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    1. January 25, 2015

      US struggles to keep up drone strikes as chaos engulfs Yemen

      The US is pushing to maintain a military campaign in Yemen against al-Qaeda militants despite the political chaos that has...

    2. January 24, 2015

      Thousands of Yemenis stage anti-Houthi protest in Sana'a

      SANA'A, Jan 24 — Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstration yet against the Houthi...

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    1. January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015: Spectre of Isis haunts Middle East debate

      There was something symbolic about the warmth of the reception afforded to Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the president...

    2. January 22, 2015

      Yemen’s president quits triggering fresh political chaos

      Yemen’s president resigned on Thursday, plunging the impoverished Arab country further into chaos after rebels who control...

    3. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2015

      Getting rid of fuel subsidies

      There are very few things on which economists overwhelmingly agree: free trade and apple pie are about it. But almost all of...

    4. January 21, 2015

      Q&A: Who are Yemen’s Houthis?

      Houthi militiamen guarding the residence of Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Wednesday have reached an agreement...

    5. January 20, 2015

      Rebels attack home of Yemeni president

      Yemen’s government was in jeopardy on Tuesday as rebels attacked the residence of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi,...

    6. January 19, 2015

      Houthi rebels and Yemeni soldiers clash in Sana’a

      The Yemeni capital has been plunged into its worst violence since Houthi rebels took control of Sana'a in September as their...

    7. January 18, 2015

      Mideast turmoil biggest threat to Europe since cold war, warns ex-spy chief

      Turmoil and terrorism in the Middle East are as grave a security threat to Europe as that posed by the Soviet Union during...

    8. January 17, 2015

      Yemen official abducted amid wrangling over constitution

      SANA'A — Yemen’s Houthi movement pulled out of a meeting with the country’s other main political and regional factions on a...

    9. January 12, 2015

      Extremist attacks not just in France but in Nigeria and Yemen too

      For the past six days the west’s attention has been transfixed by the murderous attacks in Paris that left 17 people —...

    10. January 10, 2015

      TV stations release recordings of conversations with killers

      The voices sound calm, but the effect is chilling. One of the remarkable aspects of the French terrorist crisis this week is...

    11. January 10, 2015

      Police hunt fourth suspect linked to Charlie Hebdo attacks

      Hostage crisis grips France Police are hunting for a fourth suspect linked to the Charlie Hebdo murders as thousands of...

    12. January 9, 2015

      Abu Hamza sentenced to life in prison

      Radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri was sentenced to life in prison on Friday in connection to the 1998 kidnapping of western...

    13. January 9, 2015

      Charlie Hebdo attack marks new ‘hybrid’ terror model

      For western security chiefs, one thing is already clear from the brutal slaying of 12 journalists and police in Paris this...

    14. January 7, 2015

      Charlie Hebdo: The questions left by Paris terror attack

      With 12 dead and two gunmen still on the loose in France, many questions remain about the brutal armed assault on the...

    15. January 7, 2015

      Car bomb rocks capital of Yemen

      A massive car bomb in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, left 37 dead and 66 wounded, in another sign that a growing sectarian...

    16. January 2, 2015

      More than 100,000 killed in one of Middle East’s bloodiest years

      They were killed in barrel bomb explosions while sitting in their homes, hit by stray gunfire, pummeled by million-dollar...

    17. The A-List

      December 10, 2014

      Isis' reputation exceeds its reach

      In recent weeks, every major terrorist assault around the world has brought with it questions about the possible involvement...

    18. December 6, 2014

      Hostages killed in Yemen rescue attempt

      An American journalist and a South African teacher who were being held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed during an...

    19. December 6, 2014

      Hostages killed in Yemen rescue attempt

      SANA'A, Dec 6 — A US journalist and a South African teacher held by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed during a rescue...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      December 3, 2014

      Sanaa attack

      Yemeni police gather at the damaged residence of the Iranian ambassador after a massive car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, on...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      November 24, 2014

      Yemen graduate ceremony

      Khaled Abdullah/Reuters A child sits among school students at an annual ceremony organised by Yemen’s Education Ministry in...

    22. November 23, 2014

      Tunisians vote in first free presidential election

      Tunisians voted on Sunday in their country’s first free presidential election, the culmination of a turbulent democratic...

    23. November 16, 2014

      UAE blacklists 83 groups as terrorists

      The United Arab Emirates has blacklisted 83 organisations as terrorists, broadening the authorities’ ability to target...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      November 10, 2014

      Demolishing democracy in Sana'a

      Khaled Abdullah/Reuters Women walk past huts that have been destroyed by fire on Taghyeer Square in Sana’a, Yemen....

    25. FT Photo Diary

      November 7, 2014

      Yemeni presidential support

      Yahya Arhab/EPA A Yemeni woman wears buttons depicting Yemen’s ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh during a gathering to protest...

    26. November 6, 2014

      Yemen tensions rise as ruling party threatens to oust president

      Yemen’s transition to democracy is under threat after the country’s ruling party threatened to oust President Abd Rabbu...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      October 23, 2014

      Yemen motorbike ban demo

      Yahya Arhab/EPA Motorcyclists take part in a protest against the Yemeni Government’s decision to begin enforcing a...

    28. October 23, 2014

      Houthi expansion threatens Yemen’s strategic Bab al-Mandab strait

      Houthi militants are expanding their presence into western Yemen around a vital maritime corridor that controls access to...

    29. October 12, 2014

      Drone strikes on Isis loom large in allies’ strategy

      Hundreds of air strikes have dominated the opening of the US-led battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or...

    30. October 8, 2014

      Yemen peace deal nears collapse after Mubarak rejected as PM

      A two-week-old peace deal aimed at ending the fighting in Yemen’s capital was on the brink of collapse on Wednesday, as the...

    31. October 8, 2014

      Cash rolls in as Arab region shrugs off bad news

      At the end of September, the Middle East’s largest property developer completed its sale of a portion of its retail...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      September 26, 2014

      Burying comrades

      Khaled Abdullah/Reuters Shi’ite Houthi rebels bury comrades, who were killed in recent fighting against government forces,...

    33. September 22, 2014

      Houthi rebels consolidate control of Yemen capital

      Militias from the Shia Houthi movement consolidated their control of the Yemeni capital on Monday, just a day after signing...

    34. September 21, 2014

      Rebel Shias set to take role in Yemen government

      Quiet fell over Sana’a for the first time in four days on Sunday night after a day in which the Houthis, a rebel Shia...

    35. September 19, 2014

      Houthi militants clash with army in Yemen capital of Sana’a

      Fighters from a militant Shia movement in Yemen pushed into the capital Sana’a on Friday, reportedly launching rockets at...

    36. September 11, 2014

      Doubts raised over US use of Somalia strategy in Isis campaign

      Somalia once represented a foreign policy humiliation for the US. So many Somalis were surprised that the US campaign...

    37. August 19, 2014

      Houthi Shia rebels threaten Yemen’s transition to democracy

      An offensive by a militant Shia movement in Yemen that has taken its fighters to within 50km of the capital has reignited...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      August 18, 2014

      Anti-government protest held in Yemen

      Khaled Abdullah/Reuters A follower of the Shia Muslim Houthi group attends an anti-government gathering in Arhab, north of...

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