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What is really going on in Yemen? An expert point of view (PART TWO)

A Middle East expert says that the possible rise to power of Shiites in Yemen is not a cause for concern for reactionary Arab states; rather, they do not want to see a democracy in their backyard.
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What is really going on in Yemen? An expert point of view (PART ONE)

A Middle East expert says that the possible rise to power of Shiites in Yemen is not a cause for concern for reactionary Arab states; rather, they do not want to see a democracy in their backyard.
Iran-Turkey

Iran and Turkey; from regional rivalry to cultural impacts

Mehmet Seyitdanlioglu, a history professor, has examined relations between Ottoman and Safavid Empires.
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There won’t be a thaw in Tehran-Riyadh ties under King Salman: Expert

Zanganeh says King Salman is unlikely to seek to ease tensions with Iran given the presence of security-minded people in his royal court.
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Top cleric describes protection of public property as duty of Iraqi army

Ayatollah Sistani has described protection of public rights and property as the moral and religious duty of the Iraqi army and volunteer forces fighting IS.
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How will it be after King Abdullah? (PART 2)

Following the Saudi King’s demise some Iranian analysts look at the direction Iran-Saudi ties will take after Abdullah and different factors which may come into play.
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Why did the US House speaker invite Israeli PM to Washington?

An invitation by the Republican speaker of the House to the Israeli prime minister to address a joint session of Congress without consulting the White House is a token of appreciation by Republicans to Israel.
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How will it be after King Abdullah? (PART 1)

Following the Saudi King’s demise some Iranian analysts look at the direction Iran-Saudi ties will take after Abdullah and different factors which may come into play.
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Iran’s top MP to visit Turkey to attend an Islamic parliamentary meeting

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is to visit Turkey on January 20 to deliver a speech at the 10th meeting of the Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union (IIPU).
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King Abdullah is likely to pass away within three days: Saudi hospital officials

A Saudi Twitter user who has proved reliable in the past says Saudi King Abdullah is likely to pass away within three days.