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.

Talking About the Other Side of Yemen

Mar 25, 2020

In this talk at a TEDx event, Atiaf Alwazir tells the other side of Yemen’s war.

Meet a Yemeni Feminist

Oct 26, 2013

The issue of women's rights does not only concern women, but the whole of Yemeni society. Benjamin Wiacek speaks to Alaa Al-Eryani, a Yemeni women’s rights activist, who launched a page on Facebook dedicated to the Yemeni Feminist Movement. She talks to Wiacek about her initiative and...

Yemeni Tribes: Using Al-Qaida as a Political Tool

Feb 21, 2012

Little attention has been paid to how Yemeni tribes use their alignment with terrorist groups as a bargaining chip to use with the Yemeni government. However, this strategy could easily backfire in the near future. The peripheries of civilization forgotten by modernity are a familiar sight...

Saudi Interest in its Yemeni Neighbour

Feb 20, 2012

Abubakr Al-Shamahi traces the Saudi Arabian influence in Yemen back to 1934 and argues that the al-Saud ruling family do not want to see a free and fair democratic system in its southern neighbour. One of the great questions surrounding the Yemeni uprising of 2011 was whom the Saudi Arabians...