There is a ceasefire, in name only, agreed by all parties, including Russia. But it is not enforced
100 years ago today, Britain and France carved up what would become Syria, Iraq and Israel. Their imperial mindset still scars the region.
The West has flirted with the dangerous idea that we should somehow accomodate or rehabilitate Bashar al-Assad. Yet nothing will change while he's in power.
It is only fair that if one asks the government to do more, we should acknowledge when it does so.
Jihadis, spectacular mass-casualty attacks and the myth of an apocalyptic new world order.
In 2015 the government's Gateway programme offered 750 refugees the chance to resettle in the UK. Our writer followed one family for six months as they made the journey to England. This article won the feature writing prize at the Amnesty Media Awards in November 2016.
After more than five years of being bruised and bombed, Syrians are using the downturn in hostilities to reassert themselves – and the justness of their cause.
One thing’s for sure: not everything is being intercepted.
All migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.
As EU and Turkish leaders meet in Brussels to discuss how to get to grips with the crisis, Laura Pitel reports on the mood among people at the Turkey-Syria border.
This week on university campuses across the UK, activists are preparing for “Israel Apartheid Week”. This term is not only misleading, but a grave insult to those who were subjugated in South Africa.
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