Zawya.com - Yemen Editor's Pick http://www.zawya.com/editors-pick/rss/yemen/ en-us Copyright 2014 Zawya Ltd. All rights reserved. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT 44 Zawya.com | Middle East Business News and Company Directory 144 76 http://www.zawya.com//editors-pick/rss/yemen/ http://www.zawya.com/images/newsletter_zawya_logo.gif Yemen's new player http://www.zawya.com/story/Yemens_new_player-ZAWYA20141125134501/ The sudden fall of Sanaa has changed the balance of forces in Yemen. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:10:01 GMT Le Monde Diplomatique ZAWYA20141125134501 Open What next for oil prices? http://www.zawya.com/story/What_next_for_oil_prices-ZAWYA20141124111742/ Mena Fund Manager looks at what comes next for crude. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:24:27 GMT MENA Fund Manager ZAWYA20141124111742 Open Yemen's Youth Coalition wants independent south http://www.zawya.com/story/Yemens_Youth_Coalition_wants_independent_south-ZAWYA20141123145317/ The Youth Coalition grew out of the pro-secessionist Southern Movement. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:11:02 GMT Yemen Times ZAWYA20141123145317 Open Can Islamic tourism save Yemen? http://www.zawya.com/story/Can_Islamic_tourism_save_Yemen-ZAWYA20141123145754/ Yemen is well-placed to tap into Islamic tourism, a Tourism Ministry official said. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:08:50 GMT Yemen Times ZAWYA20141123145754 Open Mideast needs pan-Arab bank to spur development-ESCWA http://www.zawya.com/story/Mideast_needs_panArab_bank_to_spur_developmentESCWA-ZAWYA20141120114649/ Greater regional economic integration is needed to fill financing gaps. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:10:02 GMT Zawya ZAWYA20141120114649 Open On the brink http://www.zawya.com/story/On_the_brink-ZAWYA20141121194539/ Yemen's Houthi rebels have formed an unlikely marriage with their old enemy and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. How long will this marriage last? Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:18:57 GMT The Gulf ZAWYA20141121194539 Open Hunger worsens strife in Yemen http://www.zawya.com/story/Hunger_worsens_strife_in_Yemen-TR20141120nL6N0T93KTX2/ More than half the population of Yemen suffers from food insecurity, 48% of the children suffer from malnutrition. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:17:07 GMT Reuters TR20141120nL6N0T93KTX2 Open Reviving Mideast private equity market draws international interest http://www.zawya.com/story/Reviving_Mideast_private_equity_market_draws_international_interest-TR20141118nL5N0SL0L7X2/ The Middle East's private equity market is trying to put its Wild West days behind it. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:22:59 GMT Reuters TR20141118nL5N0SL0L7X2 Subscription Iran uses China bank to transfer funds to Quds-linked companies - report http://www.zawya.com/story/Iran_uses_China_bank_to_transfer_funds_to_Qudslinked_companies__report-ZAWYA20141118052330/ The transfers help fund international operations of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' elite Quds Force. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:28:10 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20141118052330 Open Lebanon's politics paralysed by regional conflict http://www.zawya.com/story/Lebanons_politics_paralysed_by_regional_conflict-TR20141113nL6N0SX2SGX2/ Attempts to isolate Lebanon from regional chaos has led to a near shutdown of political life. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:51:52 GMT Reuters TR20141113nL6N0SX2SGX2 Open SPECIAL REPORT-The fighters of Iraq who answer to Iran http://www.zawya.com/story/SPECIAL_REPORTThe_fighters_of_Iraq_who_answer_to_Iran-TR20141112nL3N0T15KEX2/ The militias, and the men who run them, are key to Iran's power and influence inside neighbouring Iraq. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:16:19 GMT Reuters TR20141112nL3N0T15KEX2 Open U.S. weighs sanctions on Libyan factions to halt proxy war http://www.zawya.com/story/US_weighs_sanctions_on_Libyan_factions_to_halt_proxy_war-ZAWYA20141109061105/ The U.S. is considering imposing sanctions on Libya's combative factions to prevent full-blown civil war. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 06:14:30 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20141109061105 Open Houthi expansion puts Yemen on edge of civil war http://www.zawya.com/story/Houthi_expansion_puts_Yemen_on_edge_of_civil_war-TR20141108nL6N0SS02VX2/ An advance into Yemen's Sunni Muslim heartland by Shi'ite Houthi fighters has galvanised support for al Qaeda among some Sunnis, deepening the religious hue of the country's many conflicts, with potential consequences well beyond its borders. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 09:32:33 GMT Reuters TR20141108nL6N0SS02VX2 Open Uncurbed sectarianism prompted village attack say Saudi Shi'ites http://www.zawya.com/story/Uncurbed_sectarianism_prompted_village_attack_say_Saudi_Shiites-TR20141106nL6N0SW33ZX2/ Saudi Arabia's Shi'a minority feels increasingly vulnerable in a country where anger is rising among the majority sect at the plight of Sunnis in other countries. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:43:36 GMT Reuters TR20141106nL6N0SW33ZX2 Open Palestinian anger boils in the heart of East Jerusalem http://www.zawya.com/story/Palestinian_anger_boils_in_the_heart_of_East_Jerusalem-TR20141106nL6N0SV5FFX2/ Palestinians say anger in their community now probably exceeds that of 2000, when the second Palestinian uprising began. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:12:34 GMT Reuters TR20141106nL6N0SV5FFX2 Open Qatar pares support for Islamists but careful to preserve ties http://www.zawya.com/story/Qatar_pares_support_for_Islamists_but_careful_to_preserve_ties-TR20141102nL5N0SR0S2X2/ The breadth and resilience of Qatar's links to Islamist groups fuels suspicions in many other Gulf states. Sun, 02 Nov 2014 09:16:00 GMT Reuters TR20141102nL5N0SR0S2X2 Open Iraqi tribal leaders' pleas for help ignored before massacre http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraqi_tribal_leaders_pleas_for_help_ignored_before_massacre-ZAWYA20141101063601/ The shooting of members of the Albu Nimr tribe by Islamic State fighters in the Iraqi city of Hit appears to be their worst mass killing yet of fellow Sunnis. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:41:17 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20141101063601 Open Iraq's Abadi struggles to gain Sunni tribal support http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraqs_Abadi_struggles_to_gain_Sunni_tribal_support-TR20141029nL4N0SO5S2X2/ Sunni Muslims regard Iraq's prime minister with scepticism as he has yet to deliver on promises to support Anbar province. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:18:39 GMT Reuters TR20141029nL4N0SO5S2X2 Subscription In France, kebabs get wrapped up in identity politics http://www.zawya.com/story/In_France_kebabs_get_wrapped_up_in_identity_politics-TR20141028nL6N0SI4KBX2/ France's hard right has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof of cultural "Islamisation". Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:35:14 GMT Reuters TR20141028nL6N0SI4KBX2 Open Assad's warnings start to ring true in Turkey http://www.zawya.com/story/Assads_warnings_start_to_ring_true_in_Turkey-TR20141027nL5N0SL06MX2/ Turkey's foreign policy is in ruins. Its once shining image as a Muslim democracy and regional power is badly tarnished. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:33:54 GMT Reuters TR20141027nL5N0SL06MX2 Open War without end: 12 years of US drone strikes in Yemen http://www.zawya.com/story/War_without_end_12_years_of_US_drone_strikes_in_Yemen-ZAWYA20141026111245/ Without American boots on the ground, Washington can maintain this drone war in Yemen while facing few questions from the public at home. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:38:38 GMT Yemen Times ZAWYA20141026111245 Open Mideast urban population to swell by 2030 http://www.zawya.com/story/Mideast_urban_population_to_swell_by_2030-ZAWYA20141026052808/ Recent study underscores a growing migration of people to cities, but can Arab governments rise to the urban challenge? Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:35:35 GMT Zawya ZAWYA20141026052808 Open Tunisia election tests transition from autocracy to democracy http://www.zawya.com/story/Tunisia_election_tests_transition_from_autocracy_to_democracy-TR20141022nL6N0SF4KWX2/ Tunisian political adversaries have reconciled with the past, approved a new constitution and worked out compromises between once bitter rivals. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:47:53 GMT Reuters TR20141022nL6N0SF4KWX2 Open Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again http://www.zawya.com/story/Consumed_by_Islamic_State_Iraqs_Anbar_province_a_key_battleground_again-TR20141021nL6N0SF4NPX2/ Islamic State fighters have encircled Iraq's western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:09:07 GMT Reuters TR20141021nL6N0SF4NPX2 Open Yemen on the brink as rebels oust the old guard http://www.zawya.com/story/Yemen_on_the_brink_as_rebels_oust_the_old_guard-TR20141014nL6N0S70FLX2/ The Houthi rebels who stunned the Arab world with the sudden seizure of Yemen's capital will have to strive to cement their power in the face of well-armed rivals, a test of strength that could tip the unstable country deeper into turmoil. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:05:57 GMT Reuters TR20141014nL6N0S70FLX2 Open Yemen World Food Programme: Its mission, activities and future plans http://www.zawya.com/story/Yemen_World_Food_Programme_Its_mission_activities_and_future_plans-ZAWYA20141013063950/ Yemen continues to host a large scale humanitarian crisis, with more than half the population in need of some form of humanitarian assistance. According to a report by the UN, "Yemen is the seventh most food insecure country in the world and a staggering 10.6 million people go to bed hungry every day." Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:02:42 GMT Yemen Times ZAWYA20141013063950 Open Families torn apart as Western girls join Islamist cause http://www.zawya.com/story/Families_torn_apart_as_Western_girls_join_Islamist_cause-ZAWYA20141012065338/ Dozens of European girls are lured by Islamist groups in Syria with promises of humanitarian work. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 06:56:05 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20141012065338 Subscription Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran http://www.zawya.com/story/Saudi_Arabia_fears_Yemeni_tumult_may_boost_its_main_foe_Iran-TR20141002nL6N0RX13AX2/ The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:23:23 GMT Reuters TR20141002nL6N0RX13AX2 Open Turkey, frustrated with West, clings to fading vision for the Middle East http://www.zawya.com/story/Turkey_frustrated_with_West_clings_to_fading_vision_for_the_Middle_East-TR20141001nL6N0RV3VQX2/ Turkey's bet on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's rapid demise and its outspoken support for Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi appear to have been miscalculations, hobbling its ambition. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:12:31 GMT Reuters TR20141001nL6N0RV3VQX2 Open Amid jihadi gains, priceless Iraqi artefacts hit black market http://www.zawya.com/story/Amid_jihadi_gains_priceless_Iraqi_artefacts_hit_black_market-TR20140930nL6N0RU38CX2/ Ancient Iraqi artefacts are appearing on the black market as Islamic State militants use intermediaries to sell priceless treasures to finance their activities after sweeping through the north of the country. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:51:11 GMT Reuters TR20140930nL6N0RU38CX2 Open Strong dollar, rising volatility mark Q3 markets. Same again in Q4? http://www.zawya.com/story/Strong_dollar_rising_volatility_mark_Q3_markets_Same_again_in_Q4-TR20140930nL6N0RU169X2/ The biggest scramble for dollars and sharpest rise in currency volatility for years were the hallmarks of financial markets in the third quarter. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:12:36 GMT Reuters TR20140930nL6N0RU169X2 Subscription ANALYSIS-Obama forges anti-ISIL coalition, but will it hang together? http://www.zawya.com/story/ANALYSISObama_forges_antiISIL_coalition_but_will_it_hang_together-ZAWYA20140924034949/ It remains to be seen whether the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State can hang together for a mission which is bound to encounter difficulties - as well as both military and civilian casualties. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 04:00:19 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20140924034949 Subscription U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight http://www.zawya.com/story/US_military_struggles_to_preserve_options_in_Islamic_State_fight-TR20140921nL1N0RK22HX2/ As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region's web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:55:29 GMT Reuters TR20140921nL1N0RK22HX2 Open Cheaper oil no big threat to Gulf economies, a boon for North Africa http://www.zawya.com/story/Cheaper_oil_no_big_threat_to_Gulf_economies_a_boon_for_North_Africa-TR20140918nL6N0RH2S2X2/ Falling oil prices may prove the best medicine for economies in the Arab world, rebalancing growth towards countries struggling to recover from the Arab Spring uprisings without doing major damage to the oil exporters of the Gulf. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:49:24 GMT Reuters TR20140918nL6N0RH2S2X2 Open U.S. banks on strong Iraq coalition, but allies are hesitant http://www.zawya.com/story/US_banks_on_strong_Iraq_coalition_but_allies_are_hesitant-TR20140913nL5N0RD4IRX2/ The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an international coalition to fight Islamic State, but with Western and Middle Eastern allies hesitant, it risks finding itself out on a limb. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:11:42 GMT Reuters TR20140913nL5N0RD4IRX2 Open Islamic State's financial independence poses quandary for its foes http://www.zawya.com/story/Islamic_States_financial_independence_poses_quandary_for_its_foes-TR20140911nL5N0R807CX2/ Islamic State has formalised a system of internal financing that includes an Islamic form of taxation, looting and most significantly, oil sales, to run their 'state' effectively. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:15:54 GMT Reuters TR20140911nL5N0R807CX2 Open Last Syrian vineyard keeps wine flowing despite war http://www.zawya.com/story/Last_Syrian_vineyard_keeps_wine_flowing_despite_war-TR20140910nL5N0R54WTX2/ Amid the war in Syria, one hillside vineyard still produces wines that are served in the Michelin-starred restaurants of London and Paris. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:48:27 GMT Reuters TR20140910nL5N0R54WTX2 Open Obama shifts on Syrian rebels, but is it too late? http://www.zawya.com/story/Obama_shifts_on_Syrian_rebels_but_is_it_too_late-TR20140910nL1N0RA1CRX2/ Struggling Syrian rebels that President Barack Obama once derided, now form a key pillar of the U.S. leader's strategy to beat back militant group Islamic State. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:41:09 GMT Reuters TR20140910nL1N0RA1CRX2 Open Saudi Arabia's clerics condemn IS but preach intolerance http://www.zawya.com/story/Saudi_Arabias_clerics_condemn_IS_but_preach_intolerance-TR20140910nL5N0RA19NX2/ While Saudi Arabia's official Wahhabi school of Sunni Islam attacks Islamists as heretical and "deviant", many of its most senior and popular clergy preach a doctrine that encourages intolerance. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:03:42 GMT Reuters TR20140910nL5N0RA19NX2 Open The right weights for mortgage risks http://www.zawya.com/story/The_right_weights_for_mortgage_risks-ZAWYA20140909145455/ Ever since hunter-gatherers started to build their own dwellings some 14,000 years ago, homeownership has been a mark of high social and economic status. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:59:53 GMT Project Syndicate ZAWYA20140909145455 Open Violence at home costs USD8tn a year, worse than war - study http://www.zawya.com/story/Violence_at_home_costs_USD8tn_a_year_worse_than_war__study-TR20140909nL5N0R944GX2/ Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and costs the world economy more than USD 8 trillion a year, experts said. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:50:42 GMT Reuters TR20140909nL5N0R944GX2 Open After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in South Asia http://www.zawya.com/story/After_Syria_and_Iraq_Islamic_State_makes_inroads_in_South_Asia-TR20140907nL3N0R633LX2/ Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 04:46:12 GMT Reuters TR20140907nL3N0R633LX2 Open Path to jihad: from upscale Cairo to Islamic State beheadings http://www.zawya.com/story/Path_to_jihad_from_upscale_Cairo_to_Islamic_State_beheadings-TR20140903nL3N0R42F4X2/ An Egyptian who left his upscale Cairo neighbourhood to fight with the Islamic State wants to return home and hoist the militant group's black flag in Egypt. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 04:37:24 GMT Reuters TR20140903nL3N0R42F4X2 Open End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace http://www.zawya.com/story/End_of_Gaza_war_doesnt_translate_into_peace-ZAWYA20140902125135/ Israel and the Palestinians seem to have little appetite or incentive for a return to U.S.-sponsored peace and statehood talks . Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:53:47 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20140902125135 Open