Syria Civil War

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

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

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

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

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

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 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Assad troops have reportedly killed a regional leader of the White Helmets rescue squad

Syria: Assad troops 'blow up leader of White Helmets rescue squad with thermal missile'

Syria: Assad troops 'blow up leader of White Helmets rescue squad'

It is claimed Adbullah al-Serhan Abo Yassin was 'targeted' by pro-government troops

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

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 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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

Isis-linked group hacks NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

Isis hackers attack NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

Isis hackers attack NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

A group based in North Africa posted graphic images from the war in Syria to NHS websites, stating that they were retaliating for the West’s aggression in the Middle East

Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

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

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

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Syria: 'The West must accept war is lost', says former head of British Armed forces

Syria: 'The West must accept war is lost', says former head of British Armed forces

'The West must accept Syria war is lost', says former British Armed forces head

The Government forces have pressed in on the rebel forces in Aleppo, bringing the civil war to its end game

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Aleppo: Researcher warns of keeping 'eyes peeled' to ensure safe evacuation

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

Tim Eaton, from Chatham House, insisted that 'hearing about a deal' to evacuate civilians from rebel-held areas 'doesn’t mean it will be followed through or carried out'

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

The former Liberal Democrat leader said it was a priority for the West to prevent a repeat of the Srebrenica massacre in the city

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Syria: Ban Ki-moon 'alarmed' over reports of Aleppo atrocities

Syrian rebels claim Assad troops burning women and children alive in Aleppo

Syrian rebels claim Assad troops burning women and children alive in Aleppo

Troops loyal to Bashar Al-Assad are poised to retake rebel-held parts of the city

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Meet the Dutchman planning a man-made migrant island in the middle of the Mediterranean

Meet the Dutchman planning to build an island to solve the migrant crisis

Theo Deutinger's utopia would sit in between Italy and Tunisia, channelling the European dream and the wonder of space exploration

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Andrew Mitchell MP compares Russian actions in Syria to the Nazis in the 1930s

LISTEN MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

The MP for Sutton Coldfield and former Secretary of State for International Development didn't hold back on Russia

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Syria: British planes could form coalition to stop Russian war crimes

Syria: British planes should join coalition to stop Russian 'war crimes' says minister

Syria: Britain should join coalition to stop Russian 'war crimes' says minister

Andrew Mitchell said it might be necessary to intervene to stop the alleged bombing of civilians in Syria

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Syria: 'Siege warfare places civilians at the heart of the conflict', says aid worker

Aleppo aid bombing: Syria civilians 'could be trapped for years by sieges' says Red Cross

Aleppo aid bombing: Syria civilians 'could be trapped for years by sieges'

Alexander Matthew, of the Red Cross, described the devastating impact siege warfare is having in Aleppo

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband says Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

The former Foreign Secretary has expressed cautious optimism about the ceasefire

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

'A deal has got to be done by the Russians and Americans' to control the Syria conflict, says head of RUSI Qatar

Russia and America 'must reach deal to stop Syria conflict and drive out Isis'

Russia and America 'must reach deal to stop Syria conflict and drive out Isis'

Researcher Michael Stephens says Moscow and Washington are the key players in ending the bloodshed

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Calais Jungle on fire

A Jungle Migrant's Tale: 'Why I crawled through the Channel Tunnel to escape hell'

A Jungle Migrant's Tale: 'Why I crawled through Channel Tunnel to escape hell'

Umer, 13, saw his father killed by the Taliban and then braved the Channel Tunnel to flee the horrors of the Calais migrant camp. Here he tells his incredible story to talkRADIO

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

 member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols the border town of Jarablus on August 31, 2016. The Turkish incursion into Jarablus is just another chapter in the messy and tragic saga in northern Syria

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

Turkey claims it wants to flush Islamic State out of northern Syria. But there is scant proof, says Kurdish blogger

Is this the most ill-advised advert ever? Syria tourist board releases promotional video

Is this the most ill-advised advert ever? Syria tourist board releases promotional video

The most ill-advised advert ever? Syria tourist board releases promotional clip

Would you go to Syria for a relaxing break?

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

This photo of a boy in Syria has caused outrage across the world

Syrian boy photo: 'Harrowing image of Omran Daqneesh Must Spur UN into Action'

Harrowing image of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh 'must spur UN into action'

Save the Children says UN must 'wake up' and work out a way to resolve the Syrian conflict after the picture of a wounded boy on the back of an ambulance went round the world

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016