Earlier this month, the Houthi rebels resumed a push to capture the city of Marib, located 120 kilometres east of the rebel-held capital Sanaa.
Allegedly tortured while in prison in China, Yu Wensheng switched from being a successful corporate lawyer to fighting for human rights before he was arrested.
The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute believes the world in 2021 has a chance to embrace an era of re-invention – a Neo-Renaissance – similar to the grandiose period of history stretching through the 14th and 17th centuries.
The boycott of Qatar by its Arab neighbours in 2017 was designed to weaken the country's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, but it only emboldened the young leader and led to a surge of domestic support.
It is the first step towards ending a diplomatic crisis that has deeply divided regional allies since 2017.
Saudi Arabia is experiencing an economic slump due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the collapse of oil prices.
Watching soap operas is a cherished pastime in many Arab homes.
A very small number of people circled the Kaaba in Mecca on Sunday after Saudi Arabia lifted coronavirus restrictions that had been in place for months.
The Middle East and North Africa’s contribution to global science and engineering publications was only about two percent in 2013 according to a Harvard funded study.
His health is closely monitored as he presides over one of the world's top oil-producing countries and a large economy.
Trade minister Liz Truss made the announcement on Tuesday saying the government had complied with a court order that came about after a legal challenge from campaigners and reviewed how the arms were used.