UK Syria

Is Home Really Where the Heart Is Now That Cameron's Finally Found His?

Paul Marshall | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Marshall

Suddenly we've all got a conscience. Or as frequently happens in situations when humanitarian disasters occur, we've just developed an acute sense of ...

Ukip MEP unveils plan to help Syrian refugees: Keep Assad in power

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip’s migration spokesman Steven Woolfe believes Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad should be kept in power using international troops to “restore s...

Poignant Video Will Change How You View Syrian Children Over Your Own

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Parents

With the conflict in Syria now well into its third year, millions of children are being placed at risk. As families are abandoning life as they kno...

The Waugh Zone September 9, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday September 9, 2015... 1) DRONE ALONE The killings of the three Brit ISIL terroris...

British Teen Wanted To Be UK's First Asian PM, Then He Joined Isis

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

As a 16-year-old, Briton Reyaad Khan said he wanted to make the world a better place by ridding it of evil. But five years later, he would be kille...

What's In My Bag? The Possessions Of Refugees Running For Their Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

The meagre possessions that a handful of refugees managed to gather before fleeing for their lives has been laid bare in a striking series of photogra...

Is David Cameron Emulating Australia's Inhumane Refugee Policies?

Hannah Jones | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics
Hannah Jones

British Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that the UK will "resettle up to 20,000 Syrian refugees" in the next five years. He makes clear ...

No Child Born to Die

Leigh Kendall | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Parents
Leigh Kendall

I would love to fix the world. Let no child be born to die. Let no human being suffer. Sometimes the scale of destruction in the world can feel so overwhelming we can wonder what a difference our actions can possibly make.

Would You Put Your Child to Sea in a Dinghy?

Fadi Itani | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics
Fadi Itani

Every day we are hit with another heart-breaking glimpse into the horror of the unfolding global refugee crisis. Photographs and footage of Aylan Kurdi, a Kurdish-Syrian three-year old who drowned with other members of his family as they tried to reach safety in Europe, tear at our souls.

Katie Hopkins Takes On Role Of Chief Cheerleader For Cameron's 'State Assassinations'

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

An apparently bloodthirsty Katie Hopkins is celebrating the RAF drone strike which killed a Cardiff-born British terror suspect. Reyaad Khan, 21, ...

This Is How The Sun And Daily Mail Marked The Killing Of British Jihadis

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

The Sun's front page was lambasted on Tuesday for glorifying "summary executions" after it emerged that the Prime Minister authorised RAF drone strike...

A Boarding School Is Offering Places To Orphaned Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A boarding school in Suffolk is offering two free places to orphaned Syrian refugees, and is asking other schools in the UK to do the same. Fran D...

Britain's 'Kill List': There Are More Terrorist Targets, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Admits

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has signalled the British military has drawn up a terrorist "kill list" after revealing there are more than three ext...

'Pitiful'. David Cameron Criticised For Taking Just 12 Syrian Refugees A Day

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said Britain is mounting the modern equivalent of rescuing thousands of refugee Jewish children from Nazi Germany despite his announ...

Is This The UK's First 'State Assassination' Of Terror Suspects?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh and Ned Simons | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Politics

Two British terror suspects fighting for so-called Islamic State have been killed by RAF drone strikes in Syria, David Cameron has revealed. In a d...

Save Syria's Children Campaign

Amy Treasure | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Parents
Amy Treasure

The boat the family had boarded was carrying them from war torn Syria bound for the Greek island of Kos. Sadly, their journey did not end in jubilation that they had fled to safety but has ended in a tragedy that has touched the hearts of many.

Government Sitting On A Wembley Stadium Of Empty Buildings To House Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Politics

The Government has empty buildings that total more than the floor space of Wembley Stadium, or more than 2,100 family homes, the Huffington Post can r...

26 Pictures Of Hope And Optimism Show Another Side To The Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

For refugees displaced by the Syrian civil war and instability in the Middle East, their journeys have been filled with fear and uncertainty. But a...

Refugee Religions: The Complex Relationship Between Poverty and Power

Kester Brewin | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Kester Brewin

(Photo credit: Bettmann/CORBIS) The Pope has been at it, and so has the Archbishop of Canterbury. Christian-minded columnists such as Giles Fraser h...

Why Is Syria's Bashir Al-Assad Still In Power?

James Coe | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
James Coe

In March 2008 Colonel Muammar Gaddafi addressed the Arab Leader's Summit in Syria. Gaddafi spoke without his trademark slurred speech and instead spok...

What Should #refugeeswelcome Actually Mean?

Jonathan Arnott | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Jonathan Arnott

Get this right, and I want us to take our share of refugees. Not from Europe, but from the places where the humanitarian crisis is greatest: Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. I want us to provide humanitarian aid in those countries. Get it wrong, and our actions become counterproductive - easing consciences without helping to resolve the problem.

2,000 Brits Open Their Homes To Refugees In 'Extraordinary Show Of Generosity '

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK

More than 2,000 people have offered to take in refugees in their own homes as ordinary Britons lead the way in responding to the migrant crisis. Zo...

#DontBombSyria: The Sun's Cowards Front Page Isn't Winning Over Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK

The Labour leadership candidates have been branded 'cowards' in The Sun newspaper after refusing to explicitly support airstrikes against the so-calle...


Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Laura Powell-Corbett

I don't pretend to be a political expert. I'm not. I don't pretend to understand the intricacies and the whys of the Syrian War. I don't. I do kno...

His Name Is Aylan Kurdi: And We Are The Humans Without Humanity

Shehnaz Khan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Shehnaz Khan

They say a picture tells a thousand words, but this one tells a million.