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Yemen and Ukraine: A Tale of Two Wars

Fra Hughes | Two very distinct wars, both with their origins in people fighting to free themselves from corrupt government and foreign control.

What Does International Quds Day Mean for Palestine and the World?

PressTV | Iran rallies support for the Palestinian cause, in opposition to Israel’s ongoing illegal occupation of the Holy Land.

BREAKING: Saudi Coalition Announces Cessation of Military Operations in Yemen

21WIRE | The surprise announcement could mark the end of a brutal 7-year campaign led by the Kingdom against its neighbour.

Gulf States Defy Biden with Assad Visit and Relations With Russia

Steven Sahiounie | Undoubtedly, this is causing panic in Washington and London. 

Saudi Beheads 81 Citizens in a Single Day, Then Deploys Security Forces to Quell Protests

21WIRE | Rights groups are no longer convinced of claims by bin Salman that the country was overhauling its justice system to limit use of the death penalty.

Biden Rejected By Saudis, UAE As He Tries to Replace Banned Russian Oil

21WIRE | The Gulf states are trying to squeeze Biden, as US-led sanctions against Russia begin to backfire badly.

The Problem with Dubai

Censored Blunder | This might just be the world’s biggest-ever pink elephant, and here’s why.

Saudi-US Coalition Faces Defeat as Yemeni Resistance Prepare to Retake Marib

21WIRE + The Cradle | Who controls Marib will control all of Yemen, as well as the world’s most strategic waterways. No wonder the US and Saudi are panicking.

Middle East Report: Liberating Marib and Trouble for US, Israel in Erbil

Mideastream | An update on key developments regarding events in Yemen, Iran and Iraq. 

ANALYSIS: Saudi’s Failing Gambit in Yemen, Lebanon’s Economic Collapse

Middle East Stream | After six years of a brutal on Yemen, the Saudi ceasefire appears to be nothing short of a joke.

MBS: White House Makes False Claim That ‘US Does Not Sanction World Leaders’

Antiwar.com | Psaki ‘circles back’ after getting fact-checked by CNN.

Yemen Fights Back: Marwa Osman Speaks with Patrick Henningsen

MideaStream | An update on the situations in Yemen and Bahrain.

UN Report: 233,000 Yemenis Dead After 6-Year Saudi-US Coalition Bombings

21WIRE | A ‘grim milestone’ still largely ignored.

US Troop Drawdown in Iraq: Strategic Shift, or Shrewd Election Move?

Mideast Stream | Is this an earnest rethink of US policy, or is it Trump merely fulfilling an old election pledge?

Under Cover of COVID, US Diplomats Leaving Saudi Arabia, Expecting ‘Surprises’ from Yemen

21WIRE + South Front | Coronavirus may well provide a face-saving exit for a faltering Saudi-American alliance in Yemen.

Why U.S. Wars in the Middle East Are Far from Over

Tony Cartalucci | Despite its current lull in activity and influence, Washington has no intention of abandoning its agenda of hegemony in the region.

BREAKING: US Removing Its Patriot Missile Systems from Saudi Arabia

21WIRE | Defense strategists signalling that Iran no longer poses an immediate threat to US interests in the wider region.

Saudi Officials Indicate Hajj Pilgrimage May Be Canceled This Year

21WIRE + MEE | For the first time in human history, most of the world’s governments have simultaneously outlawed religious gathering.

Khashoggi: Saudi Court Sentences 5 Men to Death Over Gruesome Killing

21WIRE | Although the Kingdom’s judicial system has ruled, many questions still linger over last year’s international incident.

INTERVIEW: Dilyana Gaytandzhieva on US-Serbia Trafficking Arms to ISIS in Yemen

21WIRE | Extended podcast interview on the story of a brave Serbian whistleblower who helped to expose his government’s corruption in an arms trafficking scandal.