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70 dead as battle for Yemen's Marib rages on three fronts

Dubai - Fierce fighting for Yemen's strategic Marib city has killed 70 pro-government and Huthi rebel fighters over the past 24 hours, with battles raging on three fronts, loyalist military officials said Sunday.

Battle for Yemen's Marib heats up, 53 dead in 24 hours: loyalists

Dubai - Fighting for the key Yemeni region of Marib has intensified, with 53 pro-government and Huthi rebel fighters killed in the past 24 hours, loyalist military officials said Saturday.

Battle for Yemen's Marib heats up, 53 dead in 24 hours: loyalists

Dubai - Fighting for the key Yemeni region of Marib has intensified, with 53 pro-government and Huthi rebel fighters dead in the past 24 hours, loyalist military officials said Saturday.

Rebels turn to poetry in battle for Yemeni hearts

Dubai - Yemen's Huthi rebels, whose austere interpretation of Islam outlaws most forms of music, are increasingly turning to traditional poetry to woo support in a "soft war" against the Saudi-backed government.

UAE gamers want in on multi-billion-dollar industry

Dubai - From a brand new facility in Dubai, young gamers are hosting virtual regional eSports competitions sponsored by global brands as they shoot to become major players in the multi-billion-dollar industry.

Shadowy drone programme gives Yemen rebels regional reach

Dubai - Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen, booby-trapped drones have made the Huthi rebels a potent threat, enabling them to target distant Saudi cities and heavily guarded oil facilities.

Huthis advance on Yemen's Marib after taking mountain

Dubai - Yemen's Iran-backed Huthi rebels have made major advances on Marib city after taking a strategic mountain in clashes that caused dozens of casualties on both sides, government sources said Friday.

Yemen donor conference seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine

Dubai - The United Nations said it hopes to raise $3.85 billion on Monday to prevent large-scale famine in Yemen, warning that life in the war-ravaged nation was unbearable, with children enduring a "special kind of hell".

Huawei, controversial in the West, is going strong in the Gulf

Dubai - Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is enjoying an extended honeymoon with oil-rich Gulf nations, despite being criticised in the United States and Europe as a potential security threat.

UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Dubai - The UN's humanitarian chief said Tuesday he was "very alarmed" by a Huthi rebel advance on the Yemeni government's last northern stronghold of Marib, saying the assault could endanger millions of civilians.

UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Dubai - The UN’s humanitarian chief said Tuesday he was "very alarmed" by a Huthi rebel advance on the Yemeni government’s last northern stronghold, saying an assault on Marib could endanger millions of civilians.

Ten years on, Bahrain paralysed by legacy of Arab Spring

Dubai - With a popular, reform-minded crown prince newly installed as prime minister, and a decade passed since the Arab Spring, Bahrain should be well placed to cast off the painful legacy of its uprising.

In transient Dubai, expats struggle to find love

Dubai - In Dubai, known for its luxury haunts and parties, Lindsey knows she has reasons to be happy. But like many young expatriates, she's sure her quest for a partner will force her to leave.

Al-Qaeda's Yemen leader appears in video despite UN report of arrest

Dubai - The leader of Al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen appears to be still at large despite a United Nations report which claimed he had been under arrest for months, the SITE Intelligence Group and two local tribal leaders said Thursday after he was seen in a video...

UAE on edge as 'Hope' probe poised to enter Mars orbit

Dubai - A tense half-hour on Tuesday will determine the fate of the UAE's "Hope" probe to Mars, as the Arab world's first space mission carries out a tricky manoeuvre to enter the Red Planet's orbit.

Biden targets Trump's Middle East legacy

Dubai - Former US president Donald Trump's mould-breaking approach has reshaped decades of Middle East diplomacy, but his legacy in the troubled region has quickly come under attack from his successor.

Escaping coronavirus lockdowns, tourists flock to Dubai

Dubai - As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape -- despite a sharp rise in cases.

UAE registers China's Sinopharm vaccine, says 86% effective

Dubai - The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday officially registered the coronavirus vaccine produced by Chinese drug giant Sinopharm, saying it was 86 percent effective according to analysis of third-phase trials.

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

Abu Dhabi - What's Donald Trump's top diplomat to do when allies have turned the page and are waiting for Joe Biden but the president refuses to concede?

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

Abu Dhabi - What's Donald Trump's top diplomat to do when allies have turned the page and are waiting for Joe Biden but the president refuses to concede?
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