Tag: Syrian Civil War

Is tourism safe in Syria? French travel agent draws foreign ministry fire for offering 'cultural' tours

Is tourism safe in Syria? French travel agent draws foreign ministry fire for offering 'cultural' tours

Starting in April, the agency is offering ten-day tour by coach to the regime-held areas of southern Damascas and Latakia, as well as UNESCO-prote ...
Do not abandon us now, Kurdish leader tells the West as Isil battle draws to a close 

Do not abandon us now, Kurdish leader tells the West as Isil battle draws to a close 

In December, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, threatened to launch a military operation to "wipe out terror groups east of the Euphr ...

Video dispatch: Inside the Syrian 'Camp of Death' holding thousands of foreign women and children

Syria's 'Camp of Death' holds some 3,100 foreign women and children, including around 20 Britons, separated from their husbands and other foreign ...
The world's children are being 'failed' as report reveals one in five live in a conflict zone 

The world's children are being 'failed' as report reveals one in five live in a conflict zone 

The report put the increase down to the “proliferation of incidents of armed violence, the perpetuation of long-running conflicts and the increasi ...
British schoolgirl who joined Isil found in Syria and 'wants to come home'

British schoolgirl who joined Isil found in Syria and 'wants to come home'

A British schoolgirl who fled to Syria to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has said she does not regret it, but wants to return to the UK ...
Alleged members of Assad's secret police arrested in Germany on suspicion of crimes against humanity

Alleged members of Assad's secret police arrested in Germany on suspicion of crimes against humanity

Prosecutors allege he was a senior officer in the General Intelligence Directorate, the Assad regime’s main domestic security service, where he se ...
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