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50 people have been killed in four days of violence in Sudan's Darfur.

Two of the wounded children were in critical condition.

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

The first-ever report issued by Russian NGOs on the Syrian conflict gives a rare insight into abuses committed by Russian forces.

Iraqi factions pressure Kurds to surrender Erbil attack findings

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi factions pressure Kurds to surrender Erbil attack findings

The Kurdistan Regional Government claimed that a group belonging to the Iran-backed PMU were behind the deadly rocket attack on Erbil in ...

Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

The New Arab Staff

Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

A statement by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday has warned that unlawful shelling in Marib has led to further displacement and worsened ...

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US condemns Assad, Russia attacks in Syria

The United States on condemned fresh attacks by the Assad regime and Russians in Syria that left a number of civilians dead, including in a hospital in Aleppo province.

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Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

Airstrikes in northwest Syria have killed at least one person and damaged aid equipment, according to opposition activists and a paramedic group.

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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 fighters.

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Regime fire kills 5 civilians in northwest Syria hospital

The explosion killed at least five civilians, including a child and a woman, and injured medical staff, according to the Syrian Civil Defense ...

Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

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Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

A fierce offensive by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s Marib province is threatening the camps of people already displaced by war.

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UN agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

The Ethiopian government has rejected allegations that it committed atrocities while fighting a former guerrilla group, the Tigray People’s ...

Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad releases Syria 'soundscape' to mark anniversary

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Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad releases Syria 'soundscape' to mark anniversary

The four-minute 'soundscape' is a collaboration between Yo-Yo Ma's non-profit Silkroad and the UNOCHA.

Tajiks called on to 'take up arms' against Taliban

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tajiks called on to 'take up arms' against Taliban

Warnings have been issued warnings to residents in Tajik districts close to Afghanistan, as fighting with the Taliban flares up over the border.

Syrian hospitals targeted 400 times in air strikes

The New Arab Staff

Syrian hospitals targeted 400 times in air strikes

Syrian hospitals in opposition areas have been a regular target in the war.

Top Houthi commander killed as fighting rages in Taiz

The New Arab Staff

Top Houthi commander killed as fighting rages in Taiz

A spokesmen for Yemen's pro-government forces described Abu Asad as one of the highest-ranking and feared Houthi commanders in the region.

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Yemen’s army declares breakthrough in fight against Houthis

Yemeni government forces say they have thwarted suicide attacks in Marib by Houthi rebels, while fighting is continuing in the city of Taiz.

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Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

An Amnesty International investigation into the same events detailed how Eritrean troops "went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds ...

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Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in Aleppo

Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

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Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre: Amnesty

Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

Sofia Nitti

Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

In-depth: Turkey has relaunched military operations in northern Iraq to target PKK fighters. Sofia Nitti reports from the autonomous Kurdistan ...

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi militia denies involvement in attacks against US forces

Kataeb Hezbollah, an Iraq paramilitary group considered to be among those closest to Iran, denied their involvement in recent attack against US ...

Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

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Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The Syrian pound has sunk to 3,450 to the dollar on the black market.

Iran gamers battle reality of US sanctions

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Iran gamers battle reality of US sanctions

Sanctions reimposed in 2018 by former US president Donald Trump do not directly target the gaming industry, but the risk of punitive measures ...

Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

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