Naif is the co-founder and President of the Arabia Felix Center for Studies. He is a researcher in Yemeni political affairs whose research focuses on religious groups and their historical and social backgrounds. Naif obtained a BA in political science from Sana’a University in 2002 and twenty years of journalism work experience. He is the publisher and the editor-in-chief of the independent daily newspaper Al-Sharea.
Naif is the author of the novel “Samir Nadia”, which was published in 2020 in Cairo by the Arweqah Foundation for Studies and Publishing, in which he describes the psychological and social background of Al Qaeda members in Yemen. He is also currently writing a book on the historical and sectarian background of the Houthi group and its transformations