Syrian Conflict

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!

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

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

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

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, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Rebels in Syria start evacuating Damascus under terms of government deal

Rebels in Syria start evacuating Damascus under terms of government deal

Rebels in Syria start evacuating Damascus under terms of government deal

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the evacuation will be taking place over the course of five days

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

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

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'

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

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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

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