Outside Yemen's rebel-held capital, stalemated war rages on

Feb 4, 2018

Outside Yemen's rebel-held capital, stalemated war rages on

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In the rocky highlands outside of Yemen's rebel-held capital, it quickly becomes clear how the Arab world's poorest country remains mired in a stalemated civil war. Soldiers and militiamen loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government describe having a tantalizing view on a clear day of ...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal freed but corruption probe continues

Jan 28, 2018

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal freed but corruption probe continues

Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who had been held in a luxury hotel since November in a wide-reaching anti-corruption probe that has been shrouded in secrecy and intrigue, was released on Saturday, according to three of his associates. The anti-corruption campaign, however, could still ...

Jan 15, 2018

Japanese and Saudi firms to cooperate on electric cars and animation

Japanese and Saudi companies have exchanged six sets of notes on cooperation in electric vehicles, animator training and other areas during a business forum in the Saudi Arabian capital. The forum, which started Sunday, brought together more than 300 people, including officials from manufacturers Toyota ...

Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit 1 million: ICRC

Dec 21, 2017

Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit 1 million: ICRC

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has hit 1 million, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday, as war has left more than 80 percent of the population short of food, fuel, clean water and access to health care. Yemen, ...