Daily Archives: August 3, 2022

2022-08-03: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-03). US approves massive weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The US State Department approved the potential sale of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interceptors to the UAE and Patriot missile interceptors to Saudi Arabia in separate deals worth $5.3 billion.

Staff (2022-08-03). Yemen truce extended for another 2 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — A truce between Yemen's aggressors and Yemen's popular resistance Houthi Ansarullah movement has been renewed for another two-month-long period.

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-02). Weeks After Biden Fist-Bumps Saudi Prince, US OKs $5 Billion in Gulf Arms Deals. commondreams.org While the Pentagon said the sale of Patriot and THAAD missiles would boost regional "stability," one Yemeni journalist countered that the transfer would only bring more Saudi "aggression" to his war-torn nation.

Jason Ditz (2022-08-02). Yemen Parties Agree to Two-Month Extension of Truce. news.antiwar.com No one would benefit from the return to violence in Yemen. In spite of that, the UN only managed to get a truce extension Tuesday, the very day before the ongoing ceasefire was to expire. | Hopes were to slap another six months on the truce, The goal is not just to…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-02). Military situation In Yemen On August 2, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 115 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | On August 2, Hans Grundberg, the UN envoy in Yemen issued a statement announcing the extension of the ceasefire in Yemen for two months; | On August 1, amid the tension between Islah Party and Tariq Saleh's armed forces, Tariq Saleh's representative building in Taiz city (Political Office of National Resistance) was closed…

Julia Conley (2022-08-02). Yemen Truce Extension Applauded Amid Demands That US End Support for Saudi-Led War. commondreams.org "Not only was United States involvement in this brutal war unauthorized to begin with, but it is a crucial point of leverage to ensure that the Saudis and their allies remain at the negotiating table these next two months," said one advocate.

Julian Conradson (2022-08-02). Saudi Arabia Unveils Plans for Dystopian "Linear" City that Will Cram 9 Million People Into a Giant 109-Mile-Long Mirrored Wall. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-08-02). Macron greets killer Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Paris. wsws.org Macron's welcoming of the man universally acknowledged to have ordered the grisly 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi underscores the fraud of human rights imperialism.

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