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Maysaa Shuja Al-Deen

Maysaa Shuja al-Deen is a senior researcher at Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. Her writing and analyses have been featured in many media outlets such as Jadaliyya, Assafir al Araby, al Araby al Jadeed, and Al-Monitor.

Shuja Al-deen holds a master’s degree in Islamic Studies from the American University in Cairo. The focus of her thesis was the Radicalization of Zaydism.

Maysaa's latest contributions

The Yemen Brief Podcast | Episode 9 | Minority Communities in Yemen, Part Two: Ba’hais

April 17, 2022
The Ba’hai faith is one of the world’s youngest major religions, emerging from the cultural and philosophical context of Shia Islam in 19th century Persia. Adherents reached the Yemeni islands and coa…

Hadi Out, Presidential Council Takes Over

April 8, 2022
In the early hours of April 7, Yemen witnessed a dramatic political change as President Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi dismissed Vice President Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar and then signed over the executive authorit…

The Pitfall of Choosing a President Who is Not Meant to Lead

March 16, 2022
Ten years have passed since the transfer of power from former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, after 33 years, to his vice president, Abdo Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who remained silently in the shadows for 18 …

Sana’a Center Briefs the UN Security Council

October 14, 2021
PRESS RELEASE – Thursday, October 14, 2021   New York - The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies briefed the UN Security Council today on the need for immediate international pressure to end the fight…

The Baha’is in Yemen: From Obscurity to Persecution and Exile

June 18, 2021
After a brief look at the history, beliefs and philosophy of the Baha’i faith, this report examines the workings of Yemen’s Baha’i community and how this community fits into Yemen’s religious, social …