Issue Brief on “Crisis in Yemen: An Assessment”


After four years of war in Yemen, the belligerent parties; Yemen government and Houthi Militias have agreed to a new ceasefire deal in February 2019.

Previously, there was a ceasefire agreement signed between the two parties (Yemen government and Houthi Militias) in December 2018 under the Stockholm Agreement.[1] According to the Stockholm Agreement, both parties had agreed to the following:

  • An agreement to pullout the forces from the city of Hodeidah and the ports of Hodeidah, Salif and Ras Issa.
  • An executive mechanism on activating the prisoner exchange agreement.

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