The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Conflict in western Libya continues as factions grapple for power.

Nearly two dozen migrants who had been fleeing the war-torn country died after the boat carrying them capsized.

Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

Dozens of current and former employees of President Bashar al-Assad's embattled billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf have been released.

Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The New Arab Staff

Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

The New Arab Staff

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the conflict ...

The New Arab Staff

Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

Hundreds of protesters have blocked roads and bridges in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah after one activist was kidnapped and another injured by unknown militias.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

Saudi civilians were rushed to hospital after suffering "minor injuries" from a projectile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels, state media reported.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians mark anniversary of horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre

Palestinian survivors of the Sabra and Shatila massacre still remember the horrible events of 16th September 1982, in which up to 3,500 people ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

Human Rights Watch claims government-linked militias attacked, tortured and forcibly disappeared protesters last month.

EU to lift sanctions against Libya powerbroker

The New Arab Staff

EU to lift sanctions against Libya powerbroker

EU diplomats now recognise Aguila Saleh as a key powerbroker in the conflict, capable of bringing the together country's warring factions.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

The New Arab Staff

Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

Ercan Bayat is the second suspect in the 2013 Reyhanli bombings to be detained by Turkish authorities from Syria.

US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

Former Lebanese finance minister, Ali Hassan Khalil and former transport minister, Youssef Fenianos were slapped with US sanctions on Tuesday.

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

The New Arab Staff

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including ...

Yemen's Houthis claim second 'drone attack' on Saudi airport

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's Houthis claim second 'drone attack' on Saudi airport

A Houthi strike targeted Saudi's Abha International Airport with drones for the second time, the latest in increasing cross-border assaults by ...

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's Houthis claim 'massive drone attack' on Saudi airport

The Houthis claimed a 'massive attack' on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport, although the kingdom has yet to confirm the reports.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia downs 'explosive' Houthi drone

An alleged 'explosive' Houthi drone headed towards the Saudi kingdom was downed by the coalition battling the rebels in Yemen, authorities said.

The New Arab Staff

UAE delivers Israeli rocket launchers to Libya

Five Israeli LYNX rocket launchers were delivered to eastern Libya-based warlord Khalifa Haftar by the UAE.

The New Arab Staff

New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

A new app game developed in Iran promises players revenge against the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

Mohammed Shiaa

Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

An alleged cover-up of the killing of local activists in Basra reveals how a corrupt political network in southern Iraq is ready to do anything ...

The New Arab Staff

President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

The French president reportedly met the Hezbollah official last month.

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

The New Arab Staff

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes in southern Syria.

Haftar assembling hundreds of mercenaries near Libya's Sirte: GNA

The New Arab Staff

Haftar assembling hundreds of mercenaries near Libya's Sirte: GNA

Haftar's forces are gathering hundreds of foreign fighters and equipment in central Libya, indicating an offensive on Sirte is imminent, in ...

Libya unity government names new defence officials after protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya unity government names new defence officials after protests

The appointments come days after GNA chief Fayez al-Sarraj announced a government reshuffle.

Most Popular

Most Popular