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A Chechen man was killed Friday after being attacked by 20 to 30 men - all believed to be Kurds - in the Belgian city of Liege.

In-depth: Palestinian families in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood are in danger of being forcibly evicted from their homes in an ongoing Israeli process of demographic engineering in the city.

Syria's bleak decade

Chris Doyle

Syria's bleak decade

Comment: The international community failed Syria. Now they must make sure the next decade is not as bleak as the last, writes Chris Doyle.

Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria is being plagued by assassinations, as calls for the repatriation of foreigners increase.

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

Judit Neurink

Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

Comment: The brutal crackdown on anti-government protests is a dangerous way to react to the desperation of young, jobless people who have lost all trust in politics, writes Judit Neurink.

The New Arab Staff

British-Iraqi appointed as UK Covid-19 vaccine minister

Nadhim Zahawi, an Iraqi-born MP of Kurdish origin, will be in charge of the vaccine rollout in the UK.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

The execution of 21 men on terrorism-related charges, and warnings hundreds more risk the same fate, have raised fears that Iraq's ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias emboldened by Biden's victory

While those in official circles are generally in favour of a new US administration under Joe Biden, Iraqi civil society and activists are more ...

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

Pro-Tehran factions in Iraq have signalled a positive response to the US election results.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS attack west of Baghdad kills 11

At least 11 people, including five members of the tribal Hashed, were killed in an Islamic State militant group attack near Baghdad airport.

Iraq Report: <em>Kurd</em>-on-<em>Kurd</em> violence as protesters clash with police

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

Kurd-on-Kurd violence intensifies between the PKK and the KRG, while Iraq's October Revolution is being revived and continued.

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

Pro-Iran protesters torch <em>Kurd</em> party offices in Baghdad

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pro-Iran protesters torch Kurd party offices in Baghdad

Supporters of Hashed al-Shaabi on Saturday burned down the main Kurdish party's headquarters in Baghdad after criticism from a Kurdish ...

ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

Florence Dixon

ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

Just 13% of Sudanese people and 6% of Saudis are in favour of recognising Israel, a wide-ranging survey of Arab political attitudes has ...

The New Arab & agencies

In Turkey, lake turns into graveyard for migrants

Migrants who cannot find a boat are forced to walk for days under the blazing sun, cutting across fields to get around checkpoints.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Kurdish authorities target media amid social unrest

As social unrest grows in Iraq's Kurdish region, media outlets are facing increasing pressure from authorities for their role in covering ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erbil denies handing Syria Kurd official's niece to Turkey

The interior ministry in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region dismissed the accusation from the family of Dalia Mahmoud Muslim, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey court jails three for life over 2016 attack

A Turkish court handed down life sentences to three suspects over a 2016 terror attack claimed by Kurdish rebels that left 12 people dead, the ...

Iraqi Kurdistan fears entanglement in Turkey-UAE cold war

Paul Iddon

Iraqi Kurdistan fears entanglement in Turkey-UAE cold war

Analysis: Iraqi Kurdistan hopes to avoid becoming entangled in a regional cold war.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish air strikes kill 5 civilians in northern Iraq

Five civilians and one Turkish soldier are confirmed killed as Ankara launches a cross-border offensive in northern Iraq where it says Kurdish ...

Iraq demands Turkey 'stop bombardment, withdraw forces' from north

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq demands Turkey 'stop bombardment, withdraw forces' from north

Iraq wants Turkey to withdraw its forces from the North in an operation dubbed 'Claw Tiger'.

Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

Israel's plans to build 'Silicon Wadi' in Jerusalem has concerned Palestinian business owners who say they are being evicted to make way for the ...

Yazidi girl returns home to Iraq after IS captivity

The New Arab & agencies

Yazidi girl returns home to Iraq after IS captivity

A Yazidi girl abducted by the Islamic State group returned to Iraq to be reunited with her family after the coronavirus lockdown in Syria ...

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