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Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

This is the second drill Iran has held since a decade-long UN arms embargo on the country that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons.

US condemns Turkey over reported test of <em>Russian</em> system

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US condemns Turkey over reported test of Russian system

The US criticised NATO ally Turkey after Ankara reportedly tested its Russian-made advanced air defence missile system.

Turkey tests <em>Russian</em>-made S-400 defence system

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

Turkey's military has reportedly test-fired the Russian S-400 air defence system in the Black Sea province of Sinop.

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Sabena Siddiqui

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fighting by Armenia and Azerbaijan injures 4 journalists

Four journalists have been wounded in fighting in the disputed region of Nagorno Karabakh.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US revises UN resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

The resolution's new draft states that the arms embargo on Iran will continue 'until the Security Council decides otherwise'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US says photos show Russian arms supplies to Libya

The Pentagon released satellite photographs that it said shows Russian-backed Wagner-supplied military equipment 'on the front lines' ...

Paul Iddon

Russia, China seek foothold in Middle East arms market

The US dominates arms exports to the Middle East, but Russia and China are vying for influence in the lucrative market.

<em>Russian</em> <em>fighter</em> <em>jets</em> in Libya could increase civilian casualties

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Russian fighter jets in Libya could increase civilian casualties

Russia's continued involvement in Libya - an accusation Russia officially denies - could prove fatal to civilians.

Sam Hamad

Protect and punish: Can sanctions avoid harming Syrians, too?

Comment: The Caesar Act's purpose is noble, but with the economy in ruins and Russia waiting in the wings, more sanctions risk entrenching ...

Egypt backing Libyan warlord Haftar, for now: analysts

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Egypt backing Libyan warlord Haftar, for now: analysts

Egypt is still invested in propagating the Haftar project diplomatically, providing him political support, and militarily supporting his war ...

US may deploy forces in Tunisia over 'Russia concerns'

The New Arab

US may deploy forces in Tunisia over 'Russia concerns'

After raising concerns over alleged Russian jets arriving to Libya, the US is now considering sending soldiers to Tunisia amid ...

UN concerned by claims Russia sent <em>jets</em> to Libya

The New Arab & agencies

UN concerned by claims Russia sent jets to Libya

The UN Secretary General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that, if proven, the claims against Russia would "constitute a flagrant violation of ...

WATCH: Libyans parade captured <em>Russian</em> missile system in Tripoli

The New Arab

WATCH: Libyans parade captured Russian missile system in Tripoli

The Libyan Government of National Accord has paraded a captured Russian missile defence system through the streets of Tripoli while ...

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

The New Arab

Russia 'surprised', US disappointed at Haftar's Libya power grab

After the US stated it 'regrets' Libyan National Army head Khalifa Haftar's claim of a popular mandate to govern Libya, Russia reportedly ...

The New Arab & agencies

Watchdog 'explicitly blames' Syria regime for chemical weapons attacks

For the first time since the Syria conflict erupted in 2011, the global chemical weapons watchdog explicitly blamed President Bashar al-Assad's ...

Sam Hamad

Assad's greatest asset? EU-NATO appeasement

Comment: Turkey has demonstrated that Assad's regime could be defeated in Syria, were it not for the curse of global indifference, writes Sam ...

Saudi-led coalition retaliation raids strike rebel depots in Sanaa

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition retaliation raids strike rebel depots in Sanaa

Ballistic missile and drone depots in Yemen's rebel-held capital were struck by Saudi-led coalition strikes on Sunday.

The New Arab & agencies

Ship captain arrested over weapons trafficking accusation to Libya

A ship captain in Italy has been arrested on suspicion of helping to traffic weapons to war-torn Libya.

The eleventh hour for Idlib, Syria's last rebel bastion

International Crisis Group

The eleventh hour for Idlib, Syria's last rebel bastion

Comment: The Syrian regime's campaign to retake Idlib threatens devastating levels of death and displacement. Syria and Russia must conclude an ...

Russia says passenger plane nearly 'shot down' over Syria

The New Arab

Russia says passenger plane nearly 'shot down' over Syria

A passenger plane nearly become the centre of a tragedy after it was almost shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire targeting Israeli ...

Turkey retaliates against Syrian regime attack in Idlib

The New Arab

Turkey retaliates against Syrian regime attack in Idlib

Turkey hit over 54 targets in retaliatory strikes after Syrian regime shelling killed Turkish soldiers and civilian contractors.

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