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

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition launched a new operation against the Houthis on Thursday.

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.

Six people killed in attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Six people killed in attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange

Ethnic Baloch separatists have claimed the attack on the stock exchange in Karachi.

Yemen in Focus: Allies turn rivals on Socotra island

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 announced only on Monday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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".

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

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 targeting ...

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

'Saudi intervention failed', aide to Yemeni president says

An aide to Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi called the Saudi-led intervention in his nation a 'failure', after the recent recapturing of ...

Hadi government 'betrayed' as UAE-backed <em>separatists</em> capture Socotra island

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 <em>separatists</em>

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.

Yemen donor summit fails to raise required $2.4bn

The New Arab & agencies

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 donating no ...

Saudi seeks to raise $2.3bn in Yemen donor conference

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi seeks to raise $2.3bn in Yemen donor conference

Saudi Arabia is seeking to raise billions of dollars for Yemen, despite leading a coalition that has been accused of war crimes in the war-torn ...

The New Arab

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.

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?

The New Arab & agencies

Yemeni gravediggers overwhelmed amid spike in suspected coronavirus deaths

Cemetery workers in Yemen's Aden say there have been five times the normal amount of burials as medics and international organisations warn of a ...

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.

Deaths from coronavirus-like symptoms surge in Yemen's Aden

The New Arab & agencies

Deaths from coronavirus-like symptoms surge in Yemen's Aden

Yemen has reported just 18 coronavirus-linked deaths but doctors say the virus is likely running rampant, forcing the death rate up by at least ...

The New Arab & agencies

14 dead in sixth day of fighting in Yemen

Fourteen combatants have died in southern Yemen on Saturday.

Yemen in Focus: Dozens dying in coronavirus 'infested' Aden

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Dozens dying in coronavirus 'infested' Aden

This week we focus on increasing deaths in Aden, the underreporting of coronavirus cases, and more clashes.

Yemen government allies fight <em>southern</em> <em>separatists</em> over Zinjibar

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen government allies fight southern separatists over Zinjibar

Fighting broke out between pro-government troops and separatists in southern Yemen, leaving 10 dead in the first major clash ...

Yemen's secessionists to 'halt Socotra escalations' during Ramadan

The New Arab

Yemen's secessionists to 'halt Socotra escalations' during Ramadan

The Southern Transitional Council has vowed an end to escalations during the holy fasting month of Ramadan just days after rising ...

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