Saudi Mercenaries Steal Aid as Yemen Starves: ReportThousands of families leaving in Yemen’s Taiz are not getting food aid intended for them, because armed units allied with the Saudi-led and American-backed military coalition steal them, The Associated Press reported on Monday.
Hamas Pans US Aid Cut to Palestine as ‘Political Blackmail’Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, has denounced the US decision to cut humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people as “political blackmail,” and called for international efforts to end Washington’s anti-Palestine pressure campaign and pro-Israel bias.
US’s Pompeo Presses Saudis to Hold Accountable Khashoggi MurderersUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he has urged Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to hold accountable "every single person responsible" for the murder of dissent Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the kingdom’s consulates in Turkey.
In a previously unpublished report to Congress, the Department of Defense said that it has found no evidence of detainee abuse by U.S. allies in Yemen, contradicting reports from journalists, human rights groups, and a U.N. panel of experts that documented torture by U.S.-backed forces.
UK-backed covert influence network apparently planned to use its connections to ensure Hollywood and foreign-language films put out a pro-Western message and sought to influence awards like the Oscars and Baftas, show leaked docs.
The past year was full of events that inevitably split the global geopolitical space into two camps: those who still support using US currency as a universal financial tool, and those who are turning their back on the greenback.
China and India have had a rocky relationship for years and are continuing to find areas of dispute. However, the two countries have managed to end the year on an amicable high-note, proving that rival nations can cooperate.
The US embassy in Saudi Arabia tweeted a video promoting peaceful protest as a path to “positive social and political changes”, but the post was deleted on Friday after reporters asked whether the mission was encouraging Saudis to go out on the streets.
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) has reported that Russian cartographic service Yandex.Maps accidentally revealed the exact location of hundreds of military facilities in Israel and Turkey, as well as two NATO military bases.
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan Pakistan has stood up to the United States from its position as a sovereign nation, and is demonstrating a clean break from the past, according to Adam Garrie, an independent political analyst and writer based in London.
After reimposing crippling sanctions on Iran this week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened that Iran should “act like a normal country, or see its economy crumble.” But, how exactly does a ‘normal’ country act?