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Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime vehicle in Idlib province, reportedly killing all inside.

The UN’s Deputy Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Syria has condemned an Assad regime missile strike which killed an education official, three children, and two women.

<em>Syrian</em> regime 'stealing' opponents' land, HRW warns

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime 'stealing' opponents' land, HRW warns

HRW interviewed people who reported having had their land seized by the Syrian regime in Idlib or Hama provinces without notice or compensation between March and November 2020.

Irish MEPs promote militias accused of Iraq atrocities: video

The New Arab Staff

Irish MEPs promote militias accused of Iraq atrocities: video

Video footage has surfaced showing two Irish MEPs visiting a headquarters of the Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces militia, which has committed ...

Syria Insight: Fears grow for <em>Syrian</em> refugees in Denmark

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan denies reports it plans to expel Syrian activist

The Jordanian government has denied reports that it plans to deport three Syrian refugees, including the prominent activist Hasna ...

Paul McLoughlin

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

The first-ever report issued by Russian NGOs on the Syrian conflict gives a rare insight into abuses committed by Russian forces.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria crisis

A conference to raise money for humanitarian aid for Syria has secure just over half what it hoped to secure.

<em>Syrian</em> <em>opposition</em> conference in Damascus shut down by regime

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition conference in Damascus shut down by regime

An opposition conference scheduled to take place in Damascus over the weekend was stopped by the regime, who claimed the organisers ...

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

After ten years of war, Syrians across the country are facing unprecedented hunger and poverty.

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

The cradle of Syria's revolution: Daraa ten years on

Tabitha Sanders

The cradle of Syria's revolution: Daraa ten years on

In-depth: Daraa occupies a unique role in the story of Syria's war. There, in March 2011, what began as a localised protest became the spark ...

Amnesty accuses Lebanon of 'torture' of detained Syrians

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amnesty accuses Lebanon of 'torture' of detained Syrians

Amnesty International accused Lebanese authorities of "cruel and abusive" treatment of more than 20 Syrians it said had been tortured in prison ...

The New Arab Staff

Aid groups slam Syrian regime attack on medical centre

The International Rescue Committee has urged the United Nations to strengthen accountability for violations of international law.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian foreign minister visits Oman as countries bolster relations

The Syrian regime and Omani have further strengthened relations.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

Airstrikes in northwest Syria have killed at least one person and damaged aid equipment, according to opposition activists and a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russian jets target factory, energy supplies in northwestern Syria

Syrian rebel forces say Russia is attempting to destabilise economic activity in their last stronghold.

Regime fire kills 5 civilians in northwest Syria hospital

The New Arab Staff

Regime fire kills 5 civilians in northwest Syria hospital

The explosion killed at least five civilians, including a child and a woman, and injured medical staff, according to the Syrian Civil ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The legitimacy of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad's presidency will not be recognised by the US unless voting is supervised by the UN.

Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

The New Arab Staff

Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

A border region of southern Turkey was struck with rockets fired from Syria on Thursday, though no casualties were reported.

Syria says Damascus coronavirus beds full

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria says Damascus coronavirus beds full

For the first time since the pandemic erupted, the health ministry official said intensive care beds for coronavirus patients in the capital ...

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Samuel Ramani

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Analysis: While the extent and duration of Turkey's anticipated military intervention in Sinjar is unclear, Russia is watching the situation in ...

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