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Andrew Hammond has worked as a reporter and analyst with various news outlets and research institutes covering Egypt, Turkey and the Gulf.

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Changing of the Guard – The Yemen Review, April 2022

May 3, 2022
The surprise resignation of long-serving President Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi and the appointment of a new Presidential Leadership Council heralded a busy month of political and economic developments in Yemen, as a UN-brokered Ramadan truce largely held across the country. Hadi ceded his powers to a council of prominent military figures led by former … Read more

Ramadan Truce Faces Uphill Struggle – The Yemen Review, March 2022

April 7, 2022
March saw an escalation in cross-border attacks between Yemen and Saudi Arabia, with Houthi missiles and drones targeting Saudi oil and gas infrastructure, and the kingdom responding with airstrikes on Houthi-held areas in northern Yemen. However, the month ended on a hopeful note, with the warring parties declaring that they were entering, for … Read more

When Giants Strike – The Yemen Review, January & February 2022

March 15, 2022
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