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Can Oman and Iran's 'Special' Relationship Last?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.28.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

While Oman continues to use its leverage to thwart a military confrontation in the Arabian Gulf, officials in Muscat have accepted that their influence is naturally limited, and they have taken actions to prepare for a scenario in which the Strait of Hormuz is closed.

Yemeni Government Plans to Short-Circuit Broadcast/Online Media: Activists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to Yemeni sources, the government is strong-arming parliament to ram through the legislation to avoid any debate of the matter by journalists' unions, media representatives and civil society groups.

Yemen's North Hit By Bloodiest Fighting In Years

nytimes.com | ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIRUT, Lebanon �" The Yemeni Army fought back a major offensive by rebels in the northern city of Sadah early Sunday morning, killing dozens of ins...