There is a ceasefire, in name only, agreed by all parties, including Russia. But it is not enforced
He has secured his warm-water port and sent a message: he doesn't abandon his allies.
Civilians are reporting and dying in front of the world's eyes.
A group of citizen journalists who report on life inside Raqqa won recognition at the British Journalism Awards.
The street-by-street battle against Islamic State for control of Iraq’s second city.
Unless Donald Trump is able to master geopolitical complexity, the trouble in the Middle East will get far worse.
Short-term peace for PR purposes, long-term ego clashes.
"Four separate airstrikes blasted the area around us. . . we’re used to the bombs but this was something we’d never seen before."
At least 300 women from the minority sect are estimated to remain inside the city.
The West must turn to the world's "forgotten crisis" - before it becomes too big to forget.
The Syrian catastrophe has created the worst humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War. And the world watches helplessly as Putin and Assad commit war crimes.
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