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Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

At least seven Syrian regime soldiers have been killed and nine others injured in clashes with rebels in the Jabal al-Zawiya area of southern Idlib province.

HTS-affiliated petrol company headquarters bombed in Syria’s Idlib province

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HTS-affiliated petrol company headquarters bombed in Syria’s Idlib province

A drone of unknown origin has bombed the headquarters of the Watad Petroleum Company, which is the sole company distributing petroleum in rebel-held Idlib province, causing major damage.

Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

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Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

Turkish and Syrian news agencies have reported that Egypt sent 150 soldiers to the frontlines in northwestern Syria to assist the Assad ...

Iran arms embargo lapse would 'intensify' regional violence: US

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Iran arms embargo lapse would 'intensify' regional violence: US

The US special representative for Iran sought to rally Gulf allies as Washington tried to extend an arms embargo on Tehran, warning failure ...

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Syrian regime bombs Idlib amid fears of major offensive

The Syrian regime has bombed villages in rebel-held Idlib province, injuring two people, as humanitarian workers said that they feared a new regime offensive could displace thousands of people.

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Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

Two children have been killed and three others injured when two mines exploded in Syria’s Raqqa and Idlib provinces as violence continued across ...

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Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The US Defence Department says that Turkey sent up to 3,800 paid Syrian fighters to fight for the Libyan government, while Russia sent ...

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's ...

UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya

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UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya

The UN secretary-general condemned foreign interference in the Libya conflict during a UN Security Council meeting.

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

Regime soldiers killed, injured in rebel attack near Damascus

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Regime soldiers killed, injured in rebel attack near Damascus

Several Syrian regime soldiers have been killed and injured in an attack which a rebel group says it carried out in revenge for ...

Syria harvest boom brings hope as hunger spikes

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Syria harvest boom brings hope as hunger spikes

Heavy rains and reduced violence in parts of the country this year have led to a much improved harvest.

Oscar-nominated <em>Syrian</em> filmmaker Feras Fayyad recounts torture

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Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad recounts torture

Feras Fayyad, who directed an award-winning documentary about Syrian doctors recounts the horrific torture he experienced almost a ...

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Nine regime fighters killed in blast in south Syria

A roadside bomb has killed nine pro-regime fighters in the restive province of Daraa in southern Syria, which has seen a number of attacks on regime soldiers and former rebels.

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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 ...

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Turkey bolsters reinforcements in northern Syria

Adding to rising tensions, sources told The New Arab that Syrian regime forces had sent reinforcements to areas under Kurdish control.

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 ...

Russian ministers' Turkey visit postponed: Ankara

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Russian ministers' Turkey visit postponed: Ankara

Sergei Lavrov and Sergei Shoigu were set to visit Istanbul on Sunday - a meeting agreed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey and Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

Russian officials will visit Turkey to discuss Syria and Libya.

Russian forces resume deadly air strikes on Syria's Idlib

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Russian forces resume deadly air strikes on Syria's Idlib

Strikes on southern Idlib province, which killed a displaced civilian and injured five more, signal the Russian-backed Syrian regime is ...

Syrians, Turkey prepare for new conflict in Idlib

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Syrians, Turkey prepare for new conflict in Idlib

The Syrian regime has been positioning forces near rebel-held territory as Russian planes carry out airstrikes, as Idlib residents and ...

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Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

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