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The interview is widely seen as the HTS leader's latest attempt to rehabilitate his image among Western states.

Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) have stoned to death three women and one man in Idlib after accusing them of adultery and attempted murder.

<em>HTS</em> detains scores of more extreme jihadists in Syria

The New Arab Staff

HTS detains scores of more extreme jihadists in Syria

HTS have arrested three leaders of the more extremist jihadist group Hurras al-Din in north-western Syria, amid a continuing campaign of detentions.

Syria's rebel-held northwest to get vaccines by March: WHO

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria's rebel-held northwest to get vaccines by March: WHO

The health directorate for Syria's rebel-held northwest said it expected to receive 120,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine by next month.

Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

Bilal Abdul Kareem has been released by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham after being held for six months.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS ambush kills 26 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an ambush in the province of Deir Ezzor came as the convoy combed the area for jihadists, after a string of recent attacks.

The New Arab Staff

US warns HTS leader Jolani he's still 'most wanted'

Jolani has embarked on a series of image changes during her period as HTS leader.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria war deaths reach 387,000: monitor

The latest toll included more than 130,500 pro-government fighters, among them foreigners.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Syria's Idlib remains a hive of military activity despite a Russian-Turkish ceasefire meant to reduce violence in the densely populated province.

British aid worker Tauqir Sharif released by <em>HTS</em>

The New Arab Staff

British aid worker Tauqir Sharif released by HTS

Tauqir Sharif had been held by the HTS militant group since August.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in ...

US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

The US Army says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province.

Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

Russia became a new member of the 47-seat UN human rights council on Tuesday.

Syrian Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group faces major internal mutiny

The New Arab Staff

Syrian Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group faces major internal mutiny

The Syrian Islamist Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group is facing a major split between it political leadership and its military wing, which the Hay’at ...

<em>HTS</em> kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

The New Arab Staff

HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

An HTS-affiliated security force says it has killed 13 Islamic State militants in the village of Tal’ada in Idlib province, while local ...

The New Arab Staff

Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrians no safer despite decrease in violence, UN says

Despite a reduction in violence, Syrians remain subject to 'gross' human rights violations, a UN commission has said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

The New Arab Staff

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the conflict ...

Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

The New Arab Staff

Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

Local authorities in opposition held areas of northern Syria have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and other public gathering areas ...

The New Arab Staff

New Syrian militant group claims attacks on Turkish patrol

A new jihadi group has emerged in Syria's Idlib province.

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

The New Arab Staff

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes in southern Syria.

Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

An attack on a gas pipeline near Damascus has been blamed for a nationwide blackout, state news agency reported on Monday.

Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights <em>HTS</em>' many challenges

The New Arab Staff

Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

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