Monthly Archives: April 2015

#Iran Warned #Houthis Against Yemen Takeover

WASHINGTON — Iranian representatives discouraged Houthi rebels from taking the Yemeni capital of Sanaa last year, according to American officials familiar with intelligence around the insurgent takeover. The seizure of the capital in September came as a surprise to the … Continue reading

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#AbuDhabi Crown Prince discusses regional stability with #Obama – Al Arabiya News

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses regional stability with Obama – Al Arabiya News.

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Sale of #U.S. Arms Fuels the Wars of Arab States – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — To wage war in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is using F-15 fighter jets bought from Boeing. Pilots from the United Arab Emirates are flying Lockheed Martin’s F-16 to bomb both Yemen and Syria. Soon, the Emirates are expected to … Continue reading

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#Belgian delegation expresses support for #Assad – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

While field and military developments unfold in Syria, Western activity in the country is ongoing. Heavy battles continue in different areas, which entered its fifth year of a multiple-battlefront civil war in March. Western visitors are flocking to Damascus in … Continue reading

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The not so ‘moderate’ #Syrian rebels: New Details on 2012 Kidnapping of NBC News Team in Syria – NBC News.com

  via New Details on 2012 Kidnapping of NBC News Team in Syria – NBC News.com.

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