African Migrants in Yemen Scapegoated for Coronavirus Outbreak
Migrants say Houthi militias that control northern Yemen are brutally forcing them out of their territory and into dangerous situations.
Yemen Aid Falls Short, Threatening Food and Health Programs
The country has been hammered by years of war, hunger and disease. Is the world prepared to watch it “fall off the cliff?” a United Nations official asks.
Coronavirus Slams Broken, Embattled Yemen
Lacking equipment, expertise and authority, a divided, war-torn country bobbles a response to a surging pandemic.
Will the Pandemic Lead to Outbreaks of Other Maladies?
Vaccinations worldwide have dropped as the fight against the coronavirus continues.
‘Never Heard of Him,’ Trump Says of Inspector General He Fired
President Trump said he didn’t know why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had asked him to terminate the official, who was investigating the administration.
State Dept. Investigator Fired by Trump Had Examined Weapons Sales to Saudis and Emiratis
A Democratic House committee chairman said the investigation into arms sales might have been “another reason” for the firing of the inspector general, Steve A. Linick.
5 Takeaways on U.S. Involvement in the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis
Thousands of civilians have died in Yemen, and American-made bombs sold to the Saudis have played a key role as the White House has sought to boost the arms industry.
Why Bombs Made in America Have Been Killing Civilians in Yemen
President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later regretted it as thousands died.
U.S. Military Killed 132 Civilians in Wars Last Year, Pentagon Says
The tally has changed little since the previous year’s report, which put the total at 120 civilians killed. Civilian deaths in Afghanistan again eclipsed those in Syria and Iraq.
As Fighting Surges, Yemen Is Hit With 1st Cluster of Covid-19 Infections
A handful of coronavirus cases in Aden appeared to confirm fears that the virus has been spreading, stoking concerns of an outbreak that could quickly overwhelm Yemen’s devastated health system.
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