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

Armenia's prime minister blamed Turkey's support of Azerbaijan for deadly fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

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Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

A drone strike believed to have been carried out by the United States in northwestern Syria.

Syria Weekly: Trump U-turn could see US troops remain

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Trump U-turn could see US troops remain

US troops could be deployed to guard oil and gas fields in eastern Syria, amid fears of an IS resurgence.

Once again, US turns Syria into theatre of betrayal

Sam Hamad

Once again, US turns Syria into theatre of betrayal

Comment: The US was all that stood between the Kurds and Turkish aggression, now that buffer has gone, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab

Turkey says three civilians killed in Idlib airstrike

A suspected Syrian regime airstrike on a Turkish convoy in Idlib has been condemned by Ankara.

The New Arab

Turkish convoy bombed in northwestern Syria

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels are heading to the front lines in Idlib.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Foreign powers enter the battle for Idlib

Despite capturing a series of villages in the Idlib and Hama provinces, regime victory over opposition forces appears no less certain.

The New Arab & agencies

'Goalkeeper of the revolution' killed by Syrian regime forces

Abdelbaset al-Sarout rose to fame as a goalkeeper in his hometown Homs. He died as a Free Syrian Army commander, known as the 'guardian ...

Syrian regime has 'destroyed 24 hospitals' in Idlib offensive

The New Arab

Syrian regime has 'destroyed 24 hospitals' in Idlib offensive

Civilians are bearing the brunt of the Syrian regime's offensive on Idlib, with almost 200,000 displaced and at least 24 medical facilities ...

The New Arab

Syrian rebels recapture village as punishing Idlib airstrikes continue

As opposition forces moved to recapture a village in northern Hama, retaliatory airstrikes by Syrian regime and Russian forces killed at least ...

Dutch police arrest Syrian refugee accused of <em>Al</em>-<em>Nusra</em> membership

The New Arab & agencies

Dutch police arrest Syrian refugee accused of Al-Nusra membership

A Syrian asylum seeker has been arrested on suspected belonging to the Al-Nusra Front.

Britons in Syria have '28 days to leave'

The New Arab

Britons in Syria have '28 days to leave'

UK nationals will be banned from travelling to embattled Idlib and the north east of Syria under a controversial new anti-terrorism law.

'Mastermind' of deadly 2013 Turkey bombing sentenced to life

The New Arab

'Mastermind' of deadly 2013 Turkey bombing sentenced to life

Yusuf Nazik, accused of masterminding the 2013 Reyhanli bombings, was sentenced to 53 aggravated life sentences on Monday.

Escalation in Idlib could lead to 'humanitarian catastrophe': UN

The New Arab

Escalation in Idlib could lead to 'humanitarian catastrophe': UN

The chief of the UN's Syria commission warned of a possible humanitarian disaster if fighting over Idlib is to continue.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Al-Qaeda is still a deadly threat in Yemen

Comment: As long as the UAE and Saudi Arabia keep up their support for the war in Yemen, Al-Qaeda will continue to thrive, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab

Syrian regime 'launches ground attack' on Idlib

The Syrian regime on Monday morning reportedly launched a major ground assault on the northern Idlib province, after almost a week of deadly ...

The New Arab

Over 70 killed in Idlib since regime resumed bombing

Over 70 people were killed in Idlib last month as regime bombardment continues to pummel the rebel-held province.

The New Arab

Two killed in regime airstrikes in Syria's Idlib province

Intensified airstrikes by the Syrian regime in Idlib killed at least two people on Tuesday morning. This follows at least 56 deaths in recent ...

Raed Fares: A beacon of Syrian freedom

Sam Hamad

Raed Fares: A beacon of Syrian freedom

Comment: To Fares, there was no point fighting for some vague ideal of liberty if you didn't also practice it, even if it meant sacrificing your ...

Paul Iddon

Idlib: Will Syria's last major battle be its deadliest?

The last major redoubt held by Assad's opponents in Idlib may become the site for the fiercest fighting and devastation in the Syrian conflict ...

Who's who in Syria?

The New Arab

Who's who in Syria?

In-depth: The chaotic situation in Syria has seen the creation of many militias and the militarisation of many political parties. We have ...

Being pro-Palestine and pro-Assad doesn't add up

Sam Hamad

Being pro-Palestine and pro-Assad doesn't add up

Comment: From Israel to Syria, all tyranny is worthy of outrage, writes Sam Hamad.

Where will Idlib's civilians go when Assad strikes?

Sam Hamad

Where will Idlib's civilians go when Assad strikes?

Comment: In Idlib, the Assad regime will play on the presence of al-Qaeda-affiliated groups, to justify their use of massive force to ...

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