Syria

Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft
01 Oct, 2014

Attacks will prompt 'relief' for government after fanfare of air strikes vote, but 'anxiety' for hostages

An Albania wearing a gas mask in protest of a plan to dispose of Syria's chemical weapons in Albania
09 Jul, 2014

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

An armed officer patrols Heathrow Airport
09 Jul, 2014

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

President Barack Obama
27 Jun, 2014

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

Crispin Black
17 Jun, 2014

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

The Mole
13 Jun, 2014

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

Syrian activists splash paint on President Assad's election posters
03 Jun, 2014

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

30 May, 2014

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

Rebel fighters in Syria
26 May, 2014

Rebel commander says most-violent jihadists are British

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