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Comment: The weapons deals and military training France and the UK provide to Saudi Arabia are killing civilians abroad, and harming workers at home.

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's troops.

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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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 <em>Yemen</em> jail

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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 ...

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep <em>Yemen</em> 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.

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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 for now, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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Hunger stalks children in Yemen amid UN aid cuts

Millions of children in Yemen - already in the midst of what the UN terms the world's worst humanitarian crisis - face starvation amid ...

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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 ...

UN chief urges pressure for Yemen’s parties to talk

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UN chief urges pressure for Yemen’s parties to talk

Guterres said the United Nations has been working to bring the parties together and has been promoting “confidence-building measures".

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Yemen cracks down on Emirati charities for 'undermining stability'

Foreign charities will be reviewed by Yemen's government for attempting to sow discord across the war-torn country under the guide of ...

Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

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Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

Houthis in Yemen said they had launched a 'large-scale' attack on Saudi Arabia, which reportedly intercepted at least one missile ...

Saudi coalition announces ceasefire with southern separatists in <em>Yemen</em>

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Saudi coalition announces ceasefire with southern separatists in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen announced a ceasefire between the internationally recognised government and southern ...

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

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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.

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

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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.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

WHO chief warns virus pandemic 'accelerating' and refugees in Jordan are vulnerable due to the pandemic and lockdown measures. Here's your daily coronavirus news from the Middle East.

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World Refugee Day: UN calls for ending conflicts

UN has released worrying figures of a rise in refugees across the world.

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN reports biggest rise of refugees in its records

The United Nations has reported the biggest rise of refugees in recorded history.

<em>Yemen</em> records worst day for Covid-19 cases

The New Arab Staff

Yemen records worst day for Covid-19 cases

Yemen recorded its worst day for coronavirus cases on Monday, with the majority emerging in the southern province of Hadramaut.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

More than 94,000 Yemenis displaced since January, UN says

Around 5,200 people have been able to return to their places of origin since January, the UNHCR said.

<em>Yemen</em> donor summit fails to raise required $2.4bn

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Yemen donor summit fails to raise required $2.4bn

A donor summit aiming to raise $2.41 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen has only gathered half of the amount, with key player UAE ...

Award-winning <em>Yemen</em> journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

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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 ...

Saudi intensifies <em>Yemen</em> bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

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Saudi intensifies Yemen bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

Saudi Arabia, accused of committing 'war crimes' in Yemen, is hosting an emergency donor conference for the impoverished country.

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