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A bid by separatists to assert control over southern Yemen has pushed the country closer to fragmentation.

Comment: The arrest of Mohamed al-Amoudi is a textbook warning to local businessmen who might have been harbouring seditious designs, writes Romain Calvary.

The war on love and marriage in war-torn Yemen

The New Arab

The war on love and marriage in war-torn Yemen

Hopes of finding love have quickly shattered in Yemen, as more young adults than ever before are now unable to afford to get married.

US sanctions Yemeni company suspected of funding al-Qaeda

The New Arab

US sanctions Yemeni company suspected of funding al-Qaeda

Amongst other misdemeanours the Al Omgy Exchange is said to have helped al-Qaeda facilitate a $1 million transfer to a Yemeni petroleum company ...

Mukalla: Yemeni forces 'kill 13, capture 2' al-Qaeda jihadists

The New Arab & agencies

Mukalla: Yemeni forces 'kill 13, capture 2' al-Qaeda jihadists

Government forces backed by Gulf Arab air support have raided al-Qaeda positions in southern Yemen, as the war there shifts its focus to ...

Laurent Bonnefoy

Bin Laden, Yemen and al-Qaeda's strategy

Browsing Bin Laden's bookshelf: Correspondence seized from Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan reveals a rupture with IS that is political and generational in equal measure.

Munir al-Mawri

US and GCC agree to 'peaceful' resolution in Yemen

John Kerry and his Gulf counterparts have agreed that political dialogue is the only way to reach a sustainable solution in Yemen.

Vijay Prashad

Al-Qaeda's opportunities in Yemen

Comment: US drone strikes combined with Saudi bombing raids provides a fertile mix for recruitment to the local al-Qaeda franchise, writes Vijay ...

AAAJ and agencies

Suspected US drone strike kills 'militants' in Yemen

A suspected US drone strike in Yemen on Wednesday killed five alleged al-Qaeda militants traveling in a vehicle near a coastal city, military ...

Four 'al-Qaeda militants' killed in Yemen drone strike

AAAJ and agencies

Four 'al-Qaeda militants' killed in Yemen drone strike

A provincial official says four al-Qaeda operatives were killed in the US drone strike in Hadhramaut, southeast Yemen.

AAAJ and agencies

Air strikes hit Yemen despite peace talks

Saudi-led air strikes hit targets throughout Yemen on Wednesday, killing at least 31, as peace talks in Geneva aimed at ending the war enter ...

Houthis head east to offset losses in Yemen's south

Al-Araby al-Jadeed

Houthis head east to offset losses in Yemen's south

Setbacks in the south of the country have forced the Houthis to look east towards Marib and Shabwa.

Yemenis flee to Djibouti and Somalia to escape war

Mohammad Abdulmalik

Yemenis flee to Djibouti and Somalia to escape war

Feature: Hundreds of Yemenis leaving for neighbouring countries, themselves suffering the effects of years of war, as a safer option than their ...

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen's Taiz

Wajdi al-Salmi

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen's Taiz

Residents in Taiz and other parts of Yemen are enduring shortages of food, fuel and medicine, with government institutions shut and security ...

Yemen civilians hit hard by Saudi-led war

Mohammad Abdulmalik

Yemen civilians hit hard by Saudi-led war

Cities including Sanaa and Aden at standstill as food, fuel and medical supplies dwindle due to Saudi-led war on Houthis and advance of al-Qaeda.

Munir al-Mawri

Did Sisi propose an Egyptian force to protect Hadi?

Analysis: Egyptian president Abdel Fatah el-Sisi might have proposed an Egyptian force to return Yemeni president Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to Aden.

Laurent Bonnefoy

Yemen's 'great game' is not black and white

Comment: Events in Yemen are shaping perceptions of a binary conflict of north/south, and Sunni/Shia. This will only push the country further ...

Faris al-Jalal

Houthis isolated as Yemeni president receives delegations in Aden

The Houthi movement looks increasingly isolated after Hadi fled Sanaa for Aden and is receiving foreign delegations in Aden in his capacity as ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed

Houthis take 'partial' control of Yemeni Air Force

Documents seen by al-Araby al-Jadeed indicate that wholesale changes have been made in the Air Force leadership by the Houthis.

Top Yemeni official assassinated as security vacuum deepens

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Top Yemeni official assassinated as security vacuum deepens

Hadhramaut security official killed by gunmen, as Houthis continue to reject international calls for the group to cede power in the ...

Basheer al-Baker

Ambassador: UK embassy closure purely for security reasons

Politics: Jane Marriott tells al-Araby al-Jadeed that Yemen's future depends on parties working together to ensure the country's democratic ...

Al-Qaeda expands into Yemen security vacuum

Faris al-Jalal

Al-Qaeda expands into Yemen security vacuum

Al-Qaeda is using the political turmoil in Yemen and the redeployment of popular militias from areas of the south to attack government forces ...

Honey fraud in Yemen leaves bitter taste

Mohammad Abdulmalik

Honey fraud in Yemen leaves bitter taste

Yemen's honey has sparked a global buzz over its purity and unique medicinal benefits. But unscrupulous traders are damaging the industry as ...

Yemen's quiet secession

Faris al-Jalal

Yemen's quiet secession

As turmoil engulfs Yemen, the secessionist ambitions of the South received a boost from an unlikely source, President Hadi himself, says Faris ...

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