The Saudis took over the city of Aden after its ally, the government of Abd-Raboo Mansour Hadi, and the UAE-backed separatist Southern Transitional Council reached an agreement
Prabir Purkayastha talks about the possibilities of negotiations in the region between Iran and Saudi Arabia with Iraqi mediation.
The claims by Houthis fighters of seizing territory in Saudi Arabia, if true, could mark a key moment in the war in Yemen which has caused one of the worst humanitarian disasters of the century
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the latest attacks on oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia for which the Houthis have taken responsibility.
The attacks by the Houthi forces on Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais will cause a steep rise in oil prices. They also demonstrate that Saudi Arabia may have more to lose than money if it continues with its genocidal war on Yemen
The attack took place on September 1 and is the latest in a series of attacks that have destroyed infrastructure and killed hundreds of non-combatants
Amidst speculation of its rift with the Saudis, the United Arab Emirates begins rapprochement with Iran.
Recently, the Yemeni Houthis were successfully able to carry out a drone strike on an oilfield in Saudi Arabia, and currently possess drones with a range covering all of Saudi Arabia.
Murtaja Qureiris would have been the fourth teenager to be executed by the country in 2019. The government had announced an execution spree on April 23 in which a total of 37 people were executed, along with three teenagers.
At least three of those killed were minors at the time of sentencing. Saudi Arabia has executed 104 people this year.
Loujain al-Hathloul, Iman al-Nafjan and Aziza al-Youssef are among the activists who have been in jail since last year and were tortured and beaten up according to reports. The trial began at a criminal court in Riyadh on March 13
A three-member British parliamentary team said that Saudi authorities at the highest levels could, in principle, be responsible for the crime of torture. The women activists were among those critics of the government who were arrested last year