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Turkish traders are reportedly shipping products to third countries before they are exported to Saudi Arabia.

An opposition conference scheduled to take place in Damascus over the weekend was stopped by the regime, who claimed the organisers lacked the proper approval.

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 to change.

In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

The New Arab Staff

In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

France is aiming to bring the US and Iran to the negotiating table to revive a landmark nuclear deal that Israel fiercely opposes.

Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

The New Arab Staff

Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

A border region of southern Turkey was struck with rockets fired from Syria on Thursday, though no casualties were reported.

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Sri Lanka says burqa ban is for national security

The Sri Lankan government insisted Tuesday that preventing Muslim women from wearing the niqab was a national security move.

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UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The UK foreign office has announced sanctions against supports and allies of the Syrian regime, including the foreign minister.

The New Arab Staff

US to address Uighur genocide in talks with China

The meeting in Alaska next week will be the first between Chinese and US officials under the Biden administration

The New Arab Staff

Qatar, Russia, and Turkey announce new Syria peace initiative

Sergey Lavrov is engaged in a tour of the Gulf, visiting key regional leaders.

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

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UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

It faces the daunting challenge of addressing the grievances of ordinary Libyans, hit by a dire economic crisis, soaring unemployment, wretched ...

Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

For some the constitutional talks were a last hope in ending the Syrian war peacefully. For others, it was another attempt by the ...

Libya's new interim leader meets with Egyptian president

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Libya's new interim leader meets with Egyptian president

Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah has met with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss ending the war in Libya.

Russia, Turkey, Iran meet to discuss Syria

The New Arab Staff

Russia, Turkey, Iran meet to discuss Syria

Delegations from Russia, Turkey, and Iran are meeting in Sochi to discuss the Syria Constitutional Committee and the ceasefire in rebel-held ...

The New Arab Staff

Record 12.4mn people food insecure in war-torn Syria: WFP

The World Food Programme on Saturday warned a record 12.4 million people are food insecure in Syria, where fresh efforts to revive a peace process have so far failed.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN Security Council fails to agree on Syria declaration

Th United Nations Security Council continues to struggle in Syria negotiations.

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New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

Newly selected Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah addressed the Libyan nation on Saturday, giving the first steps of the transition towards ...

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Libya embarks on new transition phase

In a potential 'turning point' move, Libya has stepped into a new phase following the selection of a new unity government.

Turkey hails announcement of transitional leadership in Libya

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Turkey hails announcement of transitional leadership in Libya

Turkey welcomed the announcement of a new prime minister heading Libya's transitional government.

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Surprise as Dbeibah elected Libyan transitional PM

Libyan delegates at UN-facilitated talks outside Geneva made the surprise choice of Abdul Hamid Dbeibah as the transitional ...

No first round winners following Libya vote on government

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

No first round winners following Libya vote on government

The vote is part of a complex process it is hoped will help build on a fragile ceasefire and end more than a decade of conflict.

Libyan election vow must be honoured: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyan election vow must be honoured: UN

The 75 participants at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum have until Friday to select a prime minister and a three-member presidency council ...

Libyans meet in <em>Geneva</em> to select transitional leaders

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Libyans meet in Geneva to select transitional leaders

The 75 participants at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum have until Friday to select a prime minister and a three-member presidency council ...

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