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Israel routinely destroys the homes of families of alleged Palestinian attackers as a form of collective punishment against the community.

It follows clashes between Turkish-backed Syrian fighters and Kurdish militias in northern Syria.

Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 11 killed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 11 killed

The Monday night clashes near the town of Ein Issa were triggered by an attack by Turkey-backed gunmen on SDF positions, according to a monitor.

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

The New Arab Staff

Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

Suliman al-Hathalin ,70, was beaten and re-arrested after Israeli forces broke into Umm al-Khair village in southern Hebron.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza baby denied life-saving heart surgery dies

Eight-month-old Omar Yaghi died after being unable to travel for life-saving heart surgery, due to the Palestinian Authority cutting ties with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Russian mediation reopens major highway in NE Syria: reports

Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters captured parts of the highway last year.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian volunteers set up their own coronavirus checkpoints

The volunteers operating the 'barriers of love' hope to stop a widespread outbreak in the occupied West Bank.

Syria regime takes over Kobane as Turkey offensive halts

The New Arab

Syria regime takes over Kobane as Turkey offensive halts

Syrian regime troops entered Kobane, also known as Ain Al-Arab, on Wednesday night

The New Arab

Israel re-opens natural springs but bars Palestinian locals

Israel has re-opened a tourist site near Jerusalem, but local Palestinian villagers won't be able to attend.

Haftar's Tripoli battle leaves Libyans without respite over Ramadan

Alessandra Bajec

Haftar's Tripoli battle leaves Libyans without respite over Ramadan

The persistent offensive by rogue warlord Haftar's forces is taking its heavy toll on Tripoli residents since the holy Muslim month of Ramadan ...

Preserving the PA's role as a colonial collaborator

Ramona Wadi

Preserving the PA's role as a colonial collaborator

Comment: The PA is repeatedly flaunting the fact that it represents Israel first and foremost, followed by the international community and its ...

Assad troops arresting former White Helmets 'every day'

Florence Dixon

Assad troops arresting former White Helmets 'every day'

Civilians and humanitarian workers who signed 'ceasefire' deals with the Syrian regime that assured their safety are now being arrested on a ...

Palestinians who left Lebanon and 'vanished into the sea'

The New Arab

Palestinians who left Lebanon and 'vanished into the sea'

Desperate for a better life, Palestinian refugees from Lebanon have vanished on the perilous journey on sea to find a better life in Europe.

Paul McLoughlin

German far-right politicians courted by Assad regime in Syria

Syria's regime is hosting a delegation from the far-right Alternative for Germany party, with anti-immigration officials meeting the country's notorious grand mufti who called on Syrians in Germany to return.

Raya al-Jadir

Refutrees: Re-sowing Palestine's farming tradition among its refugee population

Seeking to inspire environmental movements to reform the current trajectory of Palestinian waste, and poor management of resources, Refutrees is ...

The New Arab

Israel prepares for 'hundreds of Palestinian home demolitions'

Israeli forces are preparing to demolish hundreds of Palestinian homes in the northern occupied West Bank after issuing eviction orders for ...

Qusay Noor

Photoblog: Syrian regime shelling kills 23 in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian regime shelling of the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta has killed at least 23 civilians and injured dozens in the past 72 hours.

Israeli settler 'deliberately' crashes into four Palestinian children

Robert Cusack

Israeli settler 'deliberately' crashes into four Palestinian children

The four children were transferred to hospital for treatment after an Israeli car crashed into them in a hit and run incident.

The New Arab

Photoblog: Rahman Corps destroy Assad tank in Damascus surburbs

The FSA-affiliated Rahman Corps has blown up a tank east of Damascus following days of fighting between Syrian rebel and regime forces.

US pound Raqqa as Kurdish-Arab force prepare final assault

Robert Cusack

US pound Raqqa as Kurdish-Arab force prepare final assault

Kurdish forces allied with the US-led coalition are reportedly nearing the gates of Raqqa as air strikes continue to rain down on the region's ...

Top 'revolutionary phrases' for UN Arabic Language Day

The New Arab

Top 'revolutionary phrases' for UN Arabic Language Day

We've put together a list of Arabic revolutionary phrases for UN Arabic Language Day, and for those wanting to learn the world's fourth most ...

Kurdish-led fighters marching against IS near Syria's Raqqa Kurdish-led fighters marching against IS near Syria's Raqqa

The New Arab & agencies

Kurdish-led fighters marching against IS near Syria's Raqqa

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces is on the verge of surrounding a wide area north of the IS stronghold of Raqqa, a spokeswoman for the ...

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