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A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the island.

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

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

Yemen's southern separatists withdraw from peace talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's southern separatists withdraw from peace talks

Yemen's southern separatists announced their withdrawal from talks over a Saudi-sponsored deal with the internationally recognised government.

Southern Yemenis protest UAE-Israel normalisation deal

The New Arab Staff

Southern Yemenis protest UAE-Israel normalisation deal

In a statement, groups behind the protests denounced 'Israel's new secret friend in the south', in reference to the UAE-backed STC.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab Staff

Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

An explosive device that was seemingly implanted onto a military vehicle detonated near a school in Yemen's third largest Taiz city on Saturday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

Yemen's UAE-backed <em>STC</em> vows to take over Hadramawt

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.

The New Arab Staff

Yemenis outraged after imam's incitement to kill young 'magician'

An imam in Yemen's Aden city called for the killing of a young trickster magician, prompting backlash that saw locals rally in support of ...

Could the Riyadh agreement end Yemen's crisis?

A Yemeni journalist

Could the Riyadh agreement end Yemen's crisis?

Analysis: Efforts to revive the Riyadh agreement are unlikely to end Yemen's multi-faceted conflict.

Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

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Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

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

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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 ...

A Yemeni journalist

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

In-depth: The separatist takeover of Socotra island is indicative of Saudi Arabia's approval for efforts which undermine Yemen's unity.

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 ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Allies turn rivals on Socotra island

This week we focus on the capture of Socotra by UAE-backed southern separatists.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi coalition deploys ceasefire observers to Yemen's south

Saudi forces arrived on Wednesday in Shaqra and Sheikh Salem, two flashpoints in southern Yemen's Abyan province, to monitor the truce that was ...

Yemen's UAE-backed <em>STC</em> 'in secret talks with Israel': report

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's UAE-backed STC 'in secret talks with Israel': report

The Southern Transitional Council has been in secret talks with Israel, a report has claimed.

The New Arab Staff

Hadi government 'betrayed' as UAE-backed separatists capture Socotra island

The STC have taken over the strategic town of Hadibo in the Socotra island, angering the Hadi government.

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.

Award-winning Yemen journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

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 ...

Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

The New Arab

Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

As the city battles increasing number of coronavirus-linked deaths, Aden has been plunged into darkness despite rising temperatures.

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