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New al-Qaeda general manager: Will Zawahiri think out of the box?

The death of Nasir al-Wahayshi who led the al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula was a big blow to the outfit. The AQAP which suffered a major set back in the event of his death is now desperately trying to replace him and a hunt is already on. 43 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Tehran Redefines Terrorism

Unbelievable as it may be, there is no universal definition of terrorism. One person’s terrorist is another person’s freedom fighter.

It would seem very simple: The targeted murder of innocent people, as a means of instilling fear, should be regarded as terrorism no matter what the cause or the objective (political, ideological, economic or whatever). 655 more words


Kamaran Island, Yemen

In a perfect world, you’d be able to hop on a plane and see any part of the world you wished. You could travel around Middle Eastern countries—and see their ancient historical sites—the way some people jump around Europe. 290 more words


Amid Warnings of Famine, Yemeni Civilians Trapped Inside Conflict with No End in Sight

‘U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a full investigation after Saudi coalition airstrikes hit a U.N. compound in Yemen. A guard was injured when the office of the U.N. 278 more words

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Yemen carnage: 'Stop arming Saudi Arabian regime,' CAAT tells UK govt
The 10-year and 1,000 lashes sentence for Raif Badawi was upheld by the Supreme Court in the Gulf kingdom's capital, Riyadh, last week. 12 more words

UN declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen

The United Nations on Wednesday declared its highest-level humanitarian emergency in conflict-torn Yemen, where over 80 per cent of the population need assistance. U.N. officials have said the Arab world’s most impoverished country is now a step away from famine. 309 more words


Canada stays mostly mum on Yemen: Observers -Embassy

Canada has expressed support for the Saudi led coalition, but beyond that we have stayed on the side-lines.

“Canada’s relationship with Yemen is minimal. Yemen has an embassy in Ottawa, but Canada is represented by its embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 207 more words