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Amid a serious economic crisis and lack of assistance towards refugees, Syrians in Lebanon celebrate Ramadan in poverty.

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power tactics to shape a future elite and establish lasting influence.

Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

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Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime vehicle in Idlib province, reportedly killing all inside.

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

Emile Nakhleh

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its institutions must hastily re-imagine innovative ways for it to survive.

The New Arab Staff

First pharmaceutical plant opens in rebel-held north Syria

The newly inaugurated pharmaceutical plant will be the first laboratory operating outside Syrian regime control.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime allows Russian oil exploration in 'Lebanese waters'

Lebanese officials are yet to comment on the agreement, which could see the country lose hundreds of square kilometres of its maritime territory ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three held in Italy over Syria kidnapping

Italian authorities arrested three men for masterminding the kidnapping of two Italians who were held captive in Syria for three years.

Syrian Islamist militant group 'stones three women to death'

The New Arab Staff

Syrian Islamist militant group 'stones three women to death'

Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) have stoned to death three women and one man in Idlib after accusing them of adultery and attempted murder.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

European jihadists' children 'at risk of radicalisation'

Belgian director of the association Child Focus Heidi De Pauw said that it was needed to bring back the children of foreign jihadists in ...

<em>Syria</em> opposition groups reject opening crossings with regime

The New Arab Staff

Syria opposition groups reject opening crossings with regime

Turkish backed groups have rejected a Russia proposal to open crossing points between Aleppo and Idlib.

What's next for <em>Syria</em> under the Biden administration?

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not ...

Jordan first country to include refugees in COVID-19 vaccinations

Alessandra Bajec

Jordan first country to include refugees in COVID-19 vaccinations

As the first country to start inoculating refugees against the coronavirus disease, Jordan is running its vaccination plan despite it struggles ...

Baghdad could host Iraqi refugee families from Al-Hol camp

The New Arab Staff

Baghdad could host Iraqi refugee families from Al-Hol camp

An official from Iraq's National Security Council spoke to The New Arab on a condition of anonymity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen, S.Sudan

Parts of South Sudan and Yemen are already experiencing famine, two UN agencies said.

Tabitha Sanders

The cradle of Syria's revolution: Daraa ten years on

In-depth: Daraa occupies a unique role in the story of Syria's war. There, in March 2011, what began as a localised protest became the spark ...

The New Arab Staff

Aid groups slam Syrian regime attack on medical centre

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

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north <em>Syria</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

Violent clashes have erupted near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria between Kurdish-led and pro-Ankara ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First Turkish strikes on Syria's Kurdish zone in months

Strikes hit a zone in north Syria held by Kurdish militia on Saturday night, a monitor said.

EU chiefs push Turkey for 'sustained de-escalation'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU chiefs push Turkey for 'sustained de-escalation'

EU chiefs discussed a "possible visit" to Turkey after next week's European summit, as the two sides look to mend ties.

Iran's Zarif tries to defuse tensions with Turkey

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran's Zarif tries to defuse tensions with Turkey

Iran's FM Javad Zarif met Turkish officials in Istanbul on Friday as the two regional powers tried to move past tensions.

EU chiefs to hold video call with Turkey's Erdogan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU chiefs to hold video call with Turkey's Erdogan

European Union leaders Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel will hold video talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, ...

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