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Houthi Shell Kills Five In Saudi Border Town

Five people have been killed by a shell that struck a border town in Saudi Arabia, fired by Houthi fighters in neighbouring Yemen. 275 more words


Saudi-led coalition denies Aden ground operation

The Saudi-led coalition has not started any major ground operation in the Yemeni port of Aden, coalition spokesman Ahmed al-Asiri said on Sunday, denying previous reports from Yemeni sources that… 229 more words


UPDATE: Contact Made With Crew of Ship Detained by Iran: Sailors on Maersk Tigris in Good Condition but Confined to Cabins

DUBAI— Asa Fitch reports: The manager of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship Iran seized in the Persian Gulf said its crew members were in good condition, but were confined by guards to their cabins and the ship’s mess area. 522 more words

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Iran Detains US Cargo Ship In Gulf

Iran has detained a US cargo ship in the Gulf and directed it to an Iranian port, according to reports by Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television. 68 more words


Libya Rocket Strike Kills Philippines National

A rocket strike in western Libya has killed a Filipino national, and injured a further eight people, local officials have said. 291 more words


Libya, ISIS and the Unaffordable Luxury of Hindsight

By AHMAD BARQAWI | CounterPunch | March 9, 2015

Who are you?” the late Muammar Gaddafi once rhetorically asked in a famous speech of his towards the end of his reign; (rightly) questioning the legitimacy of those seeking to over-throw his government at the time, calling them extremists, foreign agents, rats and drug-addicts.

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More Purim turnabouts: Arab reactions to Netanyahu's speech

Purim has begun tonight here in Israel (Purim post coming up later), and in a similar manner to the upside-down “Venahafoch Hu” character of the day, reactions to Netanyahu’s speech to Congress were precisely the opposite of what one would expect. 542 more words

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