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As the tenth anniversary of the Syrian revolution approaches, child refugees dream of the day they can visit Syria, despite some of them having no memory of their country.

The internationally recognised patron of culture and the arts is still in prison despite having been acquitted in February in connection with widespread protests against Erdogan's rule in 2013.

Court orders Turkish Airlines to pay for lost cat

The New Arab Staff

Court orders Turkish Airlines to pay for lost cat

The airline lost a cat during a domestic flight across Turkey last year.

Turkish hospital fire kills 10 Covid-19 patients

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish hospital fire kills 10 Covid-19 patients

An oxygen tank explosion in a hospital killed ten Covid-19 patients in Turkey, authorities confirmed.

8 Covid-19 patients killed in hospital fire in Turkey

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

8 Covid-19 patients killed in hospital fire in Turkey

Nearly a dozen Covid patients were killed in a hospital in Turkey.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least 64 Turkey-backed Syrians dead in Nagorno-Karabakh: monitor

Both Turkey and Azerbaijan have denied the presence of Ankara-recruited Syrian mercenaries in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First coronavirus case confirmed in Syria's Idlib

Idlib has its first case of Covid-19, a doctor at a hospital near the Turkish border.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey's Erdogan cancels surprise weekend curfew due to coronavirus

The Turkish president decided to cancel a curfew and argued it was to prevent 'social and economic' consequences.

Turkish man kills daughter after coronavirus prison release

The New Arab

Turkish man kills daughter after coronavirus prison release

Women's rights campaigners had warned against releasing domestic violence offenders in the Turkish government's coronavirus amnesty scheme.

The New Arab

Coronavirus Pandemic: Weekly positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East’s resilience in the face of coronavirus this week

Syria's economy continues to collapse

Dani Qappani

Syria's economy continues to collapse

With the economy in an unprecedented nose-dive and the value of the Syrian pound reaching 1,000 to one US dollar, Syrians are struggling to meet ...

Damascus-Aleppo highway reopened for first time in 8 years

The New Arab & agencies

Damascus-Aleppo highway reopened for first time in 8 years

Syria's M5 highway has reopened for the first time in nearly eight years following a brutal regime advance into northern towns previously held ...

Syrian 'For Sama' director stuns Oscars in Arabic-calligraphy dress

The New Arab

Syrian 'For Sama' director stuns Oscars in Arabic-calligraphy dress

'For Sama' won the BAFTA for Best Documentary this year, but narrowly missed out on the Academy Award to 'American Factory'.

'Humanity is dying': Syrians feel abandoned by the world

Dani Qappani

'Humanity is dying': Syrians feel abandoned by the world

Syrians have been abandoned for almost nine years by the international community, who they accuse of being blind, deaf and mute to the endless, ...

The New Arab

Russian rapper releases song in solidarity with Syria’s Idlib

Russian rapper Mari Marisol has released a new track entitled 'From Russia with Love and Bombs' protesting her government’s deadly assault on Syria’s Idlib provinces

The New Arab

What happens next? Turkey launches a new Syria offensive

The situation in northern Syria went from relative calm to a full-blown operation in a number of days.

Zouhir al-Shimale

Getting Syria's youth involved in social changing events

A youth citizen club created a new campaign to help Syria's marginalised children become changemakers by training and teaching them new skills ...

Stefania D'Ignoti

Syrian basketball player finds new purpose after war

Feature: He wanted to become Syria's next basketball star, but the war destroyed his dreams. Now Zouher Haddad teaches new generations in Turkey ...

Turkey acquits IS emir's wife of bomb attack involvement

The New Arab

Turkey acquits IS emir's wife of bomb attack involvement

Turkey has acquitted the IS Gaziantep emir's wife suspected of involvement in a devastating 2016 attack - because the extremist group ...

Zouhir al-Shimale

Syrian suffering continues in Idlib

Surrounded on all sites, under artillery bombardment and airstrikes, displaced in some cases twice or three times already, those trapped in ...

Syrians fled for a reason

Mazen Kseibi and Nader Othman

Syrians fled for a reason

Comment: The forced, early and unsafe return of Syrian refugees has to be prevented, write Mazen Kseibi and Nader Othman.

Turkey sentences former Australian IS fighter to seven years

The New Arab

Turkey sentences former Australian IS fighter to seven years

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a former Australian citizen to seven and a half years in prison for having been a member of the Islamic ...

Name the white supremacist killers of Muslims

Ali M Latifi

Name the white supremacist killers of Muslims

Comment: It's time for Islamophobes the world over to take responsibility for their hateful rhetoric, writes Ali M Latifi.

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