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Trump under mounting pressure over impeachment and Syria
US Vice President Mike Pence is being sent to the Middle East to call for an immediate end to Turkey’s attacks on Kurds in Syria.
Inside Idlib: Kids scavenging trash for food in Idlib, Syria
Besieged Idlib is now controlled in large part by a coalition of jihadi groups and rebels. With more than four million people still trapped there, with limited access to food and medicines, the most vulnerable are the children. We have been looking at how the youngest victims of war are managing to survive. The filmmaker is Fadi Al Halabi.
Tory MP Tom Tugendhat on Syria: UK hasn’t ‘been firm enough with US’
Tom Tugendhat is the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
British volunteer Lizzie Irvine: Kurds ‘furious and disgusted’ about US withdrawal from northern Syria
Lizzie Irvine is a British volunteer with the Kurds in northern Syria. We asked her what the situation was on the ground.
Tory MP Andrew Mitchell ‘horrified’ by US troop withdrawal in Syria
Andrew Mitchell is a former International Development Secretary.
Former Turkish Minister Egemen Bagis on Syria offensive: ‘Turkey does not expect a bloodbath’
Egemen Bagis is a former Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs.
Jan Egeland on Turkish offensive in Syria: ‘Trump should mediate’
Jan Egeland is a former UN Special Adviser on Syria and UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, and is currently Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
Dozens of civilians killed and injured in Turkish attacks in Syria
Dozens of civilians have been killed and injured in Turkish attacks and tens of thousands of people have fled their homes because of the danger.
Syrian forces move into Kurdish-held territory as Turkish offensive continues
Syrian troops have begun moving into Kurdish-held territory in the country’s north east, as Turkey and its allies continue their offensive, insisting they are countering an “imminent terrorist threat”.
David Miliband speaks out about the Turkey-Syria conflict
President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, David Milibandresponds to today’s events.
‘Hundreds’ with suspected links to ISIS escape Syria camp
Almost 800 women and children with suspected links to Islamic State have escaped from the Ain Issa camp, according to Kurdish officials.
Appeals for international intervention as Turkey claims to have captured a key Syrian border town
Turkey’s president has vowed to continue his offensive in Syria, and claims to have taken the border town of Ras al-Ain.
Donald Trump faces outrage from his own party over Syria
Well President Trump is facing growing outrage from his own party over his decision to pull US troops out of Syria – the threat of impeachment from House Democrats – and successful legal proceedings which might force the release of his much guarded financial records.
Inside northern Syria: Five Islamic State militants break out of prison after shelling
Five militants from the extremist Islamic State group have broken out of a Kurdish prison in northern Syria – after Turkish shelling nearby.