Yemen


Will Oman Talks Signal the Beginning of the End for Hadi’s Rule in Yemen?

Indirect talks between Saudi officials and representatives of the Houthi rebels are being hosted in Oman, as each party seeks a political solution to the near five-year long conflict. These negotiations come just 12 days after the signing of the Riyadh Agreement, which formalised a power-sharing arrangement between the internationally […]


Possible Ceasefire Efforts Hinted After ‘Unverified’ Houthi Attack In Saudi Arabia

In a move that admits the futility of the fighting in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering a new ceasefire with the Houthi movement. This comes after an ‘unverified’ video showed a major success for the Houthis in the aftermath of a battle on the border between the nations. According […]


Houthi Rebels Announce An End To Saudi Targeted Attacks

The leader of the Houthi rebels in Yemen has announced that the group is willing to end all targeted strikes against Saudi Arabia. In a televised address on Friday, the Houthi Supreme Political Council Chair, Mahdi al-Mashat, made it clear that the rebels would no longer use weapons such as […]


Killer Profits: How Western Democracies Fuel Conflict Through The Global Arms Trade

Earlier this month, London hosted the biennial Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) fair 2019. International delegations from 68 countries came to the Ministry of Defence-supported trade show in order to see the wares of 1,700 military technology suppliers, who manufacture everything from light firearms to unmanned drone systems. On […]


Yemen: UN Report Details Number Of Possible War Crimes

A United Nations report on the conflict in Yemen released on Tuesday, 3 September has detailed a number of possible war crimes committed by various parties involved, including the U.S., U.K., and France. The report from The Group of International and Regional Eminent Experts on Yemen has found that the […]


UN Calls For Accountability Of War Crimes In Yemen

The UN has recently released a statement announcing that the U.K., the U.S., France, and Iran may be responsible for war crimes carried out in Yemen through their continuous support for parties operating in the war-torn state. Both the Houthis, backed by Iran, and the government and their loyalists, backed […]


UN Calls For Accountability In Most Recent Saudi-UAE Coalition Airstrike That Killed 100 People

The United Nations’s delegate in Yemen condemned an airstrike at a prison run by Houthi rebels, one that could be considered the deadliest done this year by the Saudi-UAE coalition, according to the Yemen Data Project and Al Jazeera. Martin Griffiths, who was elected as the Special Envoy of the […]


Recent Houthi Missile Attack Underscores Longstanding Religious Proxy Battle

Al Jazeera reported on Monday, 26 August, that the Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah, (“Partisans of Allah”) better known as the Houthis, fired a salvo of ten ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia, targeting a civilian airport in the southern city of Jinzan. Dozens of casualties were reported, despite six of […]


ISIS Continues To Operate Despite Trump Announcing Their Eradication

Various sources have confirmed that ISIS has regained strength in major footholds, months after Trump claimed responsibility for wiping out the terror group entirely. According to a 15 July United Nations assessment on the status of ISIS, the “caliphate” has lost its geographical centre and is operating covertly. However, its […]


U.A.E.-Backed Yemeni Separatists Seize Aden, Driving Out Saudi-Backed Hadi Government

In the week of 7 August, the Yemeni separatist group Southern Transitional Council seized Aden, the temporary capital of Yemen. This event occurred following four days of fighting with Yemeni governmental forces, threatening a rift between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, backers of the STC and the Yemeni […]