Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the latest attacks on oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia for which the Houthis have taken responsibility.
The attacks by the Houthi forces on Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais will cause a steep rise in oil prices. They also demonstrate that Saudi Arabia may have more to lose than money if it continues with its genocidal war on Yemen
According to the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT), the British government had approved the sale of weapons and military equipment worth USD 17.8 million to Israel in 2018.
The attack took place on September 1 and is the latest in a series of attacks that have destroyed infrastructure and killed hundreds of non-combatants
Recently, the Yemeni Houthis were successfully able to carry out a drone strike on an oilfield in Saudi Arabia, and currently possess drones with a range covering all of Saudi Arabia.
The Southern Transitional Council, which is reportedly supported by the UAE, is feuding with the western-backed government of Abdu Rabbu Masour Hadi, and has taken over the city of Aden
In this episode, we report on the Italian port workers’ strike against Saudi arms shipment, Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement, and the JKCSS’ torture report on Kashmir.
The ship also met with protests on May 9 at the Le Havre port in France, where it was prevented from loading a planned arms shipment by humanitarian groups.
Six civilians, including four children, were killed and 52 others injured in the strikes. The renewed violence threatens to derail the peace agreement reached in Sweden last year.
The Houthis are handing over control of the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Ras Isa to the Yemeni coastguard. An agreement to this effect was signed in Stockholm in December
Rights groups in France managed to stop the loading of French weapons meant for sale to Saudi Arabia by holding demonstrations at the Le Havre port last week.
Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha discusses what impact the continuing protests in the North African countries of Sudan and Algeria can have on the region.