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Sunday, February 21st 2016 10:18 PM
The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces announced the death of martyr Obaid Salem Saeed Al Badwawi in a military vehicle accident in Saudi Arabia during preparations to take part in ‘Operation Restoring Hope’ in Yemen. The coffin with Al Badwawi's body arrived at the Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Operation Restoring
Friday, February 19th 2016 10:10 AM
The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) information ministers held their third extraordinary meeting on Thursday to discuss a joint media strategy about the bloc’s objectives in the region, particularly in Yemen. The meeting was held at the King Salman Airbase Airport under the chairmanship of Adel Al-Toraifi, Saudi Arabia’s
Thursday, February 18th 2016 01:01 AM
A Syrian rebel group has released a video showing what appears to be a massive underground command center used by the country’s brutal regime to direct its war operations, VOA News reports. The hidden multi-story underground city was used “as a second building to rely on in case something happens to the main one inside the
Saturday, February 13th 2016 01:18 PM
Rebel groups in Syria have told the BBC they will not stop fighting because they do not believe that Russia will end its bombing campaign in support of the government. They have expressed scepticism over a deal by world powers to push for a cessation of hostilities within a week. They have also reiterated their demand that President Bashar
Friday, February 12th 2016 01:01 AM
Russia has warned of a permanent World War if the conflict in Syria is not resolved. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev also warned against any ground operations by U.S. and Arab forces. Medvedev, on the eve of a security conference in Munich, said the United States and Russia must exert pressure on all sides in the conflict to secure a
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 10:01 PM
CAIRO: An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced a policeman to eight years in prison for beating a veterinarian to death, in a case that sparked public anger over rampant police abuses. The funeral for Afifi Afifi, who was killed in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia in November, triggered protests against police violence. It was one of series of
Monday, February 8th 2016 09:47 PM
  As many as thirty-five thousand people trying to escape the fighting in Syria, remain trapped behind the Turkish border, which remains closed. Some of them will want to move on to western Europe, where further border closures will delay or prevent their journey. We hear from two journalists watching the refugee crisis unfold at the
Monday, February 8th 2016 02:24 AM
By Khodadad Rezakhani  This essay is an attempt at collecting some thoughts on an important historical event and its related historiographical questions. It is not written with the intention of providing definitive answers to the larger questions surrounding the Arab conquests or the specific case of the fall of the Sasanians, but rather
Sunday, February 7th 2016 10:52 PM
  A Saudi soldier and a civilian have been killed in cross-border shelling from rebel-controlled northern Yemen, authorities said.A Saudi patrol was hit on Saturday morning in the southwestern region of Assir, killing the soldier, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA. Later in the day, the southwestern
Sunday, February 7th 2016 08:15 PM
On Sunday February 7th, Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz called upon other states not to interfere in the internal affairs of his country what appeared to be an indirect criticism of Iran which is the main regional opponent of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom accuses of trying to provoke unrest. Saudi Press Agency quoted the king
Opinion
    Modern Yemen was established after a merge of two sovereign states- the Northern Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) and People Democratic Republic of Yemen
There is a lot more to make one confident about the Arab world than there is to cause despair. This may be a surprise, as every day we have to cope with more grim news; from Syria and Libya where
Extremism, especially violent extremism, is a scourge on the planet. Those who promote extremist ideologies or sponsor acts of violence in the name of Islam cannot be condoned or supported by anyone
The port of the most charming and enchanting city in Yemen- Aden- is one of the oldest and most ancient ports in the country. Its importance and strategic location contributed to its fame that can be
  Alas! I begin my speech with this word.,it reflects a deep sorrow in my heart. Innocent people were killed without remorse just because they wanted to help us! This is a Crime!! What happened
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