Yemen

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Yemen's government has paid more than $1 million in compensation to the families of civilians killed in a 2013 U.S. drone attack on a wedding convoy, according to documents released Monday. Yemen's tacit admission that civilians were killed contradicts repeated claims by the Obama administration that U.S. strikes spare the innocent. Experts with...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A drone strike on a residential house in Yemen killed three men and wounded two...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The U.S. government on Monday partially released the formerly-classified...

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Mohammed Al-Qawli, an educational consultant in Yemen, remains haunted by the day in January 2013 when he spent hours trying to collect the burned body parts of his brother Ali, a schoolteacher, and his cousin Salim, a student, both "accidentally" killed in a U.S. drone strike. Now Al-Qawli and rights group Reprieve are mounting a legal challenge against the U.K government for failing to investigate human rights violations by a British communications giant allegedly facilitating the killings of...

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