What Iran nuclear talks mean for oil prices
Iran hopes to bring an additional 1 million barrels of oil per day back online in the coming months if a deal can be signed, a volume that would crush oil prices.
TERRORISM & SECURITY
Saudi Arabia disputes deadly airstrike on refugee camp in Yemen
A Saudi-led coalition is trying to stop Yemen's major cities falling to Houthi Shiite insurgents after the removal of President Hadi, who has fled into exile. Rivalry with Shiite Iran lies behind the military intervention.
Why White House cannot afford to ignore Yemen civil war
A protracted war that leaves Yemen a failed state would not just pose a threat to the neighbors, including Saudi Arabia, but also to the US.
Yemeni ports blockaded while coalition airstrikes target Houthi rebels
The airstrikes have targeted at least nine of Yemen's 21 provinces and have prevented the Houthis from reaching Aden, the former capital of the once-independent south.
Shaken by Yemen, Lebanon works to keep its balance
Iran and Saudi Arabia, the regional powers facing off in Yemen, also support the two main political factions in Lebanon. So far, the rival blocs remain committed to dialogue.
'Kill Chain' holds up the drone and looks at it from every angle
Andrew Cockburn considers the booming industry of drone warfare – assault waged with the push of a button.
Saudi airstrikes will continue until Yemeni president may return
On Sunday Saudi Arabia announced airstrikes again the Shiite Houthi militia would continue until Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is able to rule.
How big a threat are the world's jihadi groups?
Sophisticated and lethal, growing in number, Islamic State and other extremist groups won't become a global force. Here's why.
THE MONITOR'S VIEW
The frontline in liberating child soldiers
The international war in Yemen comes after a surge in the recruitment of children by armed groups and the military. An end to the conflict must focus on renewing the UN's efforts to protect Yemen's teenagers from being pressed into battle.
Amid Saudi airstrikes on Yemen, diplomats evacuated by Saudi navy
On Saturday, a Saudi-led military operation targeted a base where Iranian-backed Houthi fighters had set up long-range missiles. A Yemen official said Iranians had provided the missile equipment.
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