Syria Bombing

Commons People Politics Podcast: Hilary Benn, Syria Bombing and Labour Deselection Fears

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Politics

Extending UK bombing raids against so-called IS into Syria was the top story of the political week, with MPs backing the action in a late-night Common...

Save Your Sanctimony and Threats of Deselection - Your Certainty Stinks

Jess Phillips | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics
Jess Phillips

Each and every MP made an impossible decision. It's not bravery, it's not noble, it is our job. Don't let's gloat about our decisions from any side please. I voted against, let's just get that out of the way. I'm not revelling in my decision, I'm living with it. People will die no matter what decision was made. Feeling right won't stop the death toll.

Alan Johnson, Yvette Cooper and Margaret Beckett Take On The Corbynites In Syria Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Politics

Labour grandees in favour of bombing Daesh in Syria hit out at the “self-righteous certitude” of their “finger jabbing” colleagues against suc...

Watch Video Spoofing 'Foreign Johnnies' Who 'End Up In Pieces' Thanks To UK Military Action

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Politics

Leave.EU have taken down a spoof video which jokes about “foreign johnnies” who “end up in pieces” thanks to UK military action overseas. T...

All These Very Normal People Are Outing Themselves As 'Terrorist Sympathisers'

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

David Cameron's claim that MPs who vote against bombing in Syria are "terrorist sympathisers" continues to spectacularly backfire today as Britons out...

David Cameron Will Only Use 'Da'esh' To Refer To Terrorist Group During Syria Bombing Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron will today exclusively use the term ‘Da’esh’ to refer to the terrorist group sometimes known as Isil as he urges MPs to back bombi...

According To Cameron, This Syria Poll Would Make Every Other Person A 'Terrorist Sympathiser'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

David Cameron's claims that MPs who vote against bombing in Syria are "terrorist sympathisers" has backfired after his comments were torn apart as a "...

David Cameron Tells MPs Not To Support Labour's 'Terrorist Sympathisers' in Syria Vote

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron tonight told Tory MPs not to vote with Labour's "terrorist sympathisers" in tomorrow's crunch vote over bombing Isil in Syria. The Pr...

Stop The War Protest: 'This is a war that doesn't even have the support of the Daily Mail.'

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Politics

Stop the War convener Lindsey German tonight told hundreds of protestors she is “ashamed” that Tony Benn’s son, Hilary, is “leading the drive ...

Corbyn Faces Showdown With Shadow Cabinet Over Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn is preparing for a showdown with his Shadow Cabinet today over military intervention in Syria, after the boss of Britain's largest union...

By Telling Its Members To Lobby MPs To Vote Against Military Action In Syria, Momentum Is No Different From The Old Politics

Owen Bennett | Posted 28.11.2015 | UK Politics
Owen Bennett

This weekend, Momentum supporters have sent 9,000 emails to Labour MPs calling on them to oppose UK bombing of Syria. Despite not being part of Labour, the group wants to influence Labour MPs. I'm still a bit confused about the role of Momentum in this age of the 'New Politics'...

Cameron 'U-Turns' On Syria Bombing, But Downing Street Dismisses Story As 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Ned Simons | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron abandoned plans to extend British airstrikes against ISIS, also known as ISIL, from Syria into Iraq, it was reported on Tuesday. Accordi...

This Baby Was Pulled ALIVE From Rubble After 16 Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK

This is the dramatic moment a wailing two-month-old baby is freed from the rubble of a bombed building, after 16-hours under the weight of dust and ro...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 3rd October 2012

Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

Horrified Syrians Pull Baby From Rubble Of Bombed Building (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

This is the moment a man wrenched a baby from the wreckage of a Syrian building. In the image in a video from the Shaam News Network, men scramble ...

VIDEO: Syria Blast Strikes Near UN Observers' Damascus Hotel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

The Free Syria Army has said UN observers were not the target of the bomb which exploded Wednesday near a Damascus hotel, wounding three. AP report...