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THE NATURE
OF CONFLICT
IN
YEMEN
VENTURESAFRICA.COM
The "2000" Years
Al-Qaeda gains prominence in Yemen,
ushering in a period of terrorist attacks,
instability and crack downs against foreign
Islamic clerics operating in the country
2000
Protests in Tunisia inspire demonstrations in
Yemen; President Saleh agrees to hand over
power to his deputy, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi
2011
Transition in Yemen enters into the most critical
phase marked by a series of overlapped processes
to be achieved in 12 months: national dialogue, new
national constitution, independent institution for
human rights, and first phase of the electoral cycle
2013
Houthi rebels overrun the capital, plunging country
into civil war and prompting a Saudi-led coalition to
intervene militarily to stop them from gaining more
ground
2014
Coalition of Arab states launch military campaign to
defeat the Houthis and restore Yemen's
government.
2015
THE PLAYERS
Republic of Yemen
Houthis
Islamic State
United Kingdom
United States of America
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Spain

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Conflict and Instability in Yemen

  • 2. Al-Qaeda gains prominence in Yemen, ushering in a period of terrorist attacks, instability and crack downs against foreign Islamic clerics operating in the country 2000
  • 3. Protests in Tunisia inspire demonstrations in Yemen; President Saleh agrees to hand over power to his deputy, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi 2011
  • 4. Transition in Yemen enters into the most critical phase marked by a series of overlapped processes to be achieved in 12 months: national dialogue, new national constitution, independent institution for human rights, and first phase of the electoral cycle 2013
  • 5. Houthi rebels overrun the capital, plunging country into civil war and prompting a Saudi-led coalition to intervene militarily to stop them from gaining more ground 2014
  • 6. Coalition of Arab states launch military campaign to defeat the Houthis and restore Yemen's government. 2015
  • 7. THE PLAYERS Republic of Yemen Houthis Islamic State United Kingdom United States of America Saudi Arabia Iran Spain