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Houthi forces claimed the attempted strikes that targeted Saudi Arabia the night before

The plans appear to be a political knee-jerk reaction from former GOP officials worried about the party’s disregard for the rule of law under Trump.

Trump's second trial to start amid fight over legitimacy

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump's second trial to start amid fight over legitimacy

The first president to face charges after leaving office, Donald Trump has refused a request to testify, continuing to challenge US civic norms and traditions even in defeat.

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

Narjas Zatat

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

The documentary filmmaker won several awards for her documentary about life in Aleppo during Bashar al-Assad's seige.

Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

Houthis in Yemen said they had launched a 'large-scale' attack on Saudi Arabia, which reportedly intercepted at least one missile targeting ...

The New Arab Staff

Qatar Charity donates $1.5 million to UNRWA

The contribution will assist UNWRA in the coastal enclave, whose work is conducted by 13,000 staff, most of whom are Palestinian refugees themselves.

The New Arab

Syria rebels capture key village in Idlib

The Idlib village of Al-Nayrab was recaptured by Syrian opposition fighters, as Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes killed scores in the Idlib ...

The New Arab & agencies

Warlord Haftar attacks key western Libyan city, violating ceasefire

Forces loyal to Haftar have resumed their attempt to seize control of Misrata, while continuing to attack civilian areas around Tripoli, under ...

The New Arab

Algerian president warns Libya’s Tripoli is a ‘red line’

Algeria's president met with Libyan GNA leader over the rising tension in the country, and insists on keeping foreign military intervention out.

US sends more troops to Iraq following Iran tensions

The New Arab & agencies

US sends more troops to Iraq following Iran tensions

The US has deployed 750 troops to the Middle East following the storming of its Baghdad embassy by protesters as Iranian leader Ali Khamenei ...

Imogen Lambert

Gaza paying tragic price for Great Return marches

As Gaza's Great return marches continue, Palestinians despair over casualty numbers, with some warning against encouraging further protests.

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The New Arab & agencies

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The five-year siege of Eastern Ghouta saw civilians indiscriminately attacked and systematically denied food and medicine.

Dozens killed as violence continues in Yemen's besieged Taiz

The New Arab & agencies

Dozens killed as violence continues in Yemen's besieged Taiz

Heavy fighting between Yemen's Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Taiz has killed at least 25 people since the beginning of the week.

Sinai residents suffer, a month into Egypt's military campaign

The New Arab

Sinai residents suffer, a month into Egypt's military campaign

Sinai residents are hungry, short of medicine and infant formula as Egypt's military campaign to oust an Islamic State group franchise drags on.

Book review: Gaza: An inquest into its martyrdom

Usaid Siddiqui

Book review: Gaza: An inquest into its martyrdom

Book review: Norman Finkelstein's work is an incisive guide to Gaza's destruction, offering crucial analysis rarely found in the western media, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Oscar-nominated Syrian film screened in rebel-held Idlib

Last Men in Aleppo, an Oscar-nominated documentary, screened at the campus of Idlib university.

The New Arab

Malnourished baby dies in Eastern Ghouta

Malnutrition has killed 15 residents, including five children, in Eastern Ghouta, where Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime has surrounded ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt orders suspected Libyan militant detained over attack

A statement from prosecutors Friday says the Libyan and 14 other suspected militants face terror-related charges, including killing police ...

The New Arab

Libya's warring parties 'ignoring' civilian deaths in Derna: HRW

Human Rights Watch has urged Libya's warring factions to investigate civilian deaths in Derna and hold those responsible to account, after ...

Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-Balfour ads

The New Arab

Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-Balfour ads

Advertisements which displayed Palestinian objections to the Balfour declaration ahead of the centenary of the pledge have been banned from ...

The New Arab

Syria's 'Anne Frank' writes moving letter to Britain's PM

Bana al-Abed writes to Britain's prime minister Theresa May urging her to send aid for children caught in her country's ongoing civil war.

Protests held worldwide in solidarity with Aleppo

The New Arab

Protests held worldwide in solidarity with Aleppo

Worldwide outrage over killings in Aleppo by regime forces brought people on the streets of European and US cities on Tuesday to protest ...

Trompe l'oeil: 3D-illusion brings Syria to streets of Japan

The New Arab

Trompe l'oeil: 3D-illusion brings Syria to streets of Japan

Artwork has been unveiled at a university campus in Tokyo to encourage passers-by to remember the plight of Syrians under seige

What's next for Aleppo?

James Denselow

What's next for Aleppo?

Comment: While international attention is directed away from Syria and towards the battle for Mosul in Iraq, James Denselow weighs up the likely ...

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