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This week we focus on the Safer tanker 'ticking time bomb', which environmentalist groups warn would be disastrous not only for Yemen, but for the world.

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

The New Arab Staff

Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

In one incident, 44 detainees were transferred to a room of only 10 square meters, according to relatives who spoke to the New-York based rights group.

Saudi initiative proposes end to deadlock with Yemen's separatists

The New Arab Staff

Saudi initiative proposes end to deadlock with Yemen's separatists

Saudi Arabia has proposed to re-implement a power-sharing deal between Yemen's government and the southern separatists.

UN removes Saudi-led coalition from children killers blacklist

The New Arab Staff

UN removes Saudi-led coalition from children killers blacklist

The Saudi-led coalition was placed on the blacklist after the high number of children killed during the war.

Paul McLoughlin

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

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 New Arab

Yemeni activist subjected to Saudi trolling after Facebook appointment

Outspoken Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman, who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, has been subjected to a smear campaign by Saudi media after she ...

The New Arab

Hundreds riot in Yemen's Aden after power cuts

Hundreds of protesters have protested violently in the Yemeni city of Aden, attacking government buildings, after flash floods completely cut ...

Yemen in Focus: Appeals for assistance after Aden flooding

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Appeals for assistance after Aden flooding

This week we focus on deadly flooding in Yemen's coastal city, an expected delivery of Covid-19 tests, and more.

The New Arab

Yemen's southern separatists warn of 'imminent' war with government

Emirati-backed insurgents say a shaky power-sharing deal with the internationally-recognised government is on the verge of collapse, threatening ...

Coronavirus threatens more misery for vulnerable Middle East refugees

Alessandra Bajec

Coronavirus threatens more misery for vulnerable Middle East refugees

The Middle East's most vulnerable refugees, trapped in camps across the region, await the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic while already ...

New leader of Yemen's Al-Qaeda threatens 'nightmare for Americans'

The New Arab

New leader of Yemen's Al-Qaeda threatens 'nightmare for Americans'

Saudi-national Khaled bin Omar Batarfi, the newly-appointed leader of AQAP, vowed to make the organisation a nightmare to Americans.

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.

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Students in Saada are made to watch daily video broadcasts from the Houthi rebel leader, who lectures them on the merits of martyrdom ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen's Al-Qaeda confirm death of leader in US operation

AQAP has appointed a new leader following the death of Qassim Al-Rimi at the hands of US forces.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

The New Arab

Saudi 'revenge strikes' kill 31 civilians after jet downing

Saudi-led coalition strikes on Yemen's al-Jawf killed dozens of civilians on Saturday, just a day after Houthi rebels downed a fighter ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis stand by Iranian allies

The Houthis slammed the killing of Qasem Soleimani as a war crime, stating the only appropriate response to the assassination would be to expel ...

Yemen in Focus: Hundreds die as swine flu spreads

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Hundreds die as swine flu spreads

This week we look at hundreds of deaths due to the spread of diseases, tit-for-tat disputes between the rebels and government, and more.

The New Arab

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

Yemeni southern separatists killed in <em>Houthi</em> missile strike

The New Arab

Yemeni southern separatists killed in Houthi missile strike

At least five southern separatists were killed in a Houthi attack on a passing our ceremony in Dhale on Sunday, officials said.

Ten things to look out for in 2020

The New Arab

Ten things to look out for in 2020

From Iran to Lebanon, Trump to Netanyahu, 2020 is looking jam-packed. Here's The New Arab's list of top ten things to look out for as we enter a ...

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

Narjas Zatat

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

From the Arab Spring to the refugee crisis, here are some of the most important events of this past decade.

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