Mehdi's Morning Memo: Talking To Tehran

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 17 June 2014... 1) TALKING TO TEHRAN The rise of al Qaeda offshoot Isis in Iraq has turned ...

No Room For Blondes: Women Not Allowed To Serve Food At Hague Summit

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

Women are not allowed to serve food at the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague because they might distract the men. No it's not April 1st yet. App...

Western Hubris and Events in Ukraine

Dr Lee Marsden | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Lee Marsden

Crimea has only been part of Ukraine since 1954, a technical decision by Khrushchev, which made little practical difference as the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic was an integral part of the Soviet Union. If it should wish to re-join Russia then so be it.

UK Concern As Mugabe 'Re-Elected' Amid Fraud Claims

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague today commended the people of Zimbabwe for holding peaceful presidential polls, but voiced "grave concerns" about the ...

Weapons for the Free Syrian Army: An incentive for Assad to negotiate or further oil on the fire?

Thomas Hauschildt | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hauschildt

Although no weapons will be delivered before the end of the summer and the EU insists that only weapons shall be delivered that serve the protection of civilians. One wonders what kind of weapon that might be as there are hardly any - if at all - weapons out there that have a pure defensive character. Whether rhetoric needs to be underlined by action remains to be seen.

UK To Push For Syrian Arms Embargo To Be Lifted

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK

The UK will push for the European Union's arms embargo on Syria to be lifted to enable the potential supply of weapons to forces fighting against Bash...

Korea And Syria High On Agenda For Hague's G8 Talks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Politics

Foreign ministers from the G8 are holding talks in London on Thursday with tensions on Korea high on the agenda, as well as discussions about the ongo...

Hague Clashes With EU Ministers Over Plans To Arm Syrian Rebels

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics

Foreign Secretary William Hague has clashed with EU ministers over whether an arms embargo on Syrian rebels should be lifted. Hague's Irish counter...

Britain And Russia 'Conspiring To Cover Up' Alexander Litvinenko Inquest

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

Britain and Russia are conspiring to shut down the inquest into the death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko to preserve trade interests, a lawyer fo...

British Jihadists In Syria Are 'A Threat To The West'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Politics

Islamist extremists fighting the Assad regime in Syria could carry out terrorist attacks in the UK, William Hague has warned. Syria has now become ...

'Please Don't Come To Britain'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

An advertising campaign highlighting the pitfalls of life in the UK (such as the rain) could be used by the government to put off would-be immigrants,...

Britain Already 'Doing All It Can' To Help Syrians

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Britain is doing all it can to help people caught up in the Syrian uprising but will not send weapons to the rebels fighting President Assad's regime,...

We Condemn Assad's Crime... While Giving His Main Dealer a Warm Welcome

Alex MacDonald | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Politics
Alex MacDonald

In two weeks the arms fair Farnborough is coming to the UK with its official welcome reception to be held in the Natural History Museum. Masquerading as an airshow, the fair will bring together 37 buyer countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Libya.

Iranian Warships Enter The Suez Canal In 'Message Of Peace' And 'Show Of Might'

Posted 18.02.2012 | UK

Iranian warships have entered the Suez canal, via the Mediterranean sea, for the second time since the revolution of 1979. The Shahid Qandi, a dest...

William Hague 'Keen On Looser Ties With EU'

PA | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Foreign Secretary William Hague has reportedly said he believes Britain could "get ahead" by loosening its ties with Europe. O...

UK Re-Establishes Diplomatic Mission In Libya

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

Foreign Secretary William Hague has confirmed that the UK has re-established a diplomatic mission in Libya. The team, which will be led by the Brit...

Last Major Balkans War Crimes Suspect Arrested In Serbia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Goran Hadzic, the last major war crimes suspect from the Balkans war, has been arrested in Serbia. The 52-year-old, who faces 14 counts of war crim...