Supporters of Shiite Zaidi rebels hold up a portrait of the movements leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi and a large version of their national flag during a demonstration demanding for the government to resign on August 29, 2014, in the capital Sanaa. 1,585 more words
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Gulf Arab foreign ministers have failed to resolve a diplomatic rift that is undermining their ability collectively to influence Middle East events.
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al-Sabah, whose country has tried to mediate in the dispute, said Saturday’s meeting in Saudi Arabia had led to limited progress and did not announce any concrete step to end the rift after the meeting. 280 more words
The apparent airstrike against targets in Tripoli, Libya, last week by the air force of the United Arab Emirates, in conjunction with Egypt, must go down as one of the most intriguing developments in the modern history of the Arab Gulf states. 54 more words