Syria

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

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Russia suspends military communications with US over Syria

Russia suspends military communications with US over Syria

Russia suspends military communications with US over Syria

Russia has said that a communication channel, originally set up to avoid midair collisions between the US and Russia, will be suspended

One of the images published by Evgeny Podubny (Instagram: evgeny.poddubny)

Syria airstrikes: Images of ruined Russian base published by journalist

Syria airstrikes: Images of ruined Russian base published by journalist

Podubni says at up to nine planes were wrecked but several hangars survived intact

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria, so there may be more air strikes', says politics professor

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria, so there may be more airstrikes'

'Donald Trump is genuinely emotive about the situation in Syria'

The US launched an airstrike on a Syrian air base, after a suspected chemical attack in Idlib which killed at least 80 people

At least 80 people have died in Idlib this week

Idlib massacre: Journalist condemned for saying Hitler wouldn’t have used gas

Idlib massacre: Journalist condemned for saying Hitler wouldn’t have used gas

David Simon said even Hitler wouldn't have used gas on his own people

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work', says foreign affairs committee

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work', says foreign affairs committee chair

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work'

The US has carried out a missile strike against a Syrian air base, after a suspected chemical attack in Syria which killed at least 80 people

West backs US airstrike on Syrian airbase as Russia condemns 'American aggression'

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

France and the UK have supported the airstrike on the base from which the chemical attacks on Khan Sheikhun were launched

Idlib massacre: LISTEN: Syrian woman reveals heartbreaking details of attack that killed 22 members of her family

Idlib massacre: LISTEN: Syrian woman reveals heartbreaking details of attack that killed 22 members of her family

Syrian woman reveals she lost 22 relatives in Khan Sheikhun attacks

Listen to the shocking interview which sheds light on the sheer horror of this week's bombardment in Idlib

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Turkish media reports autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Syria Idlib attacks

Turkish media: autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Syria Idlib attacks

Autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Idlib, claims Turkish media

More than 70 people died in two attacks on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun, and a Turkish minister has confirmed the use of chemical weapons

Donald Trump blasts alleged Idlib chemical attack, says it's changed his view of Bashar al-Assad

Donald Trump says alleged Idlib chemical attack has changed his view of Bashar al-Assad

Donald Trump blasts alleged chemical attack in Syria's Idlib Province

The US president said the incident has transformed his view of President Bashar al-Assad

War Child UK representative condemns alleged chemical weapons use in Syria

Idlib massacre: War Child condemns alleged chemical weapons atrocities

War Child condemns alleged chemical weapons atrocities in Idlib

Colin Walker, the head of policy at the organisation, spoke to Paul Ross about the two attacks upon the Idlib province

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

At least 72 people have died in Idlib

Idlib massacre: Russia claims Syrian planes blew up warehouse containing toxic substances

Idlib massacre: Russia claims Syrian planes blew up toxic weapon warehouse

Kremlin appears to distance itself from reported chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun

Warplanes bomb Idlib province one day after suspected chemical attack

Warplanes bomb Idlib province just a day after suspected chemical attack

Warplanes 'bomb Idlib province' just a day after suspected chemical attack

Khan Sheikhun has reportedly been bombed again, bringing the death toll in the town up to 72

Members of the White Helmets rescue forces remove a body after the bombardment of Idlib in March 2017. The city has suffered another horrific bombardment this week

Idlib massacre: MP Alison McGovern struggles to defend her 2013 vote against air strikes

MP Alison McGovern struggles to defend 2013 vote against Syria air strikes

McGovern fails to give clear answer when asked whether she is ashamed of voting against strikes four years ago

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rifaat al-Assad is the nephew of Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad

Bashar al-Assad's uncle faces money laundering probe in Spain

Bashar al-Assad's uncle faces money laundering probe in Spain

Judge in Marbella orders search of 15 properties and closure of 16 bank accounts linked to Rifaat al-Assad.

At least 35 die in suspected chemical attack on Syria province

Dozens dead in suspected chemical attack on Syrian province of Idlib

Dozens dead in suspected chemical attack on Syrian province of Idlib

The town of Khan Sheikhun in the Idlib province - which is held by rebels - came under attack on Tuesday

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Israel's Isis fence to be completed within months

Israel to complete Trump-style border fence against Isis within months

Israel to complete Trump-style border fence against Isis within months

The final section of the fence is roughly 30 kilometres long, meant to stop the group's militants from crossing the border from Jordan

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse

Terror group has reportedly told local residents to evacuate their homes due to damage sustained by the dam

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Swedish doctors denounce medical films created by the White Helmets

'Baby snuff films' created by Syria's White Helmets denounced by doctors

'Baby snuff films' created by Syria's White Helmets denounced by doctors

The White Helmets, who operate in parts of rebel-controlled Syria, have created videos which claim to show life-saving procedures being carried out on children

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Donald Trump's second travel ban blocked by Hawaii judge hours before coming into effect

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban following earlier Hawaii snub

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban

US District Judge Derrick Watson said the evidence the ban was a matter of national security was 'questionable'

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban as order is imposed once again

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

The president's new order was signed on Monday

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The UK must engage and hold regular talks with Russia, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee report

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The committee chair, Crispin Blunt, insisted Russia is not an enemy and said mounting tension must be defused

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

George Galloway: 'Intelligence community hates Donald Trump because he's a threat to their fiefdom'

George Galloway: 'Intelligence community hates Donald Trump because he's a threat to their fiefdom'

'Intelligence community hates Donald Trump as he's a threat to their fiefdom'

George Galloway was responding to an email about the US president's safety

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

George Galloway: 'It’s long past time for political freedom to be introduced in Syria'

George Galloway: 'It’s long past time for political freedom to be introduced in Syria'

George Galloway: 'It’s long past time for political freedom in Syria'

Our host declared it was time for Syria to have political choice, but admitted you sometimes have to choose between 'bad and worse'

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

The former Secretary of State joined in the Women's March after Donald Trump's inauguration in January

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

George Galloway: Kurdish people have just as much right to a country as anybody else

George Galloway: Kurdish people have just as much right to a country as anybody else

'Kurdish people have just as much right to a country as anybody else'

George Galloway has said Kurdish people's right to have their own land must be recognised

Huge areas have been left decimated by the Syria civil war

Assad torturers even more barbaric than Isis jihadists, says former Nato commander

Assad troops even more barbaric than Isis jihadists, says former Nato commander

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon tells Julia Hartley-Brewer Donald Trump could key to unlocking Syria crisis

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

George Galloway claims 'Barack Obama was a coward who caused one bloody mess after another'

George Galloway claims 'Barack Obama was a coward who caused one bloody mess after another'

'Barack Obama was a coward who caused one bloody mess after another'

George Galloway has said that Barack Obama knew what he needed to do as President but was too cowardly to achieve it

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

UK-US 'special relationship unlikely to make Donald Trump change course', says lecturer Dr Adam Quinn

UK-US special relationship unlikely to make Trump reverse Muslim ban, says lecturer Dr Adam Quinn

UK-US 'special relationship unlikely to make Donald Trump change course'

Dr. Adam Quinn told Julia Hartley-Brewer it was 'unreasonable to suggest' Britain has any real influence on American politics

Starbucks planning to hire thousands of refugees to defy Donald Trump

Starbucks planning to hire thousands of refugees to defy Donald Trump

Starbucks planning to hire thousands of refugees to defy Donald Trump

The coffee chain plans to hire roughly 10,000 refugees over the next five years as a defiant response to the President's executive order

Donald Trump: 'Even his supporters are surprised at his move,' says protester

Even Donald Trump supporters are surprised at refugee crackdown, says protest leader

Even Donald Trump supporters are surprised at refugee crackdown, says protester

The US president signed an executive order which banned immigration from seven countries in the Middle-East

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Isis has released a series of chilling videos in recent years

Isis child executioner kills man in ball pit in chilling new video

Isis child executioner kills man in ball pit in chilling new video

New video appears to show three separate child executioners

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Galloway defended himself from criticism from a talkRADIO listener

'I'm not in love with Putin': George Galloway calls out talkRADIO listener over Russia tweet

George Galloway explains his position on Russia: 'I'm not in love with Putin'

Galloway was moved to defend himself after Mark, from Battersea, sent him a rather provocative message

Terrorism: 'We've had a problem securing the coasts for a long time,' says security specialist

The UK coasts have been vulnerable to terrorists for a long time, says security specialist Will Geddes

Terrorism: 'We've had a problem securing the coasts for a long time'

Geddes spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould following terror tsar David Anderson's warning UK ports are wide open to IS fighters

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The US said the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats was prompted by Russian interference in the American presidential elections

George Galloway: Masterful Vladimir Putin humiliated squalid Barack Obama in hacking row

George Galloway: Masterful Putin humiliated squalid Obama in hacking row

Galloway said Obama's multiple foreign policy failures were the real reason for his decision to expel 35 Russian diplomats

Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

Putin (R) has said he will not launch reprisals to US sanctions

Vladimir Putin will not expel any US diplomats in response to Obama's sanctions

Vladimir Putin will not expel any US diplomats in response to Obama's sanctions

Earlier reports suggested that Putin was being urged to expel US diplomats

Syria's civil war erupted in May 2011

Syria ceasefire breached after just a few hours as clashes reported in Damascus

Syria ceasefire breached after just a few hours as clashes reported in Damascus

Ceasefire came into effect at midnight last night

Putin has been urged to expel 35 US diplomats in a tat-for-tat retaliation to US measures announced earlier today

Russian officials tell Putin to eject 35 US diplomats in response to Obama

Russian officials tell Putin to eject 35 US diplomats in response to Obama

The US announce it plans to expel 35 Russian diplomats earlier today

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The city of Aleppo in northern Syria is seen in ruins after recent bombardment

Vladimir Putin claims Bashar al-Assad has signed truce with Syrian rebels

Vladimir Putin claims Bashar al-Assad has signed truce with Syrian rebels

Syrian government has been locked in conflict with rebels since 2011

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Key Isis commander 'killed by US airstrike in Raqqa'

Key Isis commander 'killed by US airstrike in Raqqa'

Abu Jandal al-Kuwaiti reportedly targeted by strikes in countryside of al-Tabaqa

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Galloway has created his own documentary about the Iraq war

George Galloway: I warned Tony Blair about Iraq - but even I didn't expect horror of Isis

George Galloway: I warned Blair about Iraq, but even I didn't expect Isis

Galloway says the barbarity of Islamic State is something he never imagined

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Aleppo has witnessed a sustained bombardment in recent months

George Galloway defends Russian involvement in Aleppo: 'Sometimes you have to choose between the bad and the worse'

George Galloway defends Russian involvement in Aleppo

Galloway says Isis and other Islamist groups are the real villains and at least Russia are in Syria legally

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