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  • Oil hits 2015 peak; gold prices fall - Business Recorder (press release) (blog)
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:02:07 GMT

    Oil hits 2015 peak; gold prices fall
    Business Recorder (press release) (blog)
    OIL: Brent prices on Friday hit a four-month peak of $65.80 per barrel, the highest level since December 10, as Saudi-led coalition warplanes again hit Yemen. "Saudi Arabia's renewed bombing campaign in Yemen sent crude oil higher, with Brent rising to ...

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    Coalition airstrikes resume over Aden amid fierce street battles - The Seattle Times (registration)
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:54:49 GMT

    Coalition airstrikes resume over Aden amid fierce street battles
    The Seattle Times (registration)
    SANAA, Yemen — Street battles raged Saturday in the Yemeni port city of Aden as the capital, Sanaa, was bombarded for the first time since Saudi Arabia declared an easing of its air offensive four days earlier. The Saudi-led coalition's air war, now entering ...

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    Clashes rage in Yemen as calls for peace talks grow - GlobalPost (blog)
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:53:24 GMT

    Clashes rage in Yemen as calls for peace talks grow
    GlobalPost (blog)
    Sources said on Saturday that clashes had left at least 90 people dead in towns in the south of the impoverished country, strategically located next to oil-rich Saudi Arabia and key shipping routes. Former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, who still holds sway ...

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    Key should not trade with nations that behead - Greens - Voxy
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:58:44 GMT

    Key should not trade with nations that behead - Greens
    Voxy
    John Key should not be considering a trade deal with a country like Saudi Arabia where women are not allowed out without male supervision, let alone drive cars, said the Green Party. John Key today starts his tour of the Gulf States including Saudi Arabia, ...

    More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550 - Grand Forks Herald
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:58:11 GMT

    Grand Forks Herald

    More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550
    Grand Forks Herald
    Saudi Arabia says it is winding down its month-old bombing operation against the Iran-allied Houthis and forces loyal to Yemen's former president. But Riyadh pounded targets with at least 20 airstrikes across Yemen on Thursday and 10 more on Friday.

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    Yemen crisis: A war for the survival of the Saudi monarchy - Ynetnews
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:48:10 GMT

    Ynetnews

    Yemen crisis: A war for the survival of the Saudi monarchy
    Ynetnews
    Saudi Arabia is one of the most important states in the world. It is the largest world oil supplier—providing the global market with ten million barrels of oil daily. Through this supply the Saudi regime can set the price of oil and affect growth or recession in the ...

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    U.N. chief appoints a Mauritanian diplomat as new Yemen envoy - Ya Libnan
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:38:08 GMT

    Ya Libnan

    U.N. chief appoints a Mauritanian diplomat as new Yemen envoy
    Ya Libnan
    In recent months Benomar's peace plan unraveled, culminating in an ongoing Saudi-led bombing campaign against the Houthis. Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that it would end air strikes against, but it resumed operations on Wednesday.

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    Aden hit by coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles - Ya Libnan
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:38:08 GMT

    Ya Libnan

    Aden hit by coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles
    Ya Libnan
    Saudi Arabia had announced on Tuesday that it was entering a new phase in its campaign against the Houthis, who captured Yemen's capital last year. The air campaign is aimed at rolling back the rebels and restoring Hadi, a close U.S. ally who fled to Saudi ...

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    UN chief appoints new Yemen special envoy - TBO.com
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:31:17 GMT

    UN chief appoints new Yemen special envoy
    TBO.com
    More than a thousand people have been killed in recent weeks after Iran-backed Shiite rebels swept through the country and a Saudi-led Sunni coalition began airstrikes to drive them back. The Western-backed president fled the country as the Houthi rebels ...

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    Iran summons Saudi diplomat over obstruction of aid to Yemen - Payvand
    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:24:48 GMT

    Iran summons Saudi diplomat over obstruction of aid to Yemen
    Payvand
    Saudi Arabia started its military aggression against Yemen on March 26 - without a UN mandate - in a bid to restore power to the fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, who is a close ally of Riyadh. According to reports, nearly 1,000 people have ...

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