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.....


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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












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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.



Libya.....






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










Lebanon....







Asiri: King Salman will maintain Arabia's support for





: Israeli airstrike directly targeted party






Army to reinforce strategic post near Ras Baalbek