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Scourging Yemen | Kathy Kelly

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On May 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed the UN Security Council and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that Saudi Air Defenses intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles launched from inside Yemeni territory targeting densely populated civilian areas in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. No one was killed, but an earlier attack, on March 26, 2018, killed one Egyptian worker in ...

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Security Council mulls proposed Syria resolution | The Guardian

Associated Press — UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key U.N. Security Council members began discussing a possible new resolution Tuesday that demands an end to the violence in Syria, first by government forces and then by opposition fighters, in hopes of overcoming opposition from Russia and China. Russia and China have vetoed two previous council resolutions, saying they were unbalanced and ...

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Diplomacy, not war: New Iran nuclear talks seen | The Guardian

Associated Press — WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by rising talk of war, the United States, Europe and other world powers announced Tuesday that bargaining will begin again with Iran over its fiercely disputed nuclear efforts. Tehran, for its part, invited inspectors to see a site suspected of secret atomic weapons work. In Washington, President Barack Obama declared he had been ...

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Experiments with truth: 10/3/11 | Waging Nonviolence

Hundreds of Afghans have taken to the streets of Kabul to condemn the recent shelling of border towns by Pakistan’s army and accusing its powerful spy agency of involvement in the killing of Burhanuddin Rabbani, the country’s influential former president. Corrections officials in Sacramento said Thursday that they would discipline inmates who participated in a renewed hunger strike to protest ...

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Bahrain: The Social Roots of Revolt Against Another US Ally | Global Research

Many Bahrainis have witnessed huge wealth sloshing around their diminutive country of less than 600,000 indigenous people (perhaps another 300,000 are expatriates, official figures are vague). But so little of that wealth has found its way into creating jobs and decent accommodation. More than 50,000 Bahraini families are estimated to be on waiting lists for homes. Some families have been ...

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