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A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

The New Arab

Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark ...

Paul Iddon

The UAE's unprecedented activity in Africa

Analysis: Abu Dhabi is trying to make itself a force to be reckoned with far beyond its own borders through investments and the establishment of overseas military bases.

The New Arab

Sudan 'UAE's transport hub' for mercenaries in Libya, Yemen

Leaked documents reveal the UAE demanded permits for military plane stopovers in Sudanese airports before travelling to Libya, Egypt and ...

Sana Uqba

UAE hired American 'death squad' to assassinate Yemeni opposition

Elite US mercs were hired by ex-Palestinian strongman Mohammed Dahlan to assassinate Yemeni politicians deemed 'terrorists' by the UAE.

The New Arab & agencies

UAE commends Ethiopia and Eritrea for historic peace deal

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan said the peace agreement is a 'bold and historic step'.

Eritrea's Qatar attacks don't come out the blue

Paul McLoughlin

Eritrea's Qatar attacks don't come out the blue

Analysis: UAE and Saudi designs on the Red Sea have seen East Africa's Eritrea join the blockade of Qatar. Asmara's rhetoric against Doha now ...

The New Arab

Israel detains 10 Palestinians, including activists in Jerusalem

Israeli security forces detained 10 Palestinian civilians in Jerusalem early Wednesday, as the city continues to experience a surge in violence ...

Rights group urges UAE to stop 'Yemeni prisoner abuse'

The New Arab & agencies

Rights group urges UAE to stop 'Yemeni prisoner abuse'

Human Rights Watch is urging the United Arab Emirates to investigate and stop alleged mistreatment of prisoners in informal jails they oversee ...

Yemen rebels attack UAE ship of Saudi-led coalition

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen rebels attack UAE ship of Saudi-led coalition

Yemen's Houthi rebels have said they targeted a military ship belonging to the United Arab Emirates, part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting ...

VIDEO: UAE-backed Yemeni militants 'behead, execute' rebel detainees

The New Arab

VIDEO: UAE-backed Yemeni militants 'behead, execute' rebel detainees

Shocking video footage has emerged appearing to show Yemeni militants, bearing the flag of the United Arab Emirates, beheading and executing ...

UAE 'transferred Yemen terror suspects to secret Eritrean prison'

The New Arab

UAE 'transferred Yemen terror suspects to secret Eritrean prison'

Two investigations uncovered cases of 'torture and forced disappearances' by UAE forces in Yemen, a leading human rights group has said.

The New Arab

UAE base in Somaliland soon to launch military operations

The foreign minister of Somaliland, who was once vociferous in his opposition to the military base, said it would become operational in the near future.

The New Arab

Egypt 'to build naval base on Eritrea's Nora island'

The Eritrean opposition have released details on a new Egyptian naval port - but questions have emerged in Ethiopia over Cairo's real ...

Robert Cusack

Turkey sends aid and soldiers to Somalia

Somalia's embattled army is about to get a boost as Turkey announced its troops will help train soldiers fighting al-Shabaab militants.

Robert Cusack

Turkey sends aid, opens biggest military-base abroad in Somalia

Turkey will open three military training camps in Mogadishu to help the country train a professional army and improve the country's security ...

Port-rush: Yemen government moves to block rebel maritime supply-routes

Robert Cusack

Port-rush: Yemen government moves to block rebel maritime supply-routes

Government fighters reclaimed control over the port town of Mokha on the Red Sea, the latest supply-route to have fallen from rebel control.

Naveed Ahmad

Iran's quest for foreign naval bases

Comment: A wide-ranging analysis of potential overseas Iranian assets shows Tehran's capabilities may not match its ambitions - yet, writes ...

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Amal Nasser

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Comment: Under the guise of participating in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen, UAE is actually looking after its broader ...

Palestinian lawyers sentenced to prison for contacting prisoners

The New Arab

Palestinian lawyers sentenced to prison for contacting prisoners

Shireen and Medhat al-Issawi, siblings of the prominent hunger striker Samir al-Issawi, have been sentenced to prison by Israel for contacting ...

Ahmed's interrogation 'symbolic' of the oppression of Palestinian children

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Ahmed's interrogation 'symbolic' of the oppression of Palestinian children

Blog: After a video of a Palestinian child lying injured while Israeli settlers insulted him went viral, new footage has emerged of his ...

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