Sunday, January 3, 2016

Saudi executions put ball of regional tension in Iran's court

"Tehran might also decide to retaliate by stepping up military support for Houthi Shia rebels in Yemen, who are fighting a Saudi-led alliance. Coincidentally or not, Riyadh announced on Saturday it was ending a partial ceasefire in Yemen that began last month. Hostilities are expected to intensify despite a new round of peace talks..." –The Guardian.