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Comment: Accused of corruption during his rule and devastation after it, Saleh was Yemen's strongman who many loved to hate, writes Omar Mashjari.

The Saudi monarch has approved a list of economic measures put forward by his son Mohammed bin Salman, designed to boost the private sector, with emphasis on technology and housing.

Top ally of slain Yemen ex-president flees capital: sources

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Top ally of slain Yemen ex-president flees capital: sources

The deputy head of Yemen's rebel administration has fled a crackdown by Houthi insurgents in Sanaa following the killing of his ally, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, sources said Wednesday.

After <em>Saleh</em>, the outlook in Yemen remains bleak

Barak Barfi

After Saleh, the outlook in Yemen remains bleak

Comment: If Yemen is to set itself on its feet again, its leader must address long-festering issues they have conveniently skirted in favour of ...

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Clashes between Yemen's warring factions have recently intensified, leaving civilians at greater risk from the country's ongoing conflict, which ...

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Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cinemas

Cinemas will be licensed in Saudi Arabia from 2018, as the kingdom witnesses the latest reforms designed to appeal to the country's growing youth.

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Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebel 'training camp'

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a suspected Yemen rebel training camp northwest of the capital on Sunday killed at least 26 Houthi fighters, ...

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UN says Yemen's Houthi missiles have 'common origin'

Missiles fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia have a 'common origin' says the UN, but refused to confirm Riyadh's claims they ...

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Yemen rebels 'bury Saleh in closed funeral'

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed by his former rebel allies this week, was buried at his home village ...

Yemen rebels 'disrupt internet nationwide'

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Yemen rebels 'disrupt internet nationwide'

Yemen's Houthi rebels have been disrupting internet access nationwide as they consolidate their grip of the capital.

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Saudi coalition airstrikes 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed more than 23 civilians in the country's north on Friday, Yemeni officials said, as the kingdom intensifies ...

Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

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Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

Marking four years since the abduction of the four human rights activists in Syria, Amnesty International launches a campaign calling for ...

Yemen government recaptures Red Sea town from rebels

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Yemen government recaptures Red Sea town from rebels

Southern separatist fighters, backed by government forces and the Saudi-led coalition, allegedly took part in the offensive against the rebels, ...

Iran denies US accusation of 'destabilising the region'

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Iran denies US accusation of 'destabilising the region'

Tehran slammed comments by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who said Iran is carrying out “destabilising actions” by supporting groups across ...

Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate <em>Saleh</em> killing video?

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Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate Saleh killing video?

Yemeni government officials and loyalists to the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh believe the scenario surrounding his death was ...

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Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as US raises concerns

Saudi-coalition fighter jets carried out dozens of airstrikes in Yemen, as US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the humanitarian situation is likely to worsen after the death of Saleh.

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Houthi rebels seize pro-Saleh channel, hold journalists hostage

Employees of a GPC-affiliated television channel in Yemen are allegedly being held hostage by Houthi rebels in the capital, Reporters Without ...

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UN calls on all sides in Yemen to 'de-escalate'

The UN has called on all sides in Yemen to "de-escalate" and return to talks as the conflict there took an ominous turn with the killing of ...

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Yemen's Houthi rebels call for dialogue with Saudi-led coalition

Yemen's Houthi rebels have called for peace talks with a Saudi-led coalition, a day after killing their former ally ex-President Ali Abdullah ...

Houthis rally in Sanaa after killing Yemen's <em>Saleh</em>

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Houthis rally in Sanaa after killing Yemen's Saleh

Thousands of Houthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels consolidated their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing former ally ...

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Kuwait ends troubled two-day GCC summit on first day

Kuwait’s emir has ended a two-day Gulf summit only hours into first day, showing turmoil in bloc amid Qatar crisis.

Son of slain Yemeni former President <em>Saleh</em> vows revenge

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Son of slain Yemeni former President Saleh vows revenge

Yemen's former president Saleh's son has vowed revenge on the Houthi rebels who killed his father after he broke a three year alliance and ...

What war in Yemen looks like after <em>Saleh</em>

A Yemeni journalist

What war in Yemen looks like after Saleh

While Yemen's Houthi rebels feel jubilant to have killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, the long-term consequences will be grave ...

Saleh's death, checkmate

Afrah Nasser

Saleh's death, checkmate

Comment: Saleh's death causes us to revisit the injustices that led Yemenis to rise up in 2011, writes Afrah Nasser.

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