Amal Nasser


A Houthi militant stands guard on the roof of a building overlooking a rally attended by supporters of the Houthi movement in Sanaa, Yemen, March 3, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah)

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The human cost of the siege of Sanaa

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017 | Amal Nasser, Contributor

Although the Houthis are currently economically besieged, it is clear that human costs of draining sources of income of the rebel group is higher than what most Yemenis can handle.

Is more women entering Yemen's labor market really progress?

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 | Amal Nasser, Contributor

Yemen's vicious civil war has altered many aspects of society so that women are forced into the family's breadwinning positions, which may not necessarily reflect a milestone in gender equality.

Is Yemen falling into an abyss?

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 | Amal Nasser, Contributor

Yemen's brutal civil war must end soon before the damage becomes irreparable.

How Yemen’s war is now threatening international trade

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 | Amal Nasser, Contributor

The recent attacks on vessels in the Red Sea by Yemen's Houthis and the United States threaten international trade along this route.

How long can the Houthis hold on to Yemen?

Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016 | Amal Nasser, Contributor

It seems the Houthi rebels are the only ones benefiting from the ongoing war in Yemen, as Saudi Arabia’s and Yemen’s economies have been badly affected.

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Amal Nasser is an economist at the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies and a graduate student of economics based in Berlin. 

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