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A hunger-striking Emirati prisoner held for five years in the notorious Al-Wathba Prison has secretly made a recording calling on human rights organizations to reunite her with her children.

Dutch prosecutors accused the suspect of committing war crimes in Syria.

Turkish citizen loses UAE life sentence appeal for terrorism

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Turkish citizen loses UAE life sentence appeal for terrorism

A Turkish citizen who was sentenced to life for promoting Islamist groups in Syria and transferring funds, has had his sentence upheld by the UAE's supreme court.

White Helmets warn Syria aid cuts 'will cost lives'

Paul McLoughlin

White Helmets warn Syria aid cuts 'will cost lives'

The White Helmets stress aid cuts will hit civilians, after donors cut funding to certain areas in Syria following takeover by extremist groups

Where will Syria's next battlefields be?

Paul Iddon

Where will Syria's next battlefields be?

Analysis: Kurdish-controlled areas in the east and HTS-controlled areas in the west are likely to be the final battlefronts, along with anywhere ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ceasefire deal sees HTS take over Syria's Idlib

Syria's former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham on Thursday sealed its grip on northern Idlib in a deal ending days of fighting with rival factions.

Paul McLoughlin

HTS capture more opposition areas in northern Syria

In-depth: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham have taken over more areas of northern Syria from rebel groups.

Ömer Özkizilcik

The armed Syrian opposition reacts to Idlib 'demilitarised zones'

Analysis: The Turkish-backed rebels are understandably praising Turkey's efforts to avoid a bloodbath in Idlib, but confusion remains over ...

The New Arab & agencies

Rebels in north Syria 'begin withdrawing' under Idlib deal

Turkish-backed faction Faylaq al-Sham al-Islami has begun pulling out of areas in Aleppo province after Moscow and ...

Syria rebels arrest dozens over collusion with regime

The New Arab & agencies

Syria rebels arrest dozens over collusion with regime

Syrian rebels arrested 55 people in Hama and Idlib province over suspected collaboration with the regime.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria rebels announce new coalition in Idlib

The northwest province is the last of four regions covered under a 2017 'de-escalation' agreement where rebels are still present.

Who's who in Syria?

The New Arab

Who's who in Syria?

In-depth: The chaotic situation in Syria has seen the creation of many militias and the militarisation of many political parties. We have ...

'The Syrian revolution is not dead'

Ömer Özkizilcik

'The Syrian revolution is not dead'

Analysis: Many consider the armed opposition defeated and the Syrian uprising dead. But Syria's rebels are keeping faith in their revolution, ...

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The New Arab & agencies

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The five-year siege of Eastern Ghouta saw civilians indiscriminately attacked and systematically denied food and medicine.

Car bomb kills 2 outside aid centre in Syria

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Car bomb kills 2 outside aid centre in Syria

A car bomb exploded outside a relief centre in northwest Syria on Thursday, killing at least two people including an employee of the ...

Sam Hamad

Where will Idlib's civilians go when Assad strikes?

Comment: In Idlib, the Assad regime will play on the presence of al-Qaeda-affiliated groups, to justify their use of massive force to target civilians, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab

Wave of assassinations hit Syria's opposition Idlib province

Syrian rebel commanders, clerics and activists have been killed in a wave of killings in the opposition province of Idlib.

The New Arab

First buses carrying injured Douma civilians arrive in Idlib

The first convoy of critically injured civilians from Eastern Ghouta's Douma have arrived in northern Syria, amid reports rebel group Jaish ...

The New Arab

Assad vows to finish off last rebels outside Damascus

Syria's military said it would press on with "fighting in the area of Douma to rid it of terrorism", using a term it usually uses to refer to ...

Photoblog: Residents escape Eastern Ghouta

Qusay Noor

Photoblog: Residents escape Eastern Ghouta

In pictures: Rebel fighters and civilians embark on their journey out of Eastern Ghouta's war-ravaged towns and into the northern Syrian ...

The New Arab & agencies

Withdrawals continue from Syrian rebels' shrinking Eastern Ghouta enclave

Thousands more leave East Ghouta as negotiations over the final evacuations continue between the Syrian regime and opposition.

Thousands of rebels and civilians evacuate Syria's Ghouta

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands of rebels and civilians evacuate Syria's Ghouta

Syrian state media has reported that over 5,000 rebels and their family members left Eastern Ghouta on Sunday.

Evacuated Ghouta rebels from Arbin arrive in northern Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Evacuated Ghouta rebels from Arbin arrive in northern Syria

Scores of Syrian Faylaq al-Rahman rebels are arriving in Hama, after being evacuated from Eastern Ghouta's Arbin, leaving only one town ...

Syrian child footballer 'killed by rebel shelling' on Damascus

The New Arab

Syrian child footballer 'killed by rebel shelling' on Damascus

A 12-year-old Syrian footballer was killed when rockets hit a training ground in the capital's Mazraa neighbourhood, according to state media.

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