29 August 2017
An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.
28 March 2017
Famine is part of a system where access to food can be a weapon and millions can die for the profits and power of the ruling class
14 March 2017
The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War.
31 January 2017
Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” order applies to seven countries—all of them hammered by the US war machine and its allies such as Britain. The effect is to stop desperate refugees fleeing the chaos that US bombs and bullying created.
20 December 2016
Saudi Arabia’s military has finally admitted that it has used British-made cluster bombs in its assault on Yemen. The truth has been dragged out of the regime after an attempted cover-up lasting over six months.
01 November 2016
Protests have broken out across Morocco in north Africa after the death of a fish seller became a symbol of anger against the regime.
01 November 2016
Labour Party members and activists were outraged last week as more than 100 Labour MPs refused to vote for their party’s motion on the war in Yemen.
27 October 2016
More than 100 Labour MPs refused to back their party’s own motion against bombing civilians in Yemen at a vote in parliament last night, Wednesday.
18 October 2016
The United States and Russia backed brutal assaults on major cities this week. Both are designed to boost their control in a strategically and economically crucial part of the world—regardless of the cost in civilian lives.
11 October 2016
Thousands of Yemenis, some with guns, protested in the streets of the capital, Sanaa, last Sunday after a Saudi Arabian airstrike.
26 July 2016
Tory corruption is to be kept secret. Two files entitled “Cementation contract: Mark Thatcher and the Omanis” are listed as being “retained” for 65 years. Two others were “temporarily retained” with no release date.
07 July 2015
Yemen bombing | Crackdown in Egypt | Victory for German strike | Migrant deaths in Calais
05 May 2015
Around 100 Saudi-led ground troops have arrived in the Yemeni port of Aden.
14 April 2015
The Saudis are leading the attack because they want to stop the growth of a rival regional power. The Saudi coalition is backed by the US, which is trying to reassert its influence
07 April 2015
The danger for Western imperialism is that the mess—and with it the Middle East—escapes anyone’s control, writes Alex Callinicos
31 March 2015
The attacks on Yemen highlight the problems US imperialism faces as it tries to reassert its control over the region, writes Ken Olende
27 January 2015
Houthi fighters forced Yemen’s president Abd-Rabbuh Mansour Hadi and government to resign last week.
05 February 2014
Strikes have forced oil and gas company Total to stop oil production, in South Yemen’ s biggest oil and gas district of Hadramout.
03 December 2013
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill set out to put names, faces and stories to the victims of the Western military in his new film Dirty Wars. He spoke to Judith Orr about his journey to expose the slaughter of the “war on terror”
13 March 2012
Kais is a tour guide in Yemen’s capital city Sanaa. He is steadily drawn into the revolutionary movement engulfing the country, despite his initial cynicism.