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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: Will Sudan withdraw from Saudi-led coalition?

14 September, 2019

This week we look at signs of Sudan's potential withdrawal from the conflict, calls for negotiations in the south and global pressure on the Saudi-led coalition.

'Honour killings' are a problem and we know it

04 September, 2019

The killing of Israa Ghrayeb in Palestine has highlighted the prevalence of honour killings in the Arab world.

Deafening silence as Israel strikes multiple Arab states

03 September, 2019

In recent months, Israel has ventured beyond its usual battlefields, conducting multiple airstrikes in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon and even Iraq, with reports suggesting potential attacks on Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Yemen in Focus: Cracks emerge in the Saudi-UAE alliance

30 August, 2019

This week we look at escalating tensions between Saudi-Emirati allies in Yemen, tit-for-tat criticism and the re-emergence of the Islamic State militant group.

Yemen in Focus: Will Israel join the deadly conflict?

23 August, 2019

This week we look at Israel's intentions in Yemen, the government's frustrations with its Emirati allies, UN concerns and more.

Yemen in Focus: Separatists announce plans to takeover south

16 August, 2019

This week we take a look at the unravelling events in Yemen's southern region, which has been rocked by a separatist takeover of Aden.

Yemen in Focus: The war takes a new turn

09 August, 2019

This week we take a look at the killing of a senior Houthi family member, as well as deadly clashes in Yemen's temporary capital between supposedly allied factions.

Yemen in Focus: Rebel attacks kill UAE's right-hand man

02 August, 2019

This week we look at three separate attacks on UAE-trained security forces in Yemen, plus Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a market and more.

Yemen in Focus: Hizballah official reveals secret UAE-Houthi communication

26 July, 2019

This week we look at alleged Houthi-Emirati channels of communication, a fundraiser for Hizballah, hope from the UN and more Trump vetoes.

Yemen in Focus: Where is the Saudi-Emirati aid money?

19 July, 2019

This week we look at Saudi Arabia and the UAE failing to pay money they pledged, a US House vote to block arms sales to Riyadh and more.

Yemen in Focus: UAE's withdrawal brings proxies to fore

12 July, 2019

This week we look at the official UAE reduction of troops in Yemen, more snakey coalition moves in Yemen, and general who is in 'major' trouble.

Yemen in Focus: Iraq, not Yemen, struck Saudi pipeline

05 July, 2019

This week we look at reports suggesting US officials believe it was unlikely that Yemen’s rebels launched the attacks, violations against children and more tit-for-tat fire.

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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