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Syrians in Idlib province are desperate to reach Turkey in order to find shelter, work, or medical treatment despite recent Turkish public and official hostility to Syrian refugees.

Well-documented reports have indicated extensive behind-the-scenes diplomatic and intelligence cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia, reports Suzan Quitaz.

Hundreds more IS fighters stream out of Syria enclave

The New Arab & agencies

Hundreds more IS fighters stream out of Syria enclave

The Syrian Democratic Forces leading the assault on Baghouz expect more fighters to surrender with their families in tow before moving deeper in the Islamic State group's last redoubt.

In Gaza, authorities crack down on freedom of speech

Victoria Schneider

In Gaza, authorities crack down on freedom of speech

Comment: Authorities in both Gaza and the West Bank are attempting to silence the critical voices of activists and journalists, writes Victoria ...

Al-Qaeda linked Syrian alliance threatens rebels over ceasefire agreement

Paul McLoughlin

Al-Qaeda linked Syrian alliance threatens rebels over ceasefire agreement

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham has made explicit threats to moderate Syrian rebel groups, saying it will target any faction that abides to a ...

The New Arab

Syria rebels arrest renowned fighter over 'mocking Instagram posts'

The extremist Hayaat Tahrir al-Sham Syrian rebel alliance arrested on Monday well-known opposition fighter 'Abu TOW' after he posted images online making fun of them.

The New Arab

Syria's al-Nusra releases three US-trained rebels

Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, on Monday released the last three US-trained Division 13 rebels it was holding, after capturing them ...

Paul McLoughlin

A reluctant friendship: Syria's rebels and al-Qaeda's local franchise

In-depth: All-out war between moderate Syrian rebel groups and the Nusra Front looks as likely as ever, as the opposition faces renewed ...

AAAJ and agencies

Coalition sends armoured vehicles to Yemen loyalists

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is providing pro-Hadi forces in Taiz with combat vehicles in in an attempt to bolster defences against Houthi ...

Syrian army plans offensive in Aleppo with Russian support

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Syrian army plans offensive in Aleppo with Russian support

Syria's army and allies will soon launch a ground attack supported by Russian air strikes against rebels in the Aleppo area, two senior ...

Abubakr al-Shamahi

UAE mourns losses in Yemen

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 ...

Syrian rebel groups await formation of a Saudi-Turkish alliance

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Syrian rebel groups await formation of a Saudi-Turkish alliance

Analysis: Reports that an announcement of a Saudi-Turkish agreement on Syria was imminent have set in motion a number of significant ...

A white man with a gun and a grievance

Said Arikat

A white man with a gun and a grievance

Comment: The Chapel Hill shootings look to have been a hate crime one way or another. Arab and Muslim Americans hope they may shine a spotlight ...

Mohammed Assaf, the songbird of Gaza

Katia Youssef

Mohammed Assaf, the songbird of Gaza

The man who escaped the blockade of Gaza to compete in last year's "Arab Idol" TV talent show has not been changed by fame.

Mohammed Assaf, the songbird of Gaza

Katia Youssef

Mohammed Assaf, the songbird of Gaza

The man who escaped the blockade of Gaza to compete in last year's "Arab Idol" TV talent show has not been changed by fame.

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