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Annexation of the West Bank could be the final blow to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel.

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Dozens feared dead as Turkey migrant boat capsizes

The New Arab Staff

Dozens feared dead as Turkey migrant boat capsizes

Most of the migrants were from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.

Will the Caesar Act deter UAE normalisation of Assad?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Will the Caesar Act deter UAE normalisation of Assad?

In-depth: The Syrian regime has become increasingly important to the UAE's geopolitical goals.

Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

The New Arab Staff

Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

The Brussels IV conference on Syria addresses one of the biggest humanitarian emergencies. This year, the UN's goal is to raise around $10 ...

Gasia Ohanes

The future of international aid in sanctions-hit Syria

As global donors hold a virtual meeting to pledge funds for Syria's humanitarian crisis, aid workers warn operating in the war-torn country is becoming increasingly challenging.

Florence Dixon

Denmark's dangerous plan to deport Syrians to Assad-controlled Damascus

Denmark's decision to fast-track deportations of Syrians on the basis Damascus is 'safe' has been scorned by experts who deem no part of Syria ...

The New Arab Staff

UN to call for $10 billion aid for Syrians

The UN is looking to raise $10 billion this year to assist war-affected people inside and outside Syria, in a crunch conference in Brussels.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon trio sexually assaulted Syrian child, video shows

Three men who were filmed sexually assaulting a Syrian child in Lebanon have caused outrage after the video was posted online.

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Dalal Yassine

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, ...

Jordan seeks $6.6 bn for Syria crisis

Jordan, which shares a border with Syria, has often complained of shrinking international aid.

<em>Syrian</em> doctor arrested in Germany for 'crimes against humanity'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian doctor arrested in Germany for 'crimes against humanity'

The suspect is accused of having "tortured a detainee ... in at least two cases" at a prison run by Syrian intelligence services in the ...

4 <em>Syrian</em> children die in blaze on Jordan farm

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

4 Syrian children die in blaze on Jordan farm

The brothers aged from one to 10 died of "severe burns", according to an official.

Floods kill displaced Syrians in Idlib refugee camp

The New Arab Staff

Floods kill displaced Syrians in Idlib refugee camp

Three Syrian refugees were killed in floods after torrential rain struck their camp in the northwestern province of Idlib.

<em>Refugees</em> face a 'pandemic of poverty’, UN warns

The New Arab Staff

Refugees face a 'pandemic of poverty’, UN warns

Refugees are facing Covid-19 challenges that have triggered poverty, UN's Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian refugees urge UN to solve crisis

On World Refugee Day, Syrians have urged the United Nations to resolve their country's crisis and facilitate a safe return home.

Noor Ghazal Aswad

On World Refugee Day, let's remember our revolutionary refugees

Comment: We must expand our understanding of the refugee figure beyond the spectacle of suffering, to a celebration of bravery and revolution, ...

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition welcomes Caesar sanctions against regime

The economy minister of the Syrian opposition ‘interim government’ says new US sanctions against the regime target key economic sectors ...

Paul McLoughlin

A letter to Putin: 'Release Syrian detainees'

A Syrian doctor and former detainee has made a last-ditch effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Syria's packed jails by writing ...

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

Sarah Khalil

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

The Caesar Act comes into force on Wednesday and may see the Assad regime come under further isolation and economic coercion.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian refugee helps raise $80,000 for migrant camps

A UK-based 26-year-old refugee girl with a prosthetic leg is participating in a campaign that has already raised over $80,000 to aid refugee ...

Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

The New Arab

Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

The Caesar Act is a US legislation that sanctions the Syrian regime, including its head Bashar al-Assad, for war crimes against the ...

Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push

Thousands of recognised refugees are set to lose their homes in Greece this week.

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Paul McLoughlin

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

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