[ After years of bombing and ongoing blockades of their country by Saudi Arabia with backing from the United States, Yemenis continue to mobilize in resistance against imperialism. — Isaac ] Yemenis stage mass rallies across country to decry Saudi aggression 06 January 2023 PressTV Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Yemen’s... Continue Reading →
Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
Editor's note: The following article by Stephen Gowans was originally published on August 9, 2010 during a time when there was talk about a potential Taliban revival in Afghanistan. Although 11 years old, the article remains relevant today. Recently, the Taliban has been seeing yet another potential revival and appears to be gaining ground, seizing... Continue Reading →
Yemen Runs Out of Fuel and Last Hospitals Close
[The situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate due to brutal aggression by the Saudi-led military coalition which receives intelligence and logistical support from the United States. Amidst widespread malnutrition, epidemics of cholera and diphtheria, tens of thousands injured, and the destruction of its water and sanitation infrastructure, Yemen has run out of fuel and must... Continue Reading →
Human Trafficking is Booming in Yemen as the War Enters its Fifth Year
[As a result of the war against Yemen carried out by a Saudi-led coalition backed by the United States, the situation in Yemen has deteriorated to an astonishing degree. The total destruction of Yemen’s economy has led to extreme poverty and desperation for vast numbers of people, leading many to offer their organs for sale... Continue Reading →
Will France, UK, US ever pay for what they have done to Yemen?
[Will the US, France, or the UK pay for what they have done? We won't be holding our breath. The UN is a weapon, and it is wielded by the powerful against the weak. It is incredibly naive to believe that any of the permanent members of the Security Council would be brought to justice... Continue Reading →
Houthis Launch Major Strikes on Saudi Coalition Targets Amid Talk of Secret Negotiations
[Here we have some potentially good news concerning the war in Yemen. Reportedly, Houthi forces successfully attacked a Saudi Coalition military parade, using a drone and a ballistic missile. This strike demonstrates the expanding capacity of the Houthis to defend themselves from Saudi aggression. The now increased willingness of Coalition forces to negotiate is a... Continue Reading →
As Yemen Starves, International Aid Agencies Play Politics With Food
[Genuine aid would be unconditional and impartial. Retinal scanning and facial recognition technology should not be a necessary component of a food aid operation. Clearly there are ulterior motives for such a move. It turns out that the largest donors to the WFP (the program responsible for food aid in Yemen) are the same barbarous... Continue Reading →
Russia questions US push to form ‘Arab NATO’
[It is no secret that Saudi Arabia, the other Gulf monarchies, and [post-Nasserist] Egypt are NATO-aligned client states which assist in carrying out U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, along with Israel. Sitting on top of an extraordinary amount of oil wealth, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in particular, assists the U.S. in plundering... Continue Reading →
Yemen war: Saudi-led air strike on bus kills 29 children
[Yet another atrocity carried out by the Saudi-led coalition against the people of Yemen. Despite the growing humanitarian crisis, the situation in Yemen still seems to be largely ignored by western media outlets when compared to other conflicts. This omission is most likely due to these imperialist governments' desire to downplay their support and active... Continue Reading →
And so it begins: US Attack on Yemen
[It appears in our short absence the US has engaged in direct, open missile strikes in Yemen. Yemen has been under covert American attack for years. Where drones circle the skies waiting to rain death on life. However, this skirmish is different. Already the Pentagon is talking about standing tough, and further engagements. Let's hope... Continue Reading →
The twisted spiderwebs of imperialism are strangling yemen.
[Last week, we booted up New Power after a long absence with a look into the conflict in Yemen. We discussed how the US imperial policy is to outsource the dirty work of conventional warfare to local thugs such as the Saudi Crown. Today we provide more evidence to this fact. These articles will hopefully... Continue Reading →
If 2 million children starved in Yemen, would they make a sound?
[We are bombarded with stories of inhuman atrocities in Syria, of children suffering and indiscriminate bombing. While this is clearly horrible the Western media turns a blind eye to the situation in Yemen. In Yemen, the backwards monarchy of Saudi Arabia carries out air-delivered butchery in hopes of crushing the Houthi rebels. The Saudi invaders... Continue Reading →