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The three dead were reportedly all from one family, while an injured six-year old child was pulled out from under the rubble and taken to hospital.

The UK has been accused of continued arms sales to the Kingdom despite a court ruling to district the trade.

Pandemic Ramadan, poverty and the politics of blame

Khaled A. Beydoun

Pandemic Ramadan, poverty and the politics of blame

Comment: Images of armed, angry, white men openly violating stay-at-home orders, in contrast with those of shuttered mosques, tell a story of racial privilege in America, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Thousands of children killed by Assad's forces in Syria

James Reinl

Thousands of children killed by Assad's forces in Syria

Assad's forces and pro-government militias killed and injured over a thousand children in 2018, according to a report from UN Secretary-General ...

UN chief condemns devastating airstrike on Yemen wedding

The New Arab & agencies

UN chief condemns devastating airstrike on Yemen wedding

The UN Secretary General has 'strongly condemned' airstrikes that killed at least 50 people at a Yemeni wedding, and called for an investigation ...

Hadani Ditmars

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

Q&A: The international legal expert talks to Hadani Ditmars about how paying hypocritical lip-service to human rights leads to a rise in extremism, both foreign and domestic.

Mahad Dirieh

How Saudi Arabia miscalculated its war in Yemen

Comment: Saudi Arabia has over-reached fighting an enemy whose links with Iran have been exaggerated, all while Riyadh's main ally is losing ...

The New Arab

'Don't whitewash Saudi crimes against Yemen's children', charity warns

UN warned against setting a dangerous precedent by omitting the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from a blacklist of children's rights ...

Paola Tamma

Yemen's warring parties waging relentless offensive on healthcare

Attacks on medical staff and facilities has devastating consequences on healthcare access and children’s health

'Blacklist Saudi Arabia for Yemen <em>child</em> abuses', UN urged

The New Arab

'Blacklist Saudi Arabia for Yemen child abuses', UN urged

Save the Children and Watchlist call for Saudi Arabia to be placed on the UN's annual list of groups and countries responsible for grave ...

The New Arab

US targets Nusra Front financing with sanctions

The US Treasury has placed sanctions on four leading Nusra Front members including controversial Saudi figure Bin-Sulayman al-Muhaysini, who has ...

UN keeps Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on <em>child</em>-death blacklist

The New Arab

UN keeps Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on child-death blacklist

Riyadh has not provided enough proof to be permanently removed from the UN blacklist over the killing of children in Yemen, Reuters quoted UN ...

Saudi Arabia offers UN its report on Yemen deaths

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia offers UN its report on Yemen deaths

Saudi Arabia has offered to provide its own findings into coalition attacks on civilian deaths in Yemen, as Riyadh seeks to remove itself from a ...

UN: Saudi Arabia expected to cut Yemen <em>child</em> deaths

The New Arab & agencies

UN: Saudi Arabia expected to cut Yemen child deaths

The Saudi-led coalition should take concrete steps to cut child deaths from its bombing campaign of Yemen, or be it will be added to a ...

Houthi rockets kill seven children in Yemen's Marib

The New Arab

Houthi rockets kill seven children in Yemen's Marib

Rockets launched by Yemen's embattled Houthi rebels have killed seven children and wounded dozens of others, government officials said on ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia 'undeserved' of Human Rights Council seat

Leading human rights groups are continuing to ramp up pressure on the UN to penalise Saudi Arabia for the civilian deaths caused by Riyadh's military campaign in Yemen.

The New Arab

Powerful Saudi prince to meet UN chief on Yemen

Mohammed bin Salman will meet Ban Ki-moon to discuss a UN blacklist of child rights violators after Saudi Arabia 'resorted to ...

The New Arab

Saudi deputy crown prince visits US for talks

Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman visits the US on Sunday with economic and political ties topping the agenda, as well as a possible ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN chief slams Saudi pressure over child rights blacklist

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slammed Saudi Arabia for putting pressure to be removed form a child rights blacklist, while the kingdom denied ...

Reinstate Saudi-led coalition on blacklist, leading rights groups demand

The New Arab & agencies

Reinstate Saudi-led coalition on blacklist, leading rights groups demand

Twenty leading human rights groups on Wednesday urged the UN chief to reinstate the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on a blacklist of children's ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN blacklists Saudi-led coalition over child deaths in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Thursday was placed on a UN blacklist of children's rights violators for the number of ...

Israel lashes out at senior UN envoy

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Israel lashes out at senior UN envoy

Israel has accused a senior UN official of 'bias' and 'improper conduct' in preparing a report that criticised the Israeli army over its war in ...

Palestinians reject Netanyahu's peace talk conditions

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Palestinians reject Netanyahu's peace talk conditions

Saeb Erekat has rejected Israel's conditions for the resumption of peace talks and stated that negotiations are meaningless unless based on the ...

Israel left off UN <em>child</em> rights black-list

Agencies

Israel left off UN child rights black-list

Despite the deaths of hundreds of Palestinian children this year, Israel has been left of the UN child rights blacklist.

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