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Yemeni rebels have claimed to have killed a prominent military commander but the country's internationally recognised government disputes that, saying he died during an army drill.

Comment: Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition say they want to avoid a battle. UN envoy Martin Griffiths must help find the middle ground, writes the International Crisis Group.

Four Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen: UAE

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Four Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen: UAE

The United Arab Emirates said four of its soldiers were killed in fighting in Yemen, in a statement published just hours after the Saudi-led coalition launched an assault on Hodeida.

Saudi-led coalition launches assault on Yemen's Hodeida

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Saudi-led coalition launches assault on Yemen's Hodeida

Saudi-backed forces have launched an offensive against Yemen's Hodeida in a move the UN says puts 250,000 people in the line of fire.

UAE threatens to launch imminent offensive on Yemen port

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UAE threatens to launch imminent offensive on Yemen port

The United Arab Emirates has warned Yemen's Houthi rebels that they face an imminent offensive on Hodeida if they fail to evacuate the port city ...

Eric Eikenberry

The magical thinking behind an attack on Hodeida

Comment: The steps between 'attack Hodeida' and 'peace', are less than clear, writes Eric Eikenberry.

Diana Alghoul

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability ...

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TV dramas you don't want to miss this Ramadan

Ramadan series: Ramadan is when star-studded dramas take over television screens in Arab households across the region. We bring you the top five ...

Anne Gadel and Mourad el-Bouanani

Two princes in a hurry shake up the Gulf

Comment: In UAE and Saudi Arabia, two princes are driving a geopolitical shake up. But do they share a common strategy? ask Anne Gadel and ...

Leader's death a 'big blow' for Yemen's Houthi rebels

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Leader's death a 'big blow' for Yemen's Houthi rebels

The death of Houthi leader Saleh al-Sammad poses a big threat to Yemen's Houthi rebels, according to analysts.

A Yemeni journalist

Is Saleh al-Sammad's death a prologue to Houthi collapse?

In-depth: Saleh al-Sammad's death has come as a major blow to the Houthis who are now preparing for intensifying war, as their ...

Dozens killed as violence continues in Yemen's besieged Taiz

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Dozens killed as violence continues in Yemen's besieged Taiz

Heavy fighting between Yemen's Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Taiz has killed at least 25 people since the beginning of the week.

Is Tareq <em>Saleh</em> making a comeback to battle Houthis?

A Yemeni journalist

Is Tareq Saleh making a comeback to battle Houthis?

In-depth: The nephew of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh is appearing to make a comeback to cast his revenge ...

Saudi-led coalition airstrike on Yemen film set kills two

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Saudi-led coalition airstrike on Yemen film set kills two

A Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit the set of a Houthi Ramadan TV series in Hodeidah on Thursday, killing two people.

Yemeni women photographers strive to overcome barriers

Khalid al-Karimi and Weam Abdulmalik

Yemeni women photographers strive to overcome barriers

Feature: Several Yemeni women photographers have been sticking to their passion despite the formidable challenges in a male-dominated society ...

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Iran says it did not supply Riyadh attack missiles

Iran officials have been largely quiet about Riyadh's claims it provided missiles to Houthi rebels used in an attack on Riyadh Sunday night.

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Yemen rebels hold parade as rockets target Saudi Arabia

As Yemen marks the third anniversary of Saudi Arabia's intervention in the country, thousands of supporters of the Houthi rebels held a ...

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Yemen government names Saleh's brother to top army post

A brother of Yemen's slain former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been announced as the new head of the country's ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Russia's deadly game in Yemen

Analysis: Moscow is poised to use its regional influence to act as a power-broker and exploit the chaos in Yemen to expand its Middle East ...

UAE's vested interests are prolonging the conflict in Yemen

Omar Mashjari

UAE's vested interests are prolonging the conflict in Yemen

The long read: By sponsoring the southern secession effort, the UAE is seeking to advance its own interests in the country and the region, ...

Stasa Salacanin

Divergent Saudi and Emirati agendas deepen Yemen crisis

The war in Yemen has spiralled out of control as Saudi and UAE allies turn on each other in Aden, undermining the image of a unified Saudi-led ...

Drone strike kills two al-Qaeda suspects in central Yemen

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Drone strike kills two al-Qaeda suspects in central Yemen

A US drone strike has killed two al-Qaeda suspects in central Yemen, a security official said.

Yemen: 85,000 displaced in ten weeks as violence surges

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Yemen: 85,000 displaced in ten weeks as violence surges

Tens of thousands of people have fled Hodeida and Taiz governorates on Yemen's west coast where conditions are continuing to rapidly ...

Riyadh 'sacks TV duty editor for airing Tawakkol Karman'

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Riyadh 'sacks TV duty editor for airing Tawakkol Karman'

Saudi Arabia is censoring the first Arab and Yemeni woman Nobel Peace Prize laureate after she criticised the Saudi-led coalition's role in ...

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