Syria

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Man arrested in Kent on terrorism charges

Man arrested in Kent on suspicion of terror-related offences

Man arrested in Kent on suspicion of terror-related offences

The man arrived on a coach from France and was detained in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt defended US-led missile strikes against the Syrian regime

Britain accuses Kremlin of giving Assad 'green light' for Syria attacks

Britain accuses Kremlin of giving Assad 'green light' for Syria attacks

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt defended US-led missile strikes against the Syrian regime, saying Moscow had blocked every attempt to hold it to account for its illegal use of chemical weapons

Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Baroness suggested the incident in Douma "if it happened at all" could have been carried out by jihadists rather than Bashar Assad's government forces

'Illegal, unethical and dangerous': Baroness Cox condemns Syria air strikes

'Illegal, unethical and dangerous': Baroness Cox condemns Syria air strikes

Cox suggested the incident in Douma "if it happened at all" could have been carried out by jihadists rather than Bashar Assad's government forces

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Douma, scene of the April 7 chemical attack

'Plenty of evidence' that Britain staged Douma gas attack, says Russian foreign minister

'Plenty of evidence' that Britain staged Douma gas attack

Sergei Lavrov also alleges stockpile of chemicals produced in Germany and England

Russian president Vladimir Putin (stock image)

Britain could do a lot more to pressure 'gangster' Russia, says senior MP

Britain could do a lot more to pressure 'gangster' Russia, says senior MP

New cross-party Russia Co-ordination Group held its first meeting on Wednesday (April 18)

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The prime minister and president Xi discussed Syria and the Salisbury nerve agent attack

Theresa May discusses Syria strikes with China's president Xi

Theresa May discusses Syria strikes with China's president Xi

China one of just three members of UN Security Council to vote for resolution condemning the strikes

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May will again clash on the merits of taking military action in Syria

MPs to hold second emergency debate on Syria

MPs to hold second emergency debate on Syria

The Commons Speaker has granted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn a debate with Theresa May on British military action this afternoon

Hamish De Bretton Gordon claims that those condemning the UK air strikes on Syria are ignoring those most in danger

Chemical weapons expert: 'I abhor war, but sometimes you have to fight'

Chemical weapons expert: 'I abhor war, but sometimes you have to fight'

Hamish De Bretton Gordon says those condemning the strikes in Syria need to see the 'streets of Douma'

Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Sir Tim Collins didn't agree that there is an alternative to bombings

Colonel: 'Russians owe Corbyn a few drinks' on Syria suggestions

Colonel: 'Russians owe Corbyn a few drinks' on Syria suggestions

Former British Army officer Colonel Tim Collins has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Jeremy Corbyn's position on Syria is "a nonsense".

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: April 13

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: April 13

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: April 13

George delivers with another memorable podcast

Johnson insisted the strikes - co-ordinated with action by the United States and France - would send a warning to Syria

Boris Johnson: Syria strikes 'right for the world'

Boris Johnson: Syria strikes 'right for the world'

Johnson added that the Syrian war will go on, despite the latest strikes

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: April 16

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: April 16

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: April 16

Reunited and it feels so good!

Husnain Rashid, 31, made the post about the young royal's school on messaging app Telegram

Man accused of Prince George message to face terror charges

Man accused of Prince George message to face terror charges

An alleged Islamic State (IS) supporter accused of sharing details of Prince George's school on social media will now face trial in May

The west has blamed President Assad for the attacks

Former Naval chief: Syria chemical attack 'could be propaganda'

Former Naval chief: Syria chemical attack 'could be propaganda'

Retired senior Naval Officer Lord Alan West has questioned whether the chemical attack in Syria was the work of President Assad’s troops

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned Donald Trump's rhetoric

'Whole world should be alarmed' – Corbyn condemns Trump tweet

'Whole world should be alarmed' – Corbyn condemns Trump tweet

Labour leader speaks out on US president's 'instant reaction' on social media

The prime minister has summoned ministers to No.10 for an emergency Cabinet meeting

May to chair emergency Cabinet meeting on Syria 'chemical attack'

May to chair emergency Cabinet meeting on Syria 'chemical attack'

Prime minister summons ministers to No.10 amid calls for Parliamentary vote on any military action

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: April 10

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: April 10

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: April 10

Our host returns with his latest unforgettable podcast

The US president has been in talks with Britain and France

'Missiles are coming' - Trump warns of imminent military action in Syria

'Missiles are coming' - Trump warns of imminent military action in Syria

US relationship with Russia 'worse than ever', says president

Syrian rescue teams clear the rubble yesterday morning (April 10) at the site of an explosion

Syria: air traffic controllers issue 'rapid alert' as MP calls for 'military escalation'

Syria: 'Rapid alert' issued as MP calls for 'military escalation'

European Aviation Security Agency warns operators of possible air strikes as Conservative MP says Britain must 'send a signal'

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Syria: Donald Trump says 'chemical attack will be met forcefully' despite Russia's warning

Syria: Donald Trump says 'chemical attack will be met forcefully' despite Russia's warning

Syria: Donald Trump says 'chemical attack will be met forcefully'

Donald Trump has met with military leaders to discuss their response to the suspected chemical attack

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Chemical attack: 'We have to accept Assad and Putin have won war in Syria', says expert

Chemical attack: 'We have to accept Assad and Putin have won war in Syria', says expert

Chemical attack: 'We have to accept Assad and Putin have won war in Syria'

Chemical weapons expert Hamish de Bretton-Gordon said without intervention we will keep seeing babies killed

Syria: 'US won't go after Russia, but it may target Assad', says politics professor

Syria: 'US won't go after Russia, but it may target Assad', says politics professor

Syria: 'US won't go after Russia, but it may target Assad'

A suspected chemical attack in Syria has killed at least 70 people

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Britons and Syrians share many opinions on what is most valuable for a good life

Study: Syrian refugees and British citizens share 'substantial common ground'

Study: Syrian refugees and British citizens share 'substantial common ground'

UK-based refugees are most likely to remain and contribute to their host economy and are "much better supported" compared to those elsewhere

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Syria aid crisis: 'Putin and Assad are not respecting ceasefire'

Syria aid crisis: 'Putin and Assad are not respecting ceasefire'

Syria aid crisis: 'Putin and Assad are not respecting ceasefire'

Aid expert Hamish De Bretton-Gordon says Russia and Syria are behind latest debacle surrounding UN aid convoy

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

'Biggest foreign policy mistake of the decade was not taking military action in Syria', says MP Johnny Mercer

Tory MP condemns eighth investigation into army officer's role in death of Iraqi teenager

Tory MP slams new investigation into army officer's role in death of Iraqi man

Johnny Mercer MP also claimed the decision not to take military action in Syria was 'the biggest foreign policy mistake of the decade'

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Aweys Shikhey talked of attacking the Jewish community in Stamford Hill

Isis supporter who planned to attack London Jewish community guilty of terror offences

Isis supporter who planned to attack Jewish community guilty of terror offences

Aweys Shikhey secured a five-figure loan to fund his jihadi mission before eventually being arrested by Counter Terrorism officers as he prepared to board a flight to Turkey.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Two members of Isis execution group 'The Beatles' captured

Two members of Isis execution group 'The Beatles' captured

Two members of Isis execution group 'The Beatles' captured

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were reportedly detained by US-allied Kurdish militia fighters in January.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

It was feared some may cause unrest over Turkey's treatment of the YPG

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Islam convert who planned to join Isis as a runaway jihadi bride jailed

Islam convert who planned to join Isis as a runaway jihadi bride jailed

Sandeep Samra rejected advice from counter-extremism counsellors and planned to go to Syria with her would-be husband

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Head of British Army warns UK may not keep up with enemies

Head of British Army warns UK may not keep up with enemies

Head of British Army warns UK may not keep up with enemies

General Sir Nick Carter is to give a speech at the Royal United Services Institute

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The boy had his school uniform in his bag

Birmingham teenager who ran away from school to fly to Syria pleads guilty to terror charges

Birmingham teen who fled school to fly to Syria admits terror offences

The 16-year-old boy from Sutton Coldfield admitted the charge of preparing for terrorist acts under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Two men handed life prison sentence for 'barbaric' murder of Syrian woman and baby

Two men handed life prison sentence for 'barbaric' murder of Syrian refugee and her baby

Two men jailed for life for killing Syrian refugee and her baby

The woman's husband has claimed the prison sentence is not severe enough

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the US of creating a 'terrorist force' on Turkey's border

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Isis threatens to attack United States over Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

Isis threatens to attack United States over Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

Isis threatens to attack United States over Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

The group posted threatening messages via social media which warned of action in response to Donald Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

American 'Isis fighter' captured by Syrian forces poses legal issue due to dual citizenship

American 'Isis fighter' captured by Syrian forces poses legal issue due to dual citizenship

Captured American 'Isis fighter' poses legal issue due to dual citizenship

The man, known only as 'John Doe', was captured by Syrian forces while he reportedly fought for Islamic State

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

US Supreme Court rules Donald Trump's travel ban can take full effect

US Supreme Court rules Donald Trump's travel ban can take full effect

US Supreme Court rules Donald Trump's travel ban can take full effect

The terms of the executive order - which places travel restrictions on eight countries - can be active while challenges to it are processed

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says Crispin Blunt MP

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says Crispin Blunt MP

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says MP

Crispin Blunt, the MP for Reigate and former chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the findings of a BBC investigation

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Father denies daughters claim of kidnapping and forced marriage to older cousin

Nadia Tabbaa: Father of woman who claims he forcibly sent her to Syria aged 13 takes legal action

Father denies daughters claim of kidnapping and forced marriage to older cousin

A man sues Australian TV channel for airing allegations that he kidnapped his daughter, forced her to marry her older cousin and abused his family.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Volunteer who fought against Isis says UK must stop British jihadis from returning

Volunteer who fought Isis says UK must stop British jihadis from returning

Man who fought Isis says UK must stop British jihadis from returning

Macer Gifford left his job as a banker to join the Kurdish People's Protection Units

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Mubashir Jamil: Wannabe terrorist who bought punchbag to train for Isis jailed

Wannabe terrorist who bought punchbag to train for Isis jailed

Mubashir Jamil considered carrying out a suicide bomb attack and talked of wanting to see attacks similar to those in Belgium and Paris

Syrian men accused of terror plot released on insufficient evidence

Syrian men accused of terror plot released due to insufficient evidence

Syrian men accused of terror plot released due to insufficient evidence

Police in Germany detained the men after raiding eight apartments across the country

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hassan Rouhani proclaims the end of Isis in live TV declaration

Isis is dead, claims Iran leader Hassan Rouhani

Isis is dead, claims Iran leader Hassan Rouhani

The President of Iran said the terrorist group was finished in a live statement on state television

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Aleppo: Almost 200 militants surrender to Syrian authorities

Aleppo: Almost 200 militants surrender to Syrian authorities

Almost 200 militants surrender in Aleppo to Syrian authorities

Syria's government has said some militants can be given amnesty

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits from France used to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits and using money to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still claiming benefits and using money to fund Isis'

It is claimed relatives of the jihadists are going to employment centres in France to pick up the benefits each month

Boris Johnson blasts Russia after UN report finds Syrian regime culpable

Boris Johnson blasts Russia after UN report finds Syrian regime culpable for Khan Sheikhun attack

Johnson blasts Russia after report says Syrian regime culpable for gas attack

The Foreign Secretary was responding to a UN report which pointed to the Syrian government as the ones responsible for the gas attack in Khan Sheikhun

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

WATCH: Voluntary soldier plays Ariana Grande song after forces liberate Raqqa in Syria

WATCH: Fighter from Manchester plays Ariana Grande song in Raqqa after forces drive Isis out

WATCH: Voluntary soldier plays Ariana Grande song in Raqqa

The soldier was previously an actor who had appeared in CSI and Pirates of the Caribbean

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

British man fighting against Islamic State in Syria dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis alongside Kurdish Militia dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis in Syria dies while clearing landmines

Jac Holmes had been fighting the terror group with Kurdish militia since 2015

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

'I’ll be happy if every last organisation like Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq', says George Galloway

George Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if every last Isis and Al-Qaeda terrorist was left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq'

Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground'

George Galloway made his opinion known in the wake of Rory Stewart's BBC Interview about Islamic State

Minister says only way to deal with IS fighters is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Rory Stewart on Islamic State: Minister says only way to deal with Isis fighters is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Minister says only way to fight Isis is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Rory Stewart made the comments in an interview with the BBC

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

George Galloway Weekly Podcast: Trump, Boris Johnson and the famous caller Amy!

George Galloway Weekly Podcast

Listen to the University of the Airwaves with George Galloway

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

The executive order was blocked hours before it was scheduled to take place

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

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