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Germany will assume presidency of both the Council of the European Union and the UN Security Council on July 1, the same day Israel plans to begin annexation.

Domestic violence was the topic of a new song by a popular Moroccan rapper that was released on this year's International Women's Day.

28 killed in Syria regime raids despite Idlib ceasefire

The New Arab

28 killed in Syria regime raids despite Idlib ceasefire

Syrian regime airstrikes have killed 15 people in Idlib city despite a ceasefire declared last week.

Fifteen pro-regime fighters killed resurgent IS attack in Syria

The New Arab

Fifteen pro-regime fighters killed resurgent IS attack in Syria

Syrian regime, Kurdish, Iranian and Afghan militia fighters were killed as IS staged a resurgent series of attacks around their former ...

Syrian regime airstrikes kill family of seven in Idlib

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian regime airstrikes kill family of seven in Idlib

An airstrike hit the family's one-story home in the village of Dayr Sharqi in Idlib province, killing everyone inside.

The New Arab

Russian air strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib: SOHR

Fifteen civilians have been killed by regime and Russian airstrikes in Idlib.

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian regime strikes kill four civilians, hit hospitals

Syrian regime air strikes on an anti-government bastion in northwest Syria killed four civilians, two of them children, and hit three hospitals ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Russian airstrikes strike terror in Idlib

Syria Weekly: Hospitals and rescue centres have been deliberately targeted in Russian strikes, setting back civilian life in Idlib and Hama.

The New Arab & agencies

Idlib civilians head underground in fear of air attacks

Some three million people live in the area and the United Nations has warned that a full-scale regime assault could spark the century's worst ...

Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

The New Arab & agencies

Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

Medical workers in Idlib demonstrated against the targeting of hospitals by regime forces.

The New Arab & agencies

Regime, Russian strikes bombard Syria's Idlib, destroying hospital

Air strikes and barrel bombs have knocked out two hospitals in two days, and at least ten civilians have been killed.

Today we celebrate Tamimi's release, tomorrow the struggle continues

Malia Bouattia

Today we celebrate Tamimi's release, tomorrow the struggle continues

Comment: It's important to celebrate, especially when there aren't many things to celebrate, writes Malia Bouattia.

Hospital hit as airstrikes continue to pound Syria's Idlib

The New Arab

Hospital hit as airstrikes continue to pound Syria's Idlib

A hospital in Syria's rebel-held Idlib was hit by airstrikes believed to be carried out by pro-regime Russian war planes.

From Iran to UNESCO: Trump's Withdrawal Doctrine

Andrew Leber

From Iran to UNESCO: Trump's Withdrawal Doctrine

Comment: Trump's withdrawal of the US from landmark international agreements is little more than a fast-track to easy praise from Fox News and ...

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's underground hero

Karim Traboulsi

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's underground hero

Meet the rapper whose music was forged in the crucible of the Arab Spring - even though he hates the term.

Martin Armstrong

Big in exile: The sonic journeys of 47SOUL

Before relocating to London in 2014 the four members of Palestinian electro outfit 47SOUL had never lived in the same city. Exile has proved a springboard to their career.

Karim Traboulsi

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's undergound hero

Meet the rapper whose music was forged in the crucible of the Arab Spring - even though he hates the term.

Sana Uqba

Why Hip-Hop? Revolution hits the Arab Spring airwaves

'Laish Hip-hop' is the first Saudi radio show dedicated to showcasing regional talents. Launched during the Arab Spring, it focuses on artists ...

Robert Cusack

Hello Psychaleppo: 'The world is pretty surreal right now'

In an exclusive interview with The New Arab, the Syrian electronica DJ Samer El-Dahr, AKA 'Hello Psychaleppo', talks about his new album and ...

Palestinian-Israeli MP to be indicted over 'phone smuggling'

The New Arab

Palestinian-Israeli MP to be indicted over 'phone smuggling'

Israeli authorities have approved an indictment against a Palestinian-Israeli member of Knesset accused of smuggling mobile phones to ...

The New Arab

Israel 'overreacting' as prominent opposition MK given house arrest

Israeli authorities have been accused of deliberate anti-Palestinian incitement as Basel Ghattas' phone smuggling allegations prompted ridicule ...

Evidence 'corroborates' Russian role in devastating Syria school massacre

Martin Armstrong

Evidence 'corroborates' Russian role in devastating Syria school massacre

A report by Human Rights Watch citing satellite and video evidence, and witness testimonies says that Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out a ...

Airstrikes destroy mosque in Damascus killing two civilians

The New Arab

Airstrikes destroy mosque in Damascus killing two civilians

Russian airstrikes hit the al-Huda mosque in Khan al-Sheikh town, western Damascus, killing two civilians and wounding dozens more, local ...

Syrian regime army suffers setback in Damascus suburbs

The New Arab

Syrian regime army suffers setback in Damascus suburbs

A Syrian regime advance in eastern Damascus stalled on Saturday as rebel groups managed to push the government offensive back.

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