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Clashes between Houthi and government forces have led to hundreds of causalities in Marib, where the Houthis are attempting to gain territory.

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia group has used schools and other educational facilities to “lure” children into the ranks of their military, a new report by two rights groups says.

UN warns of displacement in Yemen's Hodeida

The New Arab Staff

UN warns of displacement in Yemen's Hodeida

Over 700 people have been displaced since mid January, according to UN figures.

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

Protests erupt in Yemen's Taiz over unpaid salaries

The New Arab Staff

Protests erupt in Yemen's Taiz over unpaid salaries

Public sector workers, who have not received their salaries for months, gathered in a peaceful protest in Yemen's Taiz city on Monday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and transport, at a time when coronavirus outbreaks are snowballing

The New Arab & agencies

Houthi missile strike on Yemen army camp kills dozens

Officials said they expected the death toll to rise as burn victims were rushed to hospitals.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemenis face another year of war, callous western silence

Comment: The UN suggestion that Yemen's war may wind down in 2020 is seriously unrealistic, given the current situation on the ground, writes ...

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 most ...

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' 'deception tactic' following Aramco attacks

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' 'deception tactic' following Aramco attacks

This week we look at a Houthi proposal to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia, the attack on Aramco oil facilities, Iran's response and more.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi-led coalition launches fresh operation after 'Houthi boat attack'

The Saudi-led coalition said it had launched a fresh military operation against the rebel group in Hodeidah after it had launched a ...

Yemen aid meaningless as long as weapons sales continue

Rose Worden

Yemen aid meaningless as long as weapons sales continue

Comment: Instead of salving their conscience by pledging aid, arms sellers should stop peddling their wares altogether, writes Rose Worden.

Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

The New Arab

Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has remained supportive of a plan to send British troops to Yemen.

Sudan 'UAE's transport hub' for mercenaries in Libya, Yemen

The New Arab

Sudan 'UAE's transport hub' for mercenaries in Libya, Yemen

Leaked documents reveal the UAE demanded permits for military plane stopovers in Sudanese airports before travelling to Libya, Egypt and ...

Sudan Communist Party demands dissolution of brutal paramilitary forces

The New Arab

Sudan Communist Party demands dissolution of brutal paramilitary forces

The Sudanese opposition party called for the dissolution of the paramilitary forces and for Sudan to withdraw from the war in Yemen.

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen warring sides meet on Hodeida

Representatives from Yemen's government and Houthi rebels tasked with pulling forces out of the key port city of Hodeida met for the first time in five months.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's 'withdrawal' from Yemen is merely an illusion

Comment: Any alterations to UAE's strategy will not hinder its long-term ambitions to control Yemen's ports and resources, writes Jonathan ...

The New Arab

UAE downgrades Yemen military presence over bubbling Gulf tensions

The UAE has been withdrawing some of its forces from Yemen in order to repel security threats closer to home, according to a new report.

Ibtisam Azem

Exclusive: Kuwait UN ambassador makes gloomy predictions about region

Interview: Kuwait's ambassador to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi spoke to The New Arab about the way the Middle East and North Africa region is ...

Yemen's Houthis 'seize 20 positions' in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Yemen's Houthis 'seize 20 positions' in Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed to have launched an audacious

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Al-Qaeda is still a deadly threat in Yemen

Comment: As long as the UAE and Saudi Arabia keep up their support for the war in Yemen, Al-Qaeda will continue to thrive, writes Jonathan ...

Trump's Yemen veto was 'pockets over people'

Sana Uqba

Trump's Yemen veto was 'pockets over people'

Congress, not the president, must vote and sign off on US participation in armed conflicts around the world.

Climate change and the Yemeni civil war

Austin Bodetti

Climate change and the Yemeni civil war

Analysis: As Yemen's government, Saudi Arabia and the UAE compete with the Houthi rebels for influence over the Middle East's poorest country, ...

Yemen: Where your worst nightmares have become reality

Najat Elhamri

Yemen: Where your worst nightmares have become reality

Comment: Yemen feels like a dystopian parallel universe where your worst nightmares have become a reality, writes Islamic Relief's Najat ...

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