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Abu Dhabi has operating touristic trips to Socotra island, in violation of Yemen and the island's sovereignty.

Two children were among at least 13 people that died due to heavy flooding across several parts of Yemen, officials said.

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The New Arab Staff

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The Sudanese cabinet voted to ratify the UN's CEDAW convention aimed at stopping violence against women but stopped short of endorsing three of its fundamental articles.

Sudanese women demand protection against domestic violence and harassment

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Sudanese women demand protection against domestic violence and harassment

Sudanese women took to the streets calling for security and safety in private and public spheres, while calling for a prosecution system to deal ...

Saudi economic assistance to Yemen's Houthis after ceasefire: MbS

The New Arab Staff

Saudi economic assistance to Yemen's Houthis after ceasefire: MbS

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Riyadh would 'provide… everything they need' if the Houthis agree to negotiations and a ceasefire.

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Yemeni minister denies report of Marib takeover by Houthis

Yemen's information minister denied reports that the Houthis captured Al-Kassara area in Marib in a thread of tweets.

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Houthis claim bomb-laden drone attack on Saudi airbase

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air-base.

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Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

A leading US official warned that Iran's support for Houthi rebels is threatening peace efforts in Yemen.

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical ...

Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

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Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

Saudi Arabia said that a Houthi drone attack started a fire at a university in the southwestern city of Jizan, as the US warned its citizens ...

Lawmakers urge Biden to end Saudi blockade on Yemen

The New Arab Staff

Lawmakers urge Biden to end Saudi blockade on Yemen

US lawmakers have signed a letter to President Biden calling for an end to Saudi Arabia's blockade on Houthi-held territory in Yemen, which has ...

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Aishat Yusuff

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Book Club: Marguerite Richards' anthology of global Muslim voices is a honest recollection of the human experience. From chaos to peace, ...

Iran enforces lockdown amid fourth wave of Covid-19 pandemic

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran enforces lockdown amid fourth wave of Covid-19 pandemic

Tehran and 250 other cities and towns have been declared "red zones" by Iran's coronavirus task force due their highest positivity rates and the ...

Veteran ruler Guelleh re-elected Djibouti president for fifth term

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Veteran ruler Guelleh re-elected Djibouti president for fifth term

73-year-old Ismail Omar Guelleh, who has controlled Djibouti with an iron fist since 1999, is set to start a fifth term after winning over 98 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Polls open in Djibouti as Guelleh seeks fifth term

Some 215,000 citizens are registered to vote in the ballot pitting Guelleh, 73, against a little-known businessman widely seen to pose little threat to the strongman.

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

Protesters were reportedly faced with incidents of harassment and violence.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi coalition kills wanted Houthi commander in Yemen’s Marib

Abdul Latif Hammoud, a Houthi commander who had a $5 million bounty on his head was killed by the Saudi-led coalition in Marib.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

The Saudi-led coalition said it had thwarted an 'imminent' attack by the Sanaa-based Houthi group.

Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi drones near Khamis Mushait

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi drones near Khamis Mushait

Saudi Arabia says it has shot down two Houthi drones over the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, less than 24 hours after the Houthis claimed ...

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Yemen's Houthi rebels renew Marib campaign amid diplomatic push

Saudi-led coalition jets bombed the Houthi rebels as they continued the offensive to claim Marib, while UN and US diplomats traveled to Riyadh ...

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

The New Arab Staff

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

Father's murder of own daughter ignites fury in Sudan

The New Arab Staff

Father's murder of own daughter ignites fury in Sudan

Social media users are calling for the father's arrest under the hashtag #MyFatherKilledMe.

Yemeni muezzin killed over loud call to prayer

The New Arab Staff

Yemeni muezzin killed over loud call to prayer

A man in the southwestern Yemeni city of Taiz has killed a local muezzin after being disturbed by a loud early morning call to prayer.

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