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Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

Children among 20 killed in <em>Yemen</em> strike: reports

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Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

Twenty people, most of them women and children, were killed in an air strike in northern Yemen.

UN rights chief decries attacks on press in <em>Yemen</em>

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UN rights chief decries attacks on press in Yemen

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, urged all parties to the conflict in Yemen to release ...

Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

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Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam has flooded.

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Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

An explosive device that was seemingly implanted onto a military vehicle detonated near a school in Yemen's third largest Taiz city on Saturday.

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

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Saudi king leaves hospital after gall bladder operation

The octogenarian leader has ended a 10-day stint in hospital for gall bladder surgery, authorities said in a rare announcement about the king's ...

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

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Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

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Lebanese party leader blames Hezbollah, allies for crisis

Samir Geagea warned the alliance between of Hezbollah and Aoun's party had "brought Lebanon to where it is".

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

Torrential rains wreak destruction in <em>Yemen</em>, killing dozens

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Torrential rains wreak destruction in Yemen, killing dozens

In southern Yemen, 33,000 displaced people who were sheltering in camps lost their tents and belongings in the floods, according to the ...

Activists urge release of Palestinian preacher detained in Sudan

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Activists urge release of Palestinian preacher detained in Sudan

Activists say an image purportedly showing Palestinian preacher Mahmoud al-Hasanat at a pro-Bashir protest was not actually him, as calls for ...

Yemenis rally around distraught driver who lost bus

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Yemenis rally around distraught driver who lost bus

A bus driver who lost his only source of income in a fire has seen thousands rally in his support in a two-day social media drive.

Giorgio Cafiero

Covid-19: Yemen's 'unprecedented calamity'

Comment: The Covid-19 crisis has only added more vitriol and hostility to relations between the three sides of Yemen's conflict, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

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Saudi TV reports King Salman's surgery successful

The Saudi leader was admitted to hospital earlier this week for gall bladder problems.

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Arab economies to shrink by 5.7% amid virus fallout

Some 14.3 million people will be pushed into poverty, raising the total number to 115 million - a quarter of the total Arab population, the UN ...

The race for Biden's foreign policy agenda

Mitchell Plitnick

The race for Biden's foreign policy agenda

Comment: Progressives must make a concerted effort at real influence in a potential Biden administration, narrowing the space for the Never ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Oil tanker spill spells 'global disaster'

This week we focus on the Safer tanker 'ticking time bomb', which environmentalist groups warn would be disastrous not only for Yemen, ...

UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in <em>Yemen</em>

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UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in Yemen

"We must act now... The warning signs have returned and with coronavirus pandemic added to the mix, it could get a lot worse if humanitarian ...

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

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Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

The UAE-backed STC has vowed to take over Yemen's largest province, Hadramawt.

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