Tagged: Syria

Huge Pro-refugee Protest in Barcelona

Spain has only taken in eleven hundred refugees, despite promising to accept seventeen thousand as Syria’s vicious civil war and other violent conflicts rage on. On Saturday around 160,000 people took to the streets...


ISIS Under Pressure as Fighting Rages in Syria

Are ISIL’s days numbered in the extremist group’s de facto capital of Raqqa? The Russian Defence Ministry says its bombers have fired cruise missiles at ISIL targets near the Syrian city. The Ministry says...


Aleppo’s Citizens Work to Restore Battered Heritage

In the rubble-strewn square outside Aleppo’s ancient citadel and under the scorched vaults of its covered souk, workmen are starting to repair damage to the war-torn Syrian city’s priceless historical heritage. Mia Womersley reports.