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

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

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 dangerous area.

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.

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Yemen warring sides meet on Hodeida

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 ...

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 ...

UAE downgrades Yemen military presence over bubbling Gulf tensions

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.

Exclusive: Kuwait UN ambassador makes gloomy predictions about region

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

Al-Qaeda is still a deadly threat in Yemen

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Theodore Karasik

Yemen's fragile peace talks

Comment: Multiple battle fronts and violated peace agreements mean a solution to Yemen's conflict seems more elusive than ever, write Theodore ...

UAE 'recklessly' arming Yemen militias with advanced weaponry: Amnesty

The New Arab

UAE 'recklessly' arming Yemen militias with advanced weaponry: Amnesty

Advanced Western-supplied weaponry is falling into the hands of war-crime accused militias in Yemen by way of the UAE, a new Amnesty report says.

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen UN chief 'safe' after convoy comes under fire

A leading UN worker in Yemen has survived a shooting in the country's troubled city of Hodeidah.

Jordan agrees to host Yemeni prisoner swap talks

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan agrees to host Yemeni prisoner swap talks

Jordan's government has agreed to host a committee meeting between Yemen's government and Houthi rebels to discuss the transfer of thousands of ...

UN ceasefire monitoring team arrives in Yemen's <em>Hodeidah</em>

The New Arab & agencies

UN ceasefire monitoring team arrives in Yemen's Hodeidah

A UN monitoring team arrived in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah on Sunday amid fears of attacks from extremist militants based in the ...

UN monitoring team arrives in Yemen amid fragile ceasefire

The New Arab & agencies

UN monitoring team arrives in Yemen amid fragile ceasefire

A UN monitoring team is due to travel to Yemen's key battleground city of Hodeidah after arriving in Aden on Saturday.

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