Yemen

Saudi-Turkish reconciliation is a cause for concern in Iran

Saudi-Turkish reconciliation is a cause for concern in Iran

Following a year of intense diplomatic efforts to normalise relations and turn over a new leaf, relations between Turkey and Saudi Arabia seem to have warmed following the two-day visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Riyadh on …

Saudi Arabia reconciles with Lebanon

Saudi Arabia reconciles with Lebanon

The Saudi-Lebanese crisis came to a head in the fall of 2021, after a Lebanese official was revealed to have harshly criticized Saudi Arabia’s campaign in Yemen

Russian and Saudi top diplomats discuss Ukraine and Yemen

Russian and Saudi top diplomats discuss Ukraine and Yemen

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov informed his Saudi counterpart, Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, about Russia’ special operation in Ukraine and peace talks with Kiev, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday. …

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

Soaring energy and food prices triggered by the crisis in Ukraine could exacerbate existing food security concerns in the Middle East and Africa

Iran, UAE forge cooperation

Iran, UAE forge cooperation

Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cozying up to each other at a time when Abu Dhabi is taking its normalization with Israel to a new level has sent political pundits in the region into a tizzy

Five UN employees kidnapped in Yemen

Five UN employees kidnapped in Yemen

Five employees of the United Nations (UN) have been kidnapped in Yemen. The relevant information was confirmed by the official representative of the world organization Stéphane Dujarric. "We are aware of this case, but for …

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

The winds of normalisation are blowing across the Middle East bringing calm to the Gulf and to ties between Turkey and Egypt. The latest rapprochement appears to be between Turkiye and Saudi Arabia,  …

Saudi-led coalition hits Yemen

Saudi-led coalition hits Yemen

Today the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it struck a Houthi rebel camp in the capital Sanaa, since they launched more than 400 ballistic missiles towards Saudi Arabia, …

Iranian envoy repatriated from Yemen dies of COVID-19

Iranian envoy repatriated from Yemen dies of COVID-19

Iran's envoy to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement has died of COVID-19 after being repatriated last week, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, blaming unnamed countries for his delayed transfer from the Yemeni capital Sanaa. …

Iranian envoy to Yemen heads home for COVID-19 treatment

Iranian envoy to Yemen heads home for COVID-19 treatment

 The Iranian envoy to Yemen is being taken home for COVID-19 treatment, Iranian news network Press TV reported on Sunday. Quoting Iranian Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh as saying, the TV report said …

Washington backs $650m missile sale to Riyadh

Washington backs $650m missile sale to Riyadh

The US Senate rejected a resolution on Tuesday that would have prohibited the proposed sale of advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, missile launchers and other weapons and support to Saudi Arabia

Expo 2020 shows states as they want to present themselves

Expo 2020 shows states as they want to present themselves

Spend a few hours wandering the manicured walkways of the Expo 2020 grounds and the world -- or at least this sanitized version in the Dubai desert -- feels at peace and in harmony. But, for many nations, it's all a façade, …

Yemen separatists declare emergency amid protests in south

Yemen separatists declare emergency amid protests in south

Yemen’s southern separatists on Wednesday resorted to emergency measures in a bid to put down growing protests over dire living conditions in areas under their control, The Washington Post reports.  Aydarous al-Zubaidi, the …