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Pakistan to play role in Yemen conflict to maintain peace: Khaqan (The Balochistan Times (Pakistan))

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Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said Pakistan was committed to play its due role in Yemen conflict to maintain peace. Talking to a private news channel, he said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were enjoying good brotherly relations, adding that Saudi Arabia is also helping in strengthening the national economy. To
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We should stay away from Yemen (The Express Tribune (Pakistan))

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Today, the Middle East is divided it is in turmoil and is engulfed in multiple conflicts. Long before the Arab spring, the fault lines of the state formation process had become visible. The glue of Arab nationalism that tied many diverse tribal, religious and sectarian communities together had become dry, empty of promise and a
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No Evacuation Plan For Americans Stranded In Yemen (International Business Times)

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Tires were used to create roadblocks in the southern Yemen city of Aden, where Houthi-aligned forces fought in the streets on Friday, March 27, 2015.Saleh Al-Obeidi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The exodus of foreign diplomats and citizens from war-torn Yemen has surged in recent days amid Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Iranian-backed Houthi militias, who have taken
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Mark Crowell Named Vice President of KAUST Innovation and Economic Development (PR Newswire)

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THUWAL, Saudi Arabia, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Mark Crowell has been named the vice president of Innovation and Economic Development at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). As of July 1, 2015, his responsibilities will include the development, management and commercialization of our intellectual property portfolio, the creation and support of new
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Yemen rebels advance on key city amid Arab coalition airstrikes (dpa German Press Agency)

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Sana’a (dpa) – Yemen’s Houthi rebels were advancing on the southern city of Aden on Monday despite airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition amid fears that the conflict is taking its toll on civilians. Houthi insurgents were positioned about 30 kilometres east of Aden, stronghold of embattled President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi, Saudi-owned broadcaster Al Arabiya
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Riyadh sets itself up as region's policeman (The Independent)

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The Arab League’s declaration of the establishment of a joint Arab military force comes hot on the heels of the escalation of the Yemen conflict, but both Yemen and the league’s declaration are about more than stabilisation. They are also about restoring Saudi influence in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia used to be a major
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Prices of Bonny Light, Others Edge Higher (allAfrica.com)

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The price of Nigeria’s Bonny Light and other Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) basket of 12 crudes stood at $54.55 a barrel yesterday, compared with $50.83 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The new OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente
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