Assad Articles

Peacekeeping in Palmyra: The latest symbol of self-interest

Joely Thomas discusses whether UN peacekeeping missions, such as the preservation of Palmyra, are doing all that they can to protect people

“My sons were killed in front of me.” The faces of the Calais refugees

Our reporter spoke with refugees at the Calais camp to get their side of the story

‘This pressure is making it impossible to study’

The civil war has left Syrians studying in the UK fearing for friends and family and struggling financially. Joe Sandler Clarke talks to Husam Helmi – a Syrian PhD student at Brunel University – about how the crisis is affecting him

Father of Manchester Student released from Syrian custody

A Syrian student at Manchester tells of the extreme torture his father suffered in a Syrian jail

The Levant Winter – Syria’s march to freedom

Hisham Omara leads our coverage of UMSU’s Middle East and North Africa Week with a deeply personal account of the ongoing uprising in Syria

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