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Regional and International Relations
Why Saudi Arabia and Israel oppose Iran nuclear deal Al Jazeera speaks to four analysts about how the new nuclear agreement between Iran and the United States could impact regional politics.
Reports and Opinions
ANALYSIS: Rising Saudi death penalty targets most vulnerable Linah Alsaafin and Mary Atkinson maintain that migrant workers and poor Saudis are the victims of execution in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia captures Shi`ites suspected of instigating unrest Saudi security forces arrest a man in al-Awamiyah believed to belong to a group blamed for instigating protests.
Police officer killed in security raids on Saudi Arabia`s Eastern Province One police officer was killed and three others injured during clashes between government forces and locals in al-Awamiyah.
Repression in Bahrain
Leading Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab arrested for highlighting prison abuse Bahraini authorities arrest Nabeel Rajab after he spoke out against violence in one of the country’s most notorious prisons.
Crisis in Yemen
Nasser’s Ghost Hovers Over Yemen Jesse Ferris argues that the United States and Saudi Arabia need to “recall the last time Yemen became a pawn in regional power struggles.”
A Call to Resist Saudi (and US) Aggression in Yemen Sheila Carapico maintains that the airstrikes have pit “billionaire royal elites of the Gulf – and their US and Arab League supporters – against the downtrodden people of Yemen."
Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen is Morphing into Major War Paul Rogers says that the Saudi-led war in Yemen has developed into a major war.
Yemen`s shock and awe Seyed Mohammad Marandi argues that the military operation in Yemen is not about Iran’s regional power, but about silencing the aspirations of the Yemeni people.
Yemen: The Houthi Enigma Robert Worth provides a background to the emergence of the Houthis as a major political player in Yemen.
Sectarian power grab tears Yemen apart Frank Gardner sees Yemen’s political conflict through a purely sectarian lens and argues that sectarian divisions in Yemen may tear the country apart.
Air strike on Yemeni refugee camp by Saudi-led coalition kills at least 40 A Saudi airstrike on al-Mazraq in Hajjah kills at least forty refugees.
Witness to air strike on Yemen refugee camp: women and children burned beyond recognition Kareem Shaheen describes the carnage in al-Mazraq refugee camp.
Made in Britain? The Saudi-led attack on a Yemeni refugee camp Giles Fraser argues that Saudi Arabia used weapons it bought from the United Kingdom to bomb the refugee camp in Hajjah.
Dozens killed in Yemen dairy plant blast A news report on an airstrike on a dairy plant in the city of Hodeida.
Warships shell Houthis outside Yemeni city of Aden –witnesses Egyptian warships shell Houthi fighters and troops loyal to the former president outside Aden.
Rebel forces push farther into key Yemeni port city of Aden The Houthis advance on Aden despite the Saudi-led airstrikes.
Yemen crisis: Rebels storm presidential palace in Aden The Houthis storm the presidential palace following heavy clashes.
Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels pushed back in Aden Loyalists of the ousted Yemeni president have pushed back the Houthis in Aden.
Yemen conflict: Houthi rebels make gains in Aden The Houthis advance on Aden again.
Yemeni refugees fleeing conflict arrive in Somalia, UNHCR The first group of Yemenis fleeing the war arrives in Somalia.
Saudi generals use Yemen war to showcase their new swagger Brian Murphy analyzes Saudi Arabia’s new military conceit in Yemen.
Yemen crisis: Where does Saudi offensive go next? Frank Gardner analyzes the Saudi operation in Yemen a week after it started.
Why isn`t America evacuating its citizens in Yemen? Despite the ongoing war, the United States has not evacuated its Yemeni-American citizens in Yemen.
Yemen crisis: China evacuates citizens and foreigners from Aden China decides to evacuate its citizens in Yemen.
Saudi-led coalition stopping Red Cross aid deliveries in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition prevented a Red Cross plane from delivering medical supplies in Sanaa.
The IRC temporarily suspends its programs in Yemen due to escalating violence The International Rescue Committee suspends its program in south Yemen.
Yemen`s children: `When can I go out and play again?` Charlene Anne writes on Yemeni children who are traumatized by the war.
Yemen: `I hope we will not turn into another Syria` A news report on Yemeni attitude toward the Saudil-led operation in Yemen.
Yemen crisis: Red Cross calls for 24-hour ceasefire The Red Cross calls for a ceasefire to bring in medical supplies to areas affected by the war.
Water scarcity in Yemen: the country`s forgotten conflict Frederika Whitehead writes on the problem of water shortage in Yemen.
US man in Yemeni prison smuggles phone call: `I don`t know if I`ll make it out alive` Sharif Mobley, who has been missing in the Yemeni prison system, contacts his lawyer through a smuggled phone.
StuckInYemen.com: website offers help to Yemeni Americans trapped by war A news report on a website that offers help to US-Yemenis who are stuck in Yemen.
Yemeni rebels `ready for talks` if air strikes stop The Houthis say that they are willing to negotiate if the airstrikes come to an end.
Red Cross gets approval from Saudi-led coalition to take aid into Yemen The Red Cross hopes to be able to deliver medical supplies and equipment in Yemen.
Migrants building UAE cultural hub `working in prison conditions` David Batty reports on the working conditions of migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates.
Yemen: At least six civilians burn to death in further airstrikes overnight Amnesty International reports on civilian causalities in Yemen.
Bahrain: Free Rights Activist Held for Tweets Human Rights Watch calls upon Bahraini authorities to release Nabeel Rajab.
Bahrain: Rising Concern Prisoners Human Rights Watch expresses concern over the treatment of prisoners at Jaw Prison in Bahrain.
Oman: The use of judiciary to target prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad The Gulf Center for Human Rights reports on the targeting of Saed Jadad.
السعودية تقترح على شركاء العدوان: إنزال جوي وبحري في عدن
Saudi Arabia suggests that the coalition invade Aden by air and land.
تظاهرات تمنح «أنصار الله» تفويضاً شعبياً للرد
Demonstrators in different cities in Yemen ask the Houthis to respond to Saudi aggression.
مواقع التواصل أداة لحشد الطلاب المندّدين بالعدوان
Jamal Jubran reports on the role of students at Sanaa University in mobilizing against the Saudi operation in Yemen.
العدوان السابع على صعدة: الحرب ليست قدراً
Yihya al-Shami reports on the aggression on Sa’ada, which is the seventh one in ten years.
«عالقون» في ربوع الوطن الواحد
Ibrahim al-Saraji writes on Yemenis who are stuck in the north and south of Yemen.
اليمنيون في مصر: عالقون يا «زعامات الحرب»!
Radwan Adam reports on Yemenis who are trapped in Egypt.
السعودية تمنع وصول مساعدات طبية لليمنيين
Saudi Arabia prevents medical supplies from reaching Yemen.
في الغرب: البعد الاستراتيجي أهم من المدنيين
A news report on how, in the West, strategic gains are more important than civilians in Yemen.
الرياض تبحث عن إنجاز والجزائر عن حل... و«أنصار الله» في باب المندب
Algeria is trying to reach a solution to the crisis in Yemen.
طهران: عدوانكم خطأ استراتيجي
The Iranian deputy foreign minister tells Saudi Arabia that its aggression against Yemen is a strategic mistake.
يوميات العدوان: موت يمني مُعلَن
Jamal Jubran reports on the human toll of the Saudi military operation in Yemen.
السعودية تضيف إلى سجلها اليمني مجزرة جديدة
A news report on Saudi massacres in Hajjah and Yiriam in Yemen.
أهالي صنعاء... صامدون!
Ibrahim Siraji reports on the latest developments in the Saudi aggression in Yemen.
وجهة نظر | حرب سعودية طويلة
Mohammed Mansour argues that Saudi Arabia is finally waging an open war in Yemen.
السعودية تعمل على إلغاء مهمة جمال بن عمر
A news report on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to undermine national dialogue in Yemen.
«الإصلاح» يتلاعب بالأمن الغذائي لليمنيين
A news reports on food and water shortages in Yemen.
تركيا التحقت بـ«الركب» السعودي... والحجة الطائفيــة واهية!
Turkey joins the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen.
العدوان السعودي: فعل مكرر... وخاسر
Ali Jahiz argues that Saudi Arabia is unprecedented in the intensity of its attack on Yemen.
«القاعدة» و«داعش» لآل سعود: أبيدوا لنا الحوثيين!
Nour Ayoub analyzes the position of the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria and al-Qa’ida toward the Houthis.
مستشفيات عدن تستغيث: نحتاج لإمدادات
Hospitals in Aden are in dire need of supplies due to the Saudi bombardment of the region.
مساع مصرية وأردنية لإجلاء رعاياهما من اليمن
Jordan and Egypt evacuate their citizens in Yemen.
مصر و«عاصفة الحزم»: ما الثمن؟
Sami Mubaraki examines Egypt’s decision to join Operation Decisive Storm.
المغرب: إذا نادى آل سعود لبّوا النداء
Imad Istitio writes on Morocco’s support of Saudi Arabia in its war on Yemen.
اليمن: أطوار الاحتجاج الاجتماعي لـ «أنصار الله»
Warid Kassouha analyzes the Houthis’ different phases of social protest.
اليمن على طريق «العرقنة» و«السورنة»
Fadi al-Ahmar argues that Yemen is on its way to “Iraqization” and “Syriazation.”
«القاعدة» يواكب العدوان السعودي... برّاً
Al-Qa’ida in Yemen is advancing on Hadramawt.
اجماع يمني ضد العدوان يخرقه «الإصلاح» و «الناصري»
Ali Jahiz argues that Yemenis who are supporting the Saudi aggression are political parties and military leaders who live abroad.
«أنصار الله»: الرد قادم في الوقت المناسب؟
The Houthis assert that the reply to the Saudi aggression will take place at the right time.
«أنصار الله» ترفع العلم اليمني في عدن: ضربة قاصـمة للعدوان
The Houthis raise the Yemeni flag in Aden despite the ongoing Saudi aggression.
المقاتلون يتوافدون إلى صعدة: الحرب وحّدتنا
Thousands of Yemenis go to Sa’ada to fight Saudi Arabia.
أصوات مصرية تتصاعد في معارضة العدوان
More Egyptian voices against the Saudi war in Yemen are rising.
العدوان السعودي ــ الإسرائيلي الأوّل على اليمن 
Asad AbuKhalil argues that the war in Yemen is the first Saudi-Israeli aggression on the country.
ومناوشات موسكو والرياض
Hani Shadi analyzes the skirmishes between Moscow and Riyadh as far as Yemen is concerned.
Munir al-Khatib argues that Saudi Arabia has failed to give one major reason for the aggression on Yemen.
قوات سعودية "خاصة" في عدن
A Saudi source says that “special” Saudi forces are already in Aden.
مقتل جنديين سعوديين قرب الحدود اليمنية
Two Saudi soldiers are killed in a fire attack near the Saudi-Yemeni borders.
الحوثيون ينسحبون من وسط عدن.. و"القاعدة" تسيطر على المكلا
The Houthis withdraw from the center of Aden while al-Qa’ida controls Makla.
فيديوا وجدي غنيم للسعودية: ما ضربتوش ليه اليهود في غزة قبل الحوثيين؟
Wajdi Ghoneim, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, asks the Saudi regime why it did not bomb Israel during the attack on Gaza last summer, before bombing the Houthis.
أكاديميون ومثقفون عرب يتضامنون مع الشعب اليمني
A news report on Arab academics and intellectuals who expressed solidarity with the Yemeni people
مملكة القهر و«الأخبار»
The Saudi ambassador to Lebanon attacks al-Akhbar newspaper for its “recurring transgression against the kingdom and its symbols.”
حزب الله: التصريحات السعودية اعتداء على كرامة وحرية الصحافة اللبنانية
Hizballah considers the Saudi ambassador’s attack on al-Akhbar an assault on the freedom of expression in Lebanon.
هل تنخرط السعودية في سباق التسلح النووي؟
Saudi Arabia alludes that it may try to acquire nuclear weapons.
السعودية ترحّب بالاتفاق النووي
Saudi Arabia welcomes the nuclear deal between Iran and the United Nations.
أوباما: الخطر الذي يتهدد دول الخليج مصدره سخط الشباب داخل بلادهم
The US president asserts that the real threat to Gulf states is the discounting of the youth in these countries