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Date archive forjanuari, 2018
By Daniel Martin Varisco On tisdag, januari 30th, 2018
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Houthis, Separatists and an exiled Hadi

The fighting that erupted in Aden over the weekend is still going on, but army forces loyal to exiled president Hadi appear to be on the losing side. Al-Jazeera is reporting that the Southern Transition Council More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On måndag, januari 29th, 2018
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Hadi on the Ropes

Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the last president of Yemen who was elected in an engineered referendum where he was the only candidate and expected to be a transitional figure, has little chance of ever returning from More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On söndag, januari 28th, 2018
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Camels in the News

The camel, once referred to as the “ship of the desert” for the Arabian Peninsula, is one of the most enduring icons of Arabia. As Richard Bulliet argued almost half a century ago, the camel became the beast More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On torsdag, januari 25th, 2018
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A New Front in Yemen’s War

As the brutal Saudi-led campaign against the Huthis, who control an area in which most Yemenis live, drags on close to the end of a third year, the likelihood that the allegedly “legitimate” president Abdrabbu More...

By Ingrid Eckerman On söndag, januari 21st, 2018
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Alis resa från Sverige till Iran

Först av allt vill vi tacka alla underbara människor i Sverige som hjälpt mig att hjälpa Ali som blev deporterad till Afghanistan i våras. Den halvårs långa mardrömslika tillvaron är över. Vi är innerligt More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On lördag, januari 13th, 2018
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Qat and Famine in Yemen

The Economist recently posted a short article called Qat-Wrenching: The Drug that is Starving Yemen. The byline reads “Famine in Yemen could be avoided if the men chewed less qat.” It is bad enough that the More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On torsdag, januari 11th, 2018
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Just a Video Game?

This is the generation of gamers, from Grand Theft Auto to World of Warcraft, a generation hooked on action-packed video games. Most are fantasy, but there are also the ones that simulate wars and real events of More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On tisdag, januari 2nd, 2018
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New Year, Old Crises

Ringing in the new year brings with it all kinds of wishes for something better. When it comes to the political, economic and environmental crises facing people in the Middle East, however, this is usually wishful More...