Leila Fadel

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Self-Declared Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Saudi Mosque Attack

Friday, May 22, 2015

A suicide bomber killed several people in a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia Friday, raising fears of anti-Shiite violence there.


Saudi Shiites Fear A Backlash Over War In Yemen

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Saudi Arabia's Shiite Muslim minority rose up four years ago to demand equal rights. Now it's even more marginalized, as the Sunni government wages war against Shiite fighters in neighboring Yemen.


Saudi King Salman Reshuffles Line Of Succession

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Saudi Arabia's King Salman shook up the monarchy on Wednesday. According to a royal decree, the king's nephew takes over as crown prince, and the king's young son becomes deputy crown prince.


Saudi Arabian Monarch Announces Changes To Kingdom's Line Of Succession

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Saudi Arabia's new monarch announced a major overhaul in the kingdom's line of succession Wednesday.


Al-Qaida In Yemen Expands During Saudi Bombing Campaign

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shortly after Saudi Arabia announced the end of the air campaign, airstrikes resumed in several parts of Yemen. On the ground, factions continue to battle as the Houthis push for more territory.


Saudi Strikes In Yemen Wrap Up; Operation Renewal Of Hope Begins

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Saudi Arabia says the air campaign against Houthi rebels is ending, but the conflict may be far from over. Militiamen in the south said they will keep fighting until they rid the area of Houthis.


Saudi Arabia Says It Is Ending Airstrikes In Yemen

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Saudi Arabia announced a major down-scaling of its airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen Tuesday, which occurred for nearly four weeks.


Saudi Airstrikes Raise Doubts Abroad, Spark Patriotic Fervor At Home

Monday, April 20, 2015

Much of the world is skeptical about the wisdom of the bombing raids in Yemen. But Saudis are rallying around their new king, Salman, and his son, the defense minister.


Yemeni Civilians Trapped Between Saudi Airstrikes, Rebel Attacks

Friday, April 10, 2015

A coalition led by Saudi Arabia, with U.S. support, has been carrying out airstrikes in Yemen against rebels. At the same time, the rebels, called Houthis, are battling their opponents in the streets.


Some Egyptians Question Country's Role In Yemen Conflict

Friday, April 03, 2015

Egypt lost thousands of troops in Yemen in the 1960s, but now it is taking a prominent role in the new Saudi-led coalition there — even offering up ground troops again. But some in Egypt worry it's going too far.


Yemenis Pay The Price For Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry

Monday, March 30, 2015

Saudi-led airstrikes continue in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. And as usual, there was no warning. Residents worry that soon the battle will move from the sky to Yemen's soil.


Saudi Airstrikes Could Be Precursor To Ground Invasion In Yemen

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Saudi Arabia shares an 1,100-mile border with Yemen, a country quickly falling into anarchy. The Saudis have led airstrikes against rebel Houthi forces, but ground forces might not be far behind.


Couple Spends Millions To Save Migrants In The Mediterranean

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

With record numbers fleeing the Middle East and Africa in overcrowded boats, the Catrambone family is conducting private rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.


Attack On Museum Seen As Strike Against Tunisian Economy

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Tunisia is reeling after a deadly attack on the Bardo National Museum left at least 20 foreign tourists dead. The gunmen took hostages before police shot two of the militants and caught at least one.


Companies Worried About Hackers Turn To Cyber Insurance

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross says hackers may have compromised 11 million of its customer accounts. Such attacks are worrying companies, and they're increasingly turning to cyber insurance.


Tunisian Officials Still Investigating Deadly Museum Attack

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

At least 21 people, including 17 tourists, were killed in Tunis Wednesday when gunmen stormed a museum, Prime Minister Habib Essid says.


Egyptians Fight ISIS Fear-Mongering With Punchlines And Parody

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Some Egyptians have decided to fight back against ISIS propaganda with parodies of the militant group's gruesome videos.


In Malta, Journalist Makes A Bridge Between Somalia And Asylum

Saturday, March 07, 2015

After fleeing mortal threats in Somalia, a radio journalist found himself languishing in Malta. He's decided to settle in and is starting a radio program for the many other Somalis there in limbo.


Egyptian Blogger Sentenced Amid Opposition Crackdown

Monday, February 23, 2015

An Egyptian blogger who was an emblem of the democracy movement was sentenced Monday to five years in prison as the government cracks down on opposition.


Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

Monday, February 23, 2015

Blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others were convicted of violating a law banning unlicensed protests. Activists said the sentences underscore the lengths the government will go to to stifle dissent.