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Yemen: A Northern Offensive Makes Diplomacy More Urgent

While the new Administration has shown more support for the Houthi movement compared to Donald Trump, there is still some skepticism as to how much a US-brokered ceasefire or peace the Houthis will welcome.

The Unexpected Rise of Yemen’s Abdel Malek al-Houthi

The group notably ignored advice from Tehran not to capture Sanaa back in 2014. Al-Houthi’s independence thus suggests that he is primarily driven by a domestic agenda rather than a desire to help Hezbollah and Iran exert control over the region. That could change, of course, if the Saudis leave him no choice but to increase his reliance on Iran.

Calling Houthis “Terrorists” Won’t Bring Peace to Yemen

A country said to be enduring one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world should be afforded measures making aid work easier rather than harder, said international NGOs.

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The new deal has halted fighting on one front but recent events show there are multiple parties that could benefit from further instability in the region.

Towards an Alternative Vision for the Existing Educational System in Yemen

The focus has to shift from transferring knowledge to building students’ skills and providing them with critical and analytical tools to make any ideology they encounter subject to examination and scrutiny.

Khadija al-Salami, a Yemeni Child Bride Who Became a Diplomat

“I felt strongly – even at that age – that with an education I could become anybody and do anything I wanted,” writes Yemeni film director Khadija al-Salami in her book The Tears of Sheba. At the age of 11, she was married off to an older man, but freed herself from her shame-fearing conservative family and landed herself a job as diplomat in France.

Yemen: Forgotten for a Thousand Years

In Yemen, we don’t care about museums but in every household there’s a piece of art. I opened my phone and showed her the old pictures of Sana’a that I keep and the pictures of Shibam Hadramout and Tarim, and I told her that these are living museums, people still live here