Syria

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

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

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