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Analysis: Ankara's bid to rout Kurdish fighters from areas bordering Turkey will lead to further displacement and could likely undo progress made in establishing 'safe zones', notes Paul Iddon.

A delegation from Syrian opposition movements met with White House officials, asking to re-equip Syrian rebels to fight terrorist groups.

Rebels melt away as Syrian troops advance on Idlib

Loubna Mrie

Rebels melt away as Syrian troops advance on Idlib

Analysis: Civilians who have sought safe haven in rebel-held Idlib are facing another wave of displacement as advancing troops see little fight from opposition fighters, reports Loubna Mrie.

IS driven out of Syria's Idlib after 'regime-enabled' incursion

The New Arab & agencies

IS driven out of Syria's Idlib after 'regime-enabled' incursion

IS have been driven out of Idlib province, days after making an incursion into the region bordering Turkey, but activists claim the regime is ...

Eastern Ghouta: A ghetto of hunger and fear

Sam Hamad

Eastern Ghouta: A ghetto of hunger and fear

Comment: Despite the brutal reality of life under siege, Abdelmalik remains resolutely opposed to the kind of sectarianism upon which Assad has ...

Sam Hamad

Syria's war has produced no victory, only victims

Comment: Bashar al-Assad may have emerged from Syria's war 'victorious', but the country he controls is not the one it once was, writes Sam Hamad.

Omar Sabbour

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Comment: As Raqqa gets destroyed, the Stop the War Coalition is nowhere to be heard, leaving Syria solidarity protesters to demonstrate in front ...

The New Arab

Turkish army 'expands troop deployment' in Syria's northwest

The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of reining in Russian strikes in the Idlib border province, under ...

The New Arab

Turkish military convoy enters Syria's Idlib province

Reports of Syrian rebel alliance Tahrir al-Sham escorting a Turkish convoy into Idlib suggests there may be no direct clashes between Turkish ...

Turkey gearing up to destroy Al-Qaeda's offshoot in Syria

Paul Iddon

Turkey gearing up to destroy Al-Qaeda's offshoot in Syria

Analysis: Wresting control of Idlib province from Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham would allow Turkey to effectively surround the Kurdish-held Afrin ...

Sam Hamad

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, ...

Turkish-backed forces starting 'major operation' in Syria's Idlib province

The New Arab

Turkish-backed forces starting 'major operation' in Syria's Idlib province

Turkish-backed forces are yet to enter Syria's Idlib province, President Erdogan has said, but a 'major operation' is underway.

Turkish-backed forces starting 'major operation' in Syria's Idlib province

The New Arab

Turkish-backed forces starting 'major operation' in Syria's Idlib province

Turkish-backed forces are yet to enter Syria's Idlib province, President Erdogan has said, but a 'major operation' is underway.

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Emran Feroz

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Interview: When the possible leads only to death and war, we must look for impossible solutions, al-Haj Saleh tells Emraz Feroz.

Russia establishes security zone north of Aleppo

The New Arab & agencies

Russia establishes security zone north of Aleppo

Russia's military on Wednesday said it had set up a security zone north of Aleppo to prevent clashes between Kurdish fighters and oppositions ...

Loubna Mrie

The demise of Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria

Comment: Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria deteriorated as a result of foreign interests and the regime's war tactics, writes Loubna Mrie.

Paul Iddon

Turkey wants to make an example of Afrin

Analysis: Turkey may try to compensate for its failure to crush its Syrian Kurdish opponents by bombarding Afrin canton, their smallest, most ...

The New Arab & agencies

US warns Syrian rebels of Idlib's fate under militants

The US has warned the future of northern Syria is "in big danger" if Nusra militants take over rebel-held Idlib province, in turn persuading ...

The New Arab

Photoblog: Rahman Corps destroy Assad tank in Damascus surburbs

The FSA-affiliated Rahman Corps has blown up a tank east of Damascus following days of fighting between Syrian rebel and regime forces.

Syrian rebel group vow to halt al-Qaeda advance

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian rebel group vow to halt al-Qaeda advance

Heavy fighting continued in northern Syria on Friday, with rebel group Ahrar al-Sham telling The New Arab the fate of Idlib province lies in the ...

Paul McLoughlin

Clashes erupt in Idlib province threatening Syrian rebel truce

A fragile truce between two of Syria's biggest rebel groups is on the verge of breaking, as fresh clashes erupted between the two sides in Idlib ...

Syrian rebel groups clash in troubled Idlib province

The New Arab

Syrian rebel groups clash in troubled Idlib province

Syrian rebel groups Ahrar al-Sham and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham have clashed in Idlib province, following weeks of tensions between two of the ...

Crack Hizballah fighters head for the Syrian-Lebanese border

The New Arab

Crack Hizballah fighters head for the Syrian-Lebanese border

Hizballah fighters could soon be fighting in areas around Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon, where as many as ten men were killed in army custody ...

Syria regime breaks ceasefire with attacks on Suweida, Daraa

Robert Cusack

Syria regime breaks ceasefire with attacks on Suweida, Daraa

Thousands of regime troops launched attacks on rebel positions as part of 'Operation Big Dawn', reportedly supported by Russian airstrikes.

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