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The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

An International Rescue Committee (IRC) regional director said: 'The health system is struggling to cope, and the situation is deteriorating extremely rapidly.'

Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers killed in Tulkarm amid crime wave

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Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers killed in Tulkarm amid crime wave

Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers have been killed in the West Bank city of Tulkarm in an incident linked to the continuing wave of murders in Israel's Arab communities.

Three Palestinian-Israeli men shot dead amid continuing crime wave

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Three Palestinian-Israeli men shot dead amid continuing crime wave

Three young men, all Palestinian citizens of Israel, were shot dead in two incidents on Friday evening amid a continuing crime wave in Israel's ...

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

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 ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

After ten years of war, Syrians across the country are facing unprecedented hunger and poverty.

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Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged Gaza

Israeli warplanes targeted Palestinian fishermen and Hamas sites in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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

Beloved Palestinian poet Mourid al-Barghouti dies at 76

Barghouti leaves behind a son, fellow poet Tamim al-Barghouti, and a celebrated body of work.

Families of detainees detail vision for justice in Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Families of detainees detail vision for justice in Syria

Syrian families, who lost members inside Bashar Al-Assad’s prisons, have laid out their plans to seek justice and called for the fates ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

The Israeli military injured a Palestinian man in the besieged Gaza Strip when a shell hit his home in a refugee camp.

Five pro-Assad Palestinian fighters killed in clashes with IS

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Five pro-Assad Palestinian fighters killed in clashes with IS

Five members of the pro-Assad Liwaa al-Quds Palestinian militia have been killed in clashes with the Islamic State extremist group in ...

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Sam Hamad

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Comment: The root causes of Islamic State in Syria were never adequately addressed, and now, as the world is distracted, a resurgence seems ...

Iran Guards deny losses in Israel Syria strikes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran Guards deny losses in Israel Syria strikes

An Iranian official denied Thursday that recent Israeli strikes on eastern Syria led to any deaths.

Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

The New Arab Staff

Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a ...

The New Arab Staff

Israeli raids in Syria kill 23 soldiers, pro-Iran fighters

At least seven Syrian soldiers and 16 allied fighters were killed in Israeli air raids in eastern Syria, a Britain-based war monitor said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS attack kills 7 regime loyalists in east Syria

The attack came as the militia fighters were sweeping the town of Al-Shola for jihadist remnants, according to the monitor.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least 15 killed in Syria road attack: monitor

Among those killed were eight Syrian regime troops, four allied fighters and three civilians, according to a war monitor, who said the Islamic ...

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IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37.

Jihadist attack kills 30 soldiers in east Syria: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jihadist attack kills 30 soldiers in east Syria: monitor

The attack in Deir Ezzor province reportedly targeted a bus carrying regime soldiers going home on leave.

The New Arab Staff

Iranian commander killed in airstrike on Syria-Iraq border

The IRGC commander was in the Syrian city of Albukamal when the strike took place.

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

14 pro-Iran fighters in Syria killed in airstrikes: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

14 pro-Iran fighters in Syria killed in airstrikes: monitor

The strikes in the Deir Ezzor province killed at least 14 pro-Iran militia fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

IS kills 11 pro-regime fighters in Syria clashes: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS kills 11 pro-regime fighters in Syria clashes: monitor

Eleven regime loyalists were killed by the Islamic State group in Syria on Wednesday.

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