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Three Syrian businessmen who have been sanctioned by the US over their alleged ties to the regime, have been linked to the purchase of ammonium nitrate.

A Syrian girl who was 10 years old when she began to make videos about the suffering of people in Ghouta has been nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize.

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

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.

Assad responds to Trump assassination claims

The New Arab Staff

Assad responds to Trump assassination claims

Bashar al-Assad responded to Trump admitting that he wanted to assassinate the Syrian dictator in 2017.

Syria condemned at chemical weapons watchdog over sarin attacks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria condemned at chemical weapons watchdog over sarin attacks

Only Russia, China and Iran voted against the decision to take action on an OPCW investigation that found the Syrian air force attacked ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Western powers seek condemnation of Syria over sarin attacks

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) executive council is pushing to take action against Damascus for breaching the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Hugo Goodridge

Coronavirus could be a humanitarian catastrophe for Syria's Idlib

Idlib is no stranger to death, but the war-torn Syrian region is desperately underprepared for the threat of coronavirus.

The New Arab & agencies

Watchdog 'explicitly blames' Syria regime for chemical weapons attacks

For the first time since the Syria conflict erupted in 2011, the global chemical weapons watchdog explicitly blamed President Bashar al-Assad's ...

Sam Hamad

Assad's greatest asset? EU-NATO appeasement

Comment: Turkey has demonstrated that Assad's regime could be defeated in Syria, were it not for the curse of global indifference, writes Sam ...

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Mohammed Harun Arsalai, Arash Yousufi and Qusay Noor

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of ...

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.

Daleks in Aleppo? Dr Who to visit medieval Syria

The New Arab

Daleks in Aleppo? Dr Who to visit medieval Syria

The next episode of the popular BBC science fiction show Dr Who will be set in the Syrian city of Aleppo in the year 1380.

White Helmet volunteer among civilians killed in Idlib airstrikes

The New Arab

White Helmet volunteer among civilians killed in Idlib airstrikes

A civilian defence force volunteer was killed and two others injured, as Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies edge closer to their ...

How many people have died in Syria since 2011?

Amr Salahi

How many people have died in Syria since 2011?

Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in Syria’s nine-year conflict, but different organisations have provided different numbers, ...

Russia's bombardment of Syria's Idlib kills eight civilians

The New Arab

Russia's bombardment of Syria's Idlib kills eight civilians

Eight people were confirmed killed in Russian air raids on civilian homes in northwest Syria, as fears grow a land assault on the region is ...

The New Arab

Russian airstrikes kill 27 civilians in Idlib and Aleppo

Women and babies were among the dead, as Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies resumed their campaign seize decisive control of the northeast of the country.

Dani Qappani

'Humanity is dying': Syrians feel abandoned by the world

Syrians have been abandoned for almost nine years by the international community, who they accuse of being blind, deaf and mute to the endless, ...

The New Arab

Two killed as Russia and Syrian regime resume strikes

A baby and a Civil Defence worker were killed as the Syrian regime and Russia resumed airstrikes after a five-day lull, which was attributed to ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Maarat Al-Numan evacuation brings new dangers

Aid workers braved Russian air strikes and regime fire to race down the highway to southern Idlib for one of the biggest evacuations since the ...

Syria pro-regime strike on Idlib school kills 8

The New Arab & agencies

Syria pro-regime strike on Idlib school kills 8

Opposition activists have blamed Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's main ally, for an attack on an Idlib school for displaced children ...

The New Arab

Airstrikes pound Syria's Idlib as death toll mounts

16 people have been killed in airstrikes in Syria’s Idlib province as the regime trapped civilians in the besieged city of Maaret al-Numan, ...

Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes continue to hit Idlib

The New Arab & agencies

Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes continue to hit Idlib

Three children were injured in the eastern Idlib countryside as Russian and regime bombing continues to wreak havoc in Syria's northwest.

Syria airstrikes pound Idlib as regime attempts to advance

The New Arab

Syria airstrikes pound Idlib as regime attempts to advance

Two children and one woman were killed in Russian airstrikes on Binnish in Idlib province as opposition sources said that the regime was ...

Syria Weekly: Idlib homes and marketplaces targeted by regime

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Idlib homes and marketplaces targeted by regime

Schools, homes and hospitals in Idlib have been targeted again by the Syrian regime this week.

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