Sana’a (MPN) – The country of Yemen, known in the medieval period as “Green Yemen,” is one of the most extensively terraced areas of the world. There, Yemeni farmers transformed rugged mountain slopes into terraces and built dams like the Great Marib, a structure whose history spans long enough that
Khartoum (OPINION) – Since launching its military campaign against Yemen in March of 2015, the Saudi-led coalition has exploited Sudanese troops as cannon fodder on the front lines. The time is long past for Sudan to withdraw its troops from Yemen and help accelerate an end to the devastating war.
Washington DC (SCF) – Washington’s official announcement of the withdrawal of US troops from the northeast of Syria has provoked alarm and condemnation at home as well as from Washington’s allies. However, it is easier to understand the actions and aims of the Trump administration when one analyzes events in the
Sana’a (GPA) – While the mainstream media focuses on condemning President Trump for pulling US troops out of Syria, Yemen faces a national health crisis. The last functioning hospitals across multiple major cities in Yemen will shut their doors and stop providing services to patients. Geopolitics Alert spoke with Yemen’s
Sana’a (AM) – Last month, Yemeni officials revealed that the Saudi-led coalition had arbitrarily detained at least 13 ships and prevented their entry to Yemen’s Hodeidah port. Saudi officials and the United Nations had already inspected all 13 ships and cleared their entry to Yemen. Cargo aboard the vessels included
Geneva (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert founder and editor Randi Nord returned to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland last month to highlight the US-Saudi-created humanitarian disaster in Yemen and point out that the Saudi-backed government does not have the support of any Yemeni parties on the ground.
Sana’a (GPA) – Two weeks after announcing its attack on Saudi Aramco, Yemen’s Sana’a government revealed the results of a month’s long operation behind enemy lines in Najran province. The largest of its kind since the beginning of the war, Yemeni forces captured thousands of Saudi troops — including several
Sana’a (AM) – Following his country’s attack on Aramco, President of Yemen’s Sana’a government, Mahdi al-Mashat, announced that his forces would halt all attacks on economic targets if Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and their coalition partners agreed to stop attacking civilians. The Saudi coalition responded by bombing civilian
Geneva (GPA) – Last week, Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Nord spoke as part of an eye-opening and in-depth panel alongside well-known Gulf activists, former politicians, and journalists living in exile. Participants broke down the
Tehran (TT) – John Bolton’s dismissal from the White House, Netanyahu’s defeat in the general elections in the occupied territories, and Saudi Arabia’s confusion after the destruction of a part of Aramco oil facilities have created a critical and hard situation for Iran’s regional and trans-regional enemies. In the meanwhile, European Troika