AT LEAST 71 people were killed yesterday morning in a series of air strikes by Saudi-led forces in Yemen, news agency Saba reported.
A 3am attack on a hotel, Bayt al-Edhari in Arhab district, killed at least 50 people, who local doctors said were all farmers of the stimulant qat.
Thursday 24th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
THE Saudi-led invasion coalition is responsible for more than half of all child deaths in Yemen, according to a leaked draft of a report by United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres.
The document, which was passed to US news agency Associated Press on Thursday, says the UN has...
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
The Independent’s mysterious new Saudi sultan shareholder raises eyebrows for the freedom of expression, writes SEAMUS DOOLEY
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE four Arab nations leading a blockade on Qatar appeared to ease up on their harsh demands on Tuesday night.
Saudia Arabia’s UN ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi told journalists that the four had urged Qatar to commit to a list of six “principles,” supposedly to...
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
Gutless government has merely told Saudi allies we’re not fans of beheading
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Campaign Against Arms Trade will continue to oppose the arms trade in the courts and in the streets, writes JOE LO
Monday 17th Jul 2017
US SECRETARY of State Rex Tillerson flew to the Gulf yesterday in an attempt to end a deadlock between Qatar and its Arab neighbours.Mr Tillerson is looking for new ways to resolve the stalemate after Qatar rejected a list of 13 demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab...
Tuesday 11th Jul 2017
THE High Court will rule today on whether the government has broken the law by continuing to sell arms to Saudi Arabia.
The case is being brought by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), which says British fighter jets and bombs sent to the Gulf kingdom have been used in its bloody war...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PM calls for financing shutdown of Isis at G20, but MPs slam her Saudi links
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
THE people of Yemen are paying the price for British jobs with their lives as Theresa May continues to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia, TSSA conference heard yesterday.
Jill Murdoch, a delegate from the union’s Women in Focus group, accused the British government of “war...
Monday 26th Jun 2017