading

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Video: Are #Obama’s Record Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt and Iraq Fueling Unrest in Middle East? | Democracy Now!

Are Obama’s Record Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt and Iraq Fueling Unrest in Middle East? | Democracy Now!.

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Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen May Not Be So Decisive

HARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. The Gulf Cooperation Council, known as the GCC, is continuing its Saudi-led, U.S.-backed air campaign in Yemen to bring Yemeni President … Continue reading

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Iraqi Army Downs 2 UK Planes Carrying Weapons for ISIL

“The Iraqi Parliament’s National Security and Defense Committee has access to the photos of both planes that are British and have crashed while they were carrying weapons for the ISIL,” Head of the committee Hakem al-Zameli said, according to a … Continue reading

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