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Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

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

Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

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Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

Gunmen opened fire on Bassel Haswani in Yabroud, just days after his father was linked to the purchase of the shipment of ammonium nitrate that exploded in Beirut.

Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

Only Tunisia has made the transition during the Arab Spring, with the other popular uprisings ending in repression, war or chaos.

HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

The New Arab Staff

HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

An HTS-affiliated security force says it has killed 13 Islamic State militants in the village of Tal’ada in Idlib province, while local people ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Armenian PM blames Turkey for deadly Karabakh escalation

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

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Erdogan threatens new Syria military operation to combat 'terrorism'

Turkey has vowed to intervene militarily in Syria if promises to curb the influence of "terrorists" in the country are not fulfilled.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian FM says Turkey a 'main sponsor' of terrorism

The Syrian FM said Turkey is a financier of terrorism.

The New Arab Staff

Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

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

The New Arab Staff

Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

Suweida has enjoyed a great degree of autonomy from regime rule during the war, but the dire economic situation in Syria is hitting home.

Suweidah activists cancel protest to negotiate over detainees

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Suweidah activists cancel protest to negotiate over detainees

Syrian regime authorities hope to turn the tide of protests against Assad's rule, redirecting anger towards incoming US sanctions.

Syrian security forces detain protesters in southern city

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian security forces detain protesters in southern city

Anti-regime protests erupted in the southern city of Suweidah last week amid a crash in the local currency.

Syrians chant deceased rebel Sarout's name in Suweidah protest

The New Arab Staff

Syrians chant deceased rebel Sarout's name in Suweidah protest

Syrians in Suweidah have held new anti-regime protests.

The New Arab Staff

Protests erupt in Syria's Suweidah, as lira plunges

Syria's economic woes have continued, with protests erupting in regime areas.

Amr Salahi

Explainer: Why is Qatar under blockade by Saudi Arabia?

Today marks the third anniversary of the Qatar diplomatic crisis, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain still imposing a blockade on ...

The New Arab Staff

HTS leader tries to present ‘moderate’ face to Syrians

The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tulsi Gabbard drops out of US presidential race

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, who was viewed as an unlikely candidate due to her divisive views on American foreign policy, has dropped out of ...

Lawyers in Lebanon fight back against torture and impunity

Alicia Medina

Lawyers in Lebanon fight back against torture and impunity

Torture in Lebanese detention centres remains a widespread practice carried out with impunity. One group of lawyers, however, is fighting ...

Amr Salahi

Kafranbel: Iconic revolutionary town falls to the Assad regime

The town of Kafranbel in Idlib province, which rose to global fame with its satirical protest slogans and revolutionary art, has now been ...

Israel releases Druze man convicted of spying for Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Israel releases Druze man convicted of spying for Syria

The releases are a 'gesture of goodwill' after the repatriation to Israel last year of the remains of Zachary Baumel, an Israeli soldier missing ...

Hundreds of Turkish-backed Syrian fighters arrive in Idlib

The New Arab

Hundreds of Turkish-backed Syrian fighters arrive in Idlib

A spokesman for the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army, which has previously fought Kurdish forces, has said that hundreds of fighters have ...

Water used as weapon in Middle East conflicts

The New Arab

Water used as weapon in Middle East conflicts

Conflict actors in Yemen, Syria and Iraq have targeted civilian water supplies.

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