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Heading Off a Renewed Struggle for Yemen’s South

Separatists have announced self-rule in southern Yemen, angering the internationally recognised government.

The last thing the country needs is more fighting.

Gulf powers and the UN should help implement a stalled 2019 agreement so that national ceasefire talks can go ahead.

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On 25 April, the secessionist Southern Transitional Council (STC) declared self-rule in areas of Yemen’s south that were part of an independent state prior to unification with the north in 1990.

The declaration came on the heels of escalating tensions between the STC and…

It also came as the UN struggled to engineer a…

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