Post Profile

Why Yemen conflict has become another Syria

Diplomatic neglect, US and UK arms sales have combined in Saudi-Iranian proxy war that could blow up in west’s face The brazen attempt by Houthi rebels to sink a US warship patrolling off Yemen marks a potentially significant escalation of a conflict that has been alternately fuelled and ignored by the western powers. The attack by the Houthis, whose main backer is Iran, coincides with an unprecedented ballistic missile strike 325 miles inside Saudi territory and suggests a spreading, region-wide conflagration could be nearer at hand than previously thought.
read more


Related Posts

Houthi Rebels Threaten Saudi Arabia With Suicide Bombings

US Politics / Conservative : Gateway Pundit

Houthi Shiites rally in Yemen. Saudi Arabia started bombing Houthi positions in Yemen this week. Today Iranian news reported the Ansarullah Houthi movement promised suicide bombings if Saudi attacks did not halt its attacks in Yemen...

Washington Sends Warship to Yemen

News / International Affairs : World from Newser

Proxy war, anyone? A US Navy aircraft carrier is headed for waters near Yemen amid concerns that Iran is sending fresh arms to Shiite Houthi rebels there, the AP reports. The USS Theodore Roosevelt will join other US ships in the ar...

Saudi arms grant frozen over Hezbollah remarks on Yemen war

News / International Affairs : Ya Libnan

A Saudi grant to the Lebanese army to purchase French weapons is reportedly frozen over stances by  Hezbollah chief Hasan Nasrallah  regarding Riyadh’s war against  the Iranian -backed Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen, according to a r...

Saudi Arabia's Reach in Yemen: Fighting for Regional Dominance

News / International Affairs : Huffington Post: World Blog

By James M. Dorsey The war by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies against Houthi rebels in Yemen has become a debilitating sectarian conflict that has reduced large parts of the impoverished country to rubble and potentially destabilis...

Saudi Arabia Launches Airstrikes Against Rebels in Yemen

News : Slate: The Slatest

Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in Yemen on Wednesday as part of a military offensive against Houthi rebels in the country, inserting itself into a conflict in the country that risks devolving into a full-blown proxy war. The rebel...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC