The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The New Arab & agencies

Share this page:
  • 0

  • twitter Share
The New Arab & agencies
The New Arab & agencies

Share this page:
  • 0

  • twitter

Lebanon army 'in final stage of IS border battle'

22 August, 2017

The Lebanese army says it is in the final stages of a battle to clear IS militants from a mountainous region on the border with Syria.

Former Libya PM kidnapped in Tripoli: family

22 August, 2017

Libya's former prime minister Ali Zeidan has been kidnapped by an armed group and not been heard from in nine days, friends and family said.

North Korea suspected of supplying chemical weapons to Syria

22 August, 2017

A confidential UN report has revealed two North Korean shipments bound for the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme were intercepted in the past six months.

Iraq 'must do more' for IS sex abuse victims

22 August, 2017

Iraq must ensure that women and girls subjected to sexual violence at the hands of IS militants have access to justice and reparations, UN investigators said on Tuesday.

'Sadr's Gulf visit indicates Iran's weakening grasp on Baghdad'

22 August, 2017

Muqtada al-Sadr's visit to the Gulf region last month indicates a change in Iraq's relations with its neighbours, analysts suggest.

Dozens dead in US-led Raqqa strikes, as peace-talks delayed

22 August, 2017

At least 42 civilians died on Monday as a result of US-led air strikes on Syria's IS-held stronghold of Raqqa, a monitor said, as Russia delays peace talks until September.

Joint Turkish-Iranian operation against Kurds 'on the agenda'

21 August, 2017

Erdogan said on Monday that a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish factions was 'always on the agenda', a week after Tehran's top military commander visited Ankara for talks.

Three Lebanese soldiers killed by landmine amid anti-IS offensive

20 August, 2017

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and one critically wounded on Sunday, when a landmine destroyed their vehicle near the border with Syria, said an army statement.

Arab foreign ministers back US meditation in Israel-Palestine conflict

20 August, 2017

Palestinian, Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers on said they would support US=led mediation efforts in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during a meeting in Cairo.

Spanish police search for Moroccan imam following Barcelona attacks

20 August, 2017

Investigators searched the home of Abdelbaki es Satty, an imam who abruptly quit working at a mosque in the Spanish town near Barcelona.

Iran says top priority is to 'protect nuclear deal'

20 August, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the top foreign policy concern for his new government is to protect a nuclear deal with world powers being scrapped by US.

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian after alleged stabbing attack

20 August, 2017

Shortly after Zahran died, the Hamas movement published a martyr poster mourning his death

The New Arab & agencies
The New Arab & agencies

Most Popular