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A truce giving Yemenis hopes for peace

Yemeni government and Houthis failed to extend a six-month truce that saw a lull in fighting in the eight-year conflict. US Special Envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, discussed, on Tuesday November 29, with the Under-Secretary of the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Diplomatic Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Ali Bin Isa Al-Harthi, efforts to reachContinue reading “A truce giving Yemenis hopes for peace”

Yemen: A country in crisis, what the world governments should practice and advocate to bring an end to the conflict

Originally posted on Sadiq's Blog:
Sadiq Salawudeen Yemen has been a country in crisis since 2015. The resignation of the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the rising to power of President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. He was forced to leave the office by the revolt from the Houthi resistance force. Since Mansur became overthrown,…

The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Revealed / ‘Disturbing’ race divide in cancer patients’ wait times in England Exclusive: analysis of 126,000 cases over a decade shows black and Asian people face longer delays   A damning review of the world’s largest primary care database by the University of Exeter and the Guardian discovered minority ethnic patients wait longerContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04”

E is for everything

Dear reader Energy.   We’ve spent hundreds of years trying to understand it. We’ve picked it apart, harnessed it and herded it into equations like E = mc2 and E = 1/2m x v2 to baffle successive generations of schoolchildren.   Energy is no less central today than it was in the days of NewtonContinue reading “E is for everything”

How will the other half live? For 3.5 billion, in constant peril

At this moment 3.5 billion people, almost half of the world’s population, live in countries highly vulnerable to climate impacts

Gang Fascism: How Capital Weaponizes the Social Ills It Creates

Originally posted on Left of Left:
By Rainer Shea   In?The Peasant War in Germany, Friedrich Engels wrote: The lumpenproletariat, this scum of the decaying elements of all classes, which establishes headquarters in all the big cities, is the worst of all possible allies. It is an absolutely venal, an absolutely brazen crew. If the French workers,…

Russian bombers fly over Belarus as border crisis deepens

Already for several years people from the Middle-East are wanting to escape wars and horrible conditions in their regions. Them looking for better places to live makes them easy prey for people smugglers and for certain world leaders to use them as a bargaining chip in order to force things on them. Russian strategic bombersContinue reading “Russian bombers fly over Belarus as border crisis deepens”

Relieve the current humanitarian crisis in Syria

At the end of March the Samaritan Fund made a significant donation to an Emergency Appeal by the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to help relieve the current humanitarian crisis in Syria. This is in addition to the donation made in January to the UNICEF emergency appeal for children in Syria. The DEC appeal providesContinue reading “Relieve the current humanitarian crisis in Syria”

Humanitarian crisis in Syria

Everyday we get horrible picture in our living room brought in from the Syria by the visual media. The so called ‘Father of the country’ even fires scuds at his own people. Hafez al-Assad. Taken sometime before April 1987. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The industrialist capitalist countries look at it and do not much against theContinue reading “Humanitarian crisis in Syria”