Two Years On: The Complexity of Yemen’s Conflicts

Yemen's war is much more than a battle between the internationally recognised government and the Houthi movement. 

Two Years On: The Complexity of Yemen’s Conflicts

What is al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula?

A look at the origins and ideology of AQAP, one of the world's most prolific jihadi groups.


Extremism and Conflict: What to Watch in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, CRG asks leading security and risk analysts what we should keep our eyes on when it comes to religious e...

Global security
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What is the Houthi Movement?

The conflict between Yemen's Houthi movement and Saudi-backed pro-government forces has been ongoing since March 2015, but the Shi...

Houthi Movement

What You Should Know About ISIS in Yemen

Yemen's instability has helped ISIS establish itself in the country and challenge al-Qaeda's dominance of the jihadi landscape.


What Has Happened to al-Qaeda in Yemen?

Despite the loss of key figures and the emergence of ISIS in the region, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has taken advantage of ...


Briefing Note: ISIS Launches Yemen Attacks

As a series of coordinated bombings on mosques by ISIS in Yemen kills over 137, a close examination of the context of the group's ...


Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Contest for Yemen

As Yemen's political crisis grows increasingly polarised, a Chatham House report examines its regional aspects, and their ideologi...


The Plight of Internally Displaced Persons in Yemen

As insecurity and violence continue unabated in Yemen, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre and Norwegian Refugee Council l...


Five Questions on...Religion and Conflict in Yemen

As the Shia Houthi movement consolidates recent gains in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, Thanos Petouris of the School of Oriental and ...