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Sectarian Violence in Syria: What Does It Mean for the Rest of Us?

Luke McManus | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Luke McManus

Sectarian violence in Syria is now threatening more than just the Middle East. Syria's civil war, whose direction at first seemed synonymous with other countries of the Arab Spring, quickly became a full-blown battle of Shia-Sunni sectarianism.

Spare a Thought for the Hazaras of Quetta

Llewelyn Morgan | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK
Llewelyn Morgan

A month ago, on June 15th, a bus carrying students home from the Sardar Bahadur Khan Women's University in Quetta, Pakistan, was hit by a female suicide bomber.

Importing the Sectarianism That Drives the Conflict in Syria - The Case Against the Sectarian Preacher

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

The last thing we need is to import sectarianism into our country. Al-Arifi may have done us all a favour by coming to the UK since it has focussed on the need for better due diligence to be undertaken and to make us all wake up to the fact that whilst Syria may seem a long way away, its impacts can so easily affect our community relations in our small island.

Jessica Elgot

Are Bitter Muslim Sectarian Tensions In Syria Spreading To UK?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

Carrying billowing black flags, Anjem Choudary's banned group of extremists stomped past the Lebanese cafes and phone accessories shops along north Lo...

Should The UK Arm Syrian Rebels?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics

Last week the foreign secretary, William Hague, revealed that the British government is planning to ramp up its support to rebels in Syria. Hague s...

Why Britain Should Arm Syrian Rebels

Malik Al-Abdeh | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Politics
Malik Al-Abdeh

At long last, a policy on Syria that makes sense. This week, prime minister David Cameron indicated that Britain was ready to bypass an EU arms embargo and deliver arms to Syria's opposition fighters - much to the horror I expect of Bashar Assad.

Why We Shouldn't Be Arming Syria's Rebels

Charles Shoebridge | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Politics
Charles Shoebridge

The officially stated UK government rationale justifying arming Syria's rebels relies upon at least two flawed assumptions. The first is that pouring sophisticated weaponry into a war zone already awash with weapons will save civilian lives.

Hazara Massacres

Lord Avebury | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Politics
Lord Avebury

A meeting in the House of Lords today will consider the latest in a series of massacres of the Hazara people in the Pakistan province of Balochistan, and its connection with the wider sectarian attacks on Shi'as throughout Pakistan.

British Muslims Split Along Sectarian Lines Over Arab Uprisings

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Politics
H.A. Hellyer

For more than a decade I have been studying the community dynamics of Muslim Britons. Their views on the Arab uprisings are intriguing: sectarian fears, disappointments, scepticism, hope and ethnic concerns are all there.

Troops Attempt To Contain Violence In Lebanon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Clashes in Lebanon's capital Beirut and the northern city of Tripoli have left seven people dead and dozens more injured as the army warned of "unprec...

Violence In Beirut (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

Lebanese soldiers have fired bullets in the air and launched tear-gas at mourners attending the funeral of a murdered intelligence chief in Beirut ami...

Force India Formula 1 Team Witness Petrol Bomb Attack In Bahrain

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

Members of the Force India Formula 1 team were caught up in a petrol bomb attack in Bahrain on Wednesday. One of the team members has returned home...

Yates Of The Yard - Bahrain GP Security Not Guaranteed

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

John Yates, the former Metropolitan Police officer who resigned over the phone-hacking scandal, has admitted security cannot be guaranteed at the week...

'Idiots Everywhere In The World' - Bahrain F1 Official Defends Race's Green Light

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Sport

The Bahrain International Circuit chairman has defended the decision for this weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix to go ahead, because there are "idiots ev...

Should Bahrain GP Be Given The Green Light?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Sport

FIA have given the green light for Bahrain to stage next weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix. Speculation has been rife all week that the Gulf state eve...

F1 Teams Expect Bahrain GP To Be Cancelled

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Sport

Several Formula 1 teams expect next weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix to be cancelled amid security concerns. Civil unrest has thrown the event into dou...

So Who is Iran Threatening?

Jasdev Singh Rai | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK
Jasdev Singh Rai

Europe meets to tighten sanctions against Iran going further than before by imposing embargo on its oil. The Global community, which means the west pl...

Baghdad Bombings Kill 63 As Sectarian Violence Erupts In Iraq

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

At least 63 people have died in Baghdad and almost 200 have been injured after a series of deadly bombings rocked the Iraqi capital. Up to 14 coord...

Arab Spring?

Peter Martindale | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

As Autumn nears, and the so-called Arab Spring has achieved nothing more than bloodshed, resentment and instability, the West should stop its shameful support of bloody revolution.

For the viewers at home: Libya - a new paradigm for Intervention

Benjamin Montero | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics
Benjamin Montero

The success of Libyan rebels in toppling Muammar Gaddafi's 40 year regime is an immense achievement, and one that should not be seen as lessened due t...