Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Yemen FM: Aden troops were Gulf-trained locals

Special forces troops fighting the Houthi militia in Adenwere Yemenis deployed there two weeks ago after retraining in Gulf Arab countries, not foreign troops,...

Somalia ‘plans to file legal complaint against UAE’ over Somaliland base

Somalia’s internationally-backed government is reportedly planning to file a legal case against the rulers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for setting up a...

Iraq’s Shia militias asked to fight ISIL in Ramadi

Iraq's government has asked Shia-led militias to prepare to deploy and fight in the Anbar province, after the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

UN-brokered Yemen talks to be held in Qatar

UN announced talks after Yemen's foreign minister sought military aid from Saudi-led Gulf Cooperation Council U.N.-brokered talks aimed at resolving the escalating political crisis in Yemen...

Netanyahu cancels West Bank Palestinian bus segregation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the suspension of a controversial measure banning Palestinians from riding the same buses as Jewish settlers when...

Fierce fighting grips Yemen’s Aden as residents flee

Yemen's besieged city of Aden has seen one of its worst days of violence yet, as Houthi fighters clashed with forces loyal to the...

Using Violence and Persuasion, ISIS Makes Political Gains

Days after seizing the Syrian desert city of Palmyra, Islamic State militants blew up the notorious Tadmur Prison there, long used by the Syrian...

Taliban attack kills 18 Afghan soldiers, some beheaded

Taliban fighters swarmed over Afghan army posts in the country's northeast, killing at least 18 soldiers and beheading some in a major attack to...

At least 120 killed as Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemeni residential area

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...