Yemen Archive

حکومت ڈیڑھ ارب ڈالر کے بدلے حکومت قومی جذبات سے نہ کھیلے – ثروت عجز قادری – سربراہ سنی تحریک: سنی تحریک کے سربراہ ثروت اعجاز قادری نے حکومت پاکستان سے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ پاکستانی فوج کو یمنی عوام کے خلاف سعودی جنگ میں نہ دھکیلا جائے، کیونکہ مسلم ملک کے خلاف فرقہ وارانہ مہمم جوئی کا حصہ
Why Pakistan may be a reluctant ally in Saudis’ Yemen campaign – Omar Waraich:   Still, it now finds itself drawn into a geopolitical alliance with a strongly sectarian pallor. This isn’t first time Pakistan has been dragged into the poisonous Saudi-Iranian rivalry. After the 1979 revolution that brought the Ayatollahs to power,
یمنی کھچڑی ذرا احتیاط سے کھائیے – از وسعت اللہ خان: جن زیدی شیعوں کے خلاف سعودی عرب اور اس کے خلیجی ساتھی آج یکجا ہیں کبھی یمن پر ہزار برس حکومت کرنے والے یہی زیدی شیعہ سعودیوں اور ان کے اتحادیوں کی آنکھ کا تارہ تھے اور بات بھی
Yemen about to make Saudi Arabia very unhappy – by Ziad Fadel:   No, this is not Nellie Fox, the legendary American baseball player.  He is a typical Yemeni who is about to be turned into a savage fighting machine thanks to the blundering of the Saudi apes. There are 2
A Palestinian blogger’s perspective on Saudi Arabia’s attack on Yemen: Just yesterday I wrote that the Saudis would not dare to attack Yemen. I was wrong with this: While the Saudi army is now sending some troops to its southern border with Yemen neither the Saudi army nor the
عدوان آل سعود – تم عنقریب شکت کھاو گے – عامر حسینی: ابراہیم الامین عرب کے ایک ایسے صحافی ہیں جن کو ہم سعودی عرب ، آل سعود کی سیاست پر مسند حوالہ قرار دیں تو غلط نہیں ہوگا ، انھوں نے آج ایک آرٹیکل لکھا ہے انزلوا عن الشجرہ او
Saudi Arabia’s attack on Yemen is a desperate jump into the abyss – Robert Fisk: Saudi Arabia has jumped into the abyss. Its air attacks on Yemen are a historic and potentially fatal blow to the Kingdom and to the Middle East. Who decided that this extraordinary battle should take shape in the poorest
BBC and Dawn: Pakistan’s extremist Deobandi and Salafi clerics support Saudi attack on Yemen: Clerics and leaders of organisations representing the Deobandi school of thought clearly ‘lauded’ the government policy that emerged after Defence Minister Khawaja Asif told parliament that Pakistan was ready to defend Saudi Arabia’s “territorial integrity at any cost” but
سعودی ماتا کی جے – از تنویر اختر: شریف جاتی امرا جناب وزیراعظم ریاست “الباکستان”، آپ کی رعایا کے بچے بچے کو، اتفاق فونڈری سے سرور پیلیس تک، السعودیہ نامی آپ کی روحانی والدہ کے آپ جناب پر تمام احسانات عظیم کی تفصیلات تک ازبر ہیں ..
سعودی عرب کی یمن کے خلاف جارحیت – از خرم زکی: سعودی عرب کی یمن پر جارحیت کا مکہ اور مدینہ اور دیگر تمام مقدس مقامات بشمول جنت البقیع ( جس کو خود موجودہ سعودی حکومت تباہ کر چکی) کی حفاظت سے کیا تعلق ؟ اگر سعودی جہاز یمن پر
Mr Nawaz Sharif, the Saudi-Yemeni conflict is not our war to fight – Zulfikar Ali: As the Houthi rebels strengthen their stranglehold over the country, amid the surreptitious flight of the Yemeni president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, the long raging civil war in Yemen has finally come into the international spotlight. Pakistan is, once again, at crossroads with Saudi Arabia, who
Pakistan’s long history of fighting Saudi Arabia’s wars – Ishaan Tharoor:   Saudi Arabia’s campaign against Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, which began with waves of airstrikes overnight on Thursday, has laid down a new marker in the dangerously unstable Middle East. As WorldViews discussed earlier, the Saudis coordinated their
A rebuttal to Malik Zameer Hassan’s sectarian propaganda on Yemen: In a recent shared Facebook post, PPP activist Malik Zameer Hassan makes some egregious generalizations and leaps of logic on the complex situation in Yemen to justify the further involvement of Pakistan in what is clearly a Saudi and
Imran Khan’s sane advice: Pakistan must facilitate dialogue instead of participating in Saudi attack on Yemen: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan spoke out on Friday (27 March 2015) on the Saudi Arabia led attack on Yemen and said Pakistan should be playing a lead role in the negotiation process rather than becoming a participant
Kingdom of Soodi Barbaria to protect Democracy in Yemen – Syed Farrukh Abbas: After successfully exporting ” Democracy ” (read ISIS, Alqaida) to Syia and Iraq now the People’s Republic of Kingdom of Soodi Barbaria is protecting it in Yemen. Hired mercenaries from 10 countries including GCC countries, Egypt, Morocco, Qatar, Kuwait,
Becoming a part of a Saudi-led coalition will be stupidity at its most stupid – Ejaz Haider: Editor’s note : Very good column by Ejaz Haider on the Saudi invasion of Yemen. Also note that Ejaz Haider clearly mentions Deobandi and Salafi militants who are massacring Shias and Sunni Sufis in Pakistan and elsewhere. A March
False Sunni-Shia binary on Yemen in mainstream media – Abubakr Al-Shamahi: About the author: Abubakr Al-Shamahi is a British–Yemeni freelance journalist. He holds an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from SOAS, University of London. Abubakr tweets at @abubakrabdullah. His blog can be found at The following article,
یمن پر سعودی عرب کی بمباری سے معصوم بچوں کی اموات پر ایمنسٹی انٹرنیشنل کا اظہار تشویش: انسانی حقوق کے عالمی ادارے ایمنسٹی انٹرنیشنل نے سعودی عرب اور اس کے اتحادیوں سے فوری طور پر یمن پر فضائی حملے روکنے کا مطالبہ کیا ہے اور سعودی جارحیت کو ایک خود مختار ریاست کی حدود اور بین
Yemen Under Attack‬: Pakistanis condemn Saudi Arabia’s illegal attack on Yemen: On behalf of Pakistani liberals and rights activists, we condemn Saudi Arabia’s illegal attack againts a soveign nation, Yemen. Saudi Arabia has violated internaitonal law and UN charter by attacking a sovereign country. We condemn the tragic loss of
Jummah mubarak, you ‘kafir’! – Ale Natiq:   Last Friday, nearly 150 Shias were killed and 400 wounded in triple suicide blasts that targeted the Shia community during the Friday congregational prayers in Yemen’s capital Sanaa. ISIS/ISIL claimed responsibility of the attack and a statement released
250 Sunnis and Shias killed in Yemen, Pakistan and Syria by Deobandi-Salafi terrorists: For the Deobandi-Salafis, its Friday. The day set aside for massacring Shia muslims. You know, those “sectarian Shias” as described in increasing sections of the global media – who are getting too uppity and want to decide their own
Sheikh Ibn Taymiyyah: Founder of excommunication and exclusion – Aamir Hussaini: Sheikh Ibn Taymiyyah is a very controversial figure in Muslim history. On the one side there are those who believe that he adopted Imam Ahmad bin Hanbals’ rigid, violent and Zahiriya (emphasizing on outward appearance) in Tauheed (‘the oneness’)
Yemen massacre of Zaidi Shias by the Salafi Al-Qaeda: It’s not ISIL and it’s not Sunni-Shiite Conflict – Juan Cole:   The massive twin bombings at mosques in the capital that shook Yemen on Friday, killing over 100 and wounding many more, were immediately claimed by Daesh (ISIS, ISIL). Since the mosques were largely attended by members of the
Syria Redux in Yemen: Robert Fisk exposes the Saudi-West hypocrisy in attacking the Shia Houthis and Al-Qaeda at the same time: “US drone strikes in Yemen, largely unmonitored by the West’s media, were directed against al-Qaeda, supposedly on behalf of the Saudi-supported Yemeni government. But in December 2009, Houthi spokesmen began to catalogue a series of US raids against their
Ibn Taymiyyah followers massacaring Sunnis, Shias, Christians and others from Yemen to Iraq to Pakistan: NOT a Sunni Shia conflict: We were witnessing a bloody internecine among the Muslims in the geographical region spanning from Pakistan to Yemen. However, people who explain this mayhem in the context of traditional Sunni-Shia sectarian conflict in the world of Islam must reconsider
Pakistani, Algerian, French al Qaeda fighters killed or captured during Yemeni operation – by Bill Roggio and Oren Adaki: Yemeni security services continue to note the death or capture of foreign fighters during the ongoing military offensive in the south. The Yemeni Ministry of Defense has reported that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leaders and fighters from
Salafis declare Jihad on Yemeni Shiites: In Yemen highlands, the Houthis — Shiite group whose stronghold is based in the northern Province of Sa’ada and which is led by Sheikh Abdel Malek al-Houthi — have come face to face with their sworn enemies, the Salafis,
امریکہ کا القاعدہ بارے دوہرا معیار – نزیر ناجی: USA’s double standards about Al Qaeda in Libya, Syria, Yemen and other countries – by Nazir Naji Source: Daily Dunya
Dammaj: Zaydi Shias vs Al Qaeda – the story behind a siege in Yemen – by Theo Padnos: Related posts: A war that remains unreported: The Saudi Arabian war against the Houthis of Yemen How Saudi Arabia has corrupted Yemen to spread Wahabism Editor’s note: Apparently, not unlike Pakistan’s Shia Muslims (in Parachinar and Balochistan) and Afghanistan’s
What Arab Spring? This is Saudi Winter! – by Abdul Basit: Related post: Saudi winter in the Middle East and Hamas militants’ attack on Shia Muslims in Gaza The public lynching and gruesome murder of Libyan dictator Maumar Qaddafi is not a matter to be celebrated; rather it represents another victory for
Alleged Iranian plot to murder Saudi ambassador: A new diversion tactic by the Saudi-Ikhwan lobby: There are a number of serious questions about the whole episode, i.e, the alleged Iranian plot to murder Saudi ambassador to the USA. Timing of the alleged plot or expose is quite meaningful. Saudi Arabia is currently facing a
The Significance of the Anwar al-Awlaki Killing – by Rusty Walker: The recent Predator strike against American-born cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki has more significance than many in the press have given it. Even accounts on al-Jazeera quickly dismiss any change in al Qaeda threat. Fair enough, we should all still be
Panetta says U.S. is ‘within reach’ of defeating Al Qaeda: The new defense chief says intelligence uncovered in the Bin Laden raid showed that 10 years of U.S. operations against the terror network had left it with fewer than two dozen key operatives. Panetta is visiting Afghanistan for the
It’s Muslim kids, not parents, who are embracing a politicized Islam – by Natasha Fatah: This summer, thousands of people will become new Canadian citizens. Many of them will be Muslims. They have come to Canada from every corner of the globe and, like my parents did 24 years ago, they will make this
Yemeni uprising and Saudi mediation – by D. Asghar: Is it me or has someone else read this thing with amazement, where GCC headed by Saudi Arabia, wants to broker a deal to get the Yemeni President Saleh ousted? Come to think of it, it looks quite hypocritical
Why is US backing force in Libya but not Bahrain, Yemen? – by Andrew North: Related articles: Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Bahrain is a slap in the face of the United States – by Jean-Francois Seznec An open letter to President Obama: People of Bahrain need your help U.S. follows two paths on
Shia Crescent in the Middle East is a good news for Islam, democracy and the West: Related articles: Shia-phobia of Saudi Arabia and the institutional genocide of Shia Muslims in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future – by Vali Nasr Definition The Shia Crescent is a
Shia-phobia of Saudi Arabia and the institutional genocide of Shia Muslims in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan: Ever wondered why the Wahhabi-Deobandi inspired terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda, Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Sipah-e-Sahaba are blood thirsty for Shia Muslims? Ever wondered why hundreds of Shias are killed like flies each year by the Wahhabi or/and Deobandi
King Abdullah, the great-grandson of Abu Jahl – by Omar Khattab: Wikileaks have made it clear what the world already knew: That King Abdullah, the notorious womanizer-cum-custodian of the Ka’aba carries on the work of King Fahad the boozer who, in turn, continued the task which was initiated by the
How Saudi Arabia has corrupted Yemen to spread Wahabism: Religious schools under scrutiny in Yemen Wednesday, 03 Mar, 2010 TARIM: Malaysian student Mohamed Fatri Ben Kazrah flew half way round the world to fulfill his dream of studying Islam and Arabic at a Yemeni religious school. Ben Kazrah