SOURCE: New York Times
Four years into a civil war, thousands of antiquities have been taken from Yemen’s museums.
by Jeremy Kuzmarov
It's because imperial ambitions are once again driving large countries to decide the fate of small ones.
SOURCE: Facebook page of Christopher A. Tuttle
Baraqish in Yemen had been restored by the Italians. Now it's in ruin.
SOURCE: The Economist
The roster of antiquities damaged in the war in Yemen runs long.
by Jesse Ferris
In 1962 Egypt invaded Yemen and Saudi Arabia intervened. Is history repeating itself?
SOURCE: Daniel Pipes Blog
by Daniel Pipes
The Middle East witnessed something radically new two days ago, when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia responded to a plea by Yemen's president and led a 10-country coalition to intervene in the air and on the ground in the country.
by Juan Cole
The threat to world trade in the Suez Canal has been ignored by the mainstream media in the US.
by Tom Engelhardt
Satellite image (from Bing) of what could be the two-year-old U.S. drone base in Saudi Arabia.Originally posted on TomDispatch.com
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