Category Archives: Yemen

Twitter Thread: Fatima Alasrar Versus Rob Malley on Yemen

The president and C.E.O. of the International Crisis Group, Robert Malley, wrote piece in the New York Times, arguing that America should talk to the Iranian-backed Yemeni militant group Houthis. The piece is so one-sided and biased. I am glad … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: The Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen’s Houthis

The Washington Post has decided to publish an opinion piece by Yemen’s Houthi militia Mohammed Ali al-Houthi. That decision, however has triggered fierce criticism on Twitter. Here are few examples:      Opinion | Houthi leader: We want peace for … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 13 ( March 23-28)

  ( Egypt’s El-Sisi receives Qatari Emir ahead of Arab summit via Ahram) Main Headlines  Monday Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign an initial agreement on sharing water from the Nile River El-Sisi arrives to Addis Ababa to address the Ethiopian … Continue reading

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Any Vietnam in Yemen will not be Egypt’s Vietnam

( Yemen ‘s sixties civil war- gettyimages) After Saudi Arabia and its regional allies started their air strikes against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, it did not take long for Egypt to announce its military support for the Saudi … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sinai from Yemen

(Egyptian air force chief adel Hafez with air force pilots in Yemen. 1964. wikimedia photo)  I wrote this piece for The Atlantic Council’s Egypt Source, hope you like it Following the recent major attacks by militants that killed at least twenty-seven … Continue reading

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