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Do you know that Yemenis have been facing Cholera, Diphtheria, H1N1 since 5 years?
With a health sector severely damaged by US bombs?
Under a siege on patients, drugs, medical equipment?
Imagine #Yemen's situation if #COVID19 comes in! #5YearsOfWarOnYemen
60% of the health facilities in #Yemen went out of service due to direct targeting by US-Saudi airstrikes, which killed many patients. You can imagine what could happen if #Coronavirus reached #Yemen! #5YearsOfWarOnYemen
In light of the siege on #Yemen the countries of aggression bear the responsibility for an outbreak and spread of #Coronavirus or any other epidemic! #5YearsOfWarOnYemen
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#YEMEN
Yemeni Military Spox : @army21ye :Today we review some numbers and information on the confrontations of five years of steadfastness and of the challenge, despite the huge difference in the number and equipment between Yemen and its enemies.
1-The Yemeni armed forces succeeded in countering the fierce aggressive attack, even though it was outside the scope of the military and combat readiness to start the aggression.
2-The aggression raids announced by us are limited to what was monitored, and there are raids that were not monitored, especially during the first years of the aggression.
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#YEMEN
Who are the #Houthis and why are they fighting the Saudi coalition in #Yemen?

Amid the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, the Houthis show no sign of giving up

By @guardian
theguardian.com/world/2018/nov…
Origins as an anti-Saudi resistance group

The #Houthi movement was founded in the 1990s by Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi, a member of #Yemen’s Zaidi Shia minority, which makes up about one-third of the population. Hussein was killed by Yemeni soldiers in 2004, and the
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group is now led by his brother Abdul Malik.

The Zaidis, once a powerful force in north Yemen, were sidelined during the 1962-70 civil war and then further alienated in the 1980s as Salafist Sunni ideals gained prominence across the border in Saudi Arabia, which exported the
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This will be an ongoing thread regarding life here in #SaudiArabia, during the #CoronaVirus (#CoVid19) #outbreak.

The #Saudi Government was initially quite strongly criticized for it's preventative measures, yet now many criticizing nations have declared states of #emergency.
While basic things like #facemasks have been hoarded elsewhere & sold for up to ten times their market price, here in #Saudi national factories are producing #FaceMaskForSale in the domestic market.

Thank you @MCgovSA 💚🌴

#CoVid19 #CoronaVirus #كورونا
Here's another #CoVid19 essential.
While hoarders and heartless advantage-takers have emptied store shelves of #HandSanitizer, elsewhere…
#Saudi @MCgovSA makes sure factories produce enough to cover domestic demand.

#SaudiArabia #CoronaVirus #كورونا

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According to Fadi al-Murshidi, media official of the so-called Southern Transitional Council (STC), some 450 US and British soldiers arrived in #Yemen's #Aden, al-Masa press reported.
Murshidi said that Washington and London — staunch backers of the Saudi regime’s war on Yemen — plan to deploy 3,000 troops in Aden, al-Anad base in Lahj province, Socotra Island in the Arabian Sea, Hadhramaut, Mahrah and Shabwah provinces.
Local media reported that a #US force consisted of 110 soldiers reinforced by 10 Black Hawk aircraft, 30 Harvey armored vehicles, four Patriot air defense systems and an integrated field operations room had reached the coast of Balhaf in the oil-producing Shabwa province.
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#YEMEN

Shame on all humanity to see the suffering of the children of Yemen and continue to keep a defending silence.
It is a disgrace to all humanity to keep watching the children of Yemen in agony and dying from preventable diseases and man-made starvation without trying to
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do something about it.

Enough is enough.
Please break the silence if you care.
#SaveYemen 🇾🇪
#ChildrenUnderAttack
#EndYemenSiege
#YemenCantWait
#StopTheWarOnYemen 🇾🇪
Nafisa
#Warning🔞
#YEMEN
Western mainstream media will never report on these victims.
#Americans will never know that their government's support of the #Saudis is killing innocent children, but Ignorance is never an excuse for such sins.
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#YEMEN

#Mahrah resistance calls for armed struggle against Saudi occupation

Sheikh Ali al-Harizi, top leader of the popular resistance in Mahrah province, said on Tuesday that the peaceful movement has moved to the stage of armed conflict against Saudi Arabia after raids by
#Saudi Apache helicopters.
Al-Harizi confirmed in an interview with “YemenNet” that the sons of Mahrah are at war with the Saudi occupation forces, which he described after violating the sovereignty of Yemen and usurping ports, airport, port and camps.

He pointed out that the
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peaceful movement and legal demands were not respected, which forced them to enter the stage of armed conflict after storming the border port and bombing citizens defending their land and the sovereignty of their country with #Saudi Apache helicopters.

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#YEMEN

Marine neighborhoods in Yemen are subject to the largest destruction in an indication of systematic targeting of this wealth, which is a source of income for most Yemenis,

In addition to toxic waste, the coalition allowed unjust fishing by allowing shelf vessels
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while its forces were abusing local fishermen.
During the past few days, the inhabitants of the southern governorates have woken up to a great catastrophe by changing the color of the sea and the amount of dead fish in its southern coasts.
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It is time for one long #Coronavirus update. I have been resisting doing this as (1) I do not want to add to the hysteria & the panic & (2) I don't believe in doomsday predictions. Moreover, things have been moving so fast, who knows what's what. BUT it's time for real talk...
Overall, #Coronavirus (the outbreak of #COVID19) is REAL. The effects on your daily life from the fallout will be REAL. The impact society, economics, & politics in 2020 will be severe & REAL. None of this is Fake News. None of this should be downplayed. (2/
People who are trying to silence REAL discussion are doing a disservice to the public interest. This is a 9/11 & 2008 level event in terms of its impact on domestic & international dynamics. This thread is not about creating panic but encouraging a smarter response. (3/
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MAR 8 #CoronaVirusUpdates will begin using #CV19MD THREAD 1: New #UptotheMinute MAP SITE link below US AT 463 cases as of 8:07 AM #GrandPrincess to Dock MON at #PortOfOakland. W Oassengers still Quarantined
#SantaClara #CA cases were from #India.
tinyurl.com/uvgw782
MAR 8 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: This is US (Can) RealTime site tinyurl.com/s5p7vl9 last update 8:07 shows 463 TOTAL WaPo MAPPING w LIST of 34 states w cases NOTE Does Not Show 66 #DiamondPrincess (Japan) cases.
MAR 8 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: THIS is current ARCGIS MAP .. #Italy nears 6.000 and #France #Germany 1,000. #Spain 600 #UK #Switz #Neth near 300 #Sweden 200, #Canada 60 #Lebanon 28, #Russia 15 #Mexico 15 .. eg still spreading
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#BREAKING: Kuwait announces new coronavirus case, bringing total to 62 arab.news/64475
#BREAKING: Bahrain says its Formula One race this month will be for ‘participants only’ without spectators over #coronavirus fears arab.news/64475
Bahrain’s Crown Prince @PrinceSalmanbi3 says the decision to close this month’s Bahrain Formula One race to the public was ‘to preserve the safety of citizens, residents and racing fans,’ as #coronavirus #COVID_19 continues to spread arab.news/m7a46
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Reuters, and a number of American newspapers, have published reports confirming the arrest Princes of the Saudi royal family, the most important of whom is Ahmed bin Abdulaziz,brother of King Salman and former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef.1/8
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Behind this dangerous move is likely to be standing the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as he is responsible for removing Mohammed bin Nayef from his position as Crown Prince and has precedents of detaining princes under the anti-corruption cover.2/8
#KSA #USA #MBS
With a careful reading of the atmosphere in the Kingdom of #Saudi Arabia during the past four years, three scenarios can be developed for the reasons for this arrest, as follows:
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#KSA #USA #MBS #EU
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For #IWD2020 Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, highlights 25 Women Political Prisoners in #Egypt, #Russia, #China, #Iran, #Turkey, #Burundi, #Saudi Arabia, the #Philippines, and #Eritrea
“In #Egypt, President Sisi has attempted to quash dissent and consolidate control by wrongfully imprisoning human rights defenders.”

- Mahienour el-Masry, a human rights lawyer
- Esraa Abdel Fattah, a human rights activist and reporter
“In #Russia, President Putin’s government utilizes politically-motivated imprisonment to bolster its power by cracking down on journalists, human rights advocates, religious minorities, Ukrainian citizens, and civil society advocates.”

- Yulia Tsetkova, LGBT activist
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AHMED JAHAFArt is resistance | graphic designer & artist who inspired his artwork by the war

THE WAR IN YEMEN EXPLAINED WITH ART

ajahaf.com/art-of-war/
It is time for artists to create resistance, to create art that breaks the media blockade of forgotten wars. Ahmed Jahaf, #Yemen
He is 28 years old, graphic designer, artist who inspired his artwork by the war and lives under bombardment & blockade in Sana’a the capital of Yemen
In 26 March 2015, a coalition of countries led by #Saudi Arabia is bombing & imposing a blockade on #Yemen with #US/ #UK & #EU supports, so i decided not to be incompetent and to do any work to break the media siege on Yemen, leaving commercial designs such as logos and
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In Only A Few Hours: #Turkey’s Pres. #Erdogan to Meet with #Russia’s #Putin on #Syria. - - - “Putin-Erdogan summit: Prelude to Russo-Turkish clash or last best hope for Syrian peace?” rt.com/news/482359-pu…
I know they’ve had so many cursory meetings in the past, but this one is very critical. Tensions Very High. I’ll be covering the meeting with my analysis at #Newsbud. #Russia #Turkey #Syria
#Putin, #Erdogan Seek to Ease #Syria Tensions at High-Stakes Talks themoscowtimes.com/2020/03/05/put…
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#YEMEN

Despite the massacres and the unimaginable cruelty perpetrated by the imperialist invaders, despite thousands of innocent people tortured and killed, the courage and faith of the Yemeni people will prevail in the end.

By Brecht Jonkers

sanaspostnews.com/2020/03/01/yem…
This month (March 2020) marks a tragic anniversary of a conflict that has plagued the people of Yemen for five years. On March 26, 2015, a coalition of the most corrupt and bloodthirsty regimes in the Arab world invaded the Republic of #Yemen, led by #Ksa and the #UAE and
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with full backing of the #US, #Britain and the #Zionist entity.

In their rabid hatred of the blessed land and people of #Yemen, and in their desperate attempt to destroy the Ansarullah liberation movement and the National Salvation Government that had freed #Yemen from

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Here’s a thread of some of the cases that have come up in the last couple of years. Most of these cases are not resolved. Meaning workers have not received any or all of their dues and the employers have not been punished
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If Jho Low is arrested, then we can see some good shows going on.

He would have the Hollyweird panicked.

#1MDB
Some of the celebrities in Hollywood that are connected to #1MDB, the giant corruption scheme in Malaysia

Paris Hilton

#JhoLow
Miranda Kerr

was gifted with $200 million worth jewelry by

#JhoLow

in 2014
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#Saudi Women’s Rights Activists to Appear in Court.

After nearly a year of brutal treatment and a sham legal process, defendants scheduled to appear in #Riyadh court Wednesday h/t @PENamerica pen.org/press-release/…
If women’s rights activists Loujain Al-Hathloul appears court, she may have her first chance to respond to charges originally filed against her in 2019. Loujain was originally charged on trumped-up cybercrime charges for her work advocating for women's rights in #Saudi Arabia.
#Saudi feminist Loujain Al-Hathloul has been in solitary confinement for more than 9 months. The #Saudi regime detained her in 2018 for her fight to end the ban on women driving & male guardianship.

We remember you, Loujain
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#Saudi announced a new but limited 3-month amnesty for migrants overstaying their visa from:

▶️Ethiopia 🇪🇹
▶️Somalia 🇸🇴
▶️Nigeria 🇳🇬
▶️Chad 🇹🇩
▶️Eritrea 🇪🇷

The only option for those who want to avail is to self-deport without incurring any penalties (fees or jail time)
Amnesty also covers regular migrants who accumulated traffic ticket fees. No migrant can leave the country with a final exit visa without paying those fees.

Beneficiary of the amnesty won't be blacklisted but if they want to return, they'll have to repay any outstanding fees.
Any amnesty in any way, shape or form is indicative of a failure of the migration and labor policies, specifically the #Kafala system.
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Good news: An Iraqi committee has been formed to oversee the implementation of the withdrawal of all foreign forces from #Iraq, including the US forces. The US, UK, France, and tens of countries involved are informed of the procedure. #QassemSoleimani
I have to bow to the request to offer further explanation here:
I have to bow to the request to offer a further explanation here:e: The Iraqi government and all Iraqi forces agreed to allow the US and other forces to leave within 3 months.+
If Foreign forces refuse to complete the withdrawal, these will be considered occupation forces and therefore legitimate targets.

This is why I said the other day that no Iraqi anti-US group was responsible for rocket launching against the US embassy.+
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Read @ESOHumanRights latest report
"Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, 2019: the Cancer of Tyranny"
English: euh.global.ssl.fastly.net/en/?p=2658

The report discusses + analyzes:

1. #HumanRights Violations

2. #SaudiArabia and the #HumanRightsCouncil

3. International and Governmental Positions
euh.global.ssl.fastly.net/en/?p=2658

#HumanRights Violations by #Saudi:

1) Detention of Human rights advocates & activists
2) Torture + other forms of cruel & inhumane treatment
3) Absence of Conditions for fair trials
4) Violation of Women’s rights
5) Violation of Children’s rights
...
euh.global.ssl.fastly.net/en/?p=2658

#HumanRights Violations by #Saudi (cont'd):
6) Capital punishment of groups of citizens
7) Extrajudicial Killing
8) Statelessness (the Bidoon)
9) Limiting the Freedom of opinion and expression
10) Enforced disappearance
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Since Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman came to power, #Saudi Arabia has murdered one journalist and jailed dozens, and is repeatedly accused of hacking.

This is the timeline of Saudi attacks on the press since Mohammed bin Salman was named Crown Prince in 2017.

THREAD ⤵️
In June 2017, Mohammed bin Salman was named Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.

cpj.org/mideast/saudi-…
In September 2017, the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post hired #Saudi journalist #JamalKhashoggi.
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The Saudi coalition that is warring against #Yemen is slowly crumbling. In recent months, #Sudan reduced its troop deployment from 15,000 to 5,000 - and now down to 675. #Iran is backing the #Houthi government against the #Saleh loyalists backed by the USA, #SaudiArabia & #UAE
The #Saudi-#UAE coalition against #Yemen includes 9 Arab state militaries, 10 support nations (including the USA), Blackwater/#Academi mercenaries, #alQaeda & #ISIS-Yemen. Yes, the USA is aligned with al Qaeda & ISIS forces in Yemen - just like in #Syria.
The #CIA continues to use #alQaeda & #ISIS to do the dirty work of the New World Order. Trump sells weapons to Saudi Arabia for the #MIC. The CIA then diverts some of the weapons from the Saudis to the terrorists. Once again, the POTUS has plausible deniability. #TerroristTrump
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