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An explosive device that was seemingly implanted onto a military vehicle detonated near a school in Yemen's third largest Taiz city on Saturday.

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

Lebanese official confirmed positive Covid-19 during French FM meeting

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese official confirmed positive Covid-19 during French FM meeting

The head of the Lebanese foreign minister's office was shocked to receive untimely news of a positive Covid-19 result during a meeting with the ...

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 Cafiero.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France pledges $17 million to Lebanon's struggling schools

The French assistance will go to a network of over 50 French and Francophone schools, it has been reported.

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

The UAE-backed STC has vowed to take over Yemen's largest province, Hadramawt.

A Yemeni journalist

Could the Riyadh agreement end Yemen's crisis?

Analysis: Efforts to revive the Riyadh agreement are unlikely to end Yemen's multi-faceted conflict.

UN 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

Houthi rebels control the western Red Sea ports, including Ras Issa, 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from where the FSO Safer tanker has been moored ...

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's ...

Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

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Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

A Socotra official accused Iran of illegally fishing off the coast of the Yemeni island, just days after vessel tracking organisations confirmed ...

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The New Arab Staff

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition ...

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his ...

Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

The New Arab Staff

Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

In one incident, 44 detainees were transferred to a room of only 10 square meters, according to relatives who spoke to the New-York based rights ...

A Yemeni journalist

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

In-depth: The separatist takeover of Socotra island is indicative of Saudi Arabia's approval for efforts which undermine Yemen's unity.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Comment: The STC's takeover of Socotra indicates that the United Arab Emirates has marginalised Saudi Arabia into a weaker position, at least ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hunger stalks children in Yemen amid UN aid cuts

Millions of children in Yemen - already in the midst of what the UN terms the world's worst humanitarian crisis - face starvation amid UN aid ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Allies turn rivals on Socotra island

This week we focus on the capture of Socotra by UAE-backed southern separatists.

UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

The UN's humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said there were two options for the international community: 'support the humanitarian response... or ...

UN chief urges pressure for Yemen’s parties to talk

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN chief urges pressure for Yemen’s parties to talk

Guterres said the United Nations has been working to bring the parties together and has been promoting “confidence-building measures".

Yemen cracks down on Emirati charities for 'undermining stability'

The New Arab Staff

Yemen cracks down on Emirati charities for 'undermining stability'

Foreign charities will be reviewed by Yemen's government for attempting to sow discord across the war-torn country under the guide of ...

'Saudi intervention failed', aide to Yemeni president says

The New Arab Staff

'Saudi intervention failed', aide to Yemeni president says

An aide to Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi called the Saudi-led intervention in his nation a 'failure', after the recent ...

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