The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Foreign intervention has marked Syria's war. Now it could lead to Assad's downfall.

Three former rebels have been killed by unknown assailants in the past 24 hours in Syria’s restive Daraa province.

Nine policemen abducted and killed in south Syria: monitor

The New Arab & agencies

Nine policemen abducted and killed in south Syria: monitor

The killings, for which there were no immediate claim of responsibility, occurred in a town called Muzayrib in Daraa province, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold virtual Syria talks

The New Arab

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold virtual Syria talks

The trilateral talks will take place via video conference on Wednesday.

The New Arab

Senior Syrian regime officers killed in Daraa attack

Two regime officers have been killed in the restive southern Syrian province of Daraa a couple of days after another deadly incident.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Activists allege a coronavirus cover-up by regime

Regime areas of Syria look set to be hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.

The New Arab

Syrian regime kills 8 civilians in Daraa

The latest flare up, in which three children were killed, comes after a relative lull in violence between the regime and opposition elements in ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: The Struggle for State in Syria

The New Arab collates key points from Chatham House's series of panel discussion entitled 'The Struggle for State' , marking nine years since ...

Syria's brutal war enters 10th year

The New Arab & agencies

Syria's brutal war enters 10th year

At least 384,000 people have since died, including more than 116,000 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said on ...

Melissa Diamond and Esther Schoorel

What can we do to spare Syria from coronavirus?

Comment: The world must act to stop a disastrous coronavirus outbreak in Syria before it's too late, write Melissa Diamond and Esther Schoorel.

Assad, rebels sign peace deal after regime's <em>Daraa</em> attack

The New Arab

Assad, rebels sign peace deal after regime's Daraa attack

The Assad regime and rebels signed a Russian backed agreement to end fighting in Daraa.

Syria Weekly: Turkey retaliation blocks regime's advance in Idlib

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Turkey retaliation blocks regime's advance in Idlib

Turkish strikes on Syrian military positions has halted the momentum of the regime's offensive in Idlib.

Two Oxfam workers killed in Syria's <em>Daraa</em> province: NGO

The New Arab & agencies

Two Oxfam workers killed in Syria's Daraa province: NGO

An 'unidentified armed group' attacked an Oxfam vehicle in Daraa, the NGO said, killing two workers and injuring one volunteer.

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Damascus

The New Arab & agencies

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Damascus

This would be the second time this month that Israel attacked Iranian strongholds in Syria.

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli strikes kill 23 Syrian regime and pro-Iran fighters

Israels pre-dawn raids have killed 23 Syrian regime and foreign fighters in southern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Assad regime captures ghost town Maarat Al-Numan

Bashar Al-Assad's forces moved into Maarat Al-Numan this week, after a two-month siege of the once-bustling Idlib city but found it almost ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Hard times test Assad loyalists' patience

An economic crisis and lack of state support have forced Syrians to take matters into their own hands.

The New Arab

Syrian pound continues to plunge to new lows

The Syrian pound has been badly affected by sanctions and regional crises.

Syrian regime detains dozens of Palestinian children in Yarmouk

The New Arab

Syrian regime detains dozens of Palestinian children in Yarmouk

The Syrian regime arrested over 50 children after it accused them of ripping down a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: For Syrians, Soleimani's name sparks fear, anger

Syria was the battleground for Soleimani's forces, and his death has sparked celebrations in Idlib.

Syria death toll tops 380,000 in almost nine-year war

The New Arab

Syria death toll tops 380,000 in almost nine-year war

The conflict flared after unprecedented anti-government protests in the southern city of Daraa on March 15, 2011.

Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

Amr Salahi

Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

The city of Maaret al-Numan has been destroyed by Russia, a few days after negotiations over Syria in Astana concluded. There appears to be a ...

Dozens killed in Syria airstrikes as Russia faces casualties

The New Arab

Dozens killed in Syria airstrikes as Russia faces casualties

22 civilians were killed in ongoing airstrikes on Syria’s Idlib province as two Russian soldiers were shot dead in regime-controlled ...

Most Popular

Most Popular