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Fighting rages in Yemen as UN seeks to extend 72-hour ceasefire - Reuters

SANAA/NAJRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen accused each other of violating a ceasefire on Saturday as the United Nations tried to extend the three-day truce. People shop at the old market in ...and more »

How Yemen's war is now threatening international trade - Al-Monitor

The recent attacks on vessels in the Red Sea by Yemen's Houthis and the United States threaten international trade along this route. Facebook/@WorkBoat. The HSV-2 Swift, formerly operated by the US Navy and now by the United Arab Emirates, is seen ...and more »

Saudi-led air strikes pound Sanaa once again as Yemen truce expires - The Independent

Bombing in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes has resumed after a three-day ceasefire expired, security officials and residents in the city have said. Pre-dawn raids hit several Houthi rebel military targets in east and south ...and more »

Yemen war resumes as both sides ignore UN call to extend ceasefire - The Guardian

The Saudi-led coalition has stepped up airstrikes on Iran-backed rebels in Yemen and clashes rage on the ground as warring parties ignore a UN call to renew a fragile ceasefire. The 72-hour ceasefire took effect just before midnight on Wednesday to ...and more »

Standing Against Barbarism - Jacobin magazine

Both the Syrian regime and the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen aim to bury the aspirations of the Arab Spring. Al Raqqa, Syria in 2013. Beshr Abdulhadi / Flickr. Our special fall issue, “The First Red Century,” is out now. Subscribe or renew today! The Few ...and more »

Saudi coalition violated law with Yemen funeral strike: UN monitors - Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen violated international humanitarian law with a so-called “double tap” air strike on a funeral gathering in the rebel-held capital Sanaa, United Nations sanctions monitors told the ...and more »

Where's the outrage over Saudi atrocities in Yemen? - Baltimore Sun

A view of the destruction after the bombing of a funeral hall in Sana by the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes over Yemen. (Mohammed Huwais / AFP/Getty Images). Saudi Arabia has committed war crimes in Yemen with U.S. help. Regarding your ...and more »

How to End Saudi Arabia's War of Paranoia - Foreign Policy (blog)

The only way to solve Yemen's war, and beat back its al-Qaeda franchise, is to dissolve the country entirely. By Simon Henderson. | October 20, 2016, 4:00 PM. TOPSHOT - Smoke billows on September 14, 2016 following a reported airstrike carried out by ...and more »

Opinion: The Danger of Connecting Iran Nuclear Deal with Attacks on US Warships - USNI News

This is the first of two opinion pieces examining the Iran nuclear deal and the recent attacks in Yemen. The recent spate of Yemeni Houthi rebel anti-ship missile attacks in the strategically important littorals near the Bab el-Mandeb strait, have ...and more »

Yemen clashes undermine ceasefire for humanitarian aid -

Scattered clashes between rebels and pro-government forces in Yemen have undermined a UN-brokered ceasefire aimed at facilitating the delivery of much-needed humanitarian supplies in the war-devastated country. At least 11 people were killed on the ...and more »