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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.

Comment: The deadliest attack in Iran in nearly a decade has fuelled nationalist sentiments among Iranians and will tilt the country's politics right-ward, writes Maysam Behravesh.

Hamas forced to adapt as Arab solidarity fades

Muhammad Shehada

Hamas forced to adapt as Arab solidarity fades

Comment: After Hamas' 2006 election victory, its leaders discovered Arab support was not as forthcoming as they'd expected, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Five years after Sisi's coup: Soul searching, <em>resistance</em>, division

Daniel Brumberg

Five years after Sisi's coup: Soul searching, resistance, division

Comment: Both Islamist and secular leaders have reason to consider how their actions or non-actions contributed to the collapse of Egypt's ...

Gaza images on display in France show Palestinian resilience

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza images on display in France show Palestinian resilience

Photoblog: Khalil Hamra, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, shows the resilience of people in his native Gaza in a new exhibition.

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Hodeida fighting could threaten vital food shipment: WFP

The UN agency said that a recent bout of fighting could jeopardise a 46,000 ton shipment of wheat that would supply 3.5 million Yemenis with food.

James J. Zogby

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

Comment: In threatening to take the Palestinian right of return off the table, Trump is aligning himself with some of Israel's worst human ...

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Russia denies major offensive planned in Syria's Idlib

The Kremlin’s foreign ministry has announced that the Assad regime is not preparing a major offensive against the opposition-held Idlib.

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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 ...

Germany 'ready to contribute to Syria rebuilding'

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Germany 'ready to contribute to Syria rebuilding'

Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said his country is prepared to contribute to rebuilding Syria.

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38,500 flee in two weeks due to Idlib violence

Violence in northwest Syria has displaced more than 38,500 people in less than two weeks, the UN said on Thursday.

Photoblog: Syria rebels gear up for expected Idlib assault

Our reporter in Idlib

Photoblog: Syria rebels gear up for expected Idlib assault

In pictures: Rebels in Syria's Idlib province prepare for an expected major assault by regime forces as thousands of civilians seek refuge in ...

Turkey ships arms to rebels, ahead of Idlib offensive

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Turkey ships arms to rebels, ahead of Idlib offensive

Turkey has reportedly boosted weapons shipments to Syrian rebels in Idlib, as reports that the regime's planned offensive on the opposition ...

Taliban kill dozens in attacks across north Afghanistan

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Taliban kill dozens in attacks across north Afghanistan

Taliban fighters have killed dozens of Afghan security personnel, as attempts to bring an end to the conflict continue.

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, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tensions grow as Afghans held over German man's death

A far-right demonstration was held in a Germany city after similar anti-migrant tensions was witnessed in Chemnitz.

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Houthis urge 'resistance' as Yemen peace talks collapse

The Houthi leader has urged for people to take up arms in 'resistance' following the failure of UN-brokered peace talks.

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Israel 'bans' Ahed Tamimi from travelling abroad, says family

Ahed Tamimi became an icon of Palestinian resistance after slapping an Israeli soldier.

The New Arab & agencies

Russia, Turkey, Iran discussed 'phased stabilisation' in Syria's Idlib

A the summit on Syria's future, Russia's President Putin mentioned that a peace agreement could be struck with some opposition groups in Idlib.

The New Arab & agencies

Taliban say founder of Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan

Jalaluddin Haqqani, one-time CIA asset whose group became a top US target, spent decades working with groups such as al-Qaeda and the Taliban to ...

Eighteen injured in German protests for and against refugees

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Eighteen injured in German protests for and against refugees

Eighteen people were injured as the anti-migrant far-right and counter-protesters held opposing rallies in the German city of Chemnitz, which ...

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Austin Bodetti

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Hamas has so far been able to keep its smaller rival in check, but its influence is undeniable, writes Austin Bodetti.

Hamas will respond to aggression with 'hail of rockets'

The New Arab

Hamas will respond to aggression with 'hail of rockets'

The leader of Hamas has warned Israel that he will retaliate strongly if Israel resumes bombarding the Gaza Strip, as he seeks a lasting truce ...

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