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Fresh graves are being dug to meet demand as Covid-19 related deaths spike in the war-torn nation.

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 humanitarian crisis.

Yemeni muezzin killed over loud call to prayer

The New Arab Staff

Yemeni muezzin killed over loud call to prayer

A man in the southwestern Yemeni city of Taiz has killed a local muezzin after being disturbed by a loud early morning call to prayer.

Agency: Quarter of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Agency: Quarter of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

Save the Children says the real number of children killed in the war is likely much higher.

Yemen's 24 hours of violence: how Biden should respond

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

Yemen's 24 hours of violence: how Biden should respond

Comment: Given Yemen's complex conflict, Biden's administration should not try to take control, but instead focus on bringing the parties to the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

A fierce offensive by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s Marib province is threatening the camps of people already displaced by war.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN: Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine

Yemen is on the brink of a massive famine that is threatening the lives of thousands of people and exacerbated by a government blockade.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen Houthi missile attack kills 15 soldiers, three children

Local residents identified the children as being two brothers and their relative.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemeni government retakes territory from rebels: officials

The internationally recognized government's forces managed to retake parts of territory from the Houthi rebels in the west of Yemen

Top Houthi commander killed as fighting rages in <em>Taiz</em>

The New Arab Staff

Top Houthi commander killed as fighting rages in Taiz

A spokesmen for Yemen's pro-government forces described Abu Asad as one of the highest-ranking and feared Houthi commanders in the region.

The New Arab Staff

Yemen’s army declares breakthrough in fight against Houthis

Yemeni government forces say they have thwarted suicide attacks in Marib by Houthi rebels, while fighting is continuing in the city of ...

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

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 ...

Hundreds protest against Yemeni internationally-recognized government in <em>Taiz</em>

The New Arab Staff

Hundreds protest against Yemeni internationally-recognized government in Taiz

Hundreds of people have protested in the frontline Yemeni city of Taiz, blaming the Saudi-backed internationally-recognized government ...

Yemen in Focus: Could US terror designation leverage Houthis?

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Could US terror designation leverage Houthis?

This week we focus on the impact of a potential US move to designate the Houthis as "terrorists".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Emirati Red Crescent says team targeted by Yemen gunmen

The Emirati Red Crescent said Wednesday one of its mobile health clinics was attacked by gunmen by Houthi rebels in the Yemeni city of Taiz.

The New Arab Staff

Mass rally in Yemen's Taiz over Macron's anti-Islam remarks

Thousands of protesters gathered in Taiz in support of Islam and its Prophet Muhammad on Saturday, amid rising tensions between Muslims ...

The New Arab Staff

Rights groups slam Houthi attack on Taiz children's hospital

Doctors Without Borders [MSF] and local rights organisations condemned the recent shelling of a children's hospital by Houthi rebels in ...

Rabyaah Althaibani

How a Biden White House can end Yemen's war

Comment: If Biden is serious about ending Yemen's war, he must listen to Yemeni-Americans' calls for ending US support for Saudi Arabia and ...

'Innocent Yemenis dying' UN says, amid escalating violence

The New Arab Staff

'Innocent Yemenis dying' UN says, amid escalating violence

The United Nations said innocent Yemenis are still dying because of the brutal conflict, which has since the end of September killed at least ...

The New Arab Staff

Killers of 24-year-old Yemeni shop worker face execution

Authorities in Yemen have called for the execution of a group of men accused of killing a 24-year-old employee, in a murder that sent shockwaves ...

Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

The New Arab Staff

Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case ...

Protests erupt in Yemen's <em>Taiz</em> over unpaid salaries

The New Arab Staff

Protests erupt in Yemen's Taiz over unpaid salaries

Public sector workers, who have not received their salaries for months, gathered in a peaceful protest in Yemen's Taiz city on Monday.

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.

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