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Syria has accused Israel of carrying out at least seven airstrikes in the past two months alone, believed to have targeted Iranian and proxy interests.

The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and trying to present a more moderate image.

UN failures put fate of Syrians in Assad's hands

Sam Hamad

UN failures put fate of Syrians in Assad's hands

Comment: The UN's imbalanced and unjust structure is allowing Assad to weaponise aid to vulnerable Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

Syrian regime urged to release doctors after coronavirus crisis

The New Arab

Syrian regime urged to release doctors after coronavirus crisis

Repeated attacks on medical workers and healthcare centres have left Syria ill-equipped to tackle a coronavirus outbreak.

Syria Weekly: Coronavirus outbreak sparks more fears of epidemic

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Coronavirus outbreak sparks more fears of epidemic

Two reported deaths from coronavirus in Syria point to a much higher outbreak than is being acknowledged by authorities.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel accused of firing on Syria air base

Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria during the conflict but rarely claims responsibility for the attacks.

Amr Salahi

Kafranbel: Iconic revolutionary town falls to the Assad regime

The town of Kafranbel in Idlib province, which rose to global fame with its satirical protest slogans and revolutionary art, has now been ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN Security Council calls for 'lasting ceasefire' in Libya

The Security Council vote marks the latest international attempt to stymie the conflict in Libya.

The New Arab & agencies

Russian strikes kill dozens amid brutal Idlib onslaught

As many as 28 people have been killed by Russian and Syrian regime bombardment over the past 24 hours.

Idlib city prepares for mass exodus of civilians

Elizabeth Hagedorn

Idlib city prepares for mass exodus of civilians

With an estimated 150,000 people displaced in the past two weeks, aid agencies are warning of a potential humanitarian catastrophe unlike ...

The New Arab

Russia says passenger plane nearly 'shot down' over Syria

A passenger plane nearly become the centre of a tragedy after it was almost shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire targeting Israeli jets.

Iran's factories produce thousands of US flags for burning

The New Arab

Iran's factories produce thousands of US flags for burning

As relations between Washington and Tehran remain tense, Iranian factories are producing thousands of flags to keep up with demand from anti-US ...

Author Arshin Adib-Moghaddam talks more on Qasem Soleimani's assassination

Anu Shukla

Author Arshin Adib-Moghaddam talks more on Qasem Soleimani's assassination

The New Arab Meets: Author and professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam to discuss how the escalation of US-Iran relations has put a spotlight on some of ...

Russia says Iran nuclear deal still 'global asset'

The New Arab & agencies

Russia says Iran nuclear deal still 'global asset'

Russia insists the Iran nuclear deal is still alive despite Iran's recent actions to the contrary.

Russia marks New Year in Syria by bombing Idlib

The New Arab

Russia marks New Year in Syria by bombing Idlib

Russia carried out airstrike on Idlib as the opposition province marked the New Year.

Amr Salahi

Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

The city of Maaret al-Numan has been destroyed by Russia, a few days after negotiations over Syria in Astana concluded. There appears to be a link between the two events.

The New Arab

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

The New Arab

Three Iranian nationals killed in Israeli airstrikes on Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights UK has reported three deaths, 'probably of Iranian origin' in Damascus following Israeli ...

The New Arab & agencies

Families killed as Assad regime bombards Idlib villages

The brutal Assad regime has killed more than a dozen civilians in an attack on Idlib.

British co-founder of Syria White Helmets 'died from fall'

The New Arab

British co-founder of Syria White Helmets 'died from fall'

James Le Mesurier was an ex-British Army officer who set up Mayday Rescue which helped train the White Helmets, was found dead in November.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

This week we focus on increased efforts for dialogue to end the brutal conflict.

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

This week we focus on increased efforts for dialogue to end the brutal conflict.

Israel bombs Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

The New Arab

Israel bombs Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rockets were fired at Israel from positions around the capital held by groups loyal to the Damascus ...

Bashar al-Assad says Epstein didn't kill himself

The New Arab

Bashar al-Assad says Epstein didn't kill himself

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has added his voice to a growing conspiracy theory saying that convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, whose death ...

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