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

The migrant volunteers said they were eager to help improve living conditions in the camp.

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Syria's Idlib remains a hive of military activity despite a Russian-Turkish ceasefire meant to reduce violence in the densely populated province.

Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

Three civilians were killed as Azerbaijani forces shelled Stepanakert, the main city of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

Dubai introduces facial recognition on public transport

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai introduces facial recognition on public transport

Dubai is beefing up security ahead of the Dubai Expo 2020.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Missile kills 12 in Azerbaijan city, escalating Karabakh conflict

Search and rescue teams look through the rubble for survivors in the latest round of rocket fire.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

Russia became a new member of the 47-seat UN human rights council on Tuesday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Karabakh leader says situation 'calmer' but truce fragile

Hopes that a Russian-brokered ceasefire might hold were further dashed on Sunday with both sides accusing the other of intense shelling.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

The search for a potential survivor in Beirut's rubble is taking place exactly a month since the massive blast that killed and wounded thousands ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Renewed Lebanon protests as ministers quit

Two members of Lebanon's government have quit over a deadly blast that unleashed public rage against the country's ruling class.

The Trump effect on global press freedom

Mellissa Fung

The Trump effect on global press freedom

Comment: Trump is paving the way for globally disintegrating standards of press freedom and the criminalisation of journalism, writes Mellissa ...

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Sam Hamad

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has ...

Idlib village 'burned to ashes' in Syria regime bombing

The New Arab

Idlib village 'burned to ashes' in Syria regime bombing

Syrian civilian defence reported 40 separate rocket attacks in villages across Idlib, which caused severe damage to farmland and civilian ...

War-torn Syria announces first case of novel coronavirus

The New Arab

War-torn Syria announces first case of novel coronavirus

The first confirmed case of the novel COVID-19 was announced in Syria on Monday.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria's White Helmets join the fight against coronavirus

Syria's White Helmets are sterilising schools, mosques and camps in the country's northwest.

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian military defector testifies on torture by regime forces

Days before the Syrian war enters its tenth year, Syrian activists laid out the ongoing brutal torture conducted by regime forces.

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.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Assad regime captures ghost town Maarat Al-Numan

Bashar Al-Assad's forces moved into Maarat Al-Numan this week, after a two-month siege of the once-bustling Idlib city but found it almost ...

Two killed, dozens injured as Iraq anti-government protests escalate

The New Arab

Two killed, dozens injured as Iraq anti-government protests escalate

Iraqi security forces deployed tear gas and live bullets in its latest crackdown on anti-government protests, reignited following a brief lull ...

The New Arab

Turkish, Syrian regime intelligence chiefs meet in Moscow

The heads of the Turkish intelligence agency and the Syrian regime’s ‘National Security Bureau’ have met in Moscow in the highest level of ...

Syria's White <em>Helmets</em> warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Idlib

Imogen Lambert

Syria's White Helmets warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Idlib

The White Helmets have warned of a 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Idlib as civilians are displaced further north into the province, with ...

Iran police fire live ammunition at protesters

The New Arab & agencies

Iran police fire live ammunition at protesters

Protests in Iran over various issues, including financial problems and the recent Ukrainian plane crash have boiled over as police in the ...

Syrian regime airstrikes kills refugee family in Idlib

The New Arab

Syrian regime airstrikes kills refugee family in Idlib

At least 17 people have been killed in Syrian regime since Sunday, including a refugee family sitting by a highway in the city of Ariha.

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