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A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing for their livelihood.

Clashes were reported between different units belonging to Yemen's government forces, including UAE-backed fighters.

UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

The UN is holding talks on Yemen as a tanker on a Yemeni coast could rupture, causing disastrous consequences for Red Sea marine life.

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

This week we focus on Yemen's ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Houthi calls to liberate Mecca and a positive Eid story from Yemen.

Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

The New Arab & agencies

Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

Yemen's camps for internally displaced people present ideal breeding grounds for the novel coronavirus, as chances of proper sanitation or ...

Tara Brian

Stranded by war, Yemenis in Egypt dream of home

Seeking treatment in Egypt is nothing new, but returning home for Yemeni medical travellers has become increasingly untenable as the war stretches into its sixth year.

A Yemeni journalist

War-weary Yemenis eye a shaky ceasefire with suspicion

Comment: Five years of conflict have taught Yemenis that ceasefires are usually followed by a fresh surge in fighting on the frontlines, writes ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

The New Arab & agencies

How has coronavirus impacted conflicts in the Middle East?

On Friday, the UN appealed for ceasefires in all conflicts across the world. Antonio Guterres, its chief, warned that ''the worst is yet to ...

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

This week we focus on recent escalations between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, a campaign to release prisoners, and more.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

This week we focus on Yemen's current humanitarian crisis as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the controversial Saudi-led intervention.

Arabs urge Yemen's Houthis to allow oil tanker assessment

The New Arab & agencies

Arabs urge Yemen's Houthis to allow oil tanker assessment

An abandoned oil tanker off the coast of Yemen, laden with 1.1 million barrels of crude oil, could rupture and cause an 'environmental ...

Child killed in devastating fire at Yemen refugee camp

The New Arab

Child killed in devastating fire at Yemen refugee camp

A devastating fire at a camp for internally displaced persons killed a four-year-old child, according to local reports.

Yemen in Focus: Financial reports expose 'lavish' UN budget

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Financial reports expose 'lavish' UN budget

This week we focus on a financial report that has been slammed by rights activists as corrupt.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemen's oil-rich Shabwah province faces a dangerous power struggle

Tensions are quietly brewing over the geostrategic, resource-rich eastern Shabwah governorate, posing another risk to the country's peace.

Ibtisam Azem

EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Watch's director warns of Idlib bloodbath

The New Arab spoke to the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, about the bloodbath in Idlib.

The New Arab & agencies

Death toll from Yemen Houthi attack rises to 100

More than 100 people were killed and dozens wounded in a missile and drone attack blamed on Houthi rebels in central Yemen, officials said ...

The New Arab

Missile attack on Yemen military base death toll rises

Hospitals in the city issued an urgent call for blood donors for the injured, as the death toll from Saturday's strike rose to 80.

Yemen in Focus: Cable damage wipes out internet connectivity

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Cable damage wipes out internet connectivity

This week we focus on Yemen's days-long internet outage, another year of humanitarian catastrophe and more.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

The Sudanese Elite Brigades relinquished control to Yemen’s Joint Forces and left via the port of Mokha.

Tensions in Yemen's <em>Hodeida</em> cripple peace hopes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

With failures to fully address the root causes of Yemen's conflict, fighting has continued, and Hodeida still remains the country's ...

Where does Yemen's GPC stand two years after Saleh

A Yemeni journalist

Where does Yemen's GPC stand two years after Saleh

It has been two years since the bloody split between the General People's Congress alliance and Yemen's Houthi rebels. Fast forward two years, ...

Yemen in Focus: Sanaa airport opening 'too late'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Sanaa airport opening 'too late'

The Saudi-led coalition announced the long-anticipated opening of Sanaa's International Airport earlier this week, but the move has been ...

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