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

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

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Eldar Mamedov

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will collapse for good, writes Eldar Mamedov.

Qatar's emir, Saudi crown prince discuss future cooperation

The New Arab Staff

Qatar's emir, Saudi crown prince discuss future cooperation

The Emir of Qatar and the Saudi Crown Prince spoke on the phone to discuss the recent reconciliation and the future cooperation.

Washington mulls suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia: report

The New Arab Staff

Washington mulls suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia: report

US may only sell defensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, which has been criticised for alleged human rights abuses in Yemen.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordanian journalist detained for three years over Facebook-post dies

The 46-year-old had developed illnesses during a jail sentence in the UAE for posting about the country's involvement in the war on ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai, Riyadh head for corporate showdown

Saudi Arabia and Dubai are competing to attract international businesses and boost national economies.

<em>UAE</em> dismantles Eritrea base

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Analysis: Concerns about Turkey's regional assertiveness have pushed Greece to adopt a more proactive foreign policy, with Athens building new ...

<em>UAE</em> ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing <em>Yemen</em> war

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

US lawmakers urge UK to help end <em>Yemen</em> war

The New Arab Staff

US lawmakers urge UK to help end Yemen war

The lawmakers' comments indicate that the US could pressure the UK to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Involving regional states in Iran talks will spell failure

Shireen T. Hunter

Involving regional states in Iran talks will spell failure

Comment: It would be a mistake to allow long-standing and difficult issues of regional rivalries to interfere in future negotiations with Iran, ...

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in <em>Yemen</em> 'not enough'

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, ...

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

US trying to 'seize illegal Iranian oil' aboard tanker

The attempt to seize Iranian oil stands in stark contrast to the Biden administrations broader overtures to Tehran.

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 ...

IMF says vaccines to fuel Mideast recovery

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IMF says vaccines to fuel Mideast recovery

The International Monetary Fund has warned that a delay to the rollout of a Covid-19 vaccine with further hurt the region's economies.

David Suber

Making sense of Europe's response to the Arab Spring

The New Arab speaks to analyst Lorenzo Trombetta about the impact of the Arab Spring uprisings on Mediterranean geopolitics.

Biden to keep tariffs on <em>UAE</em> aluminium

The New Arab Staff

Biden to keep tariffs on UAE aluminium

It's the latest reversal of a Trump administration policy by the new president.

Secretary of State Blinken says US-Saudi relations 'under review'

The New Arab Staff

Secretary of State Blinken says US-Saudi relations 'under review'

The Secretary of State said that the Saudi-American partnership must be consistent with US interests and values.

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 ...

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