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

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

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

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 of life or death.

Car blast kills 7 near Syria-Turkey border post

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.

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.

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.

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.

Syria: <em>Afrin</em> bomb blast death toll rises above 40

The New Arab & agencies

Syria: Afrin bomb blast death toll rises above 40

The blast came as people went shopping to prepare to break the Ramadan fast.

The New Arab & agencies

Bombing in Syrian town of Afrin kills 20 civilians

A bomb killed at least 20 civilians in the Syrian town of Afrin, according to Turkey's state news agency Anadolu Agency.

Four children killed in fire in northeastern Syria

The New Arab

Four children killed in fire in northeastern Syria

Four children have been killed and six adults injured after a fire broke out at a camp for displaced people near the town of Malikiyeh.

Syria's White Helmets join the fight against coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

Syria's White Helmets join the fight against coronavirus

Syria's White Helmets are sterilising schools, mosques and camps in the country's northwest.

Syria Weekly: The Struggle for State in Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: The Struggle for State in Syria

The New Arab collates key points from Chatham House's series of panel discussion entitled 'The Struggle for State' , marking nine years since ...

Anna Fleischer

Unsung heroes: Syria's female White Helmets in the spotlight

Comment: The women working for Syria's White Helmets are among the most courageous in the world. It's time they received credit where it's due, writes Anna Fleischer.

The New Arab

Turkey says has 'neutralised' 101 Syrian troops in Idlib

The Turkish defence ministry said it neutralised more than 100 Syrian soldiers on Monday, in the latest flare-up between Ankara and Damascus in ...

The New Arab

Syrian regime kills Turkish troops as rebels launch assault

Ankara has vowed to defend its military posts in Idlib from assaults by the Syrian regime.

David Isenberg

Libya is flooded with mercenaries and private military companies

Comment: Foreign interference by states, their proxies, and military companies is enabling the conflict in Libya to continue, writes David ...

Syria Weekly: 'Idlib will fall,' Assad regime tells Turkey

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: 'Idlib will fall,' Assad regime tells Turkey

The Assad regime is determined to capture the Idlib province, Ali Mamlouk told his Turkish counterpart, an event that will have huge ...

The New Arab

Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

Ankara has strongly condemned a suspected YPG car bomb which killed three Turkish soldiers and seven allied Syrian fighters at a traffic stop in ...

Syrian activist Idlib town has 'more cats than people'

The New Arab

Syrian activist Idlib town has 'more cats than people'

A town in Syria called Kafrnabl has sustained such heavy bombing that it is now home to more cats than people.

Hundreds of Turkish-backed Syrian fighters arrive in Idlib

The New Arab

Hundreds of Turkish-backed Syrian fighters arrive in Idlib

A spokesman for the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army, which has previously fought Kurdish forces, has said that hundreds of fighters have ...

YPG car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled northern Syria

The New Arab & agencies

YPG car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled northern Syria

The car bomb exploded in the town of Tal Halaf, captured by the Turkish military during its offensive against Kurdish militants in October.

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