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A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

The New Arab Staff

Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam has ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Torrential rains wreak destruction in Yemen, killing dozens

In southern Yemen, 33,000 displaced people who were sheltering in camps lost their tents and belongings in the floods, according to the International Red Cross.

Giorgio Cafiero

Covid-19: Yemen's 'unprecedented calamity'

Comment: The Covid-19 crisis has only added more vitriol and hostility to relations between the three sides of Yemen's conflict, writes Giorgio ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

The United Nations has warned it may have to stop its programs fighting coronavirus, which it says is 'already spreading rapidly' in Yemen.

Ibtisam Azem

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

The New Arab spoke with UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande about dealing with coronavirus in war-torn Yemen.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: UAE reopens despite a rise in cases, Yemen's coronavirus efforts run short of funding, Gazans celebrate the reopening of ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes ...

Thousands fleeing fighting in Yemen at risk of coronavirus

The New Arab

Thousands fleeing fighting in Yemen at risk of coronavirus

Tens of thousands of Yemenis continue to flee violence in the north, as the shadow of Covid-19 looms over them.

India's coronavirus response ignores its slumdwellers, all 65 million

Puja Changoiwala

India's coronavirus response ignores its slumdwellers, all 65 million

Comment: One in six Indians reside in slums which are fast becoming hotbeds of coronavirus infection. The government must act now to help stop ...

Yemen reports five more coronavirus cases

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen reports five more coronavirus cases

Five new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Yemens southern city of Aden.

The New Arab & agencies

WHO to improve coronavirus testing capabilities in war-torn Yemen

Yemen's WHO hopes to receive tens of thousands of coronavirus testing kits while working to prepare dozens of dedicated Covid-19 hospitals as it braces for a virus outbreak.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Appeals for assistance after Aden flooding

This week we focus on deadly flooding in Yemen's coastal city, an expected delivery of Covid-19 tests, and more.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Saudi Arabia's faltering divide and rule strategy in Yemen

While seeking to keep Yemen weak and divided, yet with no real long-term plan for its political future, Saudi Arabia has inadvertently limited ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan 'needs $120 million' to fight virus outbreak

While Sudan has no more than 19 confirmed cases, the health minister said that the country's dire economic situation meant it would be unable to ...

War-torn Yemen reports first coronavirus case

The New Arab & agencies

War-torn Yemen reports first coronavirus case

The announcement comes on the second day of a unilateral two-week ceasefire announced by the Saudi-led coalition to help fight the pandemic.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

This week we focus on recent escalations between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, a campaign to release prisoners, and more.

Trump's Yemen aid cut amounts to a death sentence

Marcus Montgomery

Trump's Yemen aid cut amounts to a death sentence

Comment: Yemenis are already susceptible to many preventable diseases, but for Trump to cut aid during a pandemic is nothing short of lethal, ...

US cuts healthcare aid to Yemen despite coronavirus fears

The New Arab

US cuts healthcare aid to Yemen despite coronavirus fears

Donald Trump has slashed aid to Yemen despite a global coronavirus epidemic that has left healthcare systems around the world inundated with ...

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