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Jonathan Fenton-Harvey


Jonathan Fenton-Harvey is a journalist and researcher who focuses on conflict, geopolitics and humanitarian issues in the Middle East and North Africa.

Analysis: Decisive action is needed from the international community to avert Tigray's growing humanitarian catastrophe as hopes for a ceasefire go up in smoke.

19 July, 2021

Analysis: After a year of strained ties, France and Turkey are working to find common ground, but tensions will likely remain under the surface.

15 June, 2021

Analysis: Despite claiming to have disengaged from the war, the UAE is shifting its attention to Yemen's islands.

09 June, 2021

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis Ababa further complicating strained relations.

06 April, 2021

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and reforms to their homelands.

23 March, 2021

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could also rest on the battle's outcome.

03 March, 2021

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

10 February, 2021

In-depth: A decade since the 2011 uprising, the hopes of Yemenis for freedom and an end to authoritarian rule have been shattered by war and a prolonged humanitarian crisis.

02 February, 2021

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia and the United States all competing for influence.

28 January, 2021

Analysis: Macron views Sisi's human rights violations as a minor inconvenience to France's strategic objectives in the region.

11 December, 2020