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Hafez Abu Seada, a co-founder of the Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights who was arrested several times by the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, died of Covid-19

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and transport, at a time when coronavirus outbreaks are snowballing

Israeli police shoot dead Palestinian driver at checkpoint

The New Arab Staff

Israeli police shoot dead Palestinian driver at checkpoint

Ahmed Mustafa Erekat, 26, was shot and killed by Israeli border guards at the Container checkpoint as he drove to his sister's wedding, say ...

Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

This week we focus on violations of a ceasefire in Yemen, defections on Socotra island, and more.

Abdulaziz Kilani

Has Jordan distanced itself from Saudi Arabia?

Despite attempting to maintain relations with its regional neighbours, Jordan appears to have significant differences with Saudi Arabia and appears to be moving away from Riyadh, writes Abdulaziz Kilani.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How Yemen's southern separatists mirror their authoritarian Emirati backers

Comment: UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council bears the markings of an abusive, authoritarian faction, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

International Crisis Group

The civil war within a civil war in Yemen

Comment: The situation in the port city of Aden threatens to push Yemen into a civil war within a civil war, writes International Crisis Group.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Separatists announce plans to takeover south

This week we take a look at the unravelling events in Yemen's southern region, which has been rocked by a separatist takeover of Aden.

Influx of southerners into Aden for 'million-man victory parade'

The New Arab

Influx of southerners into Aden for 'million-man victory parade'

Videos and images circulating online showed hundreds of cars entering Aden, the separatists’ so-called capital, where clashes between ...

Diana Alghoul

Yemen's UAE-backed southern secessionists are expelling northern refugees

In-depth: UAE-backed separatists in southern Yemen have been deporting northern Yemeni refugees back to war-ravaged northern provinces, as they ...

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen separatists after Aden 'coup'

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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen separatists after Aden 'coup'

The seizure of the presidential palace in Aden was decried by the Riyadh-backed Yemeni government as a UAE-supported coup, reflecting deep ...

Yemen in Focus: The war takes a new turn

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: The war takes a new turn

This week we take a look at the killing of a senior Houthi family member, as well as deadly clashes in Yemen's temporary capital between ...

Two UAE-backed fighters killed in clashes with Yemen forces

The New Arab

Two UAE-backed fighters killed in clashes with Yemen forces

Clashes between pro-government fighters and a UAE-backed force in the southern city of Aden on Wednesday killed two fighters, security officials ...

Remembering the Great Return March protesters killed by Israel

The New Arab

Remembering the Great Return March protesters killed by Israel

March 30 the first anniversary of Gaza's Great Return Marches. Here are the names of the 251 protesters killed by Israel while demanding the ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How America facilitates the UAE's occupation of southern Yemen

Comment: Washington's backing of Abu Dhabi is emboldening Al Qaeda and southern separatists alike, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab

The Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

These are the Palestinians killed by Israeli live fire on Tuesday, as they protested against the move of the US embassy.

Omar Mashjari

UAE's vested interests are prolonging the conflict in Yemen

The long read: By sponsoring the southern secession effort, the UAE is seeking to advance its own interests in the country and the region, ...

Alain Gresh

Who is losing the Nile?

Comment: For thousands of years the Nile has been the jugular vein of Egypt. Is Sisi about to lose control of the wealth and resources it ...

Riots break out in Jordan over bread price hikes

The New Arab

Riots break out in Jordan over bread price hikes

Bread prices rising 60 percent spark violence in a Jordanian city as protesters clash with security forces.

The New Arab

UAE and Saudi officials meet to end Aden clashes

Officials from Abu Dhabi and Riyadh have met to end battles between UAE-backed southern separatists and forces loyal to Yemen's ...

UAE-Saudi differences risk boosting separatists in Yemen

Khalid Al-Karimi

UAE-Saudi differences risk boosting separatists in Yemen

Comment: If the Saudi-led coalition is going to help maintain the unity of Yemen, it is vital that it irons out internal differences, writes ...

Yemen's 'third government' emerges in southern Yemen

Sana Uqba

Yemen's 'third government' emerges in southern Yemen

While the Houthi rebels maintain control of Sanaa, and President Hadi conducts operations from Riyadh, Aidarous al-Zubaidi, an ousted ...

Protests in Aden after Hadi drops UAE-allied governor

The New Arab

Protests in Aden after Hadi drops UAE-allied governor

An official presidential decree dismissing Aden's governor and a cabinet minister caused a stir in the southern city on Friday.

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