syria uprising

Western foreign policy vis-à-vis Iraq & Syria is an incoherent and ineffective mess. It is becoming painfully obvious that the lazily sporadic Western/coalition air strikes in the two countries, particularly in Iraq, are proving ineffective at pushing back ISIS, let alone defeating it.
Some 150 tonnes of industrial-grade chemicals are to be shipped from war-torn Syria to a British port to be destroyed, it
New images have laid bare the destruction caused by the Syrian civil war in the country's largest city. Satellite images
It was the city known as the "capital of the revolution" by rebels fighting Syria's President Assad, one of the first cities
US President Barack Obama has approved arming the Syrian rebels for the first time, according to US officials. The officials
A British national has been killed in Syria, the Foreign Office has confirmed. The man, an American woman and another Westerner
A British national has been killed in Syria, the Foreign Office has confirmed. The man, an American woman and another Westerner
Reports that a Briton who may have gone to work with Syrian rebels has been killed by government forces are being investigated
Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons against rebel fighters, the Israeli military's top intelligence analyst
Many Syrians I spoke to on a recent visit to Syria hold the UN partially responsible for the deaths of 70, 000 lives in the unfolding humanitarian disaster that is wracking the country. There is an impression that the UN is propping up the regime by working and delivering aid via the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC).