United Arab Emirates

Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen ports after UAE drawdown

Analysts say UAE's surprise pullout may strain ties with ally Saudi Arabia at a time of heightened tensions with Iran.

 Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen ports after UAE drawdown

Middle East

Yemen's Houthi rebels urge full withdrawal of Saudi-led coalition

The call comes after reports that the UAE will reduce its military presence in war-ravaged Yemen.

Yemen's Houthi rebels urge full withdrawal of Saudi-led coalition

United Arab Emirates

UAE reducing troops in Yemen in 'peace strategy'

Emirati official says move part of transition from military to 'peace-first' strategy and Saudi Arabia was consulted.

Yemen: UAE to reduce troop presence after consulting with Riyadh

Yemen

Steep rise in Yemen's cholera-related cases amid war

Save the Children says 439,812 suspected cases recorded this year and at least 193 children have died.

Yemen: Cholera cases so far this year outstrip 2018 figures

Opinion

Three days in a Yemeni cholera camp

Since the beginning of the cholera outbreak, Yemen has seen close to 1.5 million cases - one of them was my mother.

Manal Qaed Alwesabi

by Manal Qaed Alwesabi

Manal Qaed Alwesabi

War & Conflict

Saudi-UAE coalition says it intercepted Houthi drones

The Houthi drones were destroyed in Saudi Arabia's airspace according to the military coalition.

Saudi-UAE coalition says it intercepted Houthi drones

Middle East

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport, injuring civilians

At least nine injured as Abha airport comes under yet another attack from the rebels fighting Saudi-led coalition.

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport, injuring civilians

Middle East

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi drones launched into kingdom

Saudi-led coalition spokesperson says drone attacks on provinces of Jizan and Asir resulted in no casualties.

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi drones launched into kingdom

Middle East

US says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Report

US officials familiar with the intelligence on May drone attacks say they originated in Iraq, not Yemen, WSJ reports.

US says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Report

Yemen

UAE reduces military forces in Yemen amid Gulf tensions: Report

UAE has pulled 'a lot' of troops out of Yemen's war over the past few weeks as US-Iran dispute escalates, diplomats say.

Middle East

ISIL leader in Yemen captured, says Saudi-led coalition

Saudi and Yemeni forces captured Abu Osama al-Muhajer and other members of ISIL during a raid on June 3, says official.

ISIL leader in Yemen captured, says Saudi-led coalition

Yemen

UN: Yemen's Houthi rebels blocking food for tens of thousands

WFP spokesperson accuses Yemen's rebels of holding up a shipment destined to feed about 100,000 families.

UN: Yemen's Houthi rebels blocking food for tens of thousands

Yemen

One killed, several wounded in attack on Saudi airport

A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Abha airport on Sunday, Riyadh says.

One killed, several wounded in attack on Saudi airport

Yemen

Yemen escalation: Why Houthis ramp up attacks on Saudi Arabia

Houthi attacks on Saudi territory have markedly escalated, coinciding with increasing US pressure on Iran.

Yemen escalation: Why Houthis ramp up attacks on Saudi Arabia

Middle East

WFP announces partial suspension of Yemen aid

The UN agency says decision will apply in Sanaa and was taken to prevent diversion of food away from vulnerable people.

World Food Programme announces partial suspension of Yemen aid