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UN Special Envoy for Yemen Briefing to UNSC and the International Peace Efforts:A Bleak Picture

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UN Special Envoy for Yemen Briefing to UNSC and the International Peace Efforts: Blocked Channels

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I Am Afraid to Die, and No One Knows

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WCYS REPORTS

WCYS MONTHLY REPORT - JUNE 2021

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WCYS MONTHLY NEWSLETTER - JUNE 2021

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U.S. envoy back in Gulf to push Yemen truce as battles spread

Senior U.S. diplomats are holding talks in the Gulf region in a renewed push for a ceasefire in Yemen as fierce ground battles spread and the Iran-aligned Houthi group resumed cross-border attacks on

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Biden’s Yemen Peace Initiative at a Crossroads

Off to a fast start in February, President Joe Biden’s Yemen initiative is now past the six month mark and stands to lose momentum if no agreement is reached, at least on the first steps needed

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Yemeni government demands ‘effective’ pressure on Houthis to accept peace efforts

The expanding military operations by Iran-backed Houthis and their continuing resistance to peace efforts are indications that they are not serious about ending the war, Yemen’s Prime Minister s

STUDIES

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Will Yemen be the field of American-Iranian war ?

Introduction Over the past few weeks, tensions have increased on both blanks of the Gulf water. The United States has deployed battleships and missile launchers to counter a "potential threat from Ira

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Do the Gulf states want to win over Iran or have ambitions in Yemen?

Introduction On March 26, 2015, Saudi-led Arab Coalition launched a military campaign in Yemen to confront the Houthis, who took control of the Yemeni state institutions through a military coup on Sep

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American Dangerous Game with Houthis and Saudi Arabia

Introduction ، ، Yemen is at the bottom of the US foreign policy agenda, and in most cases is attached to its Saudi policy agenda ،، The war in Yemen faces a new phase, as the region faces a turning

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Repercussions of Coronavirus in Yemen ... Another War

Introduction Since the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the world countries, the Yemeni people have been following with a mixture of interest and fear as they do not have means to fight the virus

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Russia’s return to Yemen

Introduction: The Yemeni-Russian relations go back to 1928. The Kingdom of Yemen (Mutawakkilite Kingdom) was one of the first Middle East countries to establish relations with the Soviet Union. That r

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Iran's influence in Yemen after Soleimani .. The Houthis between containment and retaliation for the General

highlights Iran's influence in Yemen after the killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the "Quds Force" of the Revolutionary Guards, who is described as the first planner of the Iranian influence st

REPORTS

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WCYS Annual Meeting Workshop for Training & Development

On Saturday, 6/26/2021, the Washington Center for Yemeni Studies held its Annual Meeting Workshop for Training & Development in Washington, DC. The workshop was supervised by a group of experts in

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Bitter pill to swallow’: Saudis grapple with Yemen peace deal

Oman, long perceived as a neutral party in the Middle East, has spent the past few weeks attempting to get Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Houthi rebels to the negotiating table. The aim is ambitious &

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The Battle for Ma’rib: Insights and Outlook

Since February 2021, the Iranian-backed Houthis, also known as Ansar Allah, have besieged Ma’rib on several fronts. Despite warnings of a looming humanitarian crisis for millions, clashes conti

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In a fabled desert city, a decisive battle could determine Yemen's fate

By Nic Robertson, Nada Bashir and Charbel Mallo, CNN Updated 4:28 AM ET, Fri April 23, 2021 Marib, Yemen (CNN)Marib has the forlorn feel of a place awaiting its destiny, while embracing stoic and stu

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The Political Thought of Houthis Movement

On Wednesday February 3rd, WCYS organized a Webinar to discuss the latest research paper released by the center on ‘The Political Thought of Houthis Movement’ and discussing the consequenc

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Biden’s announcement on ending US support for the war in Yemen, explained

President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that the US would no longer support Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Yemen. But the specifics of the new plan make clear Washington will still he

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