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    Emiratis, Omanis, Saudis: the rising competition for Yemen’s Al Mahra

Emiratis, Omanis, Saudis: the rising competition for Yemen’s Al Mahra

by Eleonora Ardemagni

Al Mahra is one of the most remote regions of Yemen; it has so far not been reached by the civil war, nor has it been infiltrated by jihadi groups. However, regional powers, namely the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman, are attempting to enhance or maintain their leverage in this governorate, as has already happened in other […]

December 28th, 2017|Yemen|4 Comments|
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    Book Review – Helen Lackner’s ‘Yemen in Crisis: Autocracy, Neo-Liberalism and the Disintegration of a State’

Book Review – Helen Lackner’s ‘Yemen in Crisis: Autocracy, Neo-Liberalism and the Disintegration of a State’

by Marieke Brandt
It is often the eruption or aggravation of its perennial political crises that draw the attention of the international community to Yemen, a country whose history is both rich and troublesome. Since the beginning of the Saudi-led ‘Operation Decisive Storm’ in 2015, an effort to force Yemen into submission and starvation, the need for information on […]

December 8th, 2017|Book Reviews, Yemen|0 Comments|

Book Review – Ginny Hill’s ‘Yemen Endures’

by Ian Black
International interest in Yemen has been growing since the current war passed its second anniversary in spring 2017. But the poorest country in the Arab world was wracked by multiple crises long before the Saudi-led intervention. Ginny Hill’s detailed and highly readable account of the background is indispensable to understanding the story so far.

It is not easy […]

August 22nd, 2017|Book Reviews, Yemen|1 Comment|

Internal Displacement and Social Cohesion in Yemen

by Ghaidaa Motahar & Mohammed Al-Sabahi

Protracted conflicts always eradicate social cohesion and tear up communal bonds. Evidence from the ground suggests that while shelters in Yemen can contribute towards building a cohesive society, they also have the potential to provoke tension within communities.

The civil war in Yemen has resulted in a massive humanitarian catastrophe in the poorest country in […]

July 18th, 2017|Yemen|0 Comments|
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    Hadhramout from Federalism to Civil War: Demands and Realities

  • Hadhramout Governorate

Hadhramout from Federalism to Civil War: Demands and Realities

by Baraa Shiban
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This memo was presented at a workshop on ‘Yemen’s Urban–Rural Divide and the Ultra-Localisation of the Civil War’ organised by the LSE Middle East Centre on 29 March 2017.

Hadhramout in the eastern part of Yemen and its biggest province could be a unique model for a federal form of governance. The province special conditions and the high oil […]

June 26th, 2017|Yemen|0 Comments|

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