The composition of the newly appointed Presidential Council emphasizes the role of informal leaders in Yemen’s institutions, thus pushing the country a step beyond hybridity.
Although the issue of women is prominent in the artwork of Arab women artists, the freedom that women artists enjoy is limited due to censorship, whether it is self-imposed or institutional.
Terminating the contracts of hundreds of Yemenis in Saudi Arabia constitutes a tremendous political, social, and security hinderance to short and medium-term plans for peace in Yemen.
Yemen’s peace process is (hopefully) just beginning—here’s what the international community can do to help.
In the grueling battle over the oil rich city of Ma’rib, the Houthis stand to win it all as the sluggish efforts for peace continue.
Houthi control of Ma’rib would not only remodel the balance of power on the ground but reframe ongoing peace processes too.
The regional competition revolving around Bab al-Mandab and its coastal extension is affecting the course of the war in Yemen.
Biden’s decisions regarding Yemen are not a departure from those of previous administrations, simply part of the United States’ slow transition from direct support to one of the warring parties to seeking the role of a mediator in the conflict’s resolution.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman says that the time has come to pressure Saudi Arabia and the UAE to withdraw from Yemen so that the country can resume to the peace process and restore a Yemeni state.
GCC countries are caught up in Chinese-U.S. competition over tech infrastructure. A failure to appease both powers risks endangering critical relationships.
The shifting relationships between armies and civil society are revealing new balances within defense structures.
The war in Yemen is now entering its sixth year and is moving toward a new phase that relies heavily on local proxies.
In the last decade, Saudi Arabia’s approach to the porous frontier with Yemen has gradually shifted from patronage for and cooperation with local tribes to incremental militarization.
Following the Riyadh Agreement, Iran’s approach to conflict resolution in Yemen takes a multilateral form.
As local actors strengthen their influence, the fragmentation of Yemen is becoming a more urgent threat for peace talks and Yemenis’ wishes.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are trying to downplay concerns about a rift over Yemen, despite their divergent military tactics and positions on South Yemeni independence.
Military infighting between secessionist groups and forces aligned with Hadi’s government in southern Yemen reflect the deep fissures in the country’s political and military landscapes.
The Houthis’ recent advances into southern and central Yemen reflect the country’s changing political landscape and the Yemeni government’s growing rift with the UAE.
Despite Houthis’ victory over the Hajour tribe in Hajjah, the emergence of a serious threat in their northern heartland raises questions about their ability to assert control.
Five experts look at the fractured Saudi-led war in Yemen and explain its grave impact on the country’s people and institutions.