Sumaya Almajdoub

Sumaya Almajdoub is a Middle East fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). She received her MA in Middle East Studies from George Washington University.

Sudan Welcomes Its Newest Refugees

November 01, 2017

Sudan shows how granting more freedoms for refugees to legally live, study and work can yield great results in  a country with its own troubled past. Syrians have found refuge in an unexpected place: the Republic of Sudan. The streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, are bustling with new Syrian restaurants,...

Cholera and Collapse of Governance in Yemen

July 18, 2017

So far, only 15% of Yemen’s needs in terms of humanitarian assistance for 2017 has been funded.  Since April 2017, cholera has taken over 1,600 lives and infected more than 250,000 people in Yemen. Half of those infected are children. The conflict in Yemen has been ongoing for two years. Why did this cholera...