Abubakr Al-Shamahi is a former researcher at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies.
Al-Shamahi works as a freelance journalist and has written for a number of international publications, including Al-Jazeera English and The Guardian.
Previously, he worked as a television correspondent based in the Middle East. He reported from across the region and from around the world working for outlets such as TRT World, the New Arab, and the BBC.
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The Houthi threat to Marib that dominated 2021 set in motion a shift in strategy by Saudi Arabia that restored the vanguard role to the United Arab Emirates and its allied Yemeni forces. The turning point came in January when the UAE-backed Giants Brigades pushed Houthi forces out of Shabwa and entered southern Marib, forcing the Houthis to divert … Read more