Category: fighter

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Sleepless in Yemen amid the sound of Saudi fighter jets

For almost three years now, Yemeni aid workers Anas Shahari and Sukaina Sharafuddin have gone to bed hearing Saudi fighter jets circling over their city, Sanaa. Through WhatsApp voice messages, they tell our host Jasmin Bauomy what that’s like.  Producer / host: Jasmin Bauomy Audio producer: Laurentiu Colintineanu Platforms & distribution: Mohsin Ali Executive producer:…

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Marlene Dietrich: An replacement fighter in WWII

Described as “a wild original”, and hailed as the ninth-greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema, Maria Magdalene Dietrich would have been 116 on Wednesday. In her honour, Google is changing its logo in 24 countries to a doodle. During World War II, Dietrich was a high-profile entertainer in the US and was also noted for housing…