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In-depth: More than 4.1 million girls and women are at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation in 2020.

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

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.

Bahraini soldier killed <em>in</em> <em>Yemen</em> as Al-Bayda battles resume

The New Arab Staff

Bahraini soldier killed in Yemen as Al-Bayda battles resume

Bahrain's army announced that one of their soldiers was killed in Yemen while participating in the Saudi-led ...

Trump mulls ending congressional review of foreign arms sales

The New Arab Staff

Trump mulls ending congressional review of foreign arms sales

Donald Trump may put an end to a decades-long practise of reviewing arms sales to foreign governments over humanitarian concerns.

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

UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

The UN's humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said there were two options for the international community: 'support the humanitarian response... or ...

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 & 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 ...

'Saudi intervention failed', aide to Yemeni president says

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia reopens cinemas after coronavirus lockdown

Saudi Arabia has eased lockdown measures across the kingdom, with authorities confirming the reopening of cinema theatres.

UK 'selling arms' to Saudi Arabia despite court ban

The New Arab Staff

UK 'selling arms' to Saudi Arabia despite court ban

The UK has been accused of continued arms sales to the Kingdom despite a court ruling to district the trade.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The New Arab Staff

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Today in coronavirus news from the Middle East: Yemen broadcasts weddings on live TV, Iranian officials call for mandatory ...

<em>Yemen</em> <em>in</em> <em>Focus</em>: Saudi-led coalition continues to kill children

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Saudi-led coalition continues to kill children

Human Rights Watch has slammed as 'shameful' a move by the United Nations to remove the Saudi-led coalition from a blacklist of children ...

Saudi coalition airstrike 'kills' 13 civilians <em>in</em> <em>Yemen</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi coalition airstrike 'kills' 13 civilians in Yemen

The Houthi-run Health Ministry identified 11 victims, while two bodies were reportedly burnt beyond recognition.

Stasa Salacanin

Inside Saudi Arabia's controversial Newcastle takeover bid

A poor human rights record, broadcast piracy and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi are casting a shadow over the Saudi-funded takeover.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthi rebels impose 'discriminatory' religious tax

This week we focus on the Houthis' new 'Khums' tax, rumoured 'mercy injections' and more.

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

The United Nations has warned it may have to stop its programs fighting coronavirus, which it says is 'already spreading rapidly' in ...

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 ...

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate <em>Yemen</em>

Ibtisam Azem

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

The New Arab spoke with UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande about dealing with coronavirus in 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 ...

Yemeni chief of staff survives missile strike, son killed

The New Arab

Yemeni chief of staff survives missile strike, son killed

The chief of staff of the Yemeni internationally-recognised government’s army has survived a missile strike on a military camp near Marib which ...

<em>Yemen</em> <em>in</em> <em>Focus</em>: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

This week we focus on Yemen's ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Houthi calls to liberate Mecca and a positive Eid story from Yemen.

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

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.

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