According to Al-Jazeera, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of an international coalition to fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, a top official has said. Continue reading UAE says it is ready to send ground troops to Syria
Houthis rebels take charge in Yemen
Houthi rebels on Friday 7th, seized power in Yemen and dissolved the country’s parliament as they announced a series of constitutional decrees drafted by the powerful shiite militia.The rebels, backed by Iran and influential members of the former regime of President Abdullah Saleh, have also set a two-year period in which the transition of power would be complete, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.
One of the decrees mandated the establishment of a transitional national council that would replace Yemen’s parliament. Supporters convening in the capital Sanaa also announced that that the new body would be tasked with electing a presidential council.
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