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YEMEN – A Modern Day Concentration Camp

YEMEN – A Modern Day Concentration CampBy Kim Sharif, Director, Human Rights for Yemen In the early hours of March 26 2015 the children of Yemen narrate hearing the sounds of massive “fireworks”, which they attributed to some sort of national celebrations, only to discover later that this was the start of a nightmare of bombardment, starvation and immense suffering that doesn’t seem to have an end in sight. Who is doing this and why? Saudi Arabia by its then Ambassador to Washington Aljubayri and its spokesperson General Al-Asseeri made the announcement in English and Arabic claiming that they have formed a coalition of nations including Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Sudan, Senegal, Pakistan (“the Saudico”), and attacked Yemen in order to restore the legitimate government of Yemen led by former caretaker president Abdo Rabo Mansour Hadi at his request. It later added to its claims that their aims are to prevent Iranian expansion in the region and to enforce UNS…

US MILITARY CARRIED OUT FIRST EVER INTERCEPT OF INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE TARGET

The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system launches during a flight test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., May 30, 2017. Source: Reuters The US military has successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target during a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the US ballistic missile defense system, the US Missile Defense Agency said in a statement at its website on May 30. “This was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target for GMD and the U.S. ballistic missile defense system. During the test, an ICBM-class target was launched from the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Multiple sensors provided target acquisition and tracking data to the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communication (C2BMC) system. The Sea-Based X-band radar, positioned in the Pacific Ocean, also acquired and tracked the target. The GMD system received the…

ISIS REPELS ARMY ATTACK, CAPTURES WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT IN MARAWI (PHOTOS)

ISIS terrorists have foiled an attack of the Philippine Army on their positions in Marawi and ambushed a convoy of the Philippine military during the advance. Furthermore, ISIS fighters managed to capture at least two US-made M706 Commando 4×4 amphibious armored car, the vehicle armed with a 20mm gun and a 7.62mm machinegun. Click to see the full-size image. Source: https://twitter.com/SaladinAlDronni Click to see the full-size image. Source: https://twitter.com/SaladinAlDronni Click to see the full-size image. Source: https://twitter.com/SaladinAlDronni According to photos available online, ISIS members were armed with M16A1 assault rifles equipped with 40mm M203 grenade launchers as well as M14 tactical rifles equipped with binoculars to use them as sniper rifles. Click to see the full-size image ISIS militants captured a US-made 90 mm M67 recoilless rifle and M371A1 HEAT rounds.

CO-FOUNDER OF ISIS NEWS AGENCY ‘AMAQ’ KILLED BY US-LED COALITION AIR STRIKE

Ryan Mashaal Rayan Masha’al (real name – Bara’a Kadek), one of the co-founders of the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq was killed on Thursday, according to pro-opposition sources. Ala’an TV reporter, Janan Musa, reported that the ISIS member was killed by a US air strike on his home in the town of Al-Mayadeen in the province of Deir Ezzor. Raveen Aujmaya@raveenaujmaya The founder of -linked Aamaq News Agency Ryan Mishaal is reportedly killed in an airstrike in ,