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Why is Britain using a suspect charity to deliver aid to Syria?

How British money could be helping the Assad regime. Tam Hussein reports.

Filed in: NGOs Syria

Bringing my girls home from Damascus

The Foreign Office’s failure to act has torn a family apart. Tam Hussein investigates a British man’s ongoing struggle to bring his two children out of Syria.

Filed in: Syria

‘Just forget about Syria. Forget about going back’

Refugees trying to settle in an unfamiliar country often feel guilt at having escaped the war. Olivia Crellin meets some of them in New York.

Filed in: Conflict Refugees Syria United States

Refugees from Syria face another Christmas away from home

The emotional needs of refugees now living in Lebanon must not be overlooked, says Amy Merone.

Filed in: Poverty Refugees Syria

Syria’s medical system is at breaking point

The country’s ongoing civil war is preventing treatment for those with chronic illnesses and acute injuries, reports Resham Khiani.

Filed in: Conflict Health Medicine Syria

Stepping up for Syrian refugees

Jordanian translator Maha Alasil is going to extraordinary lengths to help, reports Nigel Wilson.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Jordan Refugees Syria

Syria: learning from Africa

African experience is that military intervention does not end conflicts, at worst, it escalates them, writes Alex DeWaal.

Filed in: Africa Syria

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

The compassionate case against foreign intervention

‘We are not the good guys’ – Kerry-anne Mendoza argues that the US and Britain should avoid military action in war ravaged countries like Syria.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Military Politics Syria United Kingdom United States War and Peace

Syrian war spills into Lebanon

Stefan Simanowitz reports from Baalbek and Tripoli on fears that life for locals and refugees will become less secure.

Filed in: Lebanon Migration Syria Violence War and Peace

How can the UN envoy to Syria be so blind?

Tam Hussein discovers that, whatever Lakhdar Brahimi says, the battle raging is far from an equal one.

Filed in: Conflict Syria

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