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Comment: Taking away over half of Yemen's aid budget while still providing the weapons of war is beyond contempt, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

The Houthi assault on the government held city of Marib is forcing Yemeni families to flee and search for safety elsewhere.

Biden to nominate new Yemen special envoy

The New Arab Staff

Biden to nominate new Yemen special envoy

Timothy Lenderking will be tasked with ending the six-year conflict in Yemen, which has wrecked and starved the country.

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US ...

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Book Club: Nazik al-Mala'ika was one of the most important Arab poets of the twentieth century. Revolt Against the Sun presents her key works in English for the first time.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

5,000-year-old Great Pyramid artefact found in Scotland

The fragment of cedar wood has been found to date back 5,000 years to the building of the pyramid at Giza.

The New Arab Staff

Yemen 'one step away from famine', UN warns

Thousands are already facing a 'catastrophic, famine-like situation' in Yemen.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

The New Arab Staff

Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

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

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Torrential rains wreak destruction in Yemen, killing dozens

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Covid-19: Yemen's 'unprecedented calamity'

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 ...

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and ...

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Malia Bouattia

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Comment: The weapons deals and military training France and the UK provide to Saudi Arabia are killing civilians abroad, and harming workers at ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's starving children, legacy of six years of war

The war in Yemen has escalated and turned into the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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 & 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 Yemen.

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 Yemen.

Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

The New Arab

Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

Yemen's 'hidden' migrant population has become even more vulnerable as the coronavirus crisis hits the war-torn nation.

The New Arab

Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

As the city battles increasing number of coronavirus-linked deaths, Aden has been plunged into darkness despite rising temperatures.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: UAE reopens despite a rise in cases, Yemen's coronavirus efforts run short of funding, Gazans celebrate the reopening of ...

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

The New Arab & agencies

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes ...

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