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‘There can be only homegrown political solution to Yemen Houthi crisis’
A solution to the Yemeni conflict can’t be produced outside the country and the Saudi-led international intervention which violates the sovereignty of Yemen will only worsen the situation, political analyst Ibrahim Alloush told RT.

27.03.2015 11:55

5 facts you need to know about Yemen and its conflicts
One of the poorest and most violent countries in the Middle East, Yemen is also an area of strategic importance for regional players – and some of the world’s most dangerous terror groups. RT explains the underlying reasons behind the nation's conflicts.

26.03.2015 14:17

Anti-Shia victim blaming & its roots in Iranophobia
Since ISIS exploded onto the world stage last year, a common meme to have gained traction is that had Iraq's Sunni Arabs been given a bit more power, there would’ve been no ISIS. This is a dangerous fallacy that ignores some uncomfortable realities.

26.03.2015 11:19

Libya, Syria, Yemen: Sectarian conflict threatens entire Middle East
A coalition of 10 Sunni Arab states is on a military offensive against Shiite Houthi militants in Yemen, recently proclaimed by America’s president as a brilliant example of war on terror, but now catapulting the Middle East into the inferno of battle.

26.03.2015 06:41

Oil surges 6% after Saudi launches military airstrikes in Yemen
Brent and WTI added more than 4 percent after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched a military operation in Yemen against Shiite Houthi rebels. Saudi Arabia is the biggest oil supplier in the region, and southern Yemen is home to many LNG hubs.

26.03.2015 08:19

Saudi Arabia bombs Yemen, launches coalition op against Houthi rebels
Saudi Arabian forces, joined by nine other countries, have launched a military operation in Yemen against Shiite Houthi rebels, the Saudi ambassador to the US said. The offensive, which started with airstrikes, will also involve “other military assets.”

25.03.2015 23:40

‘No Arab, GCC country has time or capacity to save situation in Yemen’
Yemeni President Hadi had repeatedly asked Gulf Cooperation countries to send aerial support to help his forces, but now that Houthi forces are moving towards Aden the time has passed, Baraa Shiban, Reprieve's Yemen Project coordinator, told RT.

25.03.2015 15:04

Video of Hassidic Jews dancing in Jordanian airport goes viral, stirs controversy
A video showing young Jews wearing skull caps dancing in a lounge of Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport, has gone viral, with Arabic internet users attacking it as “provocative” and Jordanian MPs calling for government action.

25.03.2015 12:19

Saudi Arabia moves heavy arms to border with chaos-stricken Yemen
Saudi Arabia is deploying a significant task force to the border with neighboring Yemen, where Houthi Shiite rebels allegedly forced the president to leave the country. President Hadi has been asking the UN to approve the use of foreign forces in Yemen.

25.03.2015 05:41

Can’t touch this: Muslim students sue Dutch medical university over physical exam
Two Muslim students have filed a case against Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam after a request for an exemption from the physical examination requirement was turned down. The curriculum requires a cross-sex physical exam by course mates.

24.03.2015 19:58

2 siblings among group of British medics in ISIS-held Syria
Two among a group of British medical students, who have travelled to Islamic State-held territory to provide aid, are brother and sister, it is believed.

23.03.2015 14:19

​Banned Al-Muhajiroun group responsible for 50% UK terror plots – reports
Half of the terror attacks carried out or plotted in Britain involve members of the banned extremist network Al-Muhajiroun, which has been linked to the 7/7 London bombings and the Lee Rigby murder, a new report reveals.

23.03.2015 09:27