Khalid Al-Karimi is a freelance reporter and translator. He is a staff member of the Sana'a-based Yemeni Media Center and previously worked as a full-time editor and reporter for the Yemen Times newspaper.
Yemen's victory in the final of the West Asia U17 Youth Cup against rivals Saudi Arabia has become a welcome, if temporary, antidote to the strife caused by war. The New Arab speaks with those on the ground about what the win means to them.
Since 2016, Sanaa International Airport has remained largely closed for passenger flights, offering only a reduced service for humanitarian aid and essential goods. With new plans to reopen Yemen's largest airport, Yemenis can dream of normalcy.