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The disused Trans-Arabian Pipeline once transported Saudi oil through Jordan, Syria's Golan Heights and onto Lebanon and the Mediterranean.

Israel has reiterated its refusal to accept Iranian military domination in Syria after an Israeli war-plane was shot down.

Tillerson kicks off 'difficult tour' of tense Middle East

The New Arab & agencies

Tillerson kicks off 'difficult tour' of tense Middle East

Flying into Egypt on Sunday, the US Secretary of State has started a five-nation tour in the Middle East, amid heightened tensions and unease over Trump's policies in the region.

Orient TV 'working with Israel to improve public opinion'

The New Arab

Orient TV 'working with Israel to improve public opinion'

An investigation by The New Arab's sister publication found links between anti-Assad Orient TV and Israeli army officials in its 'Good ...

Lebanon military to block Israeli wall on its land Lebanon military to block Israeli wall on its land

The New Arab

Lebanon military to block Israeli wall on its land

Israeli plans to build a wall on Lebanese land will not come to fruition, Beirut's defence council vowed Wednesday.

Paul Iddon

Israeli and Turkish attacks could prolong Syrian war

Analysis: As Damascus consolidates control over much of the country, attacks by Syria's neighbours risk opening new fronts in the war, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab

Syrian regime, Hizballah capture areas near Israeli-occupied Golan

Syrian regime and Hizballah have captured three new areas near the southern borders with Lebanon and Israel amid Israeli concerns of expanding ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian regime, Hizballah advance near border with Israel

Syrian regime and Hizballah are advancing near the southern borders with Lebanon and Israel, pushing towards rebels holding out in a strategic ...

The New Arab

How many times has US backed Israel at UN?

As Israel's biggest ally, the US has used its UN Security Council veto dozens of times to protect the Jewish state from resolutions condemning ...

Waste Bank: Israeli refuse dumped in the occupied territories

Ylenia Gostoli

Waste Bank: Israeli refuse dumped in the occupied territories

In-depth: While Israel is increasing the amount of waste it produces and recycles, it is doing so at the expense of Palestinians, according to a ...

The New Arab

Syria 'shoots down three Israeli missiles' near Damascus

Syria's state news agency says Syrian air defence has shot down on Tuesday three Israeli missiles that were targeting a military post near the ...

Syria rebels shoot down regime helicopter: monitor

The New Arab & agencies

Syria rebels shoot down regime helicopter: monitor

Rebels shot down a Syrian regime helicopter on Friday in a southwestern region near the borders with Israel and Lebanon.

From a Palestinian refugee camp to international boutiques

The New Arab & agencies

From a Palestinian refugee camp to international boutiques

From a small workshop in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jerash in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns destined for sale ...

Israel approves hiking trail through occupied West Bank, <em>Golan</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Israel approves hiking trail through occupied West Bank, Golan

Israel has approved a hiking trail through the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights - areas it seized in moves that have never been ...

Israel fires 'warning shot' into Syria over border construction

The New Arab & agencies

Israel fires 'warning shot' into Syria over border construction

Israel's military claims that Syria's army has violated the 1974 Golan Heights ceasefire agreement by using heavy tools on construction ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel fears Syria buffer puts Iran close to frontier

The official map included in a preliminary agreement that seeks to establish buffer zones in southwest Syria indicates that Iran-backed forces could deploy within several kilometres of the Israeli frontier.

The New Arab

Israel issues Syria warning over Iran-backed forces

Netanyahu warned on Monday that Israel will continue to take military action in Syria even as Russia and the United States attempt to broker a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel downs Russian-made Syrian drone in occupied Golan Heights

Israel's army shot down a Russian-made Syrian drone carrying out a reconnaissance mission over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on ...

The New Arab

UK minister Priti Patel faces sacking over Israel meetings

Under-fire aid minister Priti Patel's future hangs in the balance after news of two further unsanctioned meetings with Israeli politicians ...

Patel 'resigns' after misleading officials over secret  meetings Patel 'resigns' after misleading officials over secret  meetings

The New Arab

Patel 'resigns' after misleading officials over secret meetings

Patel suggested that part of the UK's foreign aid budget should go towards the Israeli army, including to support operations in occupied ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel 'ready to defend' Syrian village after Golan attack

The Israeli military said it was ready to protect the Druze village of Hader on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights after fighting ...

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Comment: 100 years have passed since Balfour signed his infamous declaration, but what can Britain do now to help end injustice in Palestine?

Israel and Syria exchange fire following factory airstrike

The New Arab & agencies

Israel and Syria exchange fire following factory airstrike

An Israeli attack on a factory in a Syrian industrial town south of Homs prompts an exchange of fire between the two neighbouring countries.

Israel warns it will intensify response to Syrian fire

The New Arab & agencies

Israel warns it will intensify response to Syrian fire

Israel has warned it will step up its response to stray fire that has repeatedly spilled over the Syrian border after fire hit the ...

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