Dramatic Footage Depicts "Heinous Massacre" Of Civilians, Rescue Workers By Saudi Warplanes

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March will mark a year since Saudi Arabia began its air campaign in Yemen, where Iran-backed militiamen drove President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi into exile in Riyadh.

The Houthi advance was a decidedly unwelcome event for the Saudis who aren’t keen on permitting Tehran to establish what would amount to an Iranian colony with a cozy view of the Bab-el-Mandeb on the kingdom’s southern border.

As the conflict drags on, it’s become abundantly clear that there will be no swift resolution and apparently, Riyadh is willing to sacrifice the kingdom’s financial stability if it means rolling back Iranian influence and restoring the Hadi government.

The Saudi-led campaign (which also involves Qatar and the UAE) has been successful at driving the Houthis from Aden, but the push north has proven to be quite arduous and retaking Sana’a remains an elusive goal. The situation is complicated immeasurably by the activities of AQAP and of course, by the presence of ISIS who, as usual, thinks everyone involved are apostates.

Needless to say, the conflict has wreaked unspeakable havoc on Yemen’s population and has imperiled its cultural heritage. A UNESCO world heritage site in Sana’a’s Old City has been flattened by Saudi airstrikes and on at least two occasions, Saudi warplanes have “accidentally” bombed Doctors Without Borders hospitals.

On Thursday, we got still more evidence that Riyadh’s relentless aerial bombardment of Yemen is taking its toll on the country’s beleaguered populace when a "double-tap" Saudi airstrike killed nearly two dozen people including an MSF ambulance driver, rescue workers, and multiple civilians in Sadaa.

Video footage of the strikes is below as is confirmation from MSF that the ambulance driver was “on his way to help.”

Yemen’s Health Ministry spokesman Dr. Nashwan Attab called the strikes a “heinous massacre” and an attempt on Saudi Arabia’s part to completely eliminate the few remaining medical staff in the province.

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Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:43 | 7082147 NoWayJose
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US declares ' no fly zone' - NOT

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:48 | 7082166 Looney
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Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reports:

Russian Marines Expand into East Aleppo to Monitor Syria's War on ISIL

TEHRAN (FarsNewsAgency)- The first group of Russian Marines have arrived at Kuweires Military Airport as part of an advisory unit to overlook the Syrian Army's operations against the ISIL in the eastern part of Aleppo province.

It seems like while we are trying to pretend that we are not clueless in Syria, the Rooskies with the Shias keep cleansing more and more land from the goat-fucking menace.  ;-)


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:53 | 7082187 MillionDollarBonus_
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Zerohedgers are so confused about world affairs, it's actually quite amusing. In case you've forgotten, Saudi Arabia is our ally in the war on terror and is helping to rid the middle east of terrorists and brutal dictators. In any case, it's a little rich for the west, with it's long bloody history of colonialism, to criticize a muslim country for its war tactics. How about you read today's article at the Accredited Times, detailing the long list of atrocities commited by the west and why it is the moral obligation of every western country to help the millions of Syrian refugees.


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:56 | 7082203 Diplodicus Rex
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MDB - You're back. We missed you although your downies obviously don't appreciate it. I needed cheering up on a Friday afternoon. Thanks.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:57 | 7082207 quintago
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MDB. What's good for the US government isn't necessarily good for the people on this message board. get your heat out of your ass.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:00 | 7082225 Latina Lover
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Quintago, MDB is doing what he does best, satirizing the conventional wisdom by parroting the politically correct government narrative.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:10 | 7082268 tmosley
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Well, surprise surprise that Saudi Arabia, the home base of al Qaeda, would use al Qaeda tactics.

Can't wait for the House of Saud to be hung from the neck until dead for their crimes against humanity.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:34 | 7082396 KesselRunin12Parsecs
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By killing ambulance drivers, it's clear that they have a $1 (Mortimer vs. Randolph Duke style) bet with Obama vs. how many wedding parties they can drone.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:44 | 7082440 froze25
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Apparently the House of Saud wants total war, total war is what they will receive. Sad.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:26 | 7082599 847328_3527
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Violent demands and violence in general is getting to be an epidemic worldwide. Here's an Uber passenger beating up the Uber driver; get this, she's a 4th year neurology resident in Miami punching and cursing the Uber driver:


Florida Uber Driver Attack Caught on Camera






Hey, she'll make a great doctor! Jackson Health Care System has to be proud of her!!

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:37 | 7082673 Handful of Dust
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Uber drivers might need to start carrying straight jackets or stun guns. She's like a wild animal. How in the world did they ever give her a license to practice medicine?!


Poor driver whose name is something like Belochek probably came over from the Ukraine to escape the violence there only to encounter an wild deadly Agrabhainian attack in Miami!



Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:06 | 7082782 Son of Loki
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When they fire her, she can apply to the UFC and fight in a cage for money. Holly Holm would love to take on a tough midget like this!

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 16:19 | 7083083 Panopticon 131
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Is this behavior a surprise?  The global elite have never cared about collateral damage in the quest to create their prison planet NWO.

The end justifies the means and Cremation of Care ceremonies (Bohemian Grove).  They refer to the serfs as "cannon fodder".

They engineered WWI and WWII and backed the rise of Hitler, the Bolsheviks, the Soviets, Mao and Chinese communists.  They don't care if they have blood on their hands and Saudi Arabia has been an obedient servant, as have the oligarchs in virtually every nation - including those participating in the Dialectic.  

Saudi Arabia spearheaded the formation of the Middle East Regional Government system in 2011, the 6 member Gulf Cooperation Council - modeled after the EU harmonizing laws and cultural practices with plans for a common regional currency.  Yemen is a proposed member of the GCC.  The bombing in Yemen is about the Big Transformation of the Middle East (New Middle East Project) and you only have to read the global elites' rag Foreign Policy to put 2 + 2 together as they simultaneously order the Saudis to get Yemen to come to heel and wring their hands in their journal about the need for UN oversight of Saudi's actions.   UN = Rockefeller and Rothschild.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:15 | 7082814 10mm
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Take the cunt straight to a Rapefugee camp with her shorts on.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 16:56 | 7083222 TheFutureIsThePast
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That was no attack, she was simply initiating a mating ritual.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:21 | 7082600 erkme73
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Does it seem odd to anyone else that the remaining standing walls are just stacked cinderblocks without any mortar?  Doesn't that seem odd?  I mean, a cinderblock wall w/o any mortar could be pushed over by hand.   And that ringtone - damn... I hadn't heard an analog Nokia ringtone like that since the late 90s...  Seems like they get better cell phone coverage it the desert than I do in urban areas with Tmobile.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:33 | 7082666 SuperRay
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One of those bombs cost more than that whole village,

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:26 | 7082628 Bush Baby
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I watched video - I would expect a lot more blood and possible some dismemberment

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:40 | 7082695 Son of Loki
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Are you talking about the wild Uber driver attack video above?

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:29 | 7082867 TheReplacement
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You were expecting HE but that target wasn't a fortification it was people so a fragging we will go.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:09 | 7083280 Quasi
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Video is fake, You can tell because in all 4:44 of it you never hear a single "Allahu Ackbar!". A Nokia ringtone yes, but no snackbars.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:50 | 7082726 robertsgt40
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Saudis doing proxy war for US  who is doing proxy war for Israel confirming sht rolls downhill. 

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:01 | 7082762 Kirk2NCC1701
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That, plus ZH Management loves him for generating tins of responses, which are good for site stats.  Some of us have even speculated that he might be a Tyler.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:52 | 7083454 Clashfan
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Yes, Latina. Love your avatar.

The funniest part about the MDB trolls is that they expose the absurdity and pathology of the evil, and they do it by only stating, perhaps a bit more succinctly and wryly, the official line. Sublimely sardonic satire.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:58 | 7082217 Diplodicus Rex
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Oh, that's nice. I try to be civil and someone takes offence. I want my safe space back.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 16:26 | 7083109 zeroheckler
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D-Rex, the downies are from newbies who have not yet caught on to MDB's sarcasm

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:59 | 7082216 EscapeKey
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"accredited times"?

isn't that sort of like german white wine stating "Qualitätswein" on the label?



oh, and - "BREAKING S&P upgrades Greece's sovereign credit rating to 'B-' "

B-? apparently it's comedy hour.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:15 | 7082282 o r c k
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Wait, they still call that place "Greece"?

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:02 | 7082231 Dr. Engali
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Some time away has done you good. We have a whole batch of newbies to downvote you.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:43 | 7082439 Jaspergers
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I shared an Accredited Times piece on FB -I know- a while back (I think the one on how the gvt is better at raising our children than families) and nobody got that it was a joke, some even liked it - pretty alienating shit!

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:03 | 7082237 Byte Me
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Yeah, well, the "storm" takes precedence over 'non-stories'

Can't think why this wouldn't be reported...

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:04 | 7082238 ShorTed
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Nice to see you again MDB, you must be working too hard at your accredited times website because this troll falls particularly short of your former excellence.  Thanks for stopping by though.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:10 | 7082264 rejected
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"Saudi Arabia is our ally in the war on terror and is helping rid the middle east of terrorists and brutal dictators"

Hey moron,,, You forgot ISIS (ISIL) is also our ally as is Al Ciada. The US is dropping caches of weapons in the middle of the desert for those terrorist you claim we are trying to eliminate?

Terrorists? Brutal Dictators? Take a look at the completely destroyed cities in Libya, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan that the US / NATO has "liberated".

Yea,,, it's a little rich,,, especially listening/reading crap from hypocrites like yourself. 

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:21 | 7082317 MillionDollarBonus_
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Yes ISIS is a problem, but they are not our main concern right now. Right now our primary conern is the alliance between Russia and the Assad regime that threatens our national security and global peace. 


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:36 | 7082405 VladLenin
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Be honest.  You're either John McCain or Lindsey Graham incognito aren't you? 

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:26 | 7082624 rejected
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The only threat to US National Security and World peace is the captured United States Government and NATO.

Russia has done nothing since its revolution except to defend its interests. You'd have to be a moron to think they would hand over Sevastopol but apparently the US is full of morons.  Assad has only been a threat to Israel when it commandeered new territories while trying to sink one of its allies ships... USS Liberty.

With Allies like Israel, Saudi Arabia, ISIS, Al CIADA, Ukraines Azov Nazi's,,, who needs enemies?

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 16:10 | 7083048 Fractal Parasite
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MDB is correctly articulating Washington's position. It is easier understood with this cheat-sheet:

"national security" = world domination
"global peace" = suppression of resistance.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:31 | 7082371 justdues
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rejected, you must be new around here ? MDB is our own newspeak satirist


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:10 | 7082552 rejected
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No, been here 3-4 years. Seen this idiot but never responded before. For any idiot to think the ME is somehow detrimental to our national security has got to be either plain stupid or is somehow benefiting from it. In MDB's case it's probably both. Al Ciada, ISIS founded, funded and armed by the US. The Nazi's in Ukraine funded and armed by the US. The bombing of Serbia (a REAL ally in WWII) by President blowjob is not sex. The only WMD Saddam had was gladly sold to him by the MIC perverts to be used on Iranians. These days moving nukes up along the Russian border while screaming the "Russians are coming". Giving all our production to China which has become an economic and military powerhouse and then claim they are our enemy too.

Today the US is the most despised nation on earth thanks to the likes of the MDB's of the nation who won't be happy until the whole planet looks like bombed out ME cities.


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:24 | 7082616 MarsInScorpio
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What part of "MDB is a satirist" don't you understand?

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:30 | 7082650 rejected
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Let MDB come out and say its all satire,,, especially his BS on the markets.

Satire? I don't think so Tim.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:30 | 7082869 Kayman
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So if MDM confessed it's all satire, would that be satire ?


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:16 | 7082291 backwaterdogs
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you had me there for a sec...then i looked...wtf is writing this?  Oh...MDB.


Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:40 | 7082425 nevertheless
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Why do you separate out this atrocity from those done in the past by the West, this is still part of the continuous zionist destruction of the world. 


Iraq, Iran, Syria, Egypt, Ukraine, Libya, Palestine, Georgia, Greece, whether by banks, bribes or bombs, there is always a zionist behind the scenes pulling the strings. 


So don't act like each of these atrocities are randoms and unique, they are all related and originated with Zionism. 


Instead of taking Syrian refugees, we should remove the paid terrorists (Saudi/Israeli) and help Syrians rebuild their grate nation, so they don't need to flee. 

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:44 | 7082432 Libertati Aut A...
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Aren't you referring to the war on Building 7 at the behest of the CFR outlined by Dr. Alan Sabrosky and Aaron Russo for the benefit of Zionist Israel?

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:53 | 7082479 Nobody For President
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'Bout time you came back MDB, been missing you.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 13:53 | 7082482 coast
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MDB, I am not sure about anyone else, but at first I was amused at your posts, in fact, xlnt how you get the blood flowing.  But, its kinda getting old now...Damn tho, you did get your 15 minutes of fame, and you are very good at it..But its getting old as far as I am concerned..you were a one hit wonder :-)  Find something else, the reasons the beatles and pink floyd stayed so famous for years is that they changed their style and grew...or you could be like the band boston and burn out after two albums... just a suggestion.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:15 | 7082581 sgt_doom
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Halfwit MDB spews:

"Saudi Arabia is our ally in the war on terror . . ."

Nope, sonny, the head-choppers of Saudi are your buds, not mine nor any sane Westerner.

This "we" stuff, kemosabe, is mighty lamer, although not as lame as your other pronouncements, since Saudis and Sunnis are Ground Zero with respect to spreading their terrorism wars.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:36 | 7082677 Ladioss
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I've had a good laugh with your message, thanks you.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 15:25 | 7082844 Bay Area Guy
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MDB.....I read that piece and I read one of your comments on it about joining a BLM protest.  THAT was priceless, particularly the line about joing the cool club by doing so.

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