Sunday, January 25, 2015

Middle East and North Africa Alert- News and views focusing on chaotic situation in Yemen , Updates on battlefronts and politics impacting Iraq / Syria , items of note on Lebanon / Libya / Iran / Turkey / Israel / Saudi Arabia.....


White House Says Yemen Drone Strikes Continue

Thousands of Yemenis Stage Biggest Anti-Houthi Protest in Sanaa

Separatists Seize Police Checkpoints in South Yemen City

Kurdish Forces Fire Into ISIS-Controlled Mosul




Yemen Civil War? Masses Rally in Capital & South Secedes -

seize full control of Air Force head quarter in the capital and ban its commander from entering his office earlier today

Much fear n as houthis tighten their grip on the capital's institutions, ministries and put the cabinet / officials under house arrest

BREAKING: : We continue to prioritize counter-terrorism efforts against al- in

BREAKING: Obama denies that U.S. anti-Al-Qaeda operations in have been halted

BREAKING: rebels attempt to break into the homes of two ministers.

BREAKING: rebels continue to surround minister of judicial affairs’ home in .

BREAKING: parliament meeting postponed again amid crisis: official statement

Reliable confirmation: nearly all Ministers under de facto house arrest.


Deputy Foreign Minister abducted in Beida

Tobruk fuel truckers strike over kidnapped colleagues

Khaled Sharif sacked as deputy Defence Minister in Hassi regime

Iraq / Syria....

UN envoy to head government team in Moscow talks

Officials say bombings kill 8 in 's capital, Baghdad

PM: We are working with general in war against


Asiri: King Salman will maintain Arabia's support for

: Israeli airstrike directly targeted party

Army to reinforce strategic post near Ras Baalbek