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US steps up military operations in Yemen

By Niall Green, September 10, 2012

The Obama administration is intensifying its bloody campaign in the impoverished Middle Eastern country of Yemen.

US expands military intervention into Yemen

By Will Morrow, July 4, 2012

What is being presented as an offensive against the local Al Qaeda affiliate is in reality an intervention to prop up the widely despised Yemeni regime.

US drone strikes kill civilians in Yemen

By Bill Van Auken, May 17, 2012

Missile strikes by US drones claimed the lives of at least a dozen civilians in Yemen’s southern Abyan province Tuesday.

US steps up drone war in Yemen

By Patrick Martin, April 27, 2012

Dozens have been killed by US drone-fired missiles in Yemen, in addition to the hundreds slaughtered in Pakistan.

Yemeni president announces cosmetic changes to military

By Will Morrow, April 25, 2012

The reshuffle leaves the military hierarchy intact and relatives of former President Saleh in charge of key sections of the security apparatus.

CIA seeks to widen assassination campaign in Yemen

By Patrick Martin, April 20, 2012

The Washington Post reported Thursday that the proposal for expanded killing authority was being discussed in the Obama White House.

Yemen: US-brokered presidential elections held with single candidate

By Will Morrow, February 25, 2012

The current vice president was the only candidate in Tuesday’s presidential elections, which are part of a US-brokered deal that maintains the existing regime.

Yemen’s “unity” cabinet provides immunity for Saleh regime

By Will Morrow, January 21, 2012

The US-backed legislation provides legal immunity to Saleh and all those who worked under him, including the security forces that have killed hundreds of protesters since January 2011.

Yemen “unity” government shaken by mass protests

By Will Morrow, December 31, 2011

The Yemeni political establishment, working closely with Washington, is attempting to put an end to continuing protests against the recent US-backed power-sharing agreement.

Yemen to install “national unity” government

By Will Morrow, December 2, 2011

Far from opening up a new era of democracy, the government’s first task is to put an end to the months of protests against the autocratic Yemeni regime, by force if necessary.

Yemeni president signs deal to step down

By Peter Symonds, November 25, 2011

The GCC agreement is a cynical arrangement patched together by the government and the opposition parties under Washington’s tutelage in a bid to end protests demanding an end to the pro-US regime.

Yemen regime massacres dozens as Saleh considers immunity deal

By Will Morrow, October 22, 2011

There is a stark contrast between the imperialist powers’ attitude to the repressive measures utilised by the government in Yemen and those of the Gaddafi regime in Libya.