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Abubakr al-Shamahi


Abubakr is a journalist at al-Araby al-Jadeed English

Comment: Two airstrikes on Yemeni weddings in less than two years highlight the disregard shown to the lives of Yemeni civilians, writes Abubakr Al-Shamahi.

30 September, 2015

Blog: Graffiti artist Banksy and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have made proposals over the past few days attempting to help refugees.

28 September, 2015

Long-time favourites of the Saudi royals, the Binladin Group faces its biggest challenge since the global notoriety of its association with the name of Osama bin Laden.

17 September, 2015

The death of 53 Emirati soldiers this month in the Yemen war, the heaviest since the formation of the UAE in 1971, has deeply affected the Gulf nation.

14 September, 2015

Arab nations are massing ground forces as they escalate their battle against Houthis in Yemen's north, and in rebel-held Sanaa.

10 September, 2015

Planet Syria, a coalition of opposition activists, are working to convince British MPs to back a no-fly zone in Syria.

08 September, 2015

Blog: The Rwabiit media production company saw its offices raided, and its equipment paraded as part of a fanciful uncovering of a 'terror cell' by the Houthis.

08 September, 2015

Irish musician and humanitarian activist has said that his doors are open to refugees who need shelter.

04 September, 2015

The discovery of a huge arms dump near the Iraqi border, reportedly hidden by a Hizballah cell, followed the arrest of three men.

14 August, 2015

The Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeted Houthi positions in Marib province.

14 August, 2015