Day: March 25, 2015

At Least 17 Civilians Killed By Saudi Airstrikes In Yemen (International Business Times)

March 25, 2015

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel Al-Jubeir announces Saudi Arabia has carried out air strikes in Yemen against the Houthi militias who have seized control of the nation, during a news conference in Washington on March 25, 2015. Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies launched a military operation involving air strikes in Yemen […]

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Saudi Arabia Launches Strikes Against Houthi Rebels In Yemen (International Business Times)

March 25, 2015

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel Al-Jubeir announces Saudi Arabia has carried out air strikes in Yemen against the Houthi militias who have seized control of the nation, during a news conference in Washington on March 25, 2015. Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies launched a military operation involving air strikes in Yemen […]

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Statement by Saudi Ambassador Al-Jubeir on Military Operations in Yemen (PR Newswire)

March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir hosted a press conference at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia and issued the following statement: ” Saudi Arabia has launched military operations in Yemen, as part of a coalition of over ten countries in response to […]

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Amid Spreading Chaos In Yemen, Iran Is Winning (International Business Times)

March 25, 2015

Militants loyal to Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi patrol in the southern port city of Aden on Monday, March 23, 2015. Reuters/Nabeel Quaiti After years of Saudi Arabia pulling Yemen’s strings, Iran is now ascendant in an impoverished country rife with political chaos, economic failure and the rise of extremist groups. As violence around […]

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$93,000 Bounty For Yemeni President as His Whereabouts Remain Unknown (Newsweek)

March 25, 2015

Anti-Houthi protesters march during a demonstration to show support to Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the central city of Ibb February 28, 2015. Essam al-Kamaly/REUTERS Shiite Houthi rebels announced a bounty of $93,000 (20m Yemeni riyals) for the capture of Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi on Wednesday as they moved closer to the […]

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Reports: Yemen's Houthis advance towards Aden (Al Jazeera)

March 25, 2015

Senior officials dispute claims that President Hadi has fled and his military leaders are under arrest in southern city. Reports from Yemen say President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his top military commander are on the run while other military leaders, including the defence minister, are under arrest after Shia Houthi fighters entered the southern city […]

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UN Votes To Extend Staff Benefits To Same-Sex Couples (International Business Times)

March 25, 2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivers opening remarks, during the Symposium of the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations, at the United Nations University in Tokyo, March 16, 2015. Reuters/Toru Hanai The United Nations voted on Tuesday to extend staff benefits to all same-sex couples it employed, thwarting an opposing movement led by Russia. The U.N. […]

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UN votes to extend staff benefits to same-sex couples (Central Asian News Services)

March 25, 2015

UN votes to extend staff benefits to same-sex couples ishkek (AKIpress) – The United Nations voted on Tuesday to extend staff benefits to all same-sex couples it employed. The UN General Assembly budget committee voted 80 to 43 in favor of the proposal, International Business Times reports.There were 37 abstentions and 33 non-votes. Saudi Arabia, […]

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