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NAME THAT COUNTRY Episode 46

It’s an oryx! You can see one or many, along with gazelles and other creatures that inhabit the Arabian Desert. Luxury desert resorts offer nature treks into the dunes to view wildlife. 30 more words

Yemen says Iran to blame for any incident sparked by cargo ship

May 13, 2015

Reuters

Yemen warned on Wednesday that if Iran did not allow a cargo ship bound for the Arabian peninsula with a military escort to be searched then it “bears complete responsibility for any incident that arises from their attempt to enter Yemeni waters.” 878 more words

Maybe this ceasefire will actually be a ceasefire

After floating the possibility of a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen yesterday, today Saudi Arabia gave that ceasefire a firm start time: 11 PM local time next Tuesday, May 12. 368 more words

Furriners

French president visits Qatar, deepening ties to Gulf

May 04, 2015

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — French President Francois Hollande, seeking to strengthen political and business ties with the energy-rich Gulf states, arrived in Qatar on Monday at the start of a two-nation trip that will include a visit to neighboring Saudi Arabia. 466 more words

Atmariar Gulf

French president visits Qatar, deepening ties to Gulf

May 04, 2015

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — French President Francois Hollande, seeking to strengthen political and business ties with the energy-rich Gulf states, arrived in Qatar on Monday at the start of a two-nation trip that will include a visit to neighboring Saudi Arabia. 466 more words

Islamic History

Al-Qaeda: Nasr Ibn Ali al-Ansi, Senior AQAP Leader, Killed In US Drone Strike

CNN — A senior commander in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, according to an online video statement from an AQAP spokesman. 76 more words

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