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1 April 2015
Some schools and universities will be closed in Saudi Arabia tomorrow as a major sandstorm hits the kingdom.
The conflict in Yemen is often portrayed by the press as a battle between Sunni and Shia Islam, with the Houthis militia being lumped into Shia Islam. That's incorrect.
As negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 in Switzerland over the nature of the country's nuclear program extend past the March 31 deadline, media coverage continues.
A nationwide power cut and the kidnap and death of a prosecutor in a politically loaded trial. Turkey met April 1 with more sadness than humour.
31 March 2015
27 March 2015
Omani blogger Muawiyah Alrawahi was detained while attempting to enter the United Arab Emirates by car from Oman, according to a statement released by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
26 March 2015
Sudan switched sides from being an Iranian ally, to waging war against the Houthis, Iran's allies in Yemen. Sudan joining the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi fighters, who took control...