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Analysis: International pressure is growing on Somalia's leaders to hold elections but talks to end the political impasse have repeatedly collapsed.

Protesters in Idlib gathered to remember the victims of the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma that killed 39, and to demand accountability.

US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

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Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

The city of Marib has been facing an assault by Iran-back Houthi rebels and Saudi airstrikes that are trying to push back the advancing ...

The New Arab Staff

US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

The US Department of Justice has blocked two websites belonging to the pro-Iran Iraqi militia Kataib Hezbollah, following a parade by an affiliated group through Baghdad.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey denies reports of deal to open Syria crossings

Turkish officials have denied reports in Russian media that an agreement was reached with Ankara to open crossings between regime and rebel held ...

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

The New Arab Staff

Russia asks Turkey to open three Syrian crossing points

Russia has asked Turkey to reopen three crossing points between regime-held and rebel-held areas in Syria, citing ‘humanitarian’ concerns.

UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

The New Arab Staff

UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

The top diplomats of the US, UK, France and Germany held their first in-person meeting together on Tuesday.

The New Arab Staff

Top Islamic State group leader killed in Egypt's Sinai

The high-ranking Wilayat Sinai figure was reportedly killed in a joint operation by the Egyptian military and local tribal forces.

Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

The New Arab Staff

Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

A statement by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday has warned that unlawful shelling in Marib has led to further displacement and worsened Yemen's ...

Iran joins Houthis in dismissing Saudi Yemen ceasefire proposal

The New Arab Staff

Iran joins Houthis in dismissing Saudi Yemen ceasefire proposal

Saudi Arabia is hoping for a ceasefire with the Houthis following a spate of attacks on the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire plan to Yemen rebels

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire plan to Yemen rebels

Saudi Arabia has a plan to offer a ceasefire to Yemen's Houthi rebels despite continued tensions and attacks.

UAE brokering India-Pakistan talks to end diplomatic spat

The New Arab Staff

UAE brokering India-Pakistan talks to end diplomatic spat

Emirati officials have been facilitating negotiations between Pakistan and India, officials say.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Terrorism conviction of German rapper's wife upheld by court

The German Federal Court of Justice upheld the conviction of a woman, Omaima A., for membership of a terrorist organisation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

Airstrikes in northwest Syria have killed at least one person and damaged aid equipment, according to opposition activists and a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russian jets target factory, energy supplies in northwestern Syria

Syrian rebel forces say Russia is attempting to destabilise economic activity in their last stronghold.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi-led coalition hits grain port and 'Houthi military targets'

A number of targets have been hit by Saudi Arabia, including a grain port and missile and drone production facilities.

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

A fierce offensive by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s Marib province is threatening the camps of people already displaced by war.

UN: Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN: Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine

Yemen is on the brink of a massive famine that is threatening the lives of thousands of people and exacerbated by a government blockade.

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Samuel Ramani

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Analysis: While the extent and duration of Turkey's anticipated military intervention in Sinjar is unclear, Russia is watching the situation in ...

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding ...

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