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Eritrea Strongly Condemns ‘Senseless Attacks’ on Saudi Arabia Oil Facilities

Message of Solidarity

The people and Government of Eritrea express their solidarity with the people and Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

BY MINISTRY OF INFORMATION (PRESS RELEASE)

The people and Government of Eritrea condemn, in the strongest terms, the senseless attacks perpetrated against Saudi Arabia and that are aimed at stoking and exacerbating regional and international tension. Continue reading Eritrea Strongly Condemns ‘Senseless Attacks’ on Saudi Arabia Oil Facilities

Sudan Says Committed to Yemen Military Campaign, Weeks After Signaling Doubts

Show me the $$$. Sudan, once again, flip-fops on its Military Involvement in Yemen

BY REUTERS

Sudan remains committed to an Arab-led alliance fighting in Yemen, state news agency SUNA quoted President Omar al-Bashir as saying, three weeks after the Sudanese defense minister said Khartoum was assessing its participation in the Yemen war. Continue reading Sudan Says Committed to Yemen Military Campaign, Weeks After Signaling Doubts

Split in Rebel Yemeni Coalition, as Ex President Saleh Seeks Peace with Saudis

Yemen’s Ansarullah movement has accused former President Ali Abdullah Salih of staging a coup, after he said he was open to talks with Saudi Arabia.

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he was ready for a “new page” in relations with the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen if it stopped attacks on his country. (Photo: © Khaled Abdullah / Reuters)

BY TESFANEWS *

Amid a growing problem of malnutrition and cholera outbreaks caused by the Saudi-led war on Yemen, the two branches of the northern Yemeni government have split and are fighting one another.

Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was forced to resign as a result of a year-long set of protests 2011-2012, had allied with the Houthis as a way of regaining some of his lost authority. Continue reading Split in Rebel Yemeni Coalition, as Ex President Saleh Seeks Peace with Saudis

Are Saudis Looking for Way Out of Yemen?

The war in Yemen already drains the Saudis militarily, politically and strategically. May be it’s time for the Kingdom and its allies to find a face-saving way to end the costly conflict. 

Saudi Arabia’s Vietnam? All sides of the conflict are starting to realize that after more than two years of violence, the military solution is no longer an option and they need more alternatives like a political solution because no one afford to see this conflict continue. (GETTY IMAGE)

BY VINCENT LOFASO | EURASIA REVIEW

In Geneva, Mohammad Ali Alnsour, the Chief of the UN Human Rights Office for the Middle East and North Africa not only called the conflict in Yemen a man-made catastrophe, but called it “the largest humanitarian crisis in the world as a result of combination of conflict, cholera, and food insecurity.” Continue reading Are Saudis Looking for Way Out of Yemen?

To Hold Back Iran, Cooperate with Eritrea

The State Department’s attitude towards Eritrea has been singularly and unfailingly negative.

“The tide of opinion in policy circles on Eritrea is finally turning. Isolating Eritrea has been a disaster; sanctions are unjustified and should be lifted; and a serious strategic dialogue should begin with Eritrea.” – Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

BY DANA ROHRABACHER (R-CA) | THE NATIONAL INTEREST

President Trump understands the danger posed by Iran and the necessity of confronting that mullah-controlled Islamic country. He has cited the nefarious role played by the Houthis—a Shiite terrorist group operating in Yemen that is a major proxy of Tehran. The Houthis constitute a major threat to the Arabian Peninsula and the entire Red Sea region. Continue reading To Hold Back Iran, Cooperate with Eritrea

Yemen War Adds to Rising Fears for Ships in Horn of Africa

The crisis in Yemen is spilling over into both sides of the Bab Al Mandab strait as escalation in ship attacks and a spike in piracy now threaten all shipping that seeks to transit one of the busiest and most strategic maritime bottlenecks in the world.

BY JONATHAN SAUL | REUTERS

Yemen’s worsening conflict is contributing to a spike in piracy in the region, with Somali pirates taking advantage of a reduced international naval presence and more readily available weaponry to carry out attacks.

“The regional instability caused by Yemen is important,” Colonel Richard Cantrill, chief of staff with the European Union’s counter piracy mission EU NAVFOR, told Reuters last week. Continue reading Yemen War Adds to Rising Fears for Ships in Horn of Africa