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Frontier Horizons’ Submission published by Parliamentary Inquiry on the Crisis in Yemen by Alistair Galloway

A contribution from Frontier Horizons has been published by the House of Commons International Development Committee as part of their inquiry on the Crisis in Yemen. Analysis from Frontier Horizons explores the state of the crisis in Yemen, including DFIDs humanitarian response to the Yemen crisis and its strategic priorities, including considerations of humanitarian development in the long run. 

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GOVERNOR OF ADEN KILLED IN YEMEN CONFLICT by Alistair Galloway

The Governor of Yemen’s port city of Aden, Major General Jaafar Mohammed Saad, was killed this morning in an IED blast that occurred while traveling in Al Tawahi Province. The IED was apparently planted in his vehicle, killing him along with his 6 man escort team. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Saad was only recently appointed governor of the region. 

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BLAST AT ISTANBUL METRO STATION by Alistair Galloway

  01.12.15 (London)- A blast has occurred near Istanbul’s Bayrampasa metro station, though the exact cause remains unknown. Initial reports indicated that the blast was caused by a faulty transformer, however later reports indicate that the explosion came from a pipe IED (improvised explosive device) detonated on an overpass near the station.

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RUSSIAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN by Alistair Galloway

Turkey has reportedly shot down a Russian military aircraft on the country’s southern border in Hatay province. Turkish F- 16s shot down the SU 24 after warning the two pilots they were violating Turkish airspace. At least one of the pilots has been confirmed dead by Syrian rebels in Latakia province, where the jet crashed. 

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