Saudi Arabia struggles to impose its will on Mahra in Yemen

Issue 1112 - 15 Oct 2020

Developments in recent weeks suggest that local resistance to outside interference has stiffened in Yemen’s Mahra governorate, which borders Oman. It has not reached the point where Mahris wish to secede from Yemen, but there is an insistence that they enjoy a high degree of autonomy in any post-war settlement.  

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