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Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

The Houthi-run moral guidance department released an audio leak of the former director of the CIA urging Ali Abdullah Saleh to release a Yemeni prisoner, thought to be Anwar Al-Awlaki.

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country tries to chart its new course.

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

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 ...

Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

In Yemen, the diverse actors involved in the war are benefitting financially from the situation, while the population dies of hunger

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France to probe family of late Yemen president Saleh

Assets of both Saleh and son were frozen by the UN Security Council and the US Treasury Department in 2015.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

From a time after 2011, the surge towards the dreams of the Arab Spring seemed irreversible. Now they are further than ever.

The New Arab Staff

Dubai deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan praises British colonialism

Dubai's controversial deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan sparked an uproar on social media after he praised British colonialism.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Comment: The STC's takeover of Socotra indicates that the United Arab Emirates has marginalised Saudi Arabia into a weaker position, at least ...

Three big lessons from Yemen's five years of war

Rami G. Khouri

Three big lessons from Yemen's five years of war

Comment: Arab autocracies, Saudi-Emirati military muscle-flexing and a mythical 'international community' have all contributed to five years of ...

The New Arab

Yemen's Houthis advance as loyalists beat 'tactical' Nihm retreat

Yemen's Defence Minister General Mohammed Ali al-Maqdishi implicitly recognised the rebels' advance in the Nihm area, in comments ...

Yemen in Focus: Nationwide violence shakes period of peace

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Nationwide violence shakes period of peace

This week we focus on a deadly attack on government forces, a newly-launched anti-Houthi offensive, and violence against children.

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

Narjas Zatat

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

From the Arab Spring to the refugee crisis, here are some of the most important events of this past decade.

Where does Yemen's GPC stand two years after <em>Saleh</em>

A Yemeni journalist

Where does Yemen's GPC stand two years after Saleh

It has been two years since the bloody split between the General People's Congress alliance and Yemen's Houthi rebels. Fast forward two years, ...

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

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 ...

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 supposedly allied factions.

The New Arab

'UAE's Trump' Dhahi Khalfan urges Egypt to strike Qatar

A senior Emirati intelligence chief urged Egypt to strike Doha in response to an explosion in Cairo which he blamed on Qatar.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What's the UAE's game in the Horn of Africa?

Comment: Abu Dhabi is seeking greater control in the Horn of Africa under the guise of providing stability, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab

Game of Thrones is a metaphor for Arab Spring

*SPOILER ALERT* If you haven't watched the finale of GoT season 8, stop reading now!

Game of Thrones: Coalition militia rivalry grapples war-torn Yemen

Sana Uqba

Game of Thrones: Coalition militia rivalry grapples war-torn Yemen

Analysis: Militia groups in the south of the country have become increasingly divided, and have on several occasions locked heads and arms in ...

The New Arab

Six deminers killed in Yemen blast

Six experts, whose nationality was not given, died in a blast at a depot containing mines and other explosive devices which were to be destroyed.

Saudi Arabia and UAE wage counter-revolution in Yemen

Sam Hamad

Saudi Arabia and UAE wage counter-revolution in Yemen

Comment: The US is colluding in a Saudi-UAE-led war on democracy, writes Sam Hamad.

The deep roots of Yemen's economic crisis

Manuel Langendorf

The deep roots of Yemen's economic crisis

Analysis: War has destroyed the livelihoods of countless Yemenis, but the country’s economic crisis has deeper roots, writes Manuel Langendorf.

South African, European demining experts killed in Yemen

The New Arab

South African, European demining experts killed in Yemen

A Saudi-run organisation in charge of the project said five demining experts killed in a weekend explosion in Yemen were from South Africa and ...

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