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Assad turns to Iran to help 'stabilise' battered economy

23 May, 2017

Comment: Syria's economic situation remains in dire straits, but relative 'stability' in regime-held areas has seen Assad turn to Iran for new investment, writes Mona Alami.

Qatar says it's the victim of 'terror smear campaign'

21 May, 2017

Qatar says it's the subject of an 'orchestrated campaign' to tarnish the image of the emirate, following a series of negative articles in the lead-up to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit.

Roadside bomb kills 11 members of Afghan family

19 May, 2017

A roadside bomb killed eleven members of an Afghan family, including five women and five children, reports confirmed on Wednesday.

Suicide bombers storm state broadcaster in Afghanistan

17 May, 2017

Unidentified militants stormed Afghanistan's national television and radio station in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, officials and eyewitnesses said, killing two people in the attack.

Malalai Joya: One woman standing against warlords

16 May, 2017

Exclusive interview: Malalai Joya, the former Afghan parliamentarian, tells The New Arab that education is key to empowering the people who need it most.

Afghanistan security to 'deteriorate' in 2018, warns US intelligence

12 May, 2017

The Afghan military will continue to struggle with an emboldened Taliban insurgency, paving the way for more US troops into the country.

Qatar and the US set for warmer relations

08 May, 2017

Mutual investment and cooperation are likely to improve, with the US-Qatari relationship set to blossom under Trump, writes Stasa Salacanin.

Islamic State's Afghanistan 'mastermind leader' killed in targeted raid

08 May, 2017

Abdul Hasib, whose group is affiliated with IS in Iraq and Syria, was reportedly killed last month in a targeted raid by special forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar.

Chomsky and the Syria revisionists: The Left's moral cul-de-sac

05 May, 2017

Comment: In Chomsky's hierarchy of concerns, it seems a westerner's right to deny genocide is more sacrosanct than a Syrian's right to life and liberty, writes Muhammad Idrees Ahmad.

How an aspiring stylist became an IS widow

26 April, 2017

Islam Maytat thought marrying an Afghan-British businessman was her ticket to a new life as a fashionista in London. Instead she became a widow living under jihadi rule in Syria.

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