Syria

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces claim army is fighting the last Isis fighters in Raqqa

Syrian Democratic Forces claim Isis is almost driven from Raqqa

Syrian Democratic Forces claim Isis is almost driven from Raqqa

The city, which is the de facto capital of the Islamic State caliphate, has been the subject of heavy fighting

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Isis 'White Widow' Sally Ann Jones 'killed' in Syria drone strike

Isis White Widow Sally Ann Jones 'killed in Syria drone strike'

Isis White Widow Sally Ann Jones 'killed in Syria drone strike'

The fugitive Jihadi is believed to have died in June between the border of Syria and Iraq

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Russian jet crashes on takeoff from Syria airbase

Russian jet crashes on takeoff from Syria airbase

Russian jet crashes on takeoff from Syria airbase

The Russian Ministry of Defence has confirmed all the crew on board the plane were killed

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan over dispute

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan due to 'Armenian Genocide' dispute

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan over dispute

Germany has also reduced the number of surveillance jets as it says the strength of the terror group has lessened

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

North Korea, Venezuela, and Chad to be subject to new US travel restrictions

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

US travel ban extended to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

The restrictions have morphed from a travel ban imposed by Donald Trump on six majority-Muslim countries this year

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Yahya Faroukh - what we know so far about the Parsons Green suspect

Yahya Faroukh - what we know so far about the Parsons Green suspect

Yahya Faroukh - what we know so far about the Parsons Green suspect

The 21-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the Parsons Green bombing

Parsons Green: 'Reality is terrorism is part-and-parcel of daily life', says Quilliam Foundation executive director

Parsons Green: 'Reality is terrorism is part-and-parcel of daily life', says Quilliam Foundation boss

'Reality is terrorism is part-and-parcel of daily life', says Quilliam boss

Adam Deen spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Parsons Green bombing

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Human rights group claims Syrian refugee school aid budgets are missing millions

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Human Rights Watch says problems of getting Syrian refugees into education are magnified by lack of funds

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

'Terrorism is new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Security expert Will Geddes says the Government needs to come up with decisive action against terrorism

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

The Home Secretary made clear in The Sun the program was here to stay

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

charged with terror offences after alleged ISIS fighter communication

Teenage girl charged with plotting Isis terror attack on UK

Teenage girl charged with plotting Isis terror attack on UK

The teenage is accused of plotting to take shipment of weapons to conduct a terror attack in the UK

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

The group beat the man and accused him of wanting to be a part of Isis

Former London postman charged with mass execution after joining Isis

Former London postman who joined Isis charged with mass execution

Former London postman who joined Isis charged with mass execution

Harry Sarfo is already serving a three-year prison sentence in Germany on terrorism charges

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Caller Amy loved Trump and clearly disliked Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway: Donald Trump is supporting Isis with his foreign policy

George Galloway: Donald Trump is supporting Isis with his foreign policy

Galloway made the comment during a feisty call with a woman who backs Trump and hates Jeremy Corbyn

Isis brides speak out about their lives after fleeing caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Many women who have fled Raqqa are now in a concrete jail amongst a refugee camp 30 miles north of the city

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Kurdish counter-terrorism official claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Kurdish counter-terror chief claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Kurdish counter-terror chief claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Lahur Talabany says he is 99% certain that Al-Baghdadi is alive in the south of Raqqa, Syria

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

A Syrian Civil Defence official claims the bomb exploded near a school in Azaz

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

A soldier supporting the SDF is seen patrolling the outskirts of Raqqa on June 27, 2017

Battle against Isis: Kurdish troops enter old Raqqa city after scaling ancient wall

Kurdish troops enter old Raqqa city after scaling ancient wall in Isis bastion

Key advance could mark another key milestone in final push against Isis

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

A White House statement has said if a chemical attack takes place in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad, the country will pay a heavy price

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Russians checking if airstrike near Raqqa killed Isis head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russians say Raqqa airstrike could have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russians say airstrike could have killed Isis leader Al-Baghdadi

Russian authorities said they was checking through 'various channels' to see if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a targeted airstrike in May

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Islamic State are attempting to capture Osama Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan, claim officials

Isis attempting to capture Osama Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan, claim local officials

Isis attempting to seize Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan - officials

Officials in Afghanistan report the group has seized territory around Tora Bora in Afghanistan

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Investigators claim US airstrikes on Islamic State have resulting in 'staggering' civilian deaths

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths, say investigators

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths

War crime detectives in the US claimed American strikes on Raqqa have been devastating to civilians

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Syrian Army liberates oil field as Raqqa offensive on Isis begins in earnest

Syrian Army liberates key oil field as Raqqa offensive against Isis begins

Syrian Army liberates key oil field as Raqqa offensive against Isis begins

Government forces launched the assault late on Monday, which is widely seen as the end game in the fight against Islamic State

'Israel informed US about Daesh plans to use laptops as bombs on flights'

US electronics ban was prompted by Israeli tip-off about Isis laptop bombs

US electronics ban was prompted by Israeli tip-off about Isis laptop bombs

Anonymous US officials claim that during an Israeli operation in Syria, it was found that extremists were planning and creating laptop battery bombs

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Isis suffers heavy defeat in failed advance on Deir Ezzor Airport - reports

Isis suffers heavy defeat in failed advance on Deir Ezzor Airport - reports

Isis suffers heavy defeat in failed advance on Deir Ezzor Airport - reports

The group is locked in battle with government forces in the city in eastern Syria

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Syrian peace talks have been postponed indefinitely, says a Kazakh Minister

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

The talks between Russia, Iran and Turkey in Astana have been put on hold

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Jinwar: The ecological village created by women, for women to lead their own lives in Syria

Jinwar: The all-female commune being created by Kurdish women to rid themselves of war and patriarchy

Jinwar: The all-female commune being created in Kurdistan

Jinwar Free Women's Village is being created by the Kurdish community of Northern Syria and the women creating it say they're fighting for a peaceful, self-sustaining life

21 civilians reported to have been killed in US airstrike near Raqqa

21 civilians 'killed in US airstrike near Isis stronghold of Raqqa'

21 civilians 'killed in US airstrike near Isis stronghold of Raqqa'

The offensive to recapture Raqqa from Islamic State began in earnest on Monday

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa

Senior Kurdish officials said a statement will say that a major attack on the city of Raqqa, Syria is planned by a US-backed alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

Russia backs Paris climate change agreement after US decides to withdraw

The announcement of sticking with the agreement was made clear by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovitch

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Russia bombards Islamic State in Syria with missile strikes

Russia bombards Isis in Syria with missile strikes

Russia bombards Isis in Syria with missile strikes

The assault was on Isis targets near Palmyra, according to the Russian Defence Ministry

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Aweys Faqey was arrested last Tuesday night

Aweys Faqey: Man arrested at Stansted Airport charged with preparing acts of terrorism

Man arrested at Stansted Airport charged with preparing acts of terrorism

Faqey was thought to be travelling to Syria

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

French authorities announced on Tuesday they had seized a large amount of Captagon in January and February

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Syrian state media claims US coalition airstrikes have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims US airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims US airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

The strike is reported to have taken place in a town in the east of the country held by Islamic State

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Reports suggest RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution potentially wounded civilians

RAF Reaper Drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

The Royal Air Force strike successfully halted the execution of prisoners by Islamic State, but reportedly wounded innocents in the process

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Israeli minister calls for the 'assassination' of Bashar al-Assad

Israeli minister calls for the 'assassination' of Bashar al-Assad

Israeli minister calls for the 'assassination' of Bashar al-Assad

Israel’s housing minister Yoav Galant likened actions committed by the Syrian President's regime to those of the Holocaust

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

BREAKING: Airstrike on Islamic State town kills 23 civilians, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

BREAKING: US-led airstrike against Isis kills 23 civilians, says Syrian monitor

US-led airstrike against Isis kills 23 civilians, says Syrian monitor

12 women reportedly among the dead

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Rebels in Syria start evacuating Damascus under terms of government deal

Rebels in Syria start evacuating Damascus under terms of government deal

Rebels in Syria start evacuating Damascus under terms of government deal

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the evacuation will be taking place over the course of five days

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

German soldier who registered as Syrian refugee 'proves the system is failing'

German soldier registered as Syrian refugee 'to plot terror attack'

German soldier who registered as refugee 'proves the system is failing'

A German soldier managed to register as a Syrian refugee, meaning he had a space in a shelter and received money each month

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Speculation has been rife of a formal reunification between Isis and al-Qaeda

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Isis was banished by al-Qaeda in 2014 - but now a speech from the latter's leader has led to fevered speculation of a reunion

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

At least one US citizen and two British nationals are said to be part of an exodus

Syria: 'Large explosion' hits near Damascus international airport in Syria, claims monitoring group

Syria: 'Large explosion' hits near Damascus international airport, claims monitoring group

'Large explosion' hits near Damascus international airport in Syria

Local media pinpoints the source as an Israeli airstrike

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

French intelligence incriminates Damascus in Syria chemical attack

French intelligence pins Khan Sheikhun chemical attack on Assad

French intelligence pins Khan Sheikhun chemical attack on Assad

Declassified intelligence document claims jihadists couldn't have caused the massacre

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Donald Trump insists his first 100 days have been successful

Donald Trump hits back over 100-day approval ratings: 'Media will kill me whatever I do'

Donald Trump hits back over approval ratings: 'Media will kill me whatever I do'

Trump says he has achieved a lot and is victim of media bias

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un, says world is 'hair's breadth' from nuclear war

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than Kim Jong-un

A pro-Kremlin news presenter has claimed the world is 'a hair's breadth' away from a nuclear war

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Donald Trump reassures us there'll be no World War III: 'Russia and US will work out fine'

Donald Trump: 'Russia and the US will work out fine'

The US president has

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference days after being banned from Brussels meeting

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Soussan was invited to a meeting to discuss the conflict at the Russian cultural centre in a move which angered French ministers

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler comments in Bashar al-Assad speech

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler comments in Bashar al-Assad speech

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler Assad comments

The White House Press Secretary caused a storm by saying Hitler didn't 'sink' to using chemical weapons on civilians

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

US official claims Russia knew Syria would conduct chemical attack

US believes Russia knew about Syria chemical attack: official

US believes Russia knew about Syria chemical attack: official

A US official claims there is no proof that Russia knew about the chemical attack in Syria, but it is likely that it did

'If President Assad is removed from Syria, it could empower Isis', says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

Inderjeet Parmar tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that military generals are calling the shots in America rather than Donald Trump

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Syria: 'Vladimir Putin knows his forces are no match for the Americans', says former soldier

Former Nato chief plays down World War Three talk: 'Putin knows his force is no match for Trump's'

Former Nato commander plays down talk of World War Three

Russia and Iran have pledged to 'respond with force' if their own 'red lines' are crossed in Syria, but Hamish de Bretton-Gordon believes Vladimir Putin knows his army can't take on America's

Russia and Iran give ultimatum of military force following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising after the US assault and Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow

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