Aleppo

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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'

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, 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

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

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

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Suicide note is published as 20 women in Aleppo commit suicide to avoid rape

Twenty women in Aleppo commit suicide to avoid rape as moving note is made public

Twenty women in Aleppo commit suicide to avoid rape as moving note made public

The leader of one of the largest rebel groups in Aleppo, Abdullah Othman, has claimed 20 women committed suicide so that they would avoid rape

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

Eastern Aleppo evacuation: 10 ambulances, 17 buses packed with evacuees leave war-torn area

Eastern Aleppo evacuation: 10 ambulances, 17 buses packed with evacuees leave war-torn area

Aleppo evacuation: 10 ambulances, 17 buses packed with evacuees seen leaving

Witness says all 17 buses were packed with evacuees

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

'We have let the people of Syria down and must do more to help', says Doctors Under Fire - Unfinished

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire says conflict is 'on a different scale' to anything seen before

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire describes barbarity of the conflict

Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, founder of Doctors under Fire, spoke at length to Julia this morning

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

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Peter Tatchell on why he interrupted Jeremy Corbyn and the issues in Syria

'I support Jeremy Corbyn but Labour haven't done enough on Syria': Peter Tatchell reveals why he disrupted Labour leader's speech

Peter Tatchell on why he interrupted Jeremy Corbyn over Syria

The leading activist insisted that the Labour leader needs to take more action to aid civilians in Aleppo

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

80,000 residents freed as Syrian government forces clear militants from half of eastern Aleppo, says Russian defence ministry

80,000 residents freed from Aleppo, says Russian defence ministry

80,000 residents freed from Aleppo, says Russian defence ministry

The ministry has said 80,000 residents in eastern Aleppo have been freed, as Syrian government forces have cleared militants from half of eastern Aleppo

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

George Galloway attacks the UK Government for its 'aggression' against Vladimir Putin

George Galloway attacks UK Government for provoking Putin

Galloway said 'a mighty military superpower is being steadily confronted'

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

'Vladimir Putin likes flexing his muscles' - Former rear admiral highlights how the west needs a 'framework' to confront Russia

LISTEN Vladimir Putin thinks we're weak and effeminate, says former Rear Admiral Chris Parry

Putin thinks we're weak and effeminate, says former Admiral

Chris Parry explained how there's no strategy to currently stop 'Vladimir Putin flexing his muscles' in Syria

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Russian state broadcaster's bank accounts frozen in UK

Russian state broadcaster's bank accounts frozen in UK

Unclear at this stage what prompted the suspension

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for breaches of humanitarian law in new interview

LISTEN Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

The MP for Sutton Coldfield was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the situation in Syria

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

LISTEN Alastair Campbell says Iraq war decision was cautious, not risky

Alastair Campbell says Iraq war decision was cautious, not risky

Tony Blair's former communications director also said Iraq fallout has fuelled Syria crisis

George Galloway: Boris Johnson will even help Isis if it means Jeremy Corbyn gets a kicking

George Galloway: Boris Johnson will even help Isis if it means kicking Corbyn

George Galloway, talkRADIO presenter and member of Stop the War, says Johnson is putting petty party politics before the national (and global) interest

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

Stop the War branded 'Putin apologists' over Aleppo as Twitter war gets nasty

Stop the War branded 'Putin apologists' as Twitter war gets nasty

Social media war heats up after Boris Johnson called out Stop the War yesterday

LISTEN 'We're Stop the War, not Start the War' says activist in heated clash over Aleppo

'We're Stop the War, not Start the War' says activist in heated clash over Alepp

Chris Nineham defends Bashar al-Assad while condemning the UK over the Syria crisis in a furious interview

Stop the War organiser vows to 'oppose the West' in car-crash Aleppo interview

Stop the War organiser vows to 'oppose the West' in car-crash Aleppo interview

Chris Nineham appears to contradict group's previous policy on protesting overseas conflicts

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Boris Johnson attacks Jeremy Corbyn's Stop the War coalition over Aleppo

Boris Johnson attacks Jeremy Corbyn's Stop the War coalition over Aleppo

Johnson asks why there haven't been more protest against Russian bombing

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

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Syria: 'Russians are attempting an endgame', says journalist

Syria: 'Putin is going on the warpath to save his ally Assad'

Syria: 'Putin is going on the warpath to save his ally Assad'

Robert Fox, Defence Editor for The London Evening Standard, claims the Russians are attempting to save Bashar al-Assad - and we should be worried

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

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

The US has claimed Russia is responsible for the attack on an aid convoy in Syria on Monday, which the International Committee of the Red Cross has claimed killed around 20 civilians

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

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: ISIL leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: Isis leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Dead Isis leader Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is 'replaceable', says terror expert

Dr. Afzal Ashraf said there is a 'nothing particularly talented about him which can't be replaced or improved on by his successors'

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Syria Conflict: 'It's a tactic that's become known as sieging starve', says journalist as aid cannot get through to Aleppo

Syria Conflict: Government planning to "starve Aleppo rebels into submission", says war correspondent

Syria Conflict: Government planning to "starve Aleppo rebels into submission"

With UN and Russian calls for a ceasefire in Aleppo showing little evidence of having an effect, war correspondent Hannah Lucinda Smith tells talkRADIO that the starving of opponents is a recognised tactic of the conflict…

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tim Eaton, a Syria expert from the Royal Institute of International Affairs, tells talkRADIO that neither side is in the mood to take a backward step, as fighting intensifies in the besieged city of Aleppo

Syrian Conflict: UN-proposed pause in fighting "is not going to happen", regional expert tells talkRADIO

Syrian Conflict: UN-proposed pause in fighting "is not going to happen"

Tim Eaton, a Syria expert from the Royal Institute of International Affairs, tells talkRADIO that neither side is in the mood to take a backward step, as fighting intensifies in the besieged city…