Yemen
Ten years since Arab Spring and its implications on the West Asian Region

Join Amb. Anil Trigunayat and Hirak Jyoti Das unfold the legacy of Arab Spring and explore its political intricacies and regional dynamics". ....

Saudi Arabia Announces Cease Fire in Yemen- Will it hold This Time?

On 22 March 2021, Saudi Arabia announced a ceasefire in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. Announcing the peace initiative, the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan urged the Iran-backed Houthi militia to join the initiative and said, “We wa....

West Asia Round Up: July 2020

ABSTRACT:
China-Iran deal announced earlier this month continued to reverberate through the continent and elsewhere that has been dictated by the enhanced US-China and US-Iran rivalry. The proposed 25 years Agreement , which has b....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 27, 2020

Economic
IMF, WTO Urge Caution on Export Restrictions
The International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization warned on April 24 that export restrictions on medical supplies and food "can be dangerously counterproduct....

West Asia and North Africa Roundup 2019

A Year of Protests
In 2019, protests emerged in Algeria against the decision of the 82-year-old incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to contest in the presidential election for a fifth term which was originally scheduled on 18 April ....

Developments in West Asia, August 2018

Jordan-Palestine Confederation
President Trump had spoken about his “ Deal of the Century” for resolving the Palestinian issue. He also created a huge controversy and immense setback to the prospects of the Middle East Peace Process w....

Interaction with Dr. James M. Dorsey on ‘Review of Major Conflicts in West Asia and the Way Forward’

On Mar 10th, 2018, Members of the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) faculty had an interactive session with Dr James M. Dorsey, Senior Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), discussing together major conflicts in West ....

Saudis’ Yemeni Quagmire

Introduction In the month of March 2015, a Saudi led coalition consisting of ten nations, decided to carry out an aerial bombing campaign against Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East in support of its deposed President Ha....

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