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A sculpture of a horse’s head which briefly appeared in Damascus has been mocked by social media users who noticed that it was an imitation of an artwork in London.

The deputy chairman of the anti-government Musavat party, Tofig Yagublu was placed under house arrest.

Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

Sweden - traditionally homogenous and now with a high-skilled labour market - can be challenging for refugees arriving from war-torn countries.

Syrian regime, opposition representatives meet for constitution talks

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime, opposition representatives meet for constitution talks

Delegations from the Syrian regime and opposition began much-delayed talks in Geneva to draft a new constitution for the conflict-torn country

Syrian regime kills and injures farmers in Idlib province

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime kills and injures farmers in Idlib province

Two Syrian farmers were killed and three others injured in a Syrian regime attack in Idlib province.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian regime soldiers killed in rare coalition airstrike

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in a coalition airstrike on their checkpoint in Qamishli in northeastern Syria, after they refused to allow a coalition patrol to pass through.

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime ...

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

Palestinians have urged the brutal Assad regime to stop gentrifying the Yarmouk refugee camp, which would put hundreds of thousands of ...

Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader buried in Damascus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader buried in Damascus

Ramadan Shallah was buried following the afternoon prayers in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus.

The New Arab

Haftar urges forces to target 'colonial' Turkey in Libya

After losing battles in several strategic locations, Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar asked his loyalists "to fight Turkey's 'colonial' ...

UK government 'inhumane' for removing protections for child refugees

The New Arab

UK government 'inhumane' for removing protections for child refugees

In one of Boris Johnson's first Brexit amendments, the British government voted down protections for unaccompanied child refugees as a post-EU ...

Syrian regime detains dozens of Palestinian children in <em>Yarmouk</em>

The New Arab

Syrian regime detains dozens of Palestinian children in Yarmouk

The Syrian regime arrested over 50 children after it accused them of ripping down a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Human rights group documents forced disappearance of 98,000 Syrians

Amr Salahi

Human rights group documents forced disappearance of 98,000 Syrians

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has reported that more than 98,000 Syrians have been forcibly disappeared since the Syrian conflict broke ...

Hamas leader sparks outrage after praising former Assad ally

The New Arab

Hamas leader sparks outrage after praising former Assad ally

Mahmoud Al-Zahar lamented the 2011 breakdown in relations between Hamas and the Syrian regime, which took place after the Palestinian group ...

The New Arab

Syrian regime digs up graves to find Israeli bodies

The Syrian regime has dug up a cemetery in a Palestinian refugee camp outside Damascus, looking for the remains of Israeli soldiers killed in Lebanon in the 1980s.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Is a new insurgency emerging in Syria?

Attacks on Syrian regime positions have been widely reported this week, pointing to the emergence of a new low-level insurgency against Bashar ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Russia sides with former rebels in Daraa

Our weekly round-up of under-reported news from Syria focuses on how regime troops and Iran are treating Daraa and its territories as spoils of ...

The New Arab

Aleppo flat evictions: A new ploy for ethnic cleansing?

Residents and activists in East Aleppo suspect the regime has purposefully allowed war-damaged buildings into a state of dangerous disrepair in ...

Syrian widows struggle with living costs and exploitation

The New Arab

Syrian widows struggle with living costs and exploitation

Syrian widows struggle to provide for their families as they face displacement, exploitation and rising living costs.

The New Arab

Palestinians refuse to return to Yarmouk camp under Assad

Palestinians reject the Syrian regime's supposed invitation to return to destroyed refugee camps outside Damascus.

Syrian displacement: A Palestinian perspective

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Syrian displacement: A Palestinian perspective

While many Palestinians displaced from Syria are reluctant to return, fearful of arrest and government repercussions, others are confident life ...

Syria says planning for Palestinian refugee returns to <em>Yarmouk</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Syria says planning for Palestinian refugee returns to Yarmouk

Syrian authorities say they have created a plan for the return of Palestinians to the Yarmouk refugee camp.

Token Israeli funding for anti-Iran fighters in Syria withdrawn

Charlie Hoyle

Token Israeli funding for anti-Iran fighters in Syria withdrawn

Israel had paid anti-Iran fighters $75 a month, but had not supported rebel groups in their fight against Bashar al-Assad.

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