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Turkey had accused the pair of belonging to the YPG, a Kurdish group Ankara considers a terrorist organisation.

A bombing in Ras Al-Ain and intra-rebel clashes have rocked an uneasy peace in northern Syria.

Car blast kills 7 near Syria-Turkey border post

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Car blast kills 7 near Syria-Turkey border post

At least seven people were killed and scores wounded on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in northern Syria near a Turkish border crossing, a war monitor said.

Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

The New Arab Staff

Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

The SDF has been at loggerheads with Turkey over control of northern Syria.

Turkey bolsters reinforcements in northern Syria

The New Arab Staff

Turkey bolsters reinforcements in northern Syria

Adding to rising tensions, sources told The New Arab that Syrian regime forces had sent reinforcements to areas under Kurdish control.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey's Erdogan claims BLM protesters 'working with PKK'

Ankara has attempted to link the Kurdish militant group to the Black Lives Matter protests.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

The New Arab

Syrian Kurdish authorities ban journalist who 'offended martyrs'

Rudaw reporter Vivian Fatah has been banned from reporting for two months after she said Syrian Kurdish fighters were 'killed' rather than ...

The New Arab

Syrian regime bombs Idlib as Turkey 'neutralizes' Kurdish fighters

The Syrian regime has bombed several areas of Idlib province in violation of a ceasefire as Turkey announced that it had 'neutralized' 20 ...

Erdogan's Empire: The rise of Turkey's enigmatic leader

Paul Iddon

Erdogan's Empire: The rise of Turkey's enigmatic leader

Book Club: Soner Cagaptay charts the rise of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and how he sought to make Turkey a major power.

The New Arab & agencies

Two killed after Turkey strikes refugee camp in Iraq

Iraq has summoned Turkey's ambassador after a drone strike on a refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan killed two women, alleged to be members of ...

Car bomb kills two in rebel-held Syrian town

The New Arab & agencies

Car bomb kills two in rebel-held Syrian town

A car bomb attack killed two people in a Syrian border town controlled by Turkish forces.

Syrian Kurds predict cooperation with Assad on aid deliveries

Elizabeth Hagedorn

Syrian Kurds predict cooperation with Assad on aid deliveries

Kurdish officials who spoke with The New Arab say they fear they'll have no choice but to again turn to the regime for help.

Syria Weekly: 'Idlib will fall,' Assad regime tells Turkey

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: 'Idlib will fall,' Assad regime tells Turkey

The Assad regime is determined to capture the Idlib province, Ali Mamlouk told his Turkish counterpart, an event that will have huge ...

Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

The New Arab

Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

Ankara has strongly condemned a suspected YPG car bomb which killed three Turkish soldiers and seven allied Syrian fighters at a ...

Stasa Salacanin

What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Although Turkey announced the end of their operations in northern Syria late last year, many unknowns still remain, as it is unclear what comes next both militarily and diplomatically.

The New Arab

Russian embassy ridiculed for fake Syrian 'humanitarian crossing' photo

The Russian Embassy in Syria has been ridiculed after tweeting a 2018 picture of people crossing the Turkish-Syrian border, claiming that they ...

The New Arab & agencies

Four Turkish soldiers killed in Syria car bombing

Four Turkish soldiers were killed while conducting road patrols in Turkish-controlled northeastern Syria.

The New Arab

Father of British YPG volunteer charged with terror offences

A British man has become the first person in the UK to be arrested on terror charges related to a relative who joined Syrian Kurdish forces.

US Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

The New Arab

US Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Turkey's foreign minister has said Ankara could kick US forces out of two air bases if sanctions are imposed.

The New Arab

US confirms American troop pull-out from northeast Syria

Trump's decision to pull US troops away from Turkey border areas has been hugely controversial.

Deadly car bomb explodes in packed Syria marketplace

The New Arab

Deadly car bomb explodes in packed Syria marketplace

A suspected YPG car bombing has killed at least 17 people after it struck a marketplace near Ras al-Ain, a former Kurdish stronghold ...

Syrian Sufis fear extremists fighting alongside Turkish army

Sylvain Mercadier

Syrian Sufis fear extremists fighting alongside Turkish army

With the ongoing Turkish offensive in Syria, the Sufi community in Amudeh city, northern Syria, fear they may be one of their many victims.

Clashes erupt in Syrian town controlled by pro-Turkey forces

The New Arab & agencies

Clashes erupt in Syrian town controlled by pro-Turkey forces

A civilian was killed as people in the northern Syrian town al-Bab clamoured to reach a man arrested on suspicion of involvement in Saturday's ...

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