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Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani pounded Iran as Tehran conceded backing Houthis

Yemen

On Wednesday, Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani pounded Iran for backing the Houthis after Tehran conceded it supports the militia. The Yemeni authority approached the global community to compel the Iranian regime to end all types of help it gives to the Houthi militia and also utilize it as an …

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Al Houthis attack Hodeida amid UN peace push

Al Houthi attack

Saudi-led forces have launched airstrikes north of the Yemen port city of Hodeidah, claiming they were targeting Houthi rebels’ capacity to mount remote-controlled assaults on shipping in the Red Sea. The Houthi rebels, battling Saudi support for the UN-recognised Yemen government for the past five years, claimed the airstrikes on …

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An immediate crisis with Iran

Donald Trump

President Trump sought to lower tensions with Iran extending an olive branch to “start all over” with nuclear talks and even thanking Tehran for its “wise” decision not to shoot down a U.S. military plane and personnel onboard. Trump’s refusal to move forward with a military strike for the downing …

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UN envoy for Yemen has to find a peaceful path amidst Yemen’s security crisis and attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Martin Griffiths

United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, was to gather momentum towards completion of the war. Instead, he ends up in the center of a regional political power conflict that could bring about a more extensive Middle Eastern clash including the United States, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Griffiths was …

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Lobbyist: Qatar is financing $30 million to US educational institutions to gain ‘ambiguous influence’

Qatar Foundation International

Qatar is pouring millions of dollars into top scholarly establishments in the UK and the US, since the start of 2012 to June this year, as per the Financial Times investigation of the US training division’s Foreign Gifts and Contracts Report. US state-funded schools are anxious to extend their Arabic …

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Egypt sees no “actual interest” from Qatar’s end in rectifying the crisis

Egypt

Egypt’s Foreign Minister SamehShukryremarked that Qatar hasn’t exhibited even little “actual interest” in rectifying its crisis with Arab quartet going on for over 2 years now. Qatar’s alleged support to terrorism had triggered tensions that led to Saudi Arabia along with the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt cutting off all diplomatic …

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