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The poll comes amid a crushing economic crisis and the continued effects of a war that has killed at least 388,000 people.

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power tactics to shape a future elite and establish lasting influence.

UN official condemns Syrian regime strike that killed seven

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UN official condemns Syrian regime strike that killed seven

The UN’s Deputy Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Syria has condemned an Assad regime missile strike which killed an education official, three children, and two women.

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

Syrian refugee ends German election bid over 'racism'

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Syrian refugee ends German election bid over 'racism'

Tareq Alaows, who joined the Green party last year and was running as its candidate in a constituency in western Germany said that he made his ...

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Syria opposition groups reject opening crossings with regime

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

Gaia Caramazza

War takes its toll on Syria's displaced women

In-depth: Women displaced by Syria's war face heightened social, economic and healthcare risks, with many left to raise their families alone in ...

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US condemns Assad, Russia attacks in Syria

The United States on condemned fresh attacks by the Assad regime and Russians in Syria that left a number of civilians dead, including in a ...

Aid groups slam Syrian regime attack on medical centre

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Aid groups slam Syrian regime attack on medical centre

The International Rescue Committee has urged the United Nations to strengthen accountability for violations of international law.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian foreign minister visits Oman as countries bolster relations

The Syrian regime and Omani have further strengthened relations.

Regime fire kills 5 civilians in northwest Syria hospital

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Regime fire kills 5 civilians in northwest Syria hospital

The explosion killed at least five civilians, including a child and a woman, and injured medical staff, according to the Syrian Civil Defense ...

GOT star Emilia Clarke shares support message for Syrians

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GOT star Emilia Clarke shares support message for Syrians

The actress has drawn attention to Syrian and Russian bombing of hospitals.

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 ...

Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

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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.

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Syrian missile strike injures civilians in Turkish-rebel controlled area

Turkey's defence ministry and a monitoring group said that a missile strike wounded several civilians in northern Syria

Sam Hamad

How Syria's war defined a decade

Comment: A decade of war and displacement has left the root causes of Syria's revolution remain firmly in place, and its people no closer to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Child refugees dream of Syria they never knew

As the tenth anniversary of the Syrian revolution approaches, child refugees dream of the day they can visit Syria, despite some of them having ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria's opposition a 'disappointment' a decade after war

After 10 years of brutal conflict the opposition forces are facing the reality of a failed movement that was unable to unseat Bashar Al-Assad.

Satellite images show aftermath of strike in northern Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Satellite images show aftermath of strike in northern Syria

Past satellite images of the site, some 75 kilometres (45 miles) northeast of the Syrian city of Aleppo, showed hundreds of tanker ...

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Missile strikes on Syria oil refineries kill 4: monitor

Missile strikes on makeshift oil refineries in northern Syria killed four people and injured more than 20 others, a war monitor said.

More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

The New Arab Staff

More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in <em>Aleppo</em>

The New Arab Staff

Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in Aleppo

Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The New Arab Staff

Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The Syrian pound has sunk to 3,450 to the dollar on the black market.

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