Reports from the ground highlight the deepening crisis for Yemen’s 26 million civilians, largely forgotten and caught in the cross-chairs of a protracted conflict that has had calamitous consequences for everyone in the Middle East. This is while some 16 million people were already in need of humanitarian assistance before the civil war began in 2015.
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US President Donald Trump has called off military strikes against Iran according to The New York Times, in response to Iran’s shooting of a US drone inside the country's airspace over the coastal province of Hormozgan on Thursday. The decision to avoid escalating the standoff with Iran in the Persian Gulf suggests that Washington is well aware that “Iran has many options available to raise the cost for the US and its friends in the region,” in the event of a military confrontation.
The United States continues to push the world peace and stability against the wall with all those trade conflicts and sanctions against friends and foes.
The United States has launched an economic war against Iran, which has no other choice but to take necessary countermeasures. The world is watching with great concern, and nations have every reason to worry, because Washington is resolved to pursue unilateralism.
Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States is the root cause of all tensions in the Persian Gulf, rejecting accusations raised by the War Party and its Arab allies that Iran was behind the attacks on four vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
On Friday, May 31, the Iranian nation and Muslims across the world once again take to the streets to raise their voice in support of the Palestinian people.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 27 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen over the past 10 days.
Courtesy of Donald Trump in the United States, far-right and nationalist parties saw strong gains in the European Union’s elections on Sunday.
US President Donald Trump has once again used a fake “national emergency” regarding tensions with Iran for the sole reason of circumventing Congressional restrictions and international law on arms sales, and using it to rush shipments of more arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Despite the United Nations Security Council’s task of protecting civilians, millions around the world are still being displaced and killed with little to no accountability for perpetrators.
All is not good in Britain. According to the United Nations, Britain is a country where a fifth of the population lives in poverty.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has finally met representatives of the International Contact Group (ICG) and from Uruguay in the presidential palace.
We are living in strange times. The United Nations longstanding mandate to promote and protect human rights worldwide, undermined by right-wing nationalist governments and authoritarian regimes, has taken another hit by the United States and its allies.
Although political Tehran and Washington say they don’t want war, President Donald Trump is using his National Security Advisor John Bolton to still push for a war-like situation against Iran based on miscalculations.
Iraq’s parliament is once again trying to vote on a bill to expel all foreign occupying troops from the country, and has singled out US troops in particular as needing to leave.
According to the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the time is now for the international community to take action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously injured.
The Trump administration has enacted the harshest immigration policies in a century, but it has also reached the outer limits of what any government can illegally do to stem the flow of migrants and refugees.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says his supporters are seeking to open a direct line of communication with the US military, and would use them for “coordination” of possible military action to impose regime change.
Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, warned of the rise of a new war between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza Strip this Summer, saying that the next battle will lead to the fall of Netanyahu's government.
On Wednesday, May 8, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave the Group 4+1 (China, Russia, Britain and France Plus Germany) two months to fully implement the 2015 nuclear deal after Tehran modified two of its undertakings under the JCPOA in return for the US abrogation of the deal and other signatories' inability to provide Tehran with any economic merits under the agreement.