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One migrant was killed and two others aged 17 and 18 were wounded and taken to a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, the charity said.

Yemen will receive its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the UN, as the country struggles under the weight of infections.

Yemen pilgrimage draws crowds despite war, coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen pilgrimage draws crowds despite war, coronavirus

A large number of worshippers are doing the pilgrimage to the tomb of Prophet Hud in Yemen despite the war and the pandemic.

Covid-19 overwhelms Yemen and urgent aid needed: MSF

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Covid-19 overwhelms Yemen and urgent aid needed: MSF

War-torn Yemen is battling a rising number of Covid-19 cases, rights groups warn, as authorities declare a state of emergency.

MSF says staff witness Ethiopian troops execute Tigray civilians

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

MSF says staff witness Ethiopian troops execute Tigray civilians

MSF said its staff had witnessed Ethiopian soldiers executing at least four men in the war-torn Tigray region.

The New Arab Staff

Baghdad could host Iraqi refugee families from Al-Hol camp

An official from Iraq's National Security Council spoke to The New Arab on a condition of anonymity.

The New Arab Staff

Top Houthi commander killed as fighting rages in Taiz

A spokesmen for Yemen's pro-government forces described Abu Asad as one of the highest-ranking and feared Houthi commanders in the region.

Tharwa Boulifi

A gradual return to dictatorship in Tunisia?

Comment: Tunisians' biggest fear remains the return to a dictatorial regime that crippled their country. Recent events suggest they have good ...

The New Arab Staff

NGOs call on Italy to halt Libya migration agreement

Italy provides financial assistance to the coastguard authorities in Libya, which has been in chaos since 2011.

Yemen clashes near Hodeida 'kill 150 in a week'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen clashes near Hodeida 'kill 150 in a week'

Medics and rescue workers said that military fatalities on the two government and Houthi sides had reached a total of 70 between Saturday and ...

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

The foreign convoy arrives amid a humanitarian crisis brought about by armed conflict.

Rebel shelling kills 7 Yemen children: medics

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rebel shelling kills 7 Yemen children: medics

Doctors without Borders appealed to 'all armed groups to abide by international humanitarian law and take all ...

Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to around 100

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Second Libya shipwreck raises toll to around 100

'Rescued by local fishermen, they were in shock and terrified; they saw loved ones disappear beneath the waves, dying in front of their eyes,' ...

Rights groups slam Houthi attack on Taiz children's hospital

The New Arab Staff

Rights groups slam Houthi attack on Taiz children's hospital

Doctors Without Borders [MSF] and local rights organisations condemned the recent shelling of a children's hospital ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyan militia is holding 60 migrants hostage, says MSF

A Libyan militia known as Al-Ammu has abducted hundreds of migrants, now holding at least 60 hostage in 'appalling' conditions, seeking ransom from families or to sell them to traffickers.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece says no unaccompanied minors remain in island camps

All unaccompanied minors have been removed from migrant camps on Greek islands, Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi said Sunday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lesbos police begin moving homeless migrants to new camp

Many of the asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos have refused to go to the new site after their camp was destroyed by a fire last week.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands join Iraq's first weekly prayers since Covid-19

Thousands of Iraqis gathered for socially distanced open-air prayers organised by firebrand cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in his east Baghdad ...

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

The New Arab Staff

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Boat carrying nearly 370 refugees reaches Italy's Lampedusa

A fishing boat carrying nearly 370 migrants landed overnight on the Italian island of Lampedusa, where the main holding centre is already ...

Italian coastguard says evacuates 49 from Banksy rescue ship

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italian coastguard says evacuates 49 from Banksy rescue ship

The German-flagged MV Louise Michel said it was stranded and needed urgent help after lending assistance to a boat that was carrying at least ...

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Gaia Caramazza & Florence Dixon

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Many of those killed by the Beirut explosion were migrant workers. Already a vulnerable group in Lebanon, their plight is now likely to get even ...

'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

The deadly explosion that struck Beirut left Lebanese medical staff sustaining the same injuries as their patients.

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