Submitted by libbyliberal on Sat, 12/29/2012 - 1:02pm
US drones are destroying many “collateral damage” civilians in Yemen and thus inspiring more and more Yemenis to bitterly and momentously side with Al-Qaeda against the US. Declares Glenn Greenwald, the droning is not only amoral but strategically STUPID. Read below the fold...
Submitted by libbyliberal on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 8:02pm
Protests at US embassies are occurring throughout the Middle East and beyond. Four days thus far and counting.
Over a dozen deaths and hundreds of injuries.
The triggering catalyst was an ugly anti-Islamic video posted on YouTube but Bill Van Auken of wsws explains something even the most obtuse American should know by now, “underlying them [the upheavals] is deep-seated anger over the wars and oppression inflicted by American imperialism over the decades.” Read below the fold...
Submitted by twig on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 7:30am
A few days ago, I ran across a photo of a socotra tree and was so taken by it that I searched out a friendly photographer on flickr who kindly agreed to share it with us. His flickr handle is ronnyreportage and you can see more of his work by clicking on the link. Read below the fold...
Submitted by captain nemo (not verified) on Sun, 01/10/2010 - 8:33am
Saudi fighter jets have launched another round of aerial bombardment of Houthi positions in northern parts of Yemen along the border with the oil-rich kingdom.
According to a statement released by the fighters on Thursday, Saudi forces carried out 13 aerial raids on Jebel al-Madood as well as villages in close proximity to the border region in northern Yemen.
The statement added that Saudi forces fired some 1400 rockets against the rugged area. Read below the fold...