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The Emirate Hybrid-Warfare and Regime Change Plans against Djibouti

By Dr. Bischara A. EGAL The most pernicious sea in Africa’s history may well be the Red Sea. This thin line of water has been deemed to be more relevant for defining where Africa ends than all the evidence of geology, geography, history and culture.” – Ali Mazrui The Africans: A Triple Heritage     Introduction: […]

MAJOR: Egypt’s Parliament Approves Military Intervention in Libya

CAIRO – As Cairo demonstrates its readiness to intervene in Libya in response to GNA’s announced offensive on Sirte, how much bluff versus reality do these threats contain? On 18 July, troops from the Fayez al-Sarraj-led Government of National Accord (GNA) set out in the direction of the city of Sirte, located northwest of Libya’s […]

Saudi Arabia Blocks Food, Medical Supplies to Yemen

SANA’A – Yemen asked the international community to try and pressure the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, which has been attacking the impoverished country since 2015, into letting in medical supplies that are urgently required for the most basic healthcare to work in the country.  “We ask this of nations to pressure the Saudi coalition into relieving […]

MAJOR: Rival Saudi, UAE-Backed Terrorists Engage in Clashes in Yemen

Socotra, Yemen – Once-allied rival terrorists, backed by Saudi Arabia and the UAE respectively, engaged in intense clashes in Yemen’s strategic Socotra Island, exposing a deep rift in the Riyadh-led coalition. Clashes erupted between Saudi-backed mercenaries loyal to former President Hadi and the UAE-backed armed units of the so-called Southern Transitional Council, over the control […]

MAJOR: UAE-Backed Separatists Break With Saudi-Sponsored Terrorists, Declare Self-Rule in Southern Yemen

Aden, Yemen – UAE-backed separatists broke with once-allied Saudi-backed terrorists in Yemen, saying they will establish a self-ruled administration in the country’s southern regions. In a statement released early on Sunday, the so-called Southern Transitional Council (STC), which is supported by the UAE, declared emergency rules in Yemen’s port city of Aden and all the […]

LIBYA: Haftar Retakes the Initiative

TRIPOLI – A few months ago, Khalifa Haftar declared the “zero hour“ for the capture of Tripoli. Indeed, the stalemate that had lasted until then began to crumble and the LNA forces under the command of Haftar began to push towards the heart of Tripoli. Several elite brigades were deployed on the southbound line, resulting […]

MAJOR: Assad Receives Phone Call From UAE Leader as Syria Wins War

DAMASCUS – Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan held a phone conversation with President Bashar al-Assad as the SAA inches closer to win the war against foreign-backed terrorist groups. In a post on his Twitter account last Friday, bin Zayed said that he had exchanged views with Assad on the novel coronavirus, […]

REPORT: Saudi Forces Torture, Disappear Yemeni Civilians in al-Mahrah

RIYADH – Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Saudi forces and their allies have commited serious abuses against Yemeni civilians since June last year in al-Mahrah governorate. “Saudi forces and their Yemeni allies’ serious abuses against local-Mahrah residents is another horror to add to the list of the Saudi-led coalition’s unlawful conduct in Yemen,” Michael Page, […]

MAJOR: Yemeni Forces Shoot Down a Saudi Fighter Jet

SANA’A/RIYADH – Yemeni army forces shot down a fighter jet belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition in retaliation for the alliance’s military aggression against their conflict-stricken country. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing an unnamed source in the Yemeni missile defense units, reported that the country’s air defense units managed to target and shoot down […]