June 27, 2016 - 16:24 GMT
Maarat al-Numan residents' peaceful protests against al-Nusra Front in their city have lasted more than 100 days.
June 26, 2016 - 13:29 GMT
Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a lawless no man’s land where healthcare, food, and water are difficult to access. They are places ruled by violence and fear, threatened by disease and where relief is hard to find. With daytime temperatures topping 40 degrees, the fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, will be particularly grueling.
June 23, 2016 - 17:35 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke to some alt right supporters and analyzed media reports to determine the group’s true attitudes towards Muslims.
June 21, 2016 - 12:42 GMT
It’s been less than 11 weeks since the EU struck its controversial deal with Turkey to stem the flow of asylum seekers into Europe. The agreement was immediately under pressure on several fronts and now looks set to unravel completely, even before any mass returns come to pass.
June 15, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
NATO declared cyberspace to be a war zone - meaning the organization can expand its operations and countermovements against Daesh online.
June 13, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
Baqaa, the largest of 10 official Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, lies 20 kilometers west of Amman. Sheikh Abu Mohammed al-Tahawi, a staunch Daesh supporter and one of the first callers for Jihad in Syria, used to reside there.
June 09, 2016 - 13:43 GMT
Egypt is rapidly becoming a transitional space for Eritrean asylum seekers on the way to Europe.
June 05, 2016 - 00:24 GMT
The Arab Revolt was not a revolt by all Arabs, and understanding its limits proves crucial 100 years later.
May 16, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Residents attribute the drop in support to deteriorating economic, touristic, and living conditions in the area.
May 10, 2016 - 13:05 GMT
Current international refugee law puts more burden on the refugees than the host states - and some experts are proposing major overhauls.
May 04, 2016 - 12:11 GMT
Daesh's attempt to start a branch in Algeria has largely failed.
May 03, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Once Syria’s most populous city, Aleppo is now a humanitarian disaster zone. As fighting intensifies in several districts and bombs again rain down from the sky, tens of thousands of Syria’s forgotten civilians try to survive on the frontlines, dodging missiles and hiding from snipers.
April 25, 2016 - 13:18 GMT
The simmering 25-year conflict between Azerbaijan and the Armenian-backed disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh saw a dramatic escalation early this month. It didn’t make many headlines, but more than 100 people were killed in fierce clashes.
April 24, 2016 - 10:21 GMT
How the UN chief waded into a forgotten conflict with no end in sight.
April 21, 2016 - 10:34 GMT
North Sinai is battling a militant insurgency - but the water shortage might be even more deadly.