U.S. Sends Troops to Yemen

President Trump has authorized the deployment of a small number of American troops to Southern Yemen in an attempt to drive Al-Qaeda out of the region. The American troops will fight alongside a Yemeni tribal group called the Shabwami forces and the U.A.E. in the Shabwa province located in the Arabian Peninsula. In March, Trump introduced legislation that declared parts of Yemen as “temporary battlefields” … Continue reading U.S. Sends Troops to Yemen

U.S. Travel Ban Strands Thousands of Yemenis in Malaysia

The Supreme Court recently ruled that parts of Trump’s “travel” ban would go into effect including the barring of citizens of six Muslim-majority countries with no “bona fide” connection. This ruling has stranded thousands of citizens who won a randomized U.S. government lottery last year that enabled them to apply for a green card and permanent residency in the U.S. The lottery was created to … Continue reading U.S. Travel Ban Strands Thousands of Yemenis in Malaysia

U.N. Accuses Saudi Coalition of Deadly Migrant Boat Attack off Yemen

The United Nations have released a report outlining an attack of a Somali migrant boat off Yemen conducted by Saudi Arabia-led military coalition. The coalition has denied striking the boat in the Red Sea near the port of Hodeidah, which killed 42 people and injured 34 of the more man 140 people onboard. The U.N. report details how a 7.62mm caliber weapon from an armed … Continue reading U.N. Accuses Saudi Coalition of Deadly Migrant Boat Attack off Yemen