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Yemen's next civil war, if there is one, will be a rerun 20+ years in the making

At Muftah.org, Thanos Petouris writes about one of the aspects of Yemen’s current civil war that has gone underreported, the issue of southern separatism: 908 more words

Furriners

Stranded In Somaliland – Part 1

Yemenis fleeing conflict are taking overcrowded livestock boats across the Gulf of Aden to Somaliland – an unrecognized country. Such is the magnitude of violence in one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Middle East. 1,170 more words

Somaliland

Taiz stands alone: Protesters raise flag of independence from Yemen

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Taiz, YEMEN – The national tricolor of Yemen could not be seen in Taiz on this year’s unity day, and its people did not celebrate. 969 more words

Islamic History

Yemeni government delegation pulls out of Kuwait consultations

May 18, 2016

The Yemeni government delegation on Tuesday has walked out of talks in Kuwait saying rebels insist on power sharing in violation of UN resolutions. 193 more words

Islamic History

Yemeni government delegation pulls out of Kuwait consultations

May 18, 2016

The Yemeni government delegation on Tuesday has walked out of talks in Kuwait saying rebels insist on power sharing in violation of UN resolutions. 193 more words

Atmariar Gulf

Views from Oman

My internship at KAUST has come to an end and I am now back in the States. But instead of heading straight back home to California after my last day of work, I changed the date of my return flight to two weeks after my final day in lab and I wrapped up my second stay in Saudi Arabia with a two week trip around the Middle East.   428 more words

Iran to build military bases near Iraq-Saudi border, claims Lebanese cleric

June 11, 2016

A senior Lebanese Shia cleric has claimed that Iran is planning to build military bases in Iraq near the border with Saudi Arabia, AlKhaleejonline.com reported on Friday. 274 more words

Islamic History