The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Mother of four Soad al-Ali was killed instantly by masked gunmen who fled the scene after shooting at her outside a supermarket.

“We’re not going to leave as long as Iranian troops are outside Iranian borders, and that includes Iranian proxies and militias", said John Bolton

Iran-backed militia lays siege to Iraqi village

The New Arab

Iran-backed militia lays siege to Iraqi village

The PMF was instrumental in fighting the Islamic State group, but the Shia militia appears now to be fighting a sectarian insurgency for demographic change in eastern Iraq.

Iran and the destabilisation of the Middle East

Kevin Schwartz

Iran and the destabilisation of the Middle East

As the UN General Assembly begins, Kevin L. Schwartz questions whether Iran is the region's sole source of unrest, conflict, and political ...

Half a million children in 'immediate danger' in Tripoli

The New Arab & agencies

Half a million children in 'immediate danger' in Tripoli

More children are reportedly being recruited to fight as violence between rival militias continues in Tripoli, UNICEF said on Monday.

Nino Orto

The White Helmets brace for Syria regime's Idlib offensive

Nino Orto speaks to a White Helmets' volunteer in Idlib who warns that there is little room to organise an evacuation if an attack by Syria's brutal regime occurs.

The New Arab & agencies

Libya urges 'effective' UN action to end Tripoli violence

Libya's internationally recognised government called on the UN to take "concrete and effective" action to protect civilians and halt fighting ...

The New Arab

Nine dead as fresh clashes erupt near Libya capital

Nine people including two civilians were killed near the Libyan capital on Thursday in fresh fighting between rival armed groups, an official ...

Paul Iddon

Turkey consolidates presence in northern Syria

Analysis: Ankara's investments south of its border indicate it plans to maintain influence there so some time to come, writes Paul Iddon.

Mass power outages as Libya rivals clash near capital

The New Arab & agencies

Mass power outages as Libya rivals clash near capital

Fighting between rival militias in the capital of Tripoli flared up again on Tuesday, causing mass power outages across the country.

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian-backed paramilitary leader Hadi al-Ameri withdraws candidacy for PM

Hadi al-Ameri, head of a leading Iraqi Shia miltia, has withdrawn his candidacy for the post of prime mininster, easing the political crisis in ...

Libya capital's only functioning airport closed over security fears

The New Arab & agencies

Libya capital's only functioning airport closed over security fears

An airport in Tripoli has been closed, due to ongoing violence in the Libyan capital.

Iran praises Iraq's 'pro-Tehran' parliament selection

The New Arab & agencies

Iran praises Iraq's 'pro-Tehran' parliament selection

The selection of a parliamentary speaker and first deputy could end gridlock over the formation of a new government in Iraq.

The Iraq Report: Basra rages on; Iran doubles down

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Basra rages on; Iran doubles down

Our fortnightly round-up from Iraq features the latest from the anti-corruption protests, and Tehran attempting to bolster its influence while ...

UN urges calm ahead of Libya elections

The New Arab & agencies

UN urges calm ahead of Libya elections

The UN has urged all Libyans to maintain calm to provide a more suitable atmosphere for the nearing elections.

The New Arab

Israel announces 'end to Syria humanitarian aid'

Israel said it would end a humanitarian aid programme for Syria dubbed "Operation Good Neighbour".

The New Arab & agencies

Abadi says water projects in the works for Basra

Iraq's troubled Basra, could see new development projects to deal with the southern city's water problems.

The New Arab

Cash-strapped Iranians deplore regime spending on foreign wars

Unrest is brewing among Iranians as the toll of the regime's costly fixation with foreign conflicts has not gone unnoticed by the millions now ...

The New Arab & agencies

Scores killed after hill collapses on Darfur village

Heavy rain caused a hill to collapse onto a village in Sudan's Darfur region, killing at least 20 people, a rebel group said.

US will respond 'decisively' to Iran-allied attacks in Iraq

The New Arab & agencies

US will respond 'decisively' to Iran-allied attacks in Iraq

Washington threatened Iran with strong and decisive action if it did not stop its proxy militias in Iraq from carrying out attacks ...

The New Arab & agencies

Rockets land at Tripoli's only working airport

The missiles forced at least one Libyan Airlines flight to be diverted to Misrata airport.

Italian foreign minister in Libya for Haftar talks

The New Arab & agencies

Italian foreign minister in Libya for Haftar talks

The Italian Foreign Minister held talks with Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

I see you, Bashar al-Assad

Omar Sabbour

I see you, Bashar al-Assad

Comment: Assad may have finely tuned his propaganda machine, but history must remember him for what he is; a traitor of the Syrian people, ...

Iraq PM Abadi visits Basra after week of violence

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq PM Abadi visits Basra after week of violence

Protests first broke out in July in oil-rich Basra province before spreading to other parts of the country, as demonstrators demanded jobs and ...

Most Popular

Most Popular