The UAE's actions in Yemen will have the same effect their policies have had in the rest of the Arab world: spreading disorder.
The Saudi-led coalition says it attacked an area in Aden that allegedly poses a "direct threat" to the Saudi-backed government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. The separatists began withdrawing shortly after.
The Sanaa airport's three-year closure has amounted to a "death sentence" for many sick Yemenis, say the Norwegian Refugee Council and CARE.
"It's very much to do with moving from what I would call a military-first strategy to a peace-first strategy," according to one UAE official. Diplomats said Abu Dhabi preferred to have its forces on hand should US-Iran tensions escalate further.
The drone attack targeted Abha regional airport, which has repeatedly been hit by the Yemeni rebel group in recent weeks.
The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen targeted areas around the capital Sanaa, sources say, a day after a Houthi missile attack on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia.
As the first chief rabbi for Jewish migrants in the United Arab Emirates, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna could be used to smooth over its poor human rights record, say critics.
Iran is likely to use the Houthis to give Saudi Arabia and by extension the US, a bloody nose - ruining any chance for peace in the process.
Dozens of people were wounded, including women and children, in the assault on Sanaa's residential centre.
Khalifa Haftar’s offensive towards Tripoli is part and parcel of a larger regional dynamic and conflict
The state-run news agency in Aden, aligned with the government-in-exile which is backed by the Saudi-led coalition, said Iran-linked rebels were using a nearby building as a storehouse for weapons.
Yemeni suffering enters its fifth year with no end in sight, and with no allies in the media to hold the aggressors accountable.
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