Saudi-backed Yemeni government and the UAE-supported Southern Transition Council have reached a deal to fight against the Houthis.
The UAE, which had already in June scaled down its military presence in Yemen, says it will continue fighting "terrorist organisations" in southern provinces and other areas.
Two years ago, the kingdom’s young and inexperienced ruler was confident he could “get rid of” Iran from the Middle East, but now has shifted towards seeking dialogue.
Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis have claimed a spectacular attack on Saudi Arabian forces raising more questions about the Saudi appetite for war.
The education of a further 3.7 million children at risk as teachers' salaries have not been paid in more than two years, UNICEF warns in a statement.
One of the kingdom’s most significant oil facilities has been targeted. Here's what the experts say about it.
A joint statement by the two Gulf states called on the UAE-backed separatists and the Saudi-backed government to prepare for "constructive dialogue" to end the crisis between the two nominal allies.
UN war crimes investigators said an independent panel sent a secret list to UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet identifying "individuals who may be responsible for international crimes" in the country.
Faced with funding shortfalls, the UN has already ended a vaccination campaign and scrapped plans for nutrition centres, shelters and mental health clinics and has shuttered a water purification plant for farmers.
The coalition late on Saturday threatened military action to halt the fighting and ordered the separatists to withdraw from government military camps they seized in the southern port city.
"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.
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