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Luton Man Found Guilty On Terrorism Charges Play

Luton Man Found Guilty On Terrorism Charges

Police release footage of the dramatic moment a student who wanted to carry out a terror attack in the UK is arrested in a police raid just days before he planned to travel to Syria to join ISIS Oct 20, 2017
Watch as RAF drone stops Isis public execution 2,000 miles away Play

Watch as RAF drone stops Isis public execution 2,000 miles away

For the first-time footage released by Britains Ministry of Defence shows a RAF drone stopping a public execution. A Reaper drone spotted the event whilst flying over the Syrian town of Abu Kamal, and fired a hellfire missile at a sniper to scare the crowd into running. Sep 20, 2017
Craftsmen to help UNESCO rebuild old Aleppo Play

Craftsmen to help UNESCO rebuild old Aleppo

The United Nations cultural body UNESCO have said that the Old City of Aleppo could be rebuilt, despite the damage from years of Civil War. Aleppos Old City is one of the oldest in the Middle East, and its hoped with the creation of a school for craftsmen that the area can be revived. Aug 4, 2017
Worlds 10 Most Censored Countries Play

Worlds 10 Most Censored Countries

According to former US president Barack Obama, A free press is a foundation for any democracy – but many countries dont get to experience that freedom. Here is a list of the top 10 most censored countries according to Reporters Without Borders. Jul 21, 2017
Is Isis leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi still alive? Play

Is Isis leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi still alive?

The leader of the Islamic State militant group (Isis), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is almost certainly still alive, according to one of Iraqi Kurdistans intelligence chiefs, despite several reports that he was killed in Syria in June. Jul 17, 2017
Syria: Aid convoy arrives in besieged area for first time since June Play

Syria: Aid convoy arrives in besieged area for first time since June

A besieged suburb of Homs received aid for the first time since June. Flour, medical items, water and sanitation material were delivered to cut-off Houla. Aid agencies in Syria called for regular access as one-off deliveries run out quickly. According to the U.N. more than half a million people live in besieged territories. The Syrian opposition accuses the government of using aid deliveries as a ploy.  Jul 16, 2017
Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions Play

Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions

Civilians fleeing fighting in Raqqa said they feared for their lives and starved as their homes became the centre of the battleground between Islamic State and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Raqqa has been under Islamic State control since 2014, but the SDF launched its assault to capture Islamic States de facto capital in Syria last month. Jul 5, 2017
Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions Play

Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions

Civilians fleeing fighting in Raqqa said they feared for their lives and starved as their homes became the centre of the battleground between Islamic State and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Raqqa has been under Islamic State control since 2014, but the SDF launched its assault to capture Islamic States de facto capital in Syria last month. Jul 5, 2017