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A new Iranian missile that can be used against planes and drones will roll off the production lines, as Tehran unveils a production plant for the Sayyad 3 missile.

Turkey signed non-binding agreements with NATO members France and Italy, whilst also continuing an agreement with Russia over its S-400 missile system.

Attempts to confine Iran will only increase US isolation

Imad K. Harb

Attempts to confine Iran will only increase US isolation

Comment: The United States government is likely to stand alone in countering Iran's development of missile technology, writes Imad K. Harb

Kurds protest in Afrin amid fears of Turkish attack

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Kurds protest in Afrin amid fears of Turkish attack

Thousands of mainly Kurdish protesters rallied in northern Syria on Wednesday as speculation mounts that Turkey is planning an attack in the ...

Palestinians angered by Indian leader's 'biased' Israel visit

The New Arab

Palestinians angered by Indian leader's 'biased' Israel visit

PM Narendra Modi is in Tel Aviv for the first visit by an Indian head of state to Israel, but Palestinians are unhappy.

The New Arab

Iran seeks cooperation with North Korea after missile test

Iran is looking to bolster its ties with North Korea - on the same day Pyongyang claimed it successfully tested a ballistic missile capable of reaching US mainland.

Charlie Hoyle

Modi's Israel visit marks dramatic break from past relations

Modi will arrive in Israel on Tuesday in the first visit to the country by an Indian prime minister, marking a turning point in relations after ...

Sam Hamad

Daraa 'de-escalation' masks Assad's ethnic cleansing in Syria

Comment: Daraa, like Aleppo before it, could fall without the world batting an eyelid. The remaining population would be cleansed, and Assad's ...

The New Arab

Exclusive photos: Syria-bound Iranian ballistic missiles fall in Iraq

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps were deployed to recover wreckage from four Iranian ballistic missiles on Wednesday that missed ...

US military 'doubles efforts' in search for IS chief

The New Arab

US military 'doubles efforts' in search for IS chief

The US military has reportedly 'doubled efforts' in the search for IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the extremists were pushed out of the ...

The New Arab

Hardline Syrian rebel faction rejects Turkish peacekeeping mission plans

Al-Qaeda linked Tahrir al-Sham has warned Turkey against sending troops to Syria's Idlib province, following an agreement between Ankara and ...

Scores dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

The New Arab

Scores dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

US-led coalition airstrikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria have allegedly killed at least 57 people, a monitor has ...

US threatens Assad over potential chemical attack

The New Arab & agencies

US threatens Assad over potential chemical attack

The US has warned President Bashar al-Assad that the Syrian regime president and his military would 'pay a heavy price' if it conducted a ...

Israel hits Gaza in overnight air raids

The New Arab & agencies

Israel hits Gaza in overnight air raids

Israel says it hit a Hamas bases in Gaza after a rocket was fired from the besieged enclave.

Trump's huge Saudi arms deal blocked over Gulf crisis

The New Arab

Trump's huge Saudi arms deal blocked over Gulf crisis

No weapons deals until the Gulf diplomatic crisis is resolved, pledges Bob Corker, chair of a powerful Senate committee.

The New Arab

Russian airstrike kills dozens in Syria's Deir az-Zour

A suspected Russia aircraft that struck civilian houses with highly explosive missiles in the town of Qouriya, killed 12 civilians, local sources told The New Arab.

Robert Cusack

Israel bombs Syria for second time in 24 hours

Israeli drone strikes targetted Syrian tank positions near Quneitra for the second time, after Tel Aviv claimed stray Syrian mortars landed in ...

Robert Cusack

Israel strikes Syrian tanks in retaliation over stray mortars

Security was amped up in the border region between Syria and Israel on Saturday, after a number of "errant" mortars landed in an open area ...

The New Arab & agencies

Report: CIA boss' secret talks with Syrian spy chief

New report reveals how CIA chief Mike Pompeo's effort to secure an American hostage collapsed after Washington accused Damascus of carrying out ...

Thousands rally for Al-Quds Day in Iran Thousands rally for Al-Quds Day in Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands rally for Al-Quds Day in Iran

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to the streets in an annual show of solidarity with Palestinians, marking Al-Quds Day with chants against ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi forces launch assault on Mosul Old City: army

Iraqi forces launched an assault to retake Mosul's Old City and push out the Islamic State group on Sunday, three years after the militants ...

Houthi rebels fire on Emirati ship off Yemen coast

The New Arab & agencies

Houthi rebels fire on Emirati ship off Yemen coast

Yemen rebels have fired on an Emirati ship passing along the country's lawless coastline in the latest attack on shipping by the Houthis.

America brings in the big guns to southern Syria

The New Arab

America brings in the big guns to southern Syria

The US is boosting its presence in southern Syria where it is backing anti-IS forces and also providing a welcome deterrent to nearby pro-Assad ...

The price of love: Migration rules punishing British-Yemeni families The price of love: Migration rules punishing British-Yemeni families

Paola Tamma

The price of love: Migration rules punishing British-Yemeni families

Investigation: Britons are being separated from foreign spouses and children, leaving hundreds stranded in war-torn Yemen, and creating perverse ...

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