The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Results from 61 to 70 out of 5329 about "Iraq"

Mosul hospital rebuilt from ruins of battle

01 December, 2017

One of the largest hospitals in Iraq's Mosul has been rebuilt from the rubble thanks to a team from Doctors Without Borders, who have provided care for returning war-wounded residents.

A role in search of a hero

01 December, 2017

Comment: The Arab world seems destined to continue to offer a leadership role in search of its hero, writes Robert Springborg.

After Islamic State, Baghdad cannot govern Iraq from centre

01 December, 2017

After its military defeat of the Islamic State group, the Iraqi government needs to solidify its success on the battlefield by committing to a more federal state, argues Paul Iddon.

US to withdraw over 400 marines from Syria

01 December, 2017

The international coalition fighting IS hails plans for a US troop withdrawal as a sign of 'progress' as operations around Raqqa wind down.

EU official: IS remains threat despite loss of 'caliphate'

30 November, 2017

IS may not be as capable they were when their so-called caliphate was at its strongest, but they are still a threat said the EU's counter-terrorism coordinator.

Britain's 'optimistic offer' of closer ties with Arab allies

30 November, 2017

The British leader reassured Arab allies that her country will remain engaged in the region in a post-Brexit era, with a 'new, ambitious and optimistic offer of partnership.'

Lebanon's political class must capitalise on Hariri's popularity

30 November, 2017

Comment: Rather than exacerbate sectarian rifts, the drama surrounding Lebanese PM Hariri's resignation has actually served to boost national harmony, writes Mona Alami.

Britain's May tours Mideast amid Islam row with Trump

30 November, 2017

May implored Saudi leaders to urgently ease a blockade on Yemen to "avert a humanitarian catastrophe", her office said on Thursday.

#SheDefends: Honouring the Middle Eastern women fighting for change

29 November, 2017

There is a long way to go to achieve gender equality in the Middle East, but progress - and sacrifice - has been made by brave women human rights defenders.

The Iraq Report: US 'violated child soldiers law'

29 November, 2017

This week in Iraq: Insurgent attacks intensify after the Islamic State group is routed from its territory, while fears are raised over next year's elections.

Most Popular

Most Popular