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Book Review: Houthis in Yemen, a new old story
Al Ahram

Book Review: Houthis in Yemen, a new old story

Al-Houthyyeen…Masirit Al-Shiaa Al-Zeidiyya fil-Yemen (The Houthis…The March of the Zaidi Shias in Yemen) by Judge Al-Dimerdash Al-Aqaali, Sama Publishing, Cairo, 2015. 192 pages. It may be astonishing to some that religious sources for the ... Al Ahram, 2 weeks ago
Before the War Harpers Magazine, 1 week ago
Defeatist discourse of the Houthis Qatar Peninsula, 2 weeks ago

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Two-thirds of world's Shias live in Iran, Pakistan, India and Iraq

What are the main branches of Islam? There are two main branches of Islam -Sunni and Shia. Estimates put Sunnis at about 85 to 90% of the Muslim population with Shias constituting the majority of the remaining 10-15%. Both the sects have coexisted ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Against binaries: a conversation with Mohsin Hamid

Why do Pakistani fiction writers avoid writing about faith-based violence and its devastating consequences, asks Abbas Zaidi. Screenwriter Ami Boghani, film director Mira Nair and author Mohsin Hamid at the Reluctant Fundamentalist screening, at ...
 Noodls1 month ago
New Statesman

In civil war Yemen, the first priority is simple: getting food

Clasping a ration ticket, Adnan Bahakim, aged 13, pushes a trolley through a supermarket with the help of his 12-year-old cousin. A staff member guides them to the dark, empty corner that was once the vegetable section. I can't remember when ...
 New Statesman6 hours ago

A former Mossad officer tells (almost) all

Feature Israel dropped arms to Yemeni rebels, shared intel with Turkey and Iran and sent Rabin to Morocco in a wig In the mid-1960s, Lieutenant Yossi Alpher, then a junior Military Intelligence officer, was instructed to go at night to an ...
 i24news1 day ago The officer who saw behind the top-secret curtain  Ynet News2 weeks ago
Human Rights Watch

Targeting Saada

Language English Summary On March 26, 2015, a nine-member coalition of states led by Saudi Arabia began an air campaign in Yemen against the forces of Ansar Allah commonly known as the Houthis. In the preceding months, the Houthis, a Zaidi Shia ...
 Human Rights Watch3 days ago

Iraqi Voices Are Screaming From Far Away Iraqis were attempting the nonviolent overthrow of their dictator prior to his violent overthrow by the United States in 2003. When U.S. troops began to ease up on their liberating and democracy-spreading in 2008, and during the ...
 Counter Currents5 days ago

OSINT Summary: Islamic State attack in Yemen's Sanaa underlines continued sectarian division

A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) detonated behind a military hospital in the Shaoub district of Yemen's capital Sanaa on 29 June. International media, citing unnamed security sources, confirmed that 28 people were killed and that ...
 Jane's6 days ago

The Road to Sanaa

With access to previously secret Yemeni defence ministry documents and testimony, Al Jazeera World investigates how the way was paved for the Houthis to take the city of Amran on their progress towards the capital Sanaa. It asks whether the ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago

The Road to Sanaa

A story of political skulduggery in Yemen and the high cost to the presidency of alleged collusion with the Houthis. With access to previously secret Yemeni defence ministry documents and testimony, Al Jazeera World investigates how the way was ...
 Al Jazeera1 week ago
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