Syria Crackdown

Are Turkey And Syria On Cusp Of War?

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

UPDATE: The Turkish parliament has approved a bill authorising cross-border military operations in Syria, but insists it is not a mandate for war. ...

Obama And Cameron Warn Assad

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron and Barack Obama have said any threat to deploy chemical weapons by the Syrian regime would be "completely unacceptable". According t...

Is This The End Of Assad's Regime?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

The bomb blast that killed three members of the Syrian regime's inner sanctum on Wednesday is being touted as the most significant strike against Pres...

Syria Will Use Chemical Weapons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

The Syrian regime is poised to use chemical weapons, according to a high-profile defector. Speaking to the BBC, Nawaf Fares, the regime’s former...

Manaf Tlas Defects From Assad's Inner-Circle

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

Syrian ruler Bashar al-Assad has suffered the first defection of a close ally since the regime’s brutal crackdown of the rebels began more than 16 m...

Hague 'Frustrated' Over Syria Bloodshed

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

William Hague has described his "deep frustration" over the ongoing bloodshed in Syria. The Foreign Secretary said sanctions against Syrian preside...

Kofi Annan: 'Syria Heading For All-Out War'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

Syria is heading for “all-out” war, according to Kofi Annan. Reported by Reuters, the international peace envoy warned that the restive state w...

Emergency UN Human Rights Council Offers Further Condemnation Of Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

The UN's human rights chief has warned that Syria could descend into all-out civil war unless UN member states demand an independent inquiry into the ...

Cameron: 'We Will Not Abandon Syrian People'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK

Downing Street has warned the regime of President Bashar Assad that "we will not abandon" the people of Syria following the Houla massacre. David C...

13 Bodies Discovered By UN Observers In Eastern Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

Thirteen bodies have been found in Syria on Wednesday, according to UN inspectors. Reuters is quoting General Mood, the lead observer for the UN, ...

Hague Condemns Syrian 'Massacre'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Britain is to push for a "strong international response" to reports of a massacre of civilians by Syrian forces, Foreign Secretary William Hague has s...

Do Atrocities in Syria Demand a Libya-Style Interventionist Response?

James Cochrane-Dyet | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Politics
James Cochrane-Dyet

According to William Hague, the UK is heavily engaged in international efforts to bring an end to the Syria crisis, but are we really "standing by the Syrian people", or are we merely standing back?

Hague Pleads For UN Action Over Syria

Posted 31.01.2012 | Home

Foreign Secretary William Hague has called on the United Nations to support moves led by the Arab League to bring a peaceful resolution to unrest in S...

Syrian Military Move Through Damascus In Weekend Of Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK

Forces loyal to President Assad have exchanged fire with rebels in Damascus in an effort to retake parts of the capital. Reported by the BBC, the ...

Saudis Withdraw From Arab League Monitoring Mission

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

Saudi Arab has withdrawn from the Arab League monitoring mission in Syria amid accusations that the regime has continued to carry out violence against...

Tank Assaults 'Kill 20' One Day After Assad Agrees To 'Dialogue' With Protesters

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Up to 20 people have died after tanks armed with machine-guns opened fire on protesters in Syria on Thursday, according to activists and human rights ...

Assad Warns The West: Challenge Syria And 'Burn The Whole Region'

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned Western powers that any intervention in Syria would cause an “earthquake” that would “burn the whole...