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Paola Tamma is a freelance journalist who recently graduated from City University, London. She is currently researching Yemeni issues and society.

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The price of love: Migration rules punishing British-Yemeni families

13 June, 2017

Investigation: Britons are being separated from foreign spouses and children, leaving hundreds stranded in war-torn Yemen, and creating perverse incentives to claim more benefits - not fewer, reports Paola Tamma.

Oil tanker attacked in key Yemen shipping channel

01 June, 2017

Continued attacks on shipping in the busy Yemeni strait and an impending Saudi-led offensive on a nearby port could worsen the country's humanitarian situation, activists have warned.

Civilians 'killed shopping' by Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Taiz

30 May, 2017

A new strike by the Saudi-led coalition kills eight civilians in a shop near Taiz, as the fight for the city continues.

UN confirms attack on Yemen envoy and urges investigation

26 May, 2017

The UN's special envoy to Yemen came under Houthi fire in a recent trip to the capital Sanaa, further weakening the prospect of peace talks.

Yemen: scores of civilians massacred in Taiz

25 May, 2017

Houthi shells targeting residential areas in Taiz have killed and injured dozens in the span of three days, as the city struggles with a salary crisis and a cholera epidemic.

Has the UAE colonised Yemen's Socotra island paradise?

17 May, 2017

In-depth: A near-forgotten island in the Indian Ocean, Socotra was outshadowed by the conflict raging in Yemen, allowing the UAE to turn it into a military outpost and tourist hotspot.

Surprise strike blocks all outbound flights in Algeria

16 May, 2017

All flights cancelled as national airline company workers strike for higher pay

Saudi Arabia accused of new 'double-tap' airstrike killing family

11 May, 2017

An alleged Saudi airstrike in Taiz province, central Yemen, has killed a family of five, including three children, while a second strike hit an ambulance carrying the injured to hospital.

British weapons manufacturer refuses to confirm arming Saudi jets

11 May, 2017

At BAE's annual meeting, chairman dodges questions on the involvement of its staff in aiding Saudi military operations in Yemen.

New cholera outbreak in Yemen further strains medical services

05 May, 2017

A new outbreak in the Capital, Sana'a, has put even more strain on medical facilities.The situation is likely to get worse due to poor hygiene conditions in the capital.

Pro-secession south-Yemenis rally in support of sacked Aden governor

05 May, 2017

Watch now: Protesters call for leaders sacked by President Hadi to proclaim independence for South Yemen, which would be the third government claiming legitimacy in the country.

Al-Qaeda in Yemen 'fighting alongside Sunni brothers' against Houthis

04 May, 2017

The leader of al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula released a statement this week claiming that its militants are aligned with an array of forces in the complex conflict.

Paola Tamma
Paola Tamma

Paola Tamma is a freelance journalist who recently graduated from City University, London. She is currently researching Yemeni issues and society.

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