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Shocking video footage has emerged appearing to show Yemeni militants, bearing the flag of the United Arab Emirates, beheading and executing detainees in the war-torn country.

UN warned against setting a dangerous precedent by omitting the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from a blacklist of children's rights violators.

20 Yemeni civilians killed in 'Saudi-led coalition' airstrike

The New Arab

20 Yemeni civilians killed in 'Saudi-led coalition' airstrike

At least 20 displaced civilians were killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the southwestern province of Taiz, the UN and witnesses said.

Saudi-led coalition blocks UN aid to Yemeni capital

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition blocks UN aid to Yemeni capital

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a United Nations flight carrying aid agency staff from travelling to the capital Sanaa on ...

Tehran police shoot knife-yielding assailant following metro stabbing attack

The New Arab

Tehran police shoot knife-yielding assailant following metro stabbing attack

Tehran police shot dead a man who attacked a clergyman and other people with a knife at a metro station on Saturday, Iranian state television ...

The New Arab

UAE 'looking to ditch' Yemen's President Hadi for Saleh

Reports have been emerging of a split between Riyadh-based President Hadi and UAE's Prince Mohammed bin Zayed since February, and now the UAE wants him gone.

David Isenberg

Erik Prince to Prince Zayed: The private military connection

Erik Prince is back. He's not only pitching colonial capitalism in DC, but huckstering ex-SF-led armies of sepoys to wrest Afghanistan, Yemen ...

The New Arab

Yemen's south prepares for demonstrations as secessionists gain momentum

Yemeni prime minister has urged southerners to continue to support President Hadi until the country's war ends.

The New Arab & agencies

Iranians hold ‘Trumpism’ cartoon contest to mock US leader

Iranians have organised a “Trumpism” cartoon contest in which hundreds of participants were invited to submit artwork mocking the US leader.

War in Yemen: Internal power struggles and foreign intervention

Bilal Ahmed

War in Yemen: Internal power struggles and foreign intervention

Analysis: Since the 2011 uprising, Yemen has become a battleground for internal and external warring factions, and escalating foreign ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

Yemen’s internationally-recognised government on Saturday ordered an investigation into reports that US military interrogators worked with ...

Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

The UN health agency and partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera-vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly ...

Conforming with government's line, Saudi presenter resigns from Al-Jazeera

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Conforming with government's line, Saudi presenter resigns from Al-Jazeera

A veteran Saudi journalist has resigned from broadcaster Al-Jazeera to stand in line with the kingdom's anti-Qatar "policies and laws".

Saudi bullying of Qatar: A crumbling Game of Thrones

Emile Nakhleh

Saudi bullying of Qatar: A crumbling Game of Thrones

Comment: Despite White House support for the Saudi-UAE alliance, it is Qatar thathas emerged with the trump card, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Yemen's <em>Hadi</em> government accepts UN Hodeidah plan

The New Arab

Yemen's Hadi government accepts UN Hodeidah plan

Yemen’s foreign minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi announced that the internationally-recognised government accepted the UN proposal for the ...

The New Arab

Dozens killed in suspected coalition airstrike on Yemen market

Dozens of civilians were killed on Sunday, after a suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrike targeted a market in the northern Saada province, officials said.

The New Arab & agencies

Houthi rebels fire on Emirati ship off Yemen coast

Yemen rebels have fired on an Emirati ship passing along the country's lawless coastline in the latest attack on shipping by the Houthis.

Paola Tamma

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

Investigation: Britons are being separated from foreign spouses and children, leaving hundreds stranded in war-torn Yemen, and creating perverse ...

The New Arab

Sudan to deploy more troops to fight Yemen war

More Sudanese troops will be sent to fight in Yemen, reports suggest, after the Saudi-led military alliance expelled Qatar from the coalition ...

Yemeni soldier killed in AQAP attack on military checkpoint

The New Arab

Yemeni soldier killed in AQAP attack on military checkpoint

A soldier and three assailants were killed in an al-Qaeda attack on a checkpoint in Yemen's Hadramawt province on Monday, officials said.

Hadani Ditmars

Jihad for Civilisation, from the Tigris to the Thames

Blog: The parallels between life in Iraq and the UK can be striking, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Yemen's Houthi rebels to boycott 'biased' UN envoy

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen's Houthi rebels to boycott 'biased' UN envoy

Rebels who control the Yemeni capital Sanaa said on Monday they will have no further dealings with UN envoy Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmad, whom they ...

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

Alaa Bayoumi

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

Comment: The roots of the counter-revolutionary movement go back to the first days of the Arab Spring, if not to decades of authoritarian ...

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

Alaa Bayoumi

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

Comment: The roots of the counter-revolutionary movement go back to the first days of the Arab Spring, if not to decades of authoritarian ...

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