World  /  Published 06.09.20

Famine lurks in coronavirus ruin

The first famines of the coronavirus era could soon hit four chronically food-deprived conflict areas — Yemen, South Sudan, northeast Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo — the top...
By Rick Gladstone in New York

World  /  Published 01.09.20

2 Saudi Arabia royals face probe

Saudi Arabia’s top military commander in its yearslong war in Yemen and his prince son have been removed from their posts along with other officials as part of an anti-corruption investigation, ...
By PTI in Dubai

World  /  Published 14.12.18

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

 In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signalled new scepticism fr...
By The Telegraph in Washington

World  /  Published 17.09.19

Trump shifts tone, plays down conflict threat

President Trump said on Monday that Iran appeared to have been responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he also said he would “like to avoid” a military conflict wit...
By Richard Pérez-Peña, David D. Kirkpatrick and Michael Crowley/ New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 07.03.20

MBS detains senior members of family

In a fresh episode of Saudi palace intrigue, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has detained three members of the royal family, including a brother of the king and a former crown prince who had been pot...
By David D. Kirkpatrick and Ben Hubbard/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 16.05.19

Saudi-led coalition hits Sanaa targets

The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Sa...
By Reuters in Sanaa

World  /  Published 31.08.18

US Navy seizes 1,000 smuggled rifles off war-torn Yemen

The US military said early on Friday that it has seized over 1,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles being smuggled by small ships in the Gulf of Aden amid the ongoing war in nearby Yemen.The seizure by the ...
By AP in Dubai

Business  /  Published 22.09.19

Security wake-up call for oil

The drone attack on Saudi oil facilities has put India’s energy firms on high alert. The petroleum ministry has asked them to carry out security audit and plug any loopholes to prevent similar incid...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.19

Trump is the grown-up in the house this time

The secretary of state of the United States of America, Mike Pompeo, dismissed the Houthi claim that the Yemeni rebel group had carried out the strike on two Saudi Arabian oil processing facilities. T...
By Gwynne Dyer in

World  /  Published 15.09.19

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field on Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplie...
By AP in Dubai


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