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Comment: Even those in the south who once supported a Saudi-led intervention are turning against the coalition, writes a Yemeni journalist.

The strike comes weeks after three inmates tried to commit suicide, two by swallowing pills.

War crimes in Yemen

Paul R. Pillar

War crimes in Yemen

Comment: The Trump administration's policy on the war in Yemen is indefensible, writes Paul R. Pillar.

UAE to send its first astronauts into space

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UAE to send its first astronauts into space

Dubai's ruler has named two Emirati astronauts who will set off on a mission to the International Space Station.

Is the Gulf crisis undermining America's 'war on terror'?

Austin Bodetti

Is the Gulf crisis undermining America's 'war on terror'?

Analysis: Gulf tensions bode ill for the American-led effort to fight terror financing in the Middle East, writes Austin Bodetti.

The New Arab & agencies

UAE 'paid Yemen tribes' to push al-Qaeda out

A US official said that the UAE has paid militants to get them to abandon Yemeni territory.

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE are now looking to Russia for security partnerships as well as economic cooperation, writes Stasa Salacanin.

Paul Iddon

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Analysis: The GCC is fractured, Oman has a legacy of neutrality and Qatar is under siege by other Gulf nations. Trump's bid to unite them all ...

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition recruiting, striking deals with al-Qaeda in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition, which has boasted of victories against al-Qaeda in Yemen, made secret deals with the militant group, an AP ...

'You've lost Islam,' Ethiopian PM tells UAE crown prince

The New Arab

'You've lost Islam,' Ethiopian PM tells UAE crown prince

Ethiopia's prime minister has recounted an alleged conversation with the UAE's de-facto leader in which he snubbed an offer to be 'taught' by ...

Charlie Hoyle

Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and ...

Yemen demands UAE shut 'abuse-rife' secret prisons

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Yemen demands UAE shut 'abuse-rife' secret prisons

Yemen's interior minister has demanded the United Arab Emirates shut down or hand over secret prisons under its control in the war-torn country.

UAE-backed troops take over Aden airport from Yemen government

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UAE-backed troops take over Aden airport from Yemen government

The transport minister in Yemen's internationally recognised government has said UAE security forces have taken control of all of its capital ...

UAE soldiers torturing Yemeni prisoners, UN rights office says

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UAE soldiers torturing Yemeni prisoners, UN rights office says

The UAE has denied UN investigators access to prisons in Yemen where torture and sexual abuse is reportedly rife.

UAE's blockade on Qatar spread a 'climate of fear'

The New Arab

UAE's blockade on Qatar spread a 'climate of fear'

Qatar is appealing to the UN's top court against the year-long blockade imposed by the UAE and its Gulf allies.

The New Arab

UAE responds to Qatar's UN court case with another

The Gulf crisis has moved to UN courts as the UAE filed their own case against Qatar who accused them of fostering an "environment of hate"

The New Arab & agencies

Detainees released from UAE-run Yemeni 'torture' prison

Yemeni comedian Nasser al-Anbari and at least three others were released from detention from UAE-controlled prison.

International Crisis Group

Yemen: The fate of Hodeida

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, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sexual abuse rife at UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen: report

The UAE, a US ally, has been accused of rampant sexual abuse of Yemeni prisoners, most held without charge or trial.

Yemen president visits UAE for first time since dispute

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Yemen president visits UAE for first time since dispute

Yemen president made his first visit to the UAE since the two nations clashed over Abu Dhabi's deployment of troops to Socotra island.

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.

Saudi Arabia and UAE's dangerous rivalry over Yemen

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Saudi Arabia and UAE's dangerous rivalry over Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE may be coalition partners providing military support to Yemen's Hadi, but their alliance is mostly one of ...

UAE bans eating in mosques, in new clampdown

The New Arab

UAE bans eating in mosques, in new clampdown

Unlicensed charity collections, eating, and unofficial sermons are being banned in all UAE mosques.

UAE issues mosques with list of dos and don'ts

The New Arab

UAE issues mosques with list of dos and don'ts

Unlicensed charity collections, eating, and unofficial sermons are being banned in all UAE mosques.

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