I wanted the Yemen that you live in, to be different from the one I lived in. I wanted your education to be a different education and your life to be a different life. I wanted a position in life for you as a woman, better than it is at the moment.
Military operations resulted in an economic recession and deepened local infighting. Saudi Arabia has also lost soldiers in battle and faces increased retaliatory attacks. To avoid further bloodshed, it would be wise for Saudi Arabia to consider using diplomacy rather than facing the Houthis head-on.
The Economist recently highlighted the contrast between post-revolt Asian societies and Middle Eastern and North African societies in the woes of a pro-longed, messy and bloody transition that is pockmarked by revolt and counter-revolt, sectarianism, the redrawing of post-colonial borders, and the rise of retrograde groups as revolutionary forces.
UNITED NATIONS, April 16 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called for an immediate halt to the fighting
It was not clear when Mauritanian diplomat Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed could take over the post. The U.N. diplomatic source
BEIRUT -- With the Iranian involvement against ISIS in the assault on Tikrit, and the Saudi invasion of Yemen to stem the tide of Iranian influence, we have entered a new Middle Eastern war.
Riyadh's rival Iran denounced the assault on the Houthi militia group, which it backs, and made clear the kingdom's deployment
"The security of Yemen and of the GCC countries is an indivisible whole," it added. He also accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar
The Houthis' spread from the north to Yemen's well-armed tribal regions in the east and south has led locals to make common
CAIRO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The United Nations' special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, has warned that the country is on the
The United Arab Emirates has embarked on an all-out effort to broaden its regional influence and achieve global acceptance of its autocratic definition of terrorism that encompasses all non-violent, legitimate expressions of political Islam.
The conditions include a "fair" and inclusive partnership with Ansarallah, the political wing of the Houthi movement, and
Participants were invited to take part as well, whether installing anti-sectarian artworks or sparking a dialogue on Yemen's
National dialogue will mean little if Yemen's transition government fails to serve justice for the hundreds of protesters and bystanders killed and thousands wounded during the country's uprising. The Friday of Dignity killings, still unpunished, illustrate why.
Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi offered a salient endorsement of the Obama administration's use of drone strikes in his country, stating, "They have zero margin of error, if you know exactly what you're aiming at."
I was home when I heard what sounded like gunshots; in a couple of minutes I got the first news about the US Embassy in Yemen
The film was blamed for an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador
International attention should not only be focused on al Qaeda and its affiliates -- the need to hold human rights violators to account and a deepening humanitarian crisis should also be high on their agenda.
From the launch of Apple's new iPad to violent protests in the Middle East, thousands of stories have unfolded around the
The Shi'ite Houthis have regained some of the momentum they lost when Saudi Arabia sent troops to the porous 1,460 km (910