Yemen’s Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh Has Been Killed in Sanaa

Yemen’s Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh Has Been Killed in Sanaa

CNN and Independent have just announced the death of Yemeni former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The radio station of Yemen’s Houthi-run Interior Ministry said on Monday that the militia’s former war ally turned adversary had been killed as fighting racked the capital Sanaa.     Unverified footage circulated by Yemeni social media users appeared to show […]

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

The Problematic Resignation Of The Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

The Problematic Resignation Of The Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

By Reem Tolba

  On Saturday, Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon, resigned from his post. Hariri had served as prime minister since December 2016, he previously  also served as Lebanon’s PM from November 2009 till early 2011, when the Hezbollah cabinet members resigned. His resignation tipped over his alliance with his Iranian Lebanese ally, Hezbollah and induced […]

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Britain just sent an official apology to express their regret to Saudi Arabia. Why, you say? That weird incident that took place last Thursday. Major General Ahmed Al-Asseri, the spokesman of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, was in a visit to London with Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. While entering an office in […]