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Yahya al-Sewari is a Yemeni journalist and photographer specializing in al-Mahra and Socotra.

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Yemen’s Al-Mahra: From Isolation to the Eye of a Geopolitical Storm

July 5, 2019
This paper lays the context for the evolving power struggle by examining al-Mahra’s unique character and history, and developments since the 2011 Yemen uprising. It then details the dynamics between the various local and regional actors to shed light on the myriad factors contributing to the current tension in one of Yemen’s most underreported regi…