• 'We just bombed a school bus': Top Democratic senator slams the US for its involvement in bloody Yemen war after bus full of children hit in airstrike

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday slammed the US for its involvement in the bloody Yemen conflict after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus and killed dozens.
    At least 43 were killed in the airstrike, and 63 more were wounded.
    Many of the victims were children, according to reports.
    Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday slammed the US for its involvement in the bloody Yemen conflict after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus and killed dozens in the northern part of the country.
    At least 43 were killed in the airstrike and 63 more were wounded, CNN...
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  • The full timeline of Canada and Saudi Arabia's escalating feud over jailed human rights activists

    The full timeline of Canada and Saudi Arabia's escalating feud over jailed human rights activists

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    A dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia that started with a tweet has escalated to an all-out slanging match that has all but severed relations between the two countries entirely.
    Saudi Arabia has cancelled flights to Canada, recalled students studying there, cut investment and issued lurid threats.
    Meanwhile Canada has pledged to hold its ground, leaving the temperature nowhere to go but up.
    Scroll down for a full timeline explaining how the dispute has snowballed into a full-blown crisis. August 1: Human rights organization Amnesty International announced that the Saudi government had...
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  • Saudi Arabia's human rights nightmare continues with bombing of school bus in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia's human rights nightmare continues with bombing of school bus in Yemen

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Saudi Arabia's spokesman for the Gulf Arab coalition fighting against Houthi rebels in Yemen had to defend the bombing of a school bus full of children.
    Saudi Arabia called massive attention to its human rights practices this month when it attacked Canada's human rights record after being challenged to release jailed women's rights activists.
    Retaliating against Canada, Saudi Arabia canceled all flights to the country and suspended Saudi access to medical treatments there, potentially hurting its own citizens and keeping Canadian Muslims from visiting Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage later...
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