Cabinet meets over Syria military action
Theresa May’s cabinet spent more than two hours this afternoon in a special meeting to discuss military strikes against President Assad’s forces. Ministers are expected to back her plan for the UK to join action threatened by the United States and its allies. But opposition parties have demanded that Parliament be recalled so MPs have…
Footage shows impact of shelling near Damascus
Footage from Damascus shows the impact of rebel shelling in sites I visited within an hour of them being hit. The rebels – who include extremists linked to Al Qaeda – have been firing on a much smaller scale but it is bringing fear and shoring up support for President Assad.