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Saudi-led coalition admits to bombing Yemen funeral - The Guardian

The aftermath of the airstrike on a funeral hall in Sana'a on 8 October. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images. A Saudi Arabian-led coalition has admitted it bombed a funeral in Yemen last weekend, killing at least 140 people and wounded about ...and more »

USS Mason Fired 3 Missiles to Defend From Yemen Cruise Missiles Attack - USNI News

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post used the incorrect name for one of the U.S. missiles used in the engagement on Sunday. The missile is the Evolved Seasparrow Missile, not the Enhanced Sea Sparrow Missile. The crew of a guided-missile ...and more »

Aegis defense system helped stop missile attack on USS Mason - Stars and Stripes

In a March, 2016 file photo, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey launches a Standard Missile-2 to destroy an advanced high-speed target while USS Stout and USS Mason transit formation during a live-fire test of the ship's Aegis weapons systems in ...and more »

Why the hell is the US helping Saudi Arabia bomb Yemen? A brief guide. - Vox

Late on Wednesday evening, the United States bombed Yemen's Houthi militants for the first time, launching cruise missiles at three Houthi-controlled radar installations. The strikes were billed as limited retaliation: Twice in the past week, missiles ...and more »

Navy launches Tomahawk missiles at rebel sites in Yemen after attacks on US ships - Washington Post

The U.S. Navy launched Tomahawk missiles early Thursday from the Red Sea at three coastal radar sites in Yemen, destroying targets associated with missile attacks on U.S. ships this week while warning that it would not tolerate similar actions in the ...and more »

Obama to Paul Ryan: US missile strikes on Yemen 'necessary and appropriate' - Business Insider

U.S. President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S. President Barack Obama. Thomson Reuters President Barack Obama sent a letter on Friday to House Speaker Paul Ryan justifying his decision to authorize a missile ...and more »

The US just bombed Yemen, and no one's talking about it - The Guardian

We need answers from the candidates on how they would deal with a deadly conflict in one of the Middle East's poorest countries. We're not getting them. Contact author. @BayoumiMoustafa. Sat 15 Oct 2016 11.57 EDT Last modified on Fri 14 Jul 2017 14.31 ...and more »

US-backed, Saudi-led coalition found responsible for Yemen funeral attack that killed more than 100 - Washington Post

CAIRO — A Saudi Arabia-led investigation into an airstrike last week on a Yemeni funeral has concluded that Saudi-led coalition jets “wrongly” bombed the ceremony, killing more than 100 people, after receiving faulty information and not following ...and more »

US Support for the War in Yemen Is Indefensible - TIME

Last Saturday, as hundreds of Yemeni mourners waited to pay their respects to a beloved elder, warplanes obliterated the funeral hall they were gathered in killing more than 140 people and wounding more than 525. This is not an isolated incident but ...and more »

Yemen: Saudi-Led Funeral Attack Apparent War Crime - Human Rights Watch

(Beirut) – A Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrike on a crowded funeral ceremony in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on October 8, 2016, is an apparent war crime. The attack killed at least 100 people and wounded more than 500, including children. While military ...and more »