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In-depth: Michel Kilo's passing marks the loss of another important voice that relentlessly advocated for a free, united, and democratic Syria.

The US State Treasury has issued new guidance for NGOs working in Syria to avoid sanctions.

Syria makes currency adjustment for international NGOs

The New Arab Staff

Syria makes currency adjustment for international NGOs

International NGOs have struggled with the depreciating lira, leading to funding shortages.

Jailed Syrian Islamist's family accuse France of torture

The New Arab Staff

Jailed Syrian Islamist's family accuse France of torture

Relatives of Islam Alloush have claim the Jaysh al-Islam spokesman has been subject to torture inside a French prison.

Syria Islamist group urges France to free ex-spokesman

The New Arab & agencies

Syria Islamist group urges France to free ex-spokesman

Jaysh al-Islam has called for the release of its former member Majdi Mustafa Nameh, who has been arrested in France and charged with war crimes.

The New Arab & agencies

Former Jaysh al-Islam spokesman arrested in France

Islam Alloush - A Syrian rebel linked to the disappearance of a prominent rights activist - has been arrested and charged in France.

The New Arab

Syrian man’s throat cut in Turkey amid ethnic tensions

A Syrian refugee who had recently been afraid to go to work had his throat cut after being accosted by Turkish youths.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Jordanian tourists disappeared by Assad's regime

The detention of dozens of Jordanians 'without reason' by the Syrian regime has led a backlash in the kingdom just as relations between the two ...

The New Arab & agencies

Amman calls for release of Jordanians detained by Assad

The Jordanian government has called on the Assad regime to release dozens of Jordanians held by Damascus.

Razan Zaitouneh: More clues in search for Syrian lawyer

The New Arab

Razan Zaitouneh: More clues in search for Syrian lawyer

New information sheds light on the role of rebel group Jaish al-Islam in the abduction of human rights lawyer Razan Zaitouneh.

The New Arab

Syria backs down from Daraa offensive after US warning

The Syrian regime has said it will not move against rebels in the southwest, after the United States warned it would take "firm measures" to ...

Syria chemical attack probe stalls as regime 'hides evidence'

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Syria chemical attack probe stalls as regime 'hides evidence'

The team from the world's chemical arms watchdog has not been able to begin its field work in Douma, where dozens were killed in a suspected 7 ...

Loyalists celebrate 'victory' in Damascus after limited US-led airstrikes

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Loyalists celebrate 'victory' in Damascus after limited US-led airstrikes

Syrians have gathered at landmark squares in the capital Damascus, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags ...

Syrian opposition say Western strikes on Assad 'a farce' Syrian opposition say Western strikes on Assad 'a farce'

The New Arab

Syrian opposition say Western strikes on Assad 'a farce'

Syrian opposition politicians and anti-regime activists said they fear the Western strikes give Bashar al-Assad a green light to continue using ...

Dozens killed in East Ghouta chemical attack

The New Arab

Dozens killed in East Ghouta chemical attack

At least 40 people have been killed in a chemical attack on the last rebel pocket in the former opposition bastion of Eastern Ghouta near ...

The New Arab

Syrian regime continue strikes on besieged Douma

Shelling and air strikes on the last opposition territory in Eastern Ghouta continued on Saturday, with at least eight civilians killed in the first hours of bombing.

The New Arab

Assad breaks Ghouta truce, shells rebels 'refusing to evacuate'

Syria's regime continued its bombardment of Douma on Sunday night, as Eastern Ghouta's last remaining rebels refuse to evacuate the besieged ...

The New Arab & agencies

Eastern Ghouta's rebels agree to evacuate imprisoned Nusra fighters

Jaish al-Islam says it has agreed to evacuate Nusra Front fighters being held in its prisons in besieged eastern Ghouta to rebel-held Idlib ...

The New Arab & agencies

Assad forces readying for assault on besieged, starved Ghouta

Syrian regime forces are poised for an attack on East Ghouta to retake the area.

Displaced Syrians survive war but face battle against cold

The New Arab & agencies

Displaced Syrians survive war but face battle against cold

After fleeing war-ravaged Raqqa, displaced Syrians are battling to survive the winter in camps without heating, blankets or medicines to fend ...

The New Arab & agencies

First Syrian civilians return to Raqqa after mines cleared

Hundreds of Syrian civilians have returned to a district of Raqqa in the first wave of returns since the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces ...

IS foreign militants leave Syria's Raqqa under evacuation deal

The New Arab

IS foreign militants leave Syria's Raqqa under evacuation deal

Some foreign Islamic State militants have left Syria's Raqqa city on Sunday as part of a withdrawal deal with US-backed militias, a local ...

Evacuation deal for Syria's Raqqa as city's capture nears

The New Arab & agencies

Evacuation deal for Syria's Raqqa as city's capture nears

Foreign and Syrian jihadists from the Islamic State group are to evacuate their former stronghold of Raqqa, as US-backed forces near the capture ...

Syrian rebel groups 'agree to southern Damascus truce'

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Syrian rebel groups 'agree to southern Damascus truce'

Three Syrian opposition factions have reached a ceasefire deal on Thursday for a southern part of Damascus.

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