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A bombing in Baghdad and another in Anbar killed two people in total, Iraqi security sources said.

The US military has accused Russia of sending mercenaries to fight in Libya.

Libyan mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

The New Arab Staff

Libyan mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

Russians have "begun to penetrate cities, airports and oil fields, in order to gradually take control of Libyan lands and plunder its wealth," Libya's Mufti said.

US urges Libya ceasefire as <em>landmines</em> kill 7

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US urges Libya ceasefire as landmines kill 7

Mike Pompeo's call came as the UN said it had held "productive" talks separately with officers from the unity government and rival forces ...

Libya's unity forces in battle to retake strategic Sirte

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya's unity forces in battle to retake strategic Sirte

Sirte is the home of killed dictator Muammar Qaddafi and a key gateway to the country's major oil fields in the east.

The New Arab & agencies

Libya government forces retake Tripoli airport from rival Haftar

Ceasefire talks resumed on Wednesday between Libya's rival powers as pro-government forces reclaimed the capital's international airport.

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UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

Pro-Haftar forces retreating from Tripoli last month laid internationally-banned landmines, posing a grave risk to civilians.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

The New Arab

Fate of Saudi crew in Yemen jet crash 'unknown'

Two officers who were flying a Saudi fighter jet that crashed in Yemen's Al-Jawf are missing after the incident.

Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

The cases being investigated include a 2018 air strike on a school bus in the northern region of Dahyan that killed at least 40 children.

The New Arab & agencies

Haftar loyalists used banned cluster munitions in Libya: HRW

A Human Rights Watch report found forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army used cluster munitions on a residential suburb in ...

Syria army overruns key Idlib crossroads town: state TV

The New Arab & agencies

Syria army overruns key Idlib crossroads town: state TV

Syrian state television is reporting that regime forces have taken full control over the key crossroads town of Saraqeb in Idlib.

Why the ICJ ruling won't save Rohingya Muslims

CJ Werleman

Why the ICJ ruling won't save Rohingya Muslims

The ICJ's ruling, while commendable and historic, does little to change realities on the ground for not only 1.3 million Rohingya refugees, but ...

Syria regime launching banned cluster missiles at schools: HRW

The New Arab

Syria regime launching banned cluster missiles at schools: HRW

The rights group's investigation into a deadly Syrian regime strike on an Idlib school discovered the use of banned cluster munitions, an act ...

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

With failures to fully address the root causes of Yemen's conflict, fighting has continued, and Hodeida still remains the country's most ...

The New Arab

Twelve Iranian fighters killed in mine explosion in Syria

Twelve pro-regime fighters were killed when an Iranian convoy drove into a minefield in central Syria, thought to have been laid by retreating IS fighters.

The New Arab

Fifteen pro-regime fighters killed resurgent IS attack in Syria

Syrian regime, Kurdish, Iranian and Afghan militia fighters were killed as IS staged a resurgent series of attacks around their former ...

The New Arab

Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

A Houthi court has summoned prominent figures such as Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Amr Salahi

Turkey, the Kurds and the demographic re-engineering of Syria

The start of Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in Syria brings with it fears of demographic change. Both Turkey and its Syrian Kurdish opponents ...

US, France, UK may be complicit in Yemen crimes

The New Arab & agencies

US, France, UK may be complicit in Yemen crimes

The US, UK and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by providing supporting to the Saudi-led coalition, a United Nations report ...

The New Arab & agencies

Landmine explosion kills seven children in Afghanistan

A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday.

Six deminers killed in Yemen blast

The New Arab

Six deminers killed in Yemen blast

Six experts, whose nationality was not given, died in a blast at a depot containing mines and other explosive devices which were to be destroyed.

A savage new campaign to wipe out surviving Rohingya

CJ Werleman

A savage new campaign to wipe out surviving Rohingya

Comment: There's growing evidence the military junta in Myanmar is using its ground offensive against separatists as a pretext to 'clean out,' ...

Unexploded mortar shell kills seven children in Afghanistan

The New Arab & agencies

Unexploded mortar shell kills seven children in Afghanistan

Seven children were killed when an unexploded mortar shell exploded in Afghanistan.

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