Around Middle East & North Africa [01.23.15]

Saudi Arabia

“Leader Promoted Stability”


Saudi Arabia’s Royal Family

Saudi Arabia’s Royal Family











“Yemen’s president and cabinet resigned on Thursday.

The resignations come a day after the Houthi militia and President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi signed a deal that would see the minority group withdraw from government and military infrastructure in exchange for greater political power.

The Houthis represent the country’s Zaidi sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam.”


Iran Nuclear Deal

“The European Union’s second-highest court struck down sanctions on a leading Iranian bank and a string of Iranian shipping companies.”