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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.

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

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

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.

More than 170 dead in Yemen floods

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 for now, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Yemen reports five more coronavirus cases

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.

Saudi-led coalition extends Yemen ceasefire by a month

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.

War-torn Yemen reports first coronavirus case

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Charlie Hoyle

Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and ...

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemeni civil war has forced it to balance the competing demands of counterterrorism and national ...

Thousands flee from Saudi-backed offensive in Yemen's Hodeidah

Charlie Hoyle

Thousands flee from Saudi-backed offensive in Yemen's Hodeidah

According to the United Nations, clashes along Yemen's western coast have displaced around 100,000 people in recent months, most of them from ...

Yemen suffers cultural vandalism during its war

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemen suffers cultural vandalism during its war

In-depth: The erosion of Yemen's rich cultural heritage as its war rages into a fourth year threatens to destroy the identity of Yemenis ...

Yemen journalist held after Facebook post criticising army, media

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen journalist held after Facebook post criticising army, media

Awad Kashmim, editor of the pro-government newspaper 30 November, was "arrested illegally" last week in the eastern city of Mukalla in oil-rich ...

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