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UN slams 'staggering loss of civilian life' in Raqqa

14 June, 2017

United Nations war crimes investigators expressed alarm on Wednesday at the "staggering" number of civilian deaths, as US-backed forces battle to oust IS from its Syrian stronghold.

New technology makes urban massacres more likely, not less

14 June, 2017

Blog: Statistics must not be viewed through the lens of a tragedy, but as the result of crimes against humanity and widespread apathy, writes Diana Alghoul

Syrian Democratic Forces in fierce clashes with rebel fighters

14 June, 2017

Kurdish and Syrian fighters have clashed in Aleppo province leaving many dead, while the battle against IS in Raqqa rages on.

London Bridge, Manchester and Kabul reveal western media bias

08 June, 2017

Comment: Communicating the tragic stories of victims in Afghanistan or Syria would give western audiences the chance to realise the numerous values that bind us all, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Russia strikes IS militants fleeing Raqqa to regime areas

01 June, 2017

IS forces fleeing the besieged city of Raqqa are now being targeted by the Russia air force, as it appears the militants are retreating towards regime territory.

The Middle East's graveyard cities

30 May, 2017

Comment: As the battle for Mosul reaches its zenith, it's worth considering the huge scale of the reconstruction challenge ahead, writes James Denselow.

France's Macron vows 'immediate retaliation' to Syria chemical attacks

30 May, 2017

France will respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, France's president has said, in a threat likely directed at the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Assad turns to Iran to help 'stabilise' battered economy

23 May, 2017

Comment: Syria's economic situation remains in dire straits, but relative 'stability' in regime-held areas has seen Assad turn to Iran for new investment, writes Mona Alami.

Islamophobia and terror: two sides of one coin

23 May, 2017

Blog: Terrorism is us, and the sooner we connect our shared experiences of oppression, the less power we give to the twin ideologies of hatred, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Breakfast like a king at London's newest Syrian restaurant

23 May, 2017

Yalla, let's eat! Continuing our review series of Middle Eastern restaurants, we make our way to Aleppo House, where a Syrian chef conjures a breakfast fit for kings.

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