Syria debacle: was Kofi Annan ever the right man for the job?

Talking Point Fri 3 Aug, AT 09:25

Annan accuses UN of finger-pointing as he quits Syria peace role - but what about his own weaknesses?

Banker-bashing Iran style: four fraudsters sentenced to death

First Post Tue 31 Jul, AT 15:05

Iran deals harshly with perpetrators of £1.7bn fraud after public outcry against cronyism

Crispin Black

If Assad falls, is Britain ready to rescue Syria's Christians?

Tue 31 Jul, AT 07:35 Crispin Black

The tolerance shown towards Christians in Syria is unlikely to survive Assad's overthrow by Sunnis

UK might have to intervene in Syria, says top army man

One-Minute Read Wed 25 Jul, AT 10:03

'We do not always choose which wars to fight,' says man who led British troops in Afghanistan

Syria chemical weapons warning- threat or reassurance?

First Reaction Tue 24 Jul, AT 09:07

West condemns threat to use WMD against foreign forces: 'the world is watching' says Obama

Syrian rebels seize borders in latest blow for Assad

First Post Fri 20 Jul, AT 09:14

Border with Iraq and key Turkish frontier posts now in rebel hands, but China and Russia block progress at UN

Suicide bomb kills Israelis in Bulgaria. Is Iran behind attacks?

Briefing Thu 19 Jul, AT 12:46

Briefing: Israel claims Iran is behind 'global wave of terror' after latest attack on its nationals abroad

Syrian rebels 'hit the jackpot' as bomb strikes at Assad's heart

Talking Point Thu 19 Jul, AT 08:57

Key advisers killed in audacious Damascus blast, but how will Russia react?

Bashar al-Assad

As bomb strikes regime and rebels attack, is this the end of Assad?

First Post Wed 18 Jul, AT 14:30

The Syrian capital is in turmoil as bomb kills senior regime members and rebel forces mount all-out assault

Syria chemical weapons threat: should we take it seriously?

First Post Tue 17 Jul, AT 13:54

Nawaf Fares claims a cornered Assad would not hesitate to use weapons, but Israeli intelligence seems relaxed

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