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Yemen on Verge of Collapse? Different Approach, Similar Results

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:23

Houthi rebels in Sanaa have stormed the presidential palace and Yemen’s president has “no control” according to the Information Ministry.

Who Are the Houthis of Yemen?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 18:54

The Houthis, an insurgent group based in northwestern Yemen, have been fighting the government intermittently since 2004, when the country was still led by President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a longtime

Whatever happened to the Arab Spring?

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 19:54

IN DECEMBER 2010, protests began in Tunisia following the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi.

Disputed Claims Over Qaeda Role in Paris Attacks

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 22:18

WASHINGTON — The younger of the two brothers who killed 12 people in Paris last week most likely used his older brother’s passport in 2011 to travel to Yemen, where he received training and $20,000

US Steps Up Airport Security After Al Qaeda’s ‘Hidden Bomb’ Recipe

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:47

American airports are increasing security measures across the country in the wake of dual terrorist attacks in Paris and the publication by al Qaeda of what counterterrorism experts say appears to

Al-Qaeda in Yemen urges jihad

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:53

AL-QAEDA in the Arabian Peninsula, suspected of having ties to the attackers in Paris, has been the most active of the terror network's branches in trying to strike in the West.

Yemen moving towards Iranian sphere

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 22:31

Yemen was among the first Arab countries where serious disturbances erupted after the Arab Spring began in Tunisia.

Saudi Arabia Faces Challenges in the New Year

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 21:31

The Middle East is one of the most volatile regions in the world — it is no stranger to upheaval.

Pro-Iran Militias Threaten to Conquer Yemen

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 00:19

Pro-Iranian militias have become a real threat to the Yemenite government, Sultan Al-Arada, governor of the Maerev district in central Yemen, stated Monday, 

A year of failed hopes in the Middle East

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:55

Ksenia Svetlova*

From Damascus to Benghazi, from Qatar to Cairo, 2014 has been a year of upheavals. What will 2015 bring?

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