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Syrian regime forces have sent reinforcements to Daraa province after an officer was assassinated by insurgents.

The newly inaugurated pharmaceutical plant will be the first laboratory operating outside Syrian regime control.

Syria opposition groups reject opening crossings with regime

The New Arab Staff

Syria opposition groups reject opening crossings with regime

Turkish backed groups have rejected a Russia proposal to open crossing points between Aleppo and Idlib.

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

Violent clashes have erupted near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria between Kurdish-led and pro-Ankara fighters.

Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

Ibrahim Babat from Syrian Kurdish-led People's Protection Units (YPG) has been captured by Turkish intelligence agents.

Paul Iddon

Could Iraq's Iran-backed militias arm the PKK against Turkey?

Analysis: Iran-backed militias want to maintain dominance in Sinjar as an access point to Syria, but would they arm the PKK if Turkey launches a military operation in the region?

The New Arab Staff

Outrage after Syrian regime imposes Sharia on Yazidi minority

The Yazidi Council of Syria has condemned the decision as a 'flagrant violation' of human rights.

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Car bombs kill 11 in Turkish-held north Syria: monitor

The first attack near a cultural centre in the town of Azaz has killed six civilians, including a young girl.

Car bomb kills 4 in northern Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Car bomb kills 4 in northern Syria

The explosion killed four Turkey-backed rebel fighters, according to activists.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Car bombs kill six in pro-Turkey north Syria: monitor

Children were among six people killed in two car bombings in Syria on Saturday.

Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

The New Arab Staff

Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

Six members of the Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sham Syrian rebel group have been killed in an explosion in north-western Syria, as Turkey said it ...

Soldier dies in Turkish-controlled north Syria: Ministry

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Soldier dies in Turkish-controlled north Syria: Ministry

The Turkish soldier was killed during a skirmish with Kurdish militia forces.

Over 900 Syrian fighters return home from Karabakh: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Over 900 Syrian fighters return home from Karabakh: monitor

More than 2,580 Syrian combatants have been sent to back Baku in total, of whom 293 have died, according to the war monitor.

Turkey sending Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan

The New Arab Staff

Turkey sending Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan

Turkey has strongly denied claims it's sending Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian olive trees put down roots in Kurdish Iraq

"On this farm I have 42,000 olive trees, all of which I brought from Afrin when they were three years old"

The New Arab Staff

Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

A bombing in Ras Al-Ain and intra-rebel clashes have rocked an uneasy peace in northern Syria.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Aid has been a bargaining tool by powers in the Syria war, but with the coronavirus crisis sweeping through the country it has become a matter ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Car blast kills 7 near Syria-Turkey border post

At least seven people were killed and scores wounded on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in northern Syria near a Turkish border crossing, a war ...

Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

The New Arab Staff

Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

Two children have been killed and three others injured when two mines exploded in Syria’s Raqqa and Idlib provinces as violence continued across ...

Paul Iddon

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Comment: Bolton's book shines a light on President Trump's crass dismissal of Kurdish sacrifices, writes Paul Iddon.

Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

The New Arab Staff

Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

Turkey has blamed a roadside bomb that killed four construction workers near the southern border on the outlawed PKK.

Coronavirus could be a humanitarian catastrophe for Syria's Idlib

Hugo Goodridge

Coronavirus could be a humanitarian catastrophe for Syria's Idlib

Idlib is no stranger to death, but the war-torn Syrian region is desperately underprepared for the threat of coronavirus.

Syrian fighters upping attacks on civilians during pandemic: UN

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian fighters upping attacks on civilians during pandemic: UN

United Nations rights chief Michelle Bachelet lamented a surge in violence in Syria.

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