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Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could also rest on the battle's outcome.

Comment: Biden must go beyond ending US support, and require the Saudis and Emiratis to fully withdraw from Yemen, writes Annelle Sheline.

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of <em>Hadramawt</em>

Aisha al-Jaedy

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy explores the social complexities and challenges of growing up as a Muwalladin - Yemenis who are born to foreign parents.

Yemen's ancient 'Manhattan of the Desert' risks collapse

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's ancient 'Manhattan of the Desert' risks collapse

Shibam is controlled by the internationally-recognised government, but while it has largely been spared direct conflict, it has not escaped the ...

Mud-brick palace is Yemen's latest heritage site facing disaster

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mud-brick palace is Yemen's latest heritage site facing disaster

Authorities have struggled to secure funds to maintain Yemen's Seiyun Palace.

The New Arab Staff

Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where more than 3 million are in imminent danger.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

This week we focus on the ongoing Houthi offensive to capture Marib.

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

More than 170 dead in Yemen floods

The flash floods have dealt a new blow to the war torn country.

Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over <em>Hadramawt</em>

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.

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 ...

Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

The New Arab & agencies

Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

Yemen's National Meteorological Center has warned Yemenis to stay away from flood ducts in affected areas.

Award-winning Yemen journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

The New Arab

Award-winning Yemen journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

Photojournalist Nabil al-Qaiti, a prominent photojournalist documenting Yemen's conflict and a vocal supporter of the southern separatist ...

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

Stasa Salacanin

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

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

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Iran's Covid-19 death toll has reached the grim milestone of 6,000, while Israel has kept spiritual baths open despite coronavirus concerns in ...

The New Arab & agencies

War-torn Yemen reports first two coronavirus deaths

Yemen's first coronavirus deaths come after aid organisations warned any coronavirus outbreak could have dire consequences after six years of civil war.

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

Saudi-led coalition extends Yemen ceasefire by a month

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen announced it was extending a unilateral ceasefire for a month due to the Covid-19 crisis.

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.

Will Saudi-brokered deal stop UAE's meddling in Yemen's south?

A Yemeni journalist

Will Saudi-brokered deal stop UAE's meddling in Yemen's south?

Saudi media released some details of an agreement which covered contentious political and military issues, but how this deal is expected to ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia 'boosting military presence' in southern Yemen

Saudi Arabia has been stepping up reinforcements since August, following violent infighting among Yemeni forces within the anti-Houthi alliance.

Yemen blast kills 6 government forces, Saudi officer

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen blast kills 6 government forces, Saudi officer

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in eastern Yemen that killed at least six Yemeni government troops and one Saudi ...

Yemen needs more than peace talks and ceasefires

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemen needs more than peace talks and ceasefires

Comment: Any peace deal must address the role played by foreign powers and must rebuild state institutions, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

'Catastrophic' tropical storm kills three in Oman, Yemen

The New Arab & agencies

'Catastrophic' tropical storm kills three in Oman, Yemen

At least three people were killed and dozens injured by flash flooding in Yemen and neighbouring Oman.

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