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A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Syrian regime and Kurdish forces clash after deadly protests

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian regime and Kurdish forces clash after deadly protests

Tensions are rising between Syrian regime and Kurdish forces in northeast Syria.

Car bombs kill 11 in Turkish-held north Syria: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Car bombs kill 11 in Turkish-held north Syria: monitor

The first attack near a cultural centre in the town of Azaz has killed six civilians, including a young girl.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame for Iraq's endemic insecurity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

What Biden's presidency means for the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Biden may have no choice but to make difficult decisions against the backdrop of Ethiopia's civil war, the Nile Dam dispute, as well ...

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Syria TV journalist shot by unidentified gunmen in Al-Bab

Baha Al-Halabi, a reporter for Syria TV, was reportedly shot in an assassination attempt in Al-Bab.

Over 900 Syrian fighters return home from Karabakh: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Over 900 Syrian fighters return home from Karabakh: monitor

More than 2,580 Syrian combatants have been sent to back Baku in total, of whom 293 have died, according to the war monitor.

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Mine explodes, damages oil tanker off Saudi coast

A mine has exploded and damaged a Greek-managed oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast near Yemen, where the kingdom is battling Houthi ...

Fourth doctor in Syria's Idlib province dies from Covid-19

The New Arab Staff

Fourth doctor in Syria's Idlib province dies from Covid-19

Syria's Idlib is seeing a growing number of cases of the potentially deadly Covid-19 virus.

Saudis 'thwart attack on oil facility near Yemen'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudis 'thwart attack on oil facility near Yemen'

Saudi Arabia said it intercepted an attack by the Houthi rebels that sparked a fire near an Aramco distribution centre.

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

Iraq's state revenues have plunged amid a crash in oil prices this year, forcing the government to reconsider the outsized sum it spends on the ...

Syria builds new Covid ward, prepares for second wave

The New Arab Staff

Syria builds new Covid ward, prepares for second wave

Syria has already been ravaged by an outbreak of Covid-19.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition ‘government’ declares Al-Bab ‘disaster area’ amid coronavirus

The Syrian opposition’s ‘interim government’ has declared the city of Al-Bab in northwestern Syria a ‘disaster area’ amid an increase in coronavirus cases.

Paul McLoughlin

Three humanitarian workers injured in Syria's Al-Bab blast

Three humanitarian workers were injured in Tuesday's Al-Bab bombing, which left at least 18 people dead.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nineteen killed in car bomb attack in northern Syria

A car bomb attack in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab, which is controlled by Turkish-allied forces, has killed 19 people, ...

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces detain teenager in overnight West Bank raids

A teenager was arrested, among others during overnight Israeli raids in the Palestinian cities of Jerusalem, Ramallah and Hebron.

Red Crescent worker killed in Syria attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Red Crescent worker killed in Syria attack

An attack on a vehicle belonging to the Red Crescent killed a staff member and injured another in northern Syria on Monday.

Stasa Salacanin

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

First doctor in Turkish-held Syria  dies from Covid-19

The New Arab Staff

First doctor in Turkish-held Syria dies from Covid-19

Activists have reported the first medical worker in Turkish-held Syria to die from Covid-19.

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Northeast and northwest Syria are witnessing alarming rises in Covid-19 cases, with fears that the situation could get worse this winter.

UN official: COVID cases likely higher than Syria says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN official: COVID cases likely higher than Syria says

“12 health facilities had to suspend operations this month due to staff becoming infected, having to self-isolate, or due to lack of personal ...

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