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Russian private firm Wagner helped mobilise an alleged nerve gas attack by Haftar's forces in the Libyan capital, the GNA said.

British universities invested an estimated £456m in companies claimed to be financing Israel's military industry, illegal settlement industry, or production of technologies used in the surveillance of Palestinians.

Chemical weapons watchdog checking Kurdish allegations in Syria

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Chemical weapons watchdog checking Kurdish allegations in Syria

OPCW specialists continue to collect information over Kurdish allegations of chemicals weapons use in northern Syria.

For Palestine: Top five BDS victories of 2018

The New Arab

For Palestine: Top five BDS victories of 2018

Despite many blows for Palestine throughout 2018, its people and supporters refused to back down. Here are the top five BDS victories for ...

BDS victory: HSBC divest from Israeli drone manufacturer

Diana Alghoul

BDS victory: HSBC divest from Israeli drone manufacturer

Activists have welcomed the announcement that HSBC has divested from Elbit systems.

The New Arab

Jeremy Hunt faces grilling over UK-Saudi weapons love-fest

Senior British ministers will be cross-examined in the Commons this week over Britain’s relations with Saudi Arabia, amid increasing outcry over the killing of Khashoggi.

The New Arab

Khashoggi murdered over 'report on Saudi chemical warfare secrets'

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been murdered over a report he was preparing on the use of chemical weapons in Riyadh's devastating ...

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

The bombing has not stopped: Ghouta after the ceasefire

Civilians initially greeted news of a ceasefire with cautious optimism but the brutal bombing has not stopped, writes Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli.

Sam Hamad

Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

Comment: Israel's attack on Syrian regime targets demonstrates what could have been achieved if the US or NATO had imposed a no-fly zone, writes ...

The Iraq Report: Kurdish independence and foreign intrigues

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Kurdish independence and foreign intrigues

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

The New Arab & agencies

HRW criticises US for using white phosphorous against IS

Human Rights Watch says the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq is endangering civilians by using artillery-delivered ...

US-led coalition warplanes 'shower Syria's Raqqa with <em>white</em> phosphorus'

The New Arab

US-led coalition warplanes 'shower Syria's Raqqa with white phosphorus'

US-led coalition warplanes have used white phosphorus munitions in the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion of Raqqa, endangering the ...

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

Lindsey Snell

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

In-depth: Last week's chemical attack sparked international outrage, but hundreds of attacks on civilian hospitals since the start of the war ...

The <em>White</em> Helmets: The beating heart of Syria's revolution

Sam Hamad

The White Helmets: The beating heart of Syria's revolution

Comment: The political Left have become the great detractors of almost every aspect of the Syrian revolution, as their criticism of the ...

France calls Syrian regime bombing in Aleppo 'war crimes'

The New Arab & agencies

France calls Syrian regime bombing in Aleppo 'war crimes'

Massive air raids were launched on opposition areas of eastern Aleppo on Sunday, as France called for UN to take action against Syrian regime ...

The New Arab

Russia rains 'phosphorus bombs' on Aleppo town despite truce

Hours after Islamist-dominated rebel factions captured Khan Touman, the Syrian regime and its Russian ally have responded with 'unrelenting' bombing of the strategic town, reportedly using white

Tom Charles

No apologies over Iraq war, more intervention in Syria

Comment: Refugees, the spectre of the Chilcot Report and the rise to prominence of Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn mean that Iraq is back at the centre ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Perpetuating the folly of US foreign policy

Comment: How can the US change when politicians and advisers involved in some of the country's worst foreign policy misadventures are teaching ...

Francesco Lattarulo

Gaza: Israel's weapons laboratory

Blog: The international community needs to act to stop Israel attacking Gazans with weapons such as white phosphorus, says Franceso ...

Regime change: a criminal calamity for Iraq

Hans von Sponeck

Regime change: a criminal calamity for Iraq

Comment: The US invasion of Iraq was based on lies and has lead to unspeakable horrors. It is time for accountability, says former UN ...

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