Polymedios

Latest News Articles

us senate to vote on military involvement in yemen war - Search

us senate to vote on military involvement in yemen war Searched from all News and Articles Resource. All information is from reliable sources Search with direct source link. If you would like to know the full content information, Click on the link source.



us senate to vote on military involvement in yemen war


pentagon has provided 'non-combat support' to saudi arabia, including intelligence sharing and air refuelling missions.






us senate to vote on military involvement in yemen war


pentagon has provided 'non-combat support' to saudi arabia, including intelligence sharing and air-refueling missions.






bernie sanders, mike lee, chris murphy introduce war powers resolution to end un


sens. bernie sanders (i-vt.), mike lee (r-utah) and chris murphy (d-conn.) introduced wednesday a bipartisan joint resolution to remove u.s. armed forces from hostilities between the saudi-led coalition and the houthis in yemen pursuant to the war powers resolution. the bill will force the first-ever vote in the senate to withdraw u.s. armed forces from […]






white house weighs deeper u.s. military involvement in yemen war


defense secretary jim mattis has asked the white house to lift obama-era restrictions on u.s. military support for persian gulf states engaged in a protracted civil war against iranian-backed houthi rebels in yemen, according to senior trump administration officials. in a memo this month to national...






senators demand investigation of reports of torture in yemen


the leaders of the u.s. senate armed services committee asked defense secretary jim mattis on friday to investigate any involvement of u.s. interrogators at secret prisons in yemen where inmates have reportedly been tortured. the associated press published a report on wednesday that nearly 2,000 men...






us military chief defends american involvement in yemen


us vows to work with saudi-led coalition to limit civilian casualties, after more than 100 deaths in the last 10 days.






why the united states will never leave yemen


as us provides arms to saudi-led coalition in yemen, congressmen take first steps to limit american involvement.






calls to end yemen war renewed after us senate bill failure


rights groups decry the rejection of a us senate motion to end us support for the saudi-led war in yemen.






activists renew call to end yemen war after us senate bill falure


rights group have decried the rejection of a us senate motion to end us support for the saudi war effort in yemen.






saudi arabia's war in yemen 'a strategic failure'


saudi involvement in yemen's conflict has further aggravated the humanitarian crisis in the country, analysts say.






saudi arabia's war in yemen 'a strategic failure'


saudi involvement in yemen has further aggravated the humanitarian crisis, analysts say.






military attack kills 42 somali refugees off yemen's coast


a military vessel and a helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with somali refugees off the coast of yemen overnight friday, killing at least 42 people, according to a u.n. agency, yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. yemen's shiite rebels accused the saudi-led coalition...






military attack kills 42 somali refugees off yemen's coast


the boat packed with dozens of somali refugees was more than 30 miles off war-torn yemen's coast when a military vessel and a helicopter gunship swooped in, opening fire in the dead of night friday, killing at least 42 people. the attack, which yemen's shiite rebels blamed on a saudi-led coalition,...






the u.s. is enabling civil war and a humanitarian crisis in yemen. isn't it time


the ongoing civil war in yemen was instigated by the region’s major powers, with iran on one side and a saudi arabia-led coalition of persian gulf states on the other. the fighting — especially airstrikes by saudi and united arab emirates pilots — has devastated yemen, one of the arab world’s poorest...






last uncounted ballots: roy moore can't close 20,000-vote loss


republican roy moore hasn't conceded his 20,000-vote loss to democrat doug jones in alabama's senate race, and military and provisional vote totals announced wednesday aren't enough for moore to close the deficit. jones beat moore on dec. 12 to become the first democrat elected to the senate from...






senate backs massive increase in military spending


the u.s. senate passed its version of a $700 billion defense policy bill on monday, backing president donald trump’s desire for a bigger, stronger military but setting the stage for a battle over government spending levels later this year. as voting continued, the vote in the republican-contro...






new anti-is strategy may mean deeper us involvement in syria


a new military strategy to meet president donald trump's demand to "obliterate" the islamic state group is likely to deepen u.s. military involvement in syria, possibly with more ground troops, even as the current u.s. approach in iraq appears to be working and will require fewer changes.






un: military operations escalate in yemen as famine looms


military operations in yemen are escalating and the humanitarian and economic situation is rapidly deteriorating in the arab world's poorest nation, which is on the brink of famine, the u.n. special envoy for the country said wednesday.






senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military


the senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the u.s. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in iraq and afghanistan. senators passed the legislation by an 89-8 vote...






un: military operations escalate in yemen as famine looms


united nations (ap) — military operations in yemen are escalating and the humanitarian and economic situation is rapidly deteriorating in the arab world’s poorest nation, which is on the brink of famine, the u.n. special envoy for the country said wednesday. ismail ould cheikh ahmed urged the u.n. security council to pressure yemen’s government and […]






yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by uae, us


yemen's internationally-recognized government on saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that u.s. military interrogators worked with forces from the united arab emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in yemen.






us military releases al-qaida video seized in yemen raid


washington (ap) — the u.s. military has released a short clip of what it said were videos seized in last weekend’s yemen raid. they appear to show how to make bombs. the military says two operational planners and weapons experts for al-qaida in the arabian peninsula were killed in the raid. central command said the […]






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen (ap) — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.






yemen raid produced ‘no significant intel:’ report


the u.s. military raid on an al-qaeda stronghold in yemen, which resulted in the death of a u.s. navy seal, has not yielded any significant intelligence, security officials told nbc news. the operation was the first such military action sanctioned by u.s. president donald trump and saw u.s. commando...






us military helicopter crashes off southern coast of yemen


a u.s. military black hawk helicopter crashed off the southern coast of yemen while training its crew, leaving one service member missing, officials said.






us military releases al-qaida video seized in yemen raid


the u.s. military on friday released a short clip of what it said were instructional videos seized in last weekend's yemen raid, but the images appear to be very similar to vintage al-qaida training footage made public about 10 years ago.






yemen to probe alleged torture of detainees; u.s. senators ask for inquiry


yemen's internationally recognized government on saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations after reports that u.s. military interrogators worked with forces from the united arab emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in yemen. a...






senate backs massive increase in military spending


the u.s. senate passed its version of a $700 billion defense policy bill on monday, backing president donald trump’s desire for a bigger, stronger military but setting the stage for a battle over government spending levels later this year. as voting continued, the vote in the republican-controlled chamber was 79-8 for the national defense authorization […]






yemen's government to probe alleged torture of detainees


yemen's internationally-recognized government has created a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, a development that followed reports u.s. military interrogators worked with forces from the united arab emirates accused of torturing detainees in yemen.






last uncounted ballots: moore can't close 20,000-vote loss


republican roy moore hasn't conceded his 20,000-vote loss to democrat doug jones in alabama's senate race, and military and provisional vote totals announced wednesday aren't enough for moore to close the deficit.






military budget would swell under senate bill


washington (ap) — the senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the u.s. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in iraq and afghanistan. senators passed the legislation by an 89-8 vote monday. the measure […]






new anti-islamic state strategy may mean deeper u.s. involvement in syria


a new military strategy to meet president donald trump's demand to "obliterate" the islamic state group is likely to deepen u.s. military involvement in syria, possibly with more ground troops, even as the current u.s. approach in iraq appears to be working and will require fewer changes. details...






saudi military leaders replaced amid stalemated war in yemen


saudi arabia replaced its military chief of staff and other defense officials early on tuesday morning in a shake-up apparently aimed at overhauling its defense ministry during the stalemated and ruinous war in yemen.






lawmakers ask mattis to review reports of yemen torture


washington (ap) — two senior u.s. senators are asking defense secretary jim mattis to investigate reports that u.s. military interrogators worked with forces from the united arab emirates accused of torturing detainees in yemen. sen. john mccain, the republican chairman of the senate armed services committee, and the ranking democrat, jack reed, called the reports […]






yemen’s government to probe alleged torture of detainees


sanaa, yemen (ap) — yemen’s internationally-recognized government has created a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, a development that followed reports u.s. military interrogators worked with forces from the united arab emirates accused of torturing detainees in yemen. a copy of the order issued by prime minister abdu dagher was obtained saturday by […]