Tag: Yemen

If Erdogan Meets MBS at The G20, it Will Result in a Formal Changing of The Guard in The Region

While Saudi Arabia has admitted that Turkish officials were accurate in accusing Riyadh of orchestrating and carrying out the brutal murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and while Turkey has said that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the “highest levels” of the Saudi state, Turkey has explicitly ruled out any […]

Does Nikki Haley Know What the Word ‘Blockade’ Means?

Russia has vetoed a western backed UN Security Resolution seeking to condemn Iran over downright bizarre allegations that it has supplied Yemen’s Ansar Allah (Houthi) Movement with modern missile systems. Forgetting the fact that no one has presented any meaningful evidence regarding the claims, as Russia’s UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said at […]

Daesh Bombing of Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council Has Wide Ranging Geopolitical Implications

Hours ago, two car bombs exploded in Aden, near the headquarters of Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council. Early reports indicate that there have been multiple civilian fatalities. Daesh has just issued a claim of responsibility through its propaganda networks. Beyond being ‘just another tragedy’ in a country that has had far […]

Southern Transitional Council Leader Al-Zubaidi Visits Saudi Arabia and UAE As Hadi Is Reduced To Yemen’s Figurehead

This month has seen the consolidation of power in the de-facto “South Yemen” capital of Aden, by the Southern Transitional Council (STC), a party which seeks to restore the statehood of South Yemen based on its pre-1990 borders. Street clashes in Aden by the STC aligned Southern Resistance Movement’s fighters, […]