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The Arab Quartet’s political boycott of Qatar has dealt an economic blow to the Gulf state that will only worsen

Ethiopia’s young Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that he wants to focus on resolving problems. So far, he has stuck to his word

The tide is rising against South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar to concede to the next peace offer on the table

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is determined to drive the Houthis from Hodeida, a key stepping stone to Sanaa. The Houthis, meanwhile, appear equally determined to fight

As the end on the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia nears, the government has released a group of political activists and initiated a cabinet reshuffle

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have chosen a new and hawkish leader, refocusing attention on their intentions

Major changes are afoot in Saudi Arabia’s entertainment industry as a result of pressure from the country’s educated middles class

With the 29th Arab League Summit in Saudi Arabia this week, the Palestinian issue has returned to the top of the agenda among Arab nations

The appointment of Abiy Ahmed Ali as Ethiopia’s new prime minister is a watershed for Ethiopia and possibly also for the wider region

What at first seemed like a significant visit by Rex Tillerson to Africa turned out to be low on outcomes, compounded by Tillerson’s replacement as US secretary of state

The sudden departure of Hailemariam Desalegn has thrown Ethiopia into a time of uncertainty, one complicated by the country’s difficult international relations

This week’s anniversary of the 2011 uprising in Yemen followed important clashes in the southern port city of Aden

Will the recent US ban on weaponry and military services to South Sudan pave the way to end the civil war

After the release of Saudi Prince Al-Walid bin Talal from custody this week, the second phase of the country’s anti-corruption campaign will begin

Gripped by a deep economic crisis, Khartoum appears to be using its international relations to curry favours

Shifting alliances in the Horn of Africa have some analysts worried about a potential open conflict ahead

Economic woes are pushing the Sudanese to the street in protest, while the government is acting to clamp down on media criticism

Efforts continue on getting humanitarian aid to those in need in Yemen. But so far neither Yemeni factions nor Riyadh appear ready to act

The assassination of Ali Abdullah Saleh in Yemen capped a year steeped in violence, malnutrition, disease and political and military stalemate.

Saudi Arabia hasn’t been faring well on the international front despite promising changes within the kingdom.

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