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Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes Sudan can wipe out its staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year.

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

Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter anti-junta protesters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter anti-junta protesters

The protest by opposition and civil society figures had been banned by the junta.

Six dead in Chad anti-junta protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Six dead in Chad anti-junta protests

Chad's government said at least six people were killed in the protests, while a local NGO reported nine fatalities -- seven in the capital and ...

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU calls for foreign fighters to leave Libya

Praising the formation of Libya's new unity government, EU Council President Charles Michel has called for all foreign fighters to leave the country.

The New Arab Staff

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

Annelle Sheline

Saudi ceasefire proposal clearly designed to appease the US

Comment: If the Saudis and US are actually dedicated to ending the war, they should put aside ceasefire theatrics and start by lifting the ...

The New Arab Staff

Houthis inflicting 'grave abuses' on Yemeni women: report

The report collected testimonies of victims, relatives of victims and eyewitnesses who suffered during the years of war, especially those in ...

Suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen kill 12 in Yemen attack: official

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen kill 12 in Yemen attack: official

Suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen have killed four civilians and eight fighters from a separatist militia in an attack in the southern Yemeni ...

The New Arab Staff

Yemen forces shoot down 'Houthi drones' at presidential palace

Suspected Houthi drones were shot down after flying over Al-Mashiq Presidential Palace in Aden.

Yemen protesters besiege presidential palace in Aden

The New Arab Staff

Yemen protesters besiege presidential palace in Aden

Public sector workers are angered by delayed wages.

Socotra port chief sacked for exposing 'unlawful' UAE shipment

The New Arab Staff

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.

Bomb targeting <em>southern</em> Yemen separatist leaders kills, injures fighters

The New Arab Staff

Bomb targeting southern Yemen separatist leaders kills, injures fighters

A bomb targeting a military convoy carrying leaders of the separatist “Security Belt” militia has killed and injured a number of fighters in the ...

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

The New Arab Staff

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

The New Arab Staff

UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

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

The New Arab Staff

UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government

In rare televised comments, al-Sisi said the appointment of the interim government, which includes a three-member Presidential Council ...

Biden to end US support for war in Yemen

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 ...

UAE-backed <em>southern</em> Yemen leader hints at normalisation with Israel

The New Arab Staff

UAE-backed southern Yemen leader hints at normalisation with Israel

The head of the UAE-backed STC, Adirous Al-Zubaidi, said normalisation with Israel would be on the agenda if the south achieves independence.

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

In-depth: A decade since the 2011 uprising, the hopes of Yemenis for freedom and an end to authoritarian rule have been shattered by war and a ...

Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

In Yemen, the diverse actors involved in the war are benefitting financially from the situation, while the population dies of hunger

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