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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
Yemen’s most easterly and isolated governorate of al-Mahra, to date spared the horrors of war experienced in much of the rest of the county, now faces destabilization due to a geopolitical struggle for influence involving Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman. Muscat has since the 1970s regarded al-Mahra as a natural…