Yemen’s Houthis claim to have captured Saudi troops

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Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement has claimed to have captured thousands of "enemy troops," including Saudi army officers and soldiers and hundreds of armoured vehicles. The...

My journey into Sa’da, the heart of the Houthi movement

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As the devastating war in Yemen enters its fourth year, journalist Yousef Mawry recalls his eye-opening journey into the heart of Houthi territory. In 2012...

YouTube deletes thousands of Anwar al-Awlaki videos in “extremism” clampdown

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YouTube has removed nearly 50,000 videos featuring controversial American preacher, Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen in 2011. Tens...

Yemenis protest after US drone strike kills 17 in wedding convoy

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Angry relatives of Yemeni civilians killed in a drone strike, which Sanaa insists hit Al-Qaeda chiefs, escalated their protest over the weekend, blocking a...

US Yemen drones strengthening Al Qaeda

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As Arab and Western capitals follow developments in Egypt after the ouster of elected president Mohammed Morsi, south of the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen is...

Kenyans infuriated over Britain’s banning of khat

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Despite their majority Muslim population, Somalis and Arabs provide the largest market for khat in the world, writes Mohammed Kahiye from Nairobi. My friend Hussein...