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Families of imprisoned Syrians are forced to pay huge amounts to contact their imprisoned relatives, according to the Association of Detainees and the Missing in Sednaya Prison (ADMSP).

Fears grow for the tens of thousands of prisoners languishing in Syrian regime jails as the coronavirus spreads through the war-torn country.

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

The New Arab

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

The Syrian regime has sealed off the town of Sayyida Zeinab as a Covid-19 'precaution' without acknowledging the town is a hub of foreign Shia militiamen and potential coronavirus transmitters.

Syria Weekly: A small step towards justice against Assad

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: A small step towards justice against Assad

Victims of Assad's brutal regime are fighting for justice, as a new case against Syrian regime officials is pursued in Norway.

Syria rights group reveals horrors of 'world's worst <em>prison</em>'

The New Arab

Syria rights group reveals horrors of 'world's worst prison'

Sednaya Prison in Damascus has been described as the world's worst prison, where thousands have died under torture.

James Snell

Assad officials begin trial, but regime brutality continues

Comment: Germany's efforts to prosecute two Syrians who are believed to have committed war crimes under Assad barely scratches the surface of the Syrian regime's crimes, writes James Snell.

The New Arab

Formula 1 money funds Syria racetrack near ‘slaughterhouse’ prison

Money from Formula 1 has paid for the construction of a new race track a few kilometres from Syria’s Sednaya prison, where ...

The New Arab

Assad regime 'must account' for thousands of prisoner deaths

Monitoring groups estimate that more than 60,000 people have died in Syrian regime jails during the conflict.

Tallha Abdulrazaq

US influence wanes as King Salman visits Russia

Comment: With Saudi Arabia's reliance on an increasingly unreliable Washington at an all-time low, Riyadh is diversifying its allies to include ...

Israeli minister: Time to assassinate Syria's Assad

The New Arab

Israeli minister: Time to assassinate Syria's Assad

An Israeli minister has called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad following new reports that his regime executed ...

Mansour Omari

Assad's not 'using a crematorium', he's executing a holocaust

Comment: The word 'crematorium' obscures the extent of Assad's crimes. His furnace is an illegal way of disposing of bodies, denying relatives ...

Syria regime 'burning thousands of bodies' to hide mass-killings

The New Arab

Syria regime 'burning thousands of bodies' to hide mass-killings

The Syrian regime is engaging in industrial-scale killing and burning victims' bodies in a purpose-build crematorium near Damascus, according to ...

Former captain of Syria's football team tortured to death

The New Arab

Former captain of Syria's football team tortured to death

A Syrian football star, Jihad Qassab, has died in the notorious Syrian prison of Sednaya, north of Damascus, following two ...

Childhood's end in Assad's prisons

Imogen Lambert

Childhood's end in Assad's prisons

Testimony: Omar al-Shogre was seventeen when he was arrested in Baniyas. In one year he would experience horrific torture in eleven different ...

The Salvation: The Syrian who wanted the revolution The Salvation: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The New Arab

The Salvation: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The series by the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara continues in its final part: The Salvation.

The New Arab

The Visit: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The series by the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara continues in its sixth part: The Visit.

The New Arab

The Hospital: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The series by the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara continues in its fifth part: The Hospital.

The New Arab

The Holiday: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The series by the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara continues in its fourth part: The Holiday.

The New Arab

The Punishment: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The series by the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara continues in its third part: The Punishment.

The Welcome: The Syrian who wanted the revolution The Welcome: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The New Arab

The Welcome: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The series by the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara continues in its second part: The Welcome.

The New Arab

Demonstrations: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The New Arab will this week showcase the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara, with short films about an Aleppo man, imprisoned by the regime in ...

Trailer: The Syrian who wanted the revolution Trailer: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

The New Arab

Trailer: The Syrian who wanted the revolution

Video: The New Arab is showcasing the Syrian cinema collective Abounaddara, with short films about an Aleppo man, imprisoned by the regime in ...

Who are the members of Syria's opposition delegation?

The New Arab

Who are the members of Syria's opposition delegation?

The New Arab profiles some of the leading members of the Syrian opposition delegation to Geneva that will eventually hold talks with Syrian ...

Five assassinated military commanders of the Syrian revolution

The New Arab

Five assassinated military commanders of the Syrian revolution

Five prominent commanders who lost their lives fighting against Islamic State group or the Syrian regime.

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