Posts Tagged ‘ air strikes ’

US Withdraws Military Staff from Saudi Arabia

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By

Following attacks on the Doctors Without Borders (Medicins Sans Frontier) in Yemen last week, the United States military withdrew personnel from Saudi Arabia that were coordinating with the Saudi-led air strike coalition and drastically reduced the number of staff who were helping. Reuters reports, that there are now less than 5 full time U.S. service

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Saudi-Led Coalition Hits Doctors Without Borders Hospital

Aug 16th, 2016 | By

Yesterday, August 15, a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a hospital run by Doctors without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) in northern Yemen, killing 11 people and injuring 19. The airstrikes immediately killed 9 of the 11 people, including a Medecins Sans Frontieres staff member while two patients died while being transferred to another hospital. The hospital

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Obama To Allow “Moderate” Syrian Rebels Call In B-1B Bombers For Air Support

Feb 18th, 2015 | By

Just how will the US discern which of the Syrian “rebels” are moderate, which we assume means will only fight against US enemies, as opposed to extremist, such as all those Syrian “rebels” the US armed in 2013 only for them to be subsequently revealed as al Qaeda and ISIS predecessors?