For Yemen, No Consistent EU Policy in Sight

Aug 28, 2020

The European Union and its member states have presented an approach to the ongoing conflict in Yemen that has lacked both coordination and coherence. The situation in Yemen, which was the poorest Arab country already before the eruption of a civil war in 2014, has been described by the Secretary...

Is Turkey Playing a Role in Yemen?

Aug 20, 2020

Throughout 2020, media across the Middle East have been reporting on Turkey’s purported influence and alleged role in Yemen’s civil war.

Why the UAE Wants Somalia in the Yemen Conflict

Aug 17, 2020

In late June, the United Arab Emirates asked Somalia to enter the conflict in Yemen in return for financial incentives and the reopening of a medical facility. Somalia’s instant rejection partially resulted from the strained Mogadishu-Abu Dhabi relationship. Why did the UAE initially make the...

Houthi Rebels Gain Momentum in Yemen

Aug 05, 2020

Early on July 13, the Houthi rebels launched their second coordinated attack on Saudi Arabia in 20 days. The Saudi-led coalition said it intercepted and destroyed four ballistic missiles and six explosive drones that had been launched from the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa. While the...

Yemen Could Be Hit Hard by the Coronavirus

Jul 13, 2020

Governments worldwide have faced unprecedented challenges in trying to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. War-torn Yemen, which had its first reported coronavirus case on April 10, will have an extremely difficult experience while addressing the pathogen.

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