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UNICEF says future of 4.5 Yemeni schoolchildren at stake

UNICEF says future of 4.5 Yemeni schoolchildren at stake

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the future of up to 4.5 million schoolchildren in the war-torn Yemen is uncertain as thousands of teachers refuse to attend classes for not receiving their salaries during the past year. “The future of 4.5 million students hangs in the balance,” Rajat Madhok, the spokesman of the UN the …

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Human rights claimants signed a war cooperation deal

Amid Yemen war, Saudi signs military cooperation deal with Britain

Britain and Saudi Arabia have signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation as the Riyadh regime intensifies its ongoing campaign against Yemen. According to the Saudi state news agency SPA, the deal was signed as British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon discussed military cooperation with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who serves as the kingdom’s defense minister and deputy …

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US Senate approves $60 billion for war

US Senate approves $60 billion for war

The US Senate has passed a massive military bill for the year 2018 that far exceeds President Donald Trump’s previous budget request, despite a fight over amendments that slowed down the legislation. In a 89-8 vote on Monday, Senators approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes about $640 billion in base military spending and $60 billion to carry …

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Remembering the Sabra and Shatila massacre 35 years on

Remembering the Sabra and Shatila massacre 35 years on

Its time to end the Israeli culture of impunity that permitted the Sabra and Shatila massacre to happen 35 years ago. On September 16, 1982, following the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, the right-wing Christian Phalange militia stormed the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in West Beirut and began a massacre which ended in the deaths of hundreds, maybe thousands, of …

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Some Arab countries and EU, block efforts for Saudi war crimes in Yemen

Some Arab countries and EU, block efforts for Saudi war crimes in Yemen

A brutal conflict and a fast-deteriorating humanitarian situation are devastating the lives of millions of children in Yemen and have brought the country to the point of collapse. A UNICEF report, Children of the brink, highlights the heavy toll that the violence in Yemen is having on children and the deterioration in an already precarious humanitarian situation. A Saudi-led coalition …

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Facts about the Sever Humanitarian Situation in Yemen

Facts about the Sever Humanitarian Situation in Yemen

Introduction The geographical and demographical texture of Yemen has developed enormous potential for the country to experience various internal and regional crises in its modern history. These include the 1994 wars between the then North and South Yemen, and the military aggression of Gamal Abdol Nasser who sent 60,000 troops to crackdown the Shia of the country in 1962. Since …

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Israeli rabbi Calls for Extermination of Palestinians:Kill a Palestinian “every hour”

Israeli rabbi Calls for Extermination of Palestinians:Kill a Palestinian “every hour”

Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto who leads a global organization called Mosdot Shuva Israel,Based in Ashdod,took up the cudgel (Hebrew) on behalf of Biblical Judaism. He said that if Erekat wanted to be a Canaanite, very well then, we Israeli Jews should give him his wish; while remembering the Biblical command to exterminate those tribes which inhabited the land before the Israelites …

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Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis

Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis

Myanmar has blocked all United Nations aid agencies from delivering vital supplies of food, water and medicine to thousands of desperate civilians at the centre of a bloody military campaign in Myanmar, the Guardian has learned. The world body halted distributions in northern Rakhine state after militants attacked government forces on 25 August and the army responded with a counteroffensive …

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Requesting Yemeni civil institutions for an Independent International Inquiry

Requesting Yemeni civil institutions for an Independent International Inquiry

42 Civil society organizations in Yemen called for the create independent and joint international committee to investigate human rights abuses in this country. The text of the letter is as follows: We, the undersigned nongovernmental organizations, urge you to support the creation of an independent international investigation into violations and abuses of international human rights law and international humanitarian law …

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50 years of unlawful killings

For half a century, Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip has resulted in systematic human rights violations against Palestinians living there. Since the occupation first began in June 1967, Israel’s ruthless policies of land confiscation, illegal settlement and dispossession, coupled with rampant discrimination, have inflicted immense suffering on Palestinians, depriving them of their …

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