Posts Tagged “rebels”

Saudi Arabia’s Reach in Yemen: Fighting for Regional Dominance

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Saudi Arabia’s Reach in Yemen: Fighting for Regional Dominance

By James M. Dorsey The war by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies against Houthi rebels in Yemen has become a debilitating sectarian conflict that has reduced large parts of the impoverished country to rubble and potentially destabilising the region. The kingdom has framed its approach in stark sectarian terms that has sparked intolerance towards…

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Through guns Saudi Arabia and Iran “negotiate” in Yemen

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Through guns Saudi Arabia and Iran “negotiate” in Yemen

Yemen reflects growing war between Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries, and Iran, and between Sunni and Shi’ite Muslim sects. But divided Arab World can’t keep ISIS in check By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz East Meredith, NY — Saudi Arabia has responded to the coup in Yemen as nothing but another instance of Iran’s “hegemony” in the Arab world,…

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The Voice of Salah e-Eddine Haunts Kobani

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The Voice of Salah e-Eddine Haunts Kobani

The Voice of Salah e-Eddine Haunts Kobani By Abdennour Toumi (Suruç, Turkey) After more than two weeks’ resistance, ISO militants have taken over neighboring villages southwest of Kobani (Aïn-el-Arab) forcing an exodus of northern Syria’s ethnic Kurdish population across the border to the southern city of Suruç in Şanliurfa province. As a result the Turkish military has…

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