Saturday, August 20, 2016

Saudi and its GCC poodles are Fucked as USA withdrew from Yemen.



Exclusive: US withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia dedicated to Yemen plann...
Reuters - ‎15 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON The U.S. military has withdrawn from Saudi Arabia its personnel who were coordinating with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, and sharply reduced the number of staff elsewhere who were assisting in that planning, U.S. officials told ...

US Withdraws Staff Involved in Yemen Planning From Saudi Arabia
The Wire - ‎8 hours ago‎
The June staff withdrawal, which US officials say, followed a lull in air strikes in Yemen earlier this year, reduces Washington's day-to-day involvement in advising a campaign that has come under increasing scrutiny for causing civilian casualties. A ...

US Withdraws Most of Staff Involved in Saudi War Against Yemen
Antiwar.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Pentagon has withdrawn the vast majority of the military personnel involved in Saudi Arabia's war against Yemen, officials revealed today, saying there are now “fewer than five” troops inside Saudi Arabia participating in the operation, down from ...

Yemen War: US suddenly withdraws military officials from Saudi Arabia
Daily Pakistan - ‎9 hours ago‎
RIYADH (News Desk) – The United States has withdrawn most of its military officials deployed in Saudi Arabia for coordinating Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen. The number of personnel present in Saudi Arabia has dropped to as low as five, while previously ...

Doctors Without Borders Withdraws from Yemen, Blames Saudi Arabia
Breitbart News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) — also known as Doctors Without Borders — has announced it will withdraw from northern Yemen, in the wake of an airstrike by the Saudi coalition that struck one of its hospitals on Monday, killing 19 ...

Saudi Arabia-led coalition regrets Doctors Without Borders' planned withdrawal from Yemen
Los Angeles Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said Friday it regrets Doctors Without Borders' plans to withdraw from hospitals in the northern part of the country because of what the aid group described as indiscriminate bombings. The ...

US Cuts Military Advisers to Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen
Military.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Saudi Arabia has faced repeated criticism from rights groups over civilian casualties in its 17-month campaign against rebels in Yemen. U.S. officials have regularly urged their major Middle East ally to avoid harming non-combatants in Yemen.

US pulls troops backing Yemen campaign out of Saudi Arabia
The Hill - ‎19 hours ago‎
U.S. military personnel coordinating support for a Saudi Arabia-led campaign in Yemen were withdrawn from the country in June, Reuters reported Friday. Additionally, the number of staff members helping with the effort has been sharply reduced, the news ...

Doctors Without Borders Is Pulling Staff After Hospital Bombings in Yemen
New York Times - ‎Aug 18, 2016‎
SANA, Yemen — Doctors Without Borders announced on Thursday that it would evacuate its staff from six hospitals in northern Yemen because it could not get assurances that its hospitals would not be bombed again. The group blamed the Saudi-led military ...
US says support to Saudi's Yemen campaign modest, no blank check
Reuters - ‎16 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON The Pentagon on Friday described its advisory support to Saudi Arabia's coalition campaign in Yemen as modest and "not a blank check," after a Reuters report disclosed it had withdrawn its military personnel from an advisory cell in the ...

America Is Complicit in the Carnage in Yemen
New York Times - ‎Aug 17, 2016‎
Congress should put the arms sales on hold and President Obama should quietly inform Riyadh that the United States will withdraw crucial assistance if the Saudis do not stop targeting civilians and agree to negotiate peace. The airstrikes are further ...
Lucrative Arms Sales Secure Ongoing U.S. Support for Saudi Arabia's War on Yemen
The Real News Network - ‎19 hours ago‎
Lucrative Arms Sales Secure Ongoing U.S. Support for Saudi Arabia's War on Yemen KIM BROWN, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I'm Kim Brown. A quick disclaimer for some of our viewers: we have some footage in this story that may be ...

The UN is botching another war, and the Mideast's poorest country is paying the price
Rare.us - ‎21 hours ago‎
Resolution 2216 was passed at a time when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the rest of the Gulf states were just beginning their military campaign to drive the Houthis out of Sanaa. In March 2015, President Hadi had the momentum, and the ...

New York Times slams US as complicit in Yemen carnage
SBS - ‎Aug 18, 2016‎
The New York Times has used its widely read editorial to slam American support for Saudi Arabia's intervention in the civil war in Yemen, now the world's largest humanitarian catastrophe. “A hospital associated with Doctors Without Borders. A school.

NYT, Guardian Editorial Boards Call for End to Support for Saudis in Yemen
Democracy Now! - ‎Aug 18, 2016‎
In international news, The New York Times and The Guardian editorial boards are calling for the U.S. and British governments to end their support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. In an editorial titled "America is Complicit in the Carnage in Yemen ...

Complicit in Civilian Carnage, US Support for War in Yemen Called 'Indefensible'
Common Dreams (press release) - ‎Aug 17, 2016‎
"One of the deadliest strikes against civilians in Yemen's year-long war involved US-supplied weapons, illustrating tragically why countries should stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia," said Priyanka Motaparthy, emergencies researcher at Human Rights ...

MSF leaving Yemen due to world silence on Saudi raids: Analyst
Press TV - ‎Aug 19, 2016‎
PressTV: Can you clarify one thing for us, this decision on part of Doctors Without Borders to pull out of Yemen, is this an indication that the organization is admitting that Saudi Arabia is deliberately targeting hospitals in Yemen or is this a ...

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