Syria Battles Last of ISIS South of Damascus

The Syrian military battles the last pocket of ISIS fighters in the southern outskirts of Damascus. The jihadis reportedly agreed to give up, but violent clashes continued as they struggled over the terms of their surrender. Apr 23, 2018

Amnesty accuses President Trump of human rights violations

Human rights organization Amnesty International has provided a scathing review of human rights worldwide in its annual report.The report mentions Donald Trump alongside leaders of Russia, China, Egypt, the Philippines and Venezuela as violating human rights. Feb 22, 2018

Hundreds killed by airstrikes in Syrias eastern Ghouta

Pro-government forces have been bombarding various towns in Syrias eastern Ghouta, killing at 250 people over the past two days. Amnesty International said there were flagrant war crimes going on in eastern Ghouta, near the capital Damascus. Seven hospitals were bombed by the Russian-backed forces since 19 February with two hospitals suspending operations and one being put out of service. Feb 21, 2018

Dinner party with a difference - meet the refugee speaking the universal language of food

Crowded round a kitchen table in North London a group of strangers listen intently to chef Majeda Khouri proudly explain the diversity of food from her home country, Syria.Khouri is a Syrian refugee, living in London. She is part of social enterprise Migrateful. A program that trains asylum seekers, refugees and migrants to lead cooking classes, helping them practice their English language skills and enhance their integration.But this is only the beginning, Khouri explains how shes using the universal language of food to share her message. Feb 3, 2018

Turkey Shells US-backed Kurdish Militia In Syrias Afrin

Turkey shelled Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia targets in Syria and amp;#39;s Afrin province on January 24 as the operation dubbed and amp;#39;OIive Branch and amp;#39; by Ankara entered its fifth day. The air and ground operation has opened a new front in Syria and amp;#39;s multi-sided civil war and could threaten U.S. plans to stabilize and rebuild a large area of northeast Syria beyond central government control with the help of the YPG, who worked with Washington to drive out Islamic State militants in the region. Jan 24, 2018