An Albania wearing a gas mask in protest of a plan to dispose of Syria's chemical weapons in Albania

UK firms 'sold chemical weapons ingredients to Syria'

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Jul, AT 10:07

Foreign Office document shows British companies sold Syria ingredients for sarin in 1980s

An armed officer patrols Heathrow Airport

Airport security: mobile phone checks stepped up

Briefing Wed 9 Jul, AT 11:53

Passengers face more stringent mobile phone checks at airports amid fears of an al-Qaeda plot

President Barack Obama

Obama seeks $500m to train 'moderate' Syrian opposition

One-Minute Read Fri 27 Jun, AT 09:21

White House searches for effective alternatives to jihadist army active in Syria and Iraq

Crispin Black

Isis rampage: history says we must protect Europe’s borders

Tue 17 Jun, AT 09:05 Crispin Black

If Isis, from a standing start, can threaten Baghdad in a few days, then nothing is safe

If US helps fight Isis, it could mean targeting British citizens

Fri 13 Jun, AT 10:32 The Mole

Government under pressure to do something about British jihadists joining Islamist takeover campaign

Syrian activists splash paint on President Assad's election posters

Syria holds presidential elections as war rages on

One-Minute Read Tue 3 Jun, AT 08:29

Main opposition boycotts election, describing it as 'theatre written with the blood of Syrians'

Lebanese lose patience with the flood of Syrian refugees

Fri 30 May, AT 14:38 Venetia Rainey

With a quarter of its population now made up of fleeing Syrians, tiny Lebanon is clamping down

Rebel fighters in Syria

Syria’s bloodthirsty Brits blamed for beheadings

One-Minute Read Mon 26 May, AT 07:40

Rebel commander says most-violent jihadists are British

A man carries a wounded girl following a 'barrel bomb' attack in Aleppo

Barrel bombs: why are they taking such a toll on Syria?

Briefing Mon 28 Apr, AT 15:15

Syria's biggest city is under constant attack from barrel bombs dropped by government helicopters

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