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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.

UN Report: September Deadliest Month for Yemen Civilians

21WIRE + Antiwar.com | Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crises.

After Khashoggi: Saudi’s Regional Status Downgraded Despite Mea Culpa

MidEaStream | Dr. Marwa Osman speaks with 21WIRE’s Patrick Henningsen about problems Saudi Arabia is now facing and why it may not be able maintain its lofty position in the region forever.

US Isolation of Iran and a Regional War Nobody Wants [Part II]

Hossein Askari | To Iranians, America is a bully that has broken its word and threatens its security. Increased sanctions and a potential war will only harden their resolve.

The Yemen Effect: US Air Force Moving Its Middle East Command from Qatar to South Carolina

21WIRE | Recent events have prompted US military planners to re-think how their assets will be positioned going forward.

Yemen’s Houthis ‘Wipe Out’ Saudi Brigades in Najran Province

Antiwar.com | Reports suggest between 200 and 500 Saudi soldiers were killed, and thousands more captured.

Saudi vs the Houthis: Why U.S. Patriot Missiles Are Useless

21WIRE + South Front | Does the famed US Patriot Missile defense system actually work as advertised?

Latest: Trump to Deploy More US Troops and Equipment to Saudi Arabia and UAE

21WIRE | Trump still says he is supposedly ‘leaving the door open a bit’ for a later military response.