Abubakr Al-Shamahi


Blessing in disguise: End of Saudi aid to Yemen

Some welcome the news as an opportunity for Yemen to gain its independence from Saudi's debilitating influence.


New 'parallel revolution' against corruption

The culture of corruption in Yemen may be changing as protests and strikes unite people across the country.


Tawakkol Karman: Nobel Peace Prize laureate

The first female Arab winner of the prize is a Yemeni protest leader, journalist, politician, and mother.

US & Canada

The irrelevance of Anwar Al-Awlaki

Anwar Al-Awlaki's death brought about rounds of applause in the US administration, but in Yemen he remains unknown.


Explaining the silence on Yemen

Western media have largely ignored Yemen's uprisings, because of the state's complexity and the lack of experts.


Taking a chance on a democratic Yemen

The Yemeni youth movement represents the country's best chance for democracy - but it needs outside support to succeed.