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The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

Ahmed Haroun, wanted by the ICC over alleged war crimes in Darfur, said he did not trust Sudanese authorities to 'ensure justice'.

Iraqi police questioned after 21 prisoners escape jail

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqi police questioned after 21 prisoners escape jail

Iraqi police were questioned after 21 prisoners escaped jail.

Sudanese forces crush Darfur sit-in protest, killing woman

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese forces crush Darfur sit-in protest, killing woman

The Sudan Liberation Movement has condemned Sudanese forces for violently dispersing a sit-in protest by displaced people calling for the ...

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

Intercommunal clashes between the Massalit and Arab communities in Sudan's Darfur region have now taken the lives of 132 people.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

Annelle Sheline

Jordan's crackdown on dissent

Comment: Feeling threatened by protests, high unemployment, and a dismal economy, King Abdullah may see this as a useful excuse to clamp down on ...

Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

Syria's bleak decade

Chris Doyle

Syria's bleak decade

Comment: The international community failed Syria. Now they must make sure the next decade is not as bleak as the last, writes Chris Doyle.

Sudan frees UN-sanctioned Darfur militia leader Musa Hilal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan frees UN-sanctioned Darfur militia leader Musa Hilal

The release of Hilal and other members of his forces comes as Sudan's transitional government pushes peace efforts in Darfur.

Syria's opposition a 'disappointment' a decade after war

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria's opposition a 'disappointment' a decade after war

After 10 years of brutal conflict the opposition forces are facing the reality of a failed movement that was unable to unseat Bashar Al-Assad.

Fighting in Yemen's Marib kills 90 in 24 hours:sources

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fighting in Yemen's Marib kills 90 in 24 hours:sources

The Houthi rebels launched an offensive last month to seize Marib, the last stronghold in northern Yemen of pro-government forces who are backed ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could also rest on the battle's outcome.

Florence Massena

Generation Identity: The new face of Europe’s far-right movement

In-depth: France has said it will dissolve Generation Identity, one of Europe's fastest growing far-right youth movements.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens dead as Houthi offensive in Yemen's north escalates

An attack in Yemen has killed dozens of Houthi fighters, as an offensive to seize Marib continues.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 ...

At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol, forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over Joe Biden's Electoral College ...

Iraq's Yazidis crown new spiritual leader

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Yazidis crown new spiritual leader

Ali Alyas has been formally named as the Yazidi 'Baba Sheikh'.

Hundreds of Syrians leave Kurdish-held Al-Hol camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hundreds of Syrians leave Kurdish-held Al-Hol camp

More than 500 Syrians, some related to alleged Islamic State group members, quit the overcrowded Kurdish-run camp of Al-Hol in the northeast of ...

Women, Islamists lose seats in Jordan vote

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Women, Islamists lose seats in Jordan vote

The election for the 130-seat parliament - 15 of which are reserved for women - was marked by low turnout and overshadowed by the novel ...

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