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Daily data on security, political, and economic trends in Critical Threats' focus areas.

  1. Gulf of Aden Security Review

    Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 2, 2015

    Yemen: Al Houthi movement kills 18 civilians in rocket attack in Aden; United Nations declares humanitarian emergency in Yemen. Horn of Africa: AMISOM troops withdraw from three more bases in Lower Shabelle; Somaliland arrests Somali MP.

  2. Iran News Roundup

    Iran News Round Up - July 1, 2015

    Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei unveiled provisions of Iran’s next five year development plan, while President Hassan Rouhani warned the P5+1 against reneging on commitments if a nuclear agreement is reached.

  3. Gulf of Aden Security Review

    Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 1, 2015

    Yemen: 1,200 prisoners escape from central prison in Taiz city; Hadi’s government delivers mechanism for UNSCR 2216 implementation to UN envoy. Horn of Africa: AMISOM forces withdraw from base near Marka, Lower Shabelle region.

  4. Iran News Roundup

    Iran News Round Up - June 30, 2015

    Iran and the P5+1 extended the deadline for nuclear talks to July 7.

  5. Gulf of Aden Security Review

    Gulf of Aden Security Review - June 30, 2015

    Yemen: ISIS Wilayat Sana’a detonates VBIED in Sana’a; al Houthi movement launches Scud missile into Saudi territory. Horn of Africa: Africa Energy Corporation withdraws from Puntland; Ethiopian troops recover base in Lego, Lower Shabelle region.

  6. Iran News Roundup

    Iran News Round Up- June 29, 2015

    The Head of the Passive Defense Organization IRGC Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali claimed that Saudi Arabia has evolved from a “regional rival” to a “proxy threat.”

  7. Gulf of Aden Security Review

    Gulf of Aden Security Review - June 29, 2015

    Yemen: The al Houthi movement bombs oil refinery twice in Aden governorate; members of the government of President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi have been sent to five different countries to gain international support for the implementation of UNSCR 2216. Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab beheads local official following June 26 attack in Lego, Lower Shabelle region; militants execute three accused of being CIA spies; Ugandan troops liberate Torotorow.

  8. Iran News Roundup

    Iran News Round Up - June 26, 2015

    President Hassan Rouhani indicated that “moderation” should play an important role in Iran’s leadership in the region.

  9. Gulf of Aden Security Review

    Gulf of Aden Security Review - June 26, 2015

    Yemen: ISIS Wilayat Sana’a claims responsibility for IED attack on Saba News headquarters in Sana’a; UN envoy Ould Sheikh Ahmed travels to Kuwait, Riyadh, and Sana’a for preliminary Yemeni peace agreement. Horn of Africa: Al Shabaab attacks AMISOM base in Lego, Middle Shabelle region; Somali parliament to table vote of no confidence against Somali President.

  10. Iran News Roundup

    Iran News Round Up - June 25, 2015

    Defense Minister IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan announced appointments to several senior Defense Ministry positions.