The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

Human Rights Watch says the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq is endangering civilians by using artillery-delivered white phosphorous.

US-led coalition warplanes 'shower Syria's Raqqa with <em>white</em> phosphorus'

The New Arab

US-led coalition warplanes 'shower Syria's Raqqa with white phosphorus'

US-led coalition warplanes have used white phosphorus munitions in the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion of Raqqa, endangering the lives of civilians, local activists have said.

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

Lindsey Snell

Syrian hospital attacks ignored while chemical weapons grab headlines

In-depth: Last week's chemical attack sparked international outrage, but hundreds of attacks on civilian hospitals since the start of the war ...

The <em>White</em> Helmets: The beating heart of Syria's revolution

Sam Hamad

The White Helmets: The beating heart of Syria's revolution

Comment: The political Left have become the great detractors of almost every aspect of the Syrian revolution, as their criticism of the ...

The New Arab & agencies

France calls Syrian regime bombing in Aleppo 'war crimes'

Massive air raids were launched on opposition areas of eastern Aleppo on Sunday, as France called for UN to take action against Syrian regime 'war crimes'.

The New Arab

Russia rains 'phosphorus bombs' on Aleppo town despite truce

Hours after Islamist-dominated rebel factions captured Khan Touman, the Syrian regime and its Russian ally have responded with 'unrelenting' ...

Tom Charles

No apologies over Iraq war, more intervention in Syria

Comment: Refugees, the spectre of the Chilcot Report and the rise to prominence of Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn mean that Iraq is back at the centre ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Perpetuating the folly of US foreign policy

Comment: How can the US change when politicians and advisers involved in some of the country's worst foreign policy misadventures are teaching ...

Gaza: Israel's weapons laboratory

Francesco Lattarulo

Gaza: Israel's weapons laboratory

Blog: The international community needs to act to stop Israel attacking Gazans with weapons such as white phosphorus, says Franceso ...

Hans von Sponeck

Regime change: a criminal calamity for Iraq

Comment: The US invasion of Iraq was based on lies and has lead to unspeakable horrors. It is time for accountability, says former UN ...

Most Popular