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The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

The trial of Bashir over the military coup that brought him to power more than three decades ago, opened with a brief hearing in July.

Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

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Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

Bashir, 76, who is already behind bars for corruption, could face the death penalty.

In maps: How Syria changed over eight years

Paul McLoughlin

In maps: How Syria changed over eight years

Eight years on, the revolution in Syria continues despite eight years of hardship and bloodshed.

Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

The New Arab & agencies

Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

Syrians displaced from the Assad regime's brutal assault on Daraa were killed during a Russian airstrike as they marched towards the Golan ...

The New Arab

Syria's largest revolutionary flag now flying over border crossing

Syrian rebel group Ahrar al-Sham raised the revolutionary flag associated with the Free Syrian Army at a border crossing with Turkey as tensions simmer with a jihadi rival coalition.

Ben Jacobs

Inside Douma: A desperate portrait of life in Syria

Exclusive: A city of amputees, back-street abortions and chemical weapons-massacres is also a city of survivors, and their hope, reports Ben ...

The New Arab & agencies

Mass hanging in Jordan, as 15 put to death

Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday including the killer of a secular writer and militant involved in an attack on tourists in the capital ...

The New Arab

IS burns two Turkish soldiers alive in shocking video

IS has released a shocking video showing two captive Turkish soldiers being burned alive in the Syrian province of Aleppo.

Jordan witnesses a bloody week as IS threat heightens

Paul McLoughlin

Jordan witnesses a bloody week as IS threat heightens

The death toll from clashes between Jordanian police and IS militants has risen to four following a bloody week of clashes, which hints to a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan police find suicide belts following militant raid

Suicide belts and other explosives were found at the scene of a deadly attack on a popular tourist site in Jordan, police said.

IS beheads Syrian captives in human 'Eid sacrifice'

The New Arab

IS beheads Syrian captives in human 'Eid sacrifice'

The Islamic State group has released a shocking video showing masked fighters beheading 15 people, including children, as sacrifices for the ...

Preacher arrested for criticisng Jordan's role in anti-IS coalition

The New Arab

Preacher arrested for criticisng Jordan's role in anti-IS coalition

Jordanian preacher and Islamic Studies Professor Amjad Qourshah has been arrested for criticising Jordan's role in the international coalition ...

IS shoots down Syrian regime warplane and captures pilot

The New Arab

IS shoots down Syrian regime warplane and captures pilot

The pilot of a Syrian regime jet shot down over eastern Damascus is alive and being held by IS militants, the jihadi group has claimed.

Anniversary of Jordanian pilot's execution by IS passes quietly

The New Arab

Anniversary of Jordanian pilot's execution by IS passes quietly

Society: One year on, the tragic death of Moaz al-Kasasbeh, Jordan's top gun executed by IS, has been almost ignored, perhaps ...

Mohammad Fadilat

Islamic State 'kills own Jordanian commander'

The Islamic State group (IS) has reportedly executed senior Jordanian commander Saad al-Hunaiti for 'disobeying orders', fighters from Nusra Front and other militant groups in Syria and Iraq said

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Don't make Assad key to ending war, warns oppostion

With world leaders hinting at a softening of positions on the future of Bashar Assad, leading opposition figures warned against making him key ...

Lubna Salem

Addiction rife among Syrian victims of war

Feature: Dispossessed, desperate and brutalised, an increasing number of Syrians - civilians, refugees, fighters and soldiers - depend on ...

Mahmoud Yamak

Fighting the Islamic State and ignoring the Islamic Republic

The Turkish involvement against IS signals an almost international consensus against one Islamic state while another "Islamic state" in the ...

Jordan under pressure to ban Ibn Taymiyyah's books

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Jordan under pressure to ban Ibn Taymiyyah's books

Leaked correspondence claims works by the medieval Islamic scholar have been used by the Islamic State group to justify its barbaric massacres.

Jad Shahrour

#Says_Who? A campaign to challenge stereotypes in Egypt

Blog: A new online campaign in Egypt aims to get people to challenge stereotypes about gender and gender roles in society.

Iraqi tribes 'offered guns and training by Jordan'

Othman al-Mukhtar

Iraqi tribes 'offered guns and training by Jordan'

Tribal leaders in Anbar tell al-Araby al-Jadeed that Amman's government has reached out in an effort to counter the IS group ...

Preparations underway for Moscow II Syria talks

Rayan Mohammad

Preparations underway for Moscow II Syria talks

Damascus is reportedly angered by Russian "interference" in Syrian affairs, and the opposition is sceptical about Assad's commitment to finding ...

Jordan: A refuge through the ages

Lina Shannak

Jordan: A refuge through the ages

Feature: Syria's hundreds of thousands of displaced people are only the latest in a century long wave of refugees who have washed ashore in ...

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