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Peace at Last for Yemen?

Yemen’s looming humanitarian disaster and its people’s pleas for peace require action on three levels The long-running conflict in Yemen is riper for resolution than ever before. Yemenis on all sides are exhausted by the fighting and were quick ...


The Yemeni Impasse: War During the Pandemic

The reality is that those fighting on the front are more likely to survive an epidemic than civilians living in overpopulated cities As of the end of spring, the coronavirus crisis has not brought any noticeable easing to the conflict in Yemen. What is more, it would seem that the warring sides decided to take advantage of the confusion that befell the external forces and change the situation on the frontlines. Despite the already worsening humanitarian situation in the country and the ...


The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... ambitions are, at this historical juncture, under powerful pressure from both within and without; this test may be even more relevant there than in other parts of the crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a change of the ruling elites (the “everyone means everyone” slogan) in Algeria, Lebanon and Iraq, balancing on the brink of an armed conflict in the Persian Gulf – this chronic instability constantly ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran “When I thought I had already reached the bottom, they knocked from below.” — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec This quote of the polish aphorist and poet of the 20 th century,...


Meeting with Ambassador of Yemen to Russia Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi

On November 20, 2019, Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of Yemen to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On November 20, 2019, Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of Yemen to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The diplomat was informed about the current RIAC projects and ...


Opportunities for Russia-EU Cooperation on Yemen Vector Discussed at Swedish Embassy

... Serebrov, Senior Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the staff of the Swedish Embassy in Russia. The discussion focused on the current state, current dynamics and prospects for resolving the conflict in Yemen, the role of regional forces (Saudi Arabia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates) and external players (the USA, Russia, the European Union, UN) in search of models and options for achieving peace. Particular attention was paid to the possibilities of ...


What to Expect from Putin's Visit to Saudi Arabia?

... Soviet era. Formal bilateral ties were severed in 1938 following the execution of Karim Khakimov, who was called “Red Pasha” — an outstanding Soviet diplomat, the ambassador to Saudi Arabia and a personal friend of King Ibn Saud. Nikolay Surkov: Yemen: Federalization as an Alternative to War It is not only the geopolitical landscape but also the gradually broadening agenda for bilateral talks that stir up interest in Putin’s trip. Both countries’ officials reported intense preparatory work ...


Yemen: Federalization as an Alternative to War

If the current trend persists, the civil war should be expected to continue on several fronts at once, and Yemen will likely collapse slowly In August 2019, the Yemen crises entered a new phase, essentially turning into a tripartite conflict. The forces of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) moved against the government of President Abdrabbuh Mansur ...


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