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Dr. Shaul Shay

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אל"מ (במיל') ד"ר שאול שי, היסטוריון וסופר, לשעבר קצין המודיעין של פיקוד דרום וראש מחלקת היסטוריה בצה"ל. כיום משמש מרצה במרכז הבינתחומי בהרצליה,

Yemenis inspect the site of an explosion near the old city of Sanaa (Photo: AP)

The Threat of Land and Naval Mines in Yemen

The Houthi militias have reportedly planted over 500,000 mines and explosive devices in sensitive areas in Yemen to stop the advance of government forces, inflict civilian casualties and destroy infrastructures

The "target": Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi (Photo: Arun Girija/Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation/WAM via AP)

The Houthi Missile Threat to the UAE

"The Houthis' claim of targeting the United Arab Emirates’ Barakah nuclear power plant represents a major shift in the group's propaganda in the Yemen war." Analysis by Col. (res.) Dr. Shaul Shay

A Qiam missile displayed by Iran's Revolutionary Guard during a military parade (Photo: AP)

Iran and the Missile Campaign against Saudi Arabia

"By firing missiles against civilian and military targets in the heart of Saudi Arabia, the Iranian-backed Houthis try to change the military balance of the war in Yemen and create a new balance of deterrence with the Saudi-led coalition." Analysis by Col. (res.) Dr. Shaul Shay

Outside Al-Rawdah Mosque after the attack (Photo: AP)

The Al-Rawdah Mosque Massacre

At least 305 worshippers were killed while attending Friday prayers at a North Sinai mosque, in a terror attack described as one of the deadliest in Egypt’s modern history

Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Bahrain Minister of Interior, during his visit to the scene of the explosion (Photo: AP)

The "Oil War" in the Persian Gulf

The bombing of the oil pipeline near the Bahraini Capital of Manama, which is widely attributed to Iran, can be considered a threatening message to both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Analysis by Col. (res.) Dr. Shaul Shay

A torched car destroyed in the airstrike by the Egyptian air forces (Photo: Egyptian Armed Forces)

The Western Desert – Egypt's New Theater of Terror

The Western Desert region has witnessed eight major terrorist attacks in the past three years that have left more than 60 security officers and dozens of citizens dead. Col. (res.) Dr. Shaul Shay discusses the new front in Egypt's war on terrorism