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Yemen: From Saudi violations of international law to Western complicity in genocide

Ms. Marwa Osman. PhD Candidate located in Beirut, Lebanon. University Lecturer at the Lebanese International University and Maaref University. Political writer/commentator on Middle East issues with many international and regional media outlets. As a university instructor in media studies, I always focus my students’ attention on journalistic objectivity as a significant principle of journalistic professionalism.

How an Obscure Drug’s Cultivation Led to Civil War in Yemen

The civil war in Yemen has plummeted the country into a humanitarian crisis similar in many ways to the tragedy in Syria. Up to 10,000 people have been killed in the war, 21 million people-or 80 percent of the population on the brink of starvation according to the United Nations, and three million others have been displaced and forced to leave their homes.

The United States in Yemen: How American Weapons Deals Enable Saudi Arabia’s War – Harvard International Review

Since 2014, the internationally recognized government of Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has been at war with the Houthi rebels and their allies. Saudi Arabia has led a coalition backing the government since March of 2015. Iran, Saudi Arabia claims, is quietly supporting the Houthis, a Shia rebel group which led multiple rebellions against the …