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Abu Dhabi has operating touristic trips to Socotra island, in violation of Yemen and the island's sovereignty.

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical struggle involving Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman.

<em>Socotra</em> port chief sacked for exposing 'unlawful' UAE shipment

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Socotra port chief sacked for exposing 'unlawful' UAE shipment

Riyad Suleiman was sacked after he criticised the UAE for sending weapons to the southern separatist group on Yemen's Socotra island.

UAE sends military vehicles to STC in <em>Socotra</em>: Governor

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UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

Socotra's governor accused the UAE of attempting to destabilise the Riyadh agreement.

UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

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UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

Ro Khanna was a leading sponsor of the war powers resolution aimed at ending Washington's support for Saudi Arabia and the UAE's war efforts in ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Annelle Sheline

Biden to end US support for war in Yemen

Comment: Biden must go beyond ending US support, and require the Saudis and Emiratis to fully withdraw from Yemen, writes Annelle Sheline.

The New Arab Staff

UAE welcomes Yemen peace efforts after Biden announcement

The Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has welcomed 'peace initiatives' in Yemen following President Biden's decision to end support ...

The New Arab Staff

Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen war.

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in <em>Socotra</em>'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

The New Arab Staff

Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

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

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Stasa Salacanin

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

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

UAE, Saudi Arabia 'allowed Israel intelligence into Yemen': reports

The New Arab Staff

UAE, Saudi Arabia 'allowed Israel intelligence into Yemen': reports

The UAE and Saudi Arabia are establishing bases in Yemen's Socotra island and allowing Israeli delegations to enter, the leader of a ...

Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

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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.

Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

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Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

The UAE-backed STC has vowed to take over Yemen's largest province, Hadramawt.

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five children among dozen killed in Yemen air strike

At least 12 people were killed in an airstrike blamed by rebels on the Saudi-led coalition.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE again delays Mars probe launch over weather

The United Arab Emirates have cancelled the launch for the second time this week

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Yemen's Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

A coronavirus ceasefire for Yemen has broken apart.

Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

The New Arab Staff

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.

The New Arab Staff

Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

A Socotra official accused Iran of illegally fishing off the coast of the Yemeni island, just days after vessel tracking organisations ...

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The New Arab Staff

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition ...

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

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.

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

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 ...

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