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Sana Uqba

Sana Uqba is a journalist at The New Arab in London. Previously, she worked with a range of international and national broadcasters as well as online platforms to reflect her British-Yemeni identity.

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis attack Saudi oil amid unrest

17 May, 2019

This week we take a look at tensions in the Gulf exacerbated by attacks on oil tankers and Houthi strikes on Saudi's pipeline, the rebel withdrawal of Hodeida and more.

Yemen in Focus: A new battle emerges in Dhale'

10 May, 2019

This week we look at the newly-emerging battle in the southern Dhale' province, the UAE's second attempt to occupy Socotra and Trump's standing veto, among other updates.

Yemen in Focus: 'Most destructive conflict' since Cold War

02 May, 2019

This week we look at the worsening humanitarian and economic impact of the conflict, the Houthi rebels' economic suggestions and how journalists are being unlawfully detained and tortured.

Game of Thrones: Coalition militia rivalry grapples war-torn Yemen

26 April, 2019

Analysis: Militia groups in the south of the country have become increasingly divided, and have on several occasions locked heads and arms in their own battle of thrones.

Yemen in Focus: Tragedy strikes pregnant mothers and newborns

26 April, 2019

This week we look at deadly clashes in Taiz, Yemen's 'split' central bank, a resurgence in cholera and yet more threats by Houthi rebels.

Trump's Yemen veto was 'pockets over people'

22 April, 2019

Congress, not the president, must vote and sign off on US participation in armed conflicts around the world.

Yemen in Focus: Vetoes, obstacles and back-scratching

18 April, 2019

This week we look at Trump's veto, Sudan's commitment to the Saudi-led coalition, the exposure of France's hand in civilian deaths and the under-reporting of sexual assaults on children.

Yemen in Focus: Who killed Sanaa's schoolchildren?

12 April, 2019

Though the death of the schoolchildren in Yemen's capital remains undisputed, the cause of the deaths has proven to be a topic of debate.

Yemen in Focus: Saudi-coalition recruits child soldiers along border

05 April, 2019

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has recruited children from poor families to protect the kingdom's border from Houthi rebels, which managed to target a major airbase in the kingdom.

Detained in Dubai: UAE no longer safe for tourists

06 February, 2019

Beyond the sun, sea and skyscrapers, most tourists are oblivious to the UAE's continued detention of foreigners arrested for behaviour deemed criminal under the country's harsh laws.

Trump ban stops Yemeni mother from seeing dying baby

17 December, 2018

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, which is assisting the young family, said it filed a formal letter with US authorities to allow the Yemeni mother to visit her dying son.

Saudi-backed Hodeida offensive 'will starve whole of Yemen'

01 December, 2018

Clashes between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels, together with a 'hysterical bombardment' of coalition airstrikes have left the residents of Hodeida in a state of fear, despair and starvation.

Sana Uqba
Sana Uqba

Sana Uqba is a journalist at The New Arab in London. Previously, she worked with a range of international and national broadcasters as well as online platforms to reflect her British-Yemeni identity.

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