Syria

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‘My son could die’: the disabled Syrian refugees on the sharp end of UK aid cuts – photo essay
Two centres in Lebanon are among the casualties of cuts to British aid, with devastating consequences for thousands of patients and families

Kate Holt

12, Apr, 2021 @11:08 AM

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Israel appears to confirm it carried out cyberattack on Iran nuclear facility
Shutdown happened hours after Natanz reactor’s new centrifuges were started

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

11, Apr, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Is Myanmar the new Syria? Rising violence threatens a repeat tragedy
As ethnic militias back the popular uprising and refugees flee the country, the similarities with Syria are deeply disturbing

Simon Tisdall

04, Apr, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Rights groups in Russia condemn Moscow's role in Syria war crimes
First extensive report issues rare criticism of conflict abuses such as indiscriminate bombings

Andrew Roth in Moscow

02, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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'Lives will be lost,' warn Syria aid groups as UK cuts funding by a third
Reduced £205m offer at UN pledging conference comes as 90% of Syrians live in poverty

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

30, Mar, 2021 @5:40 PM

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UK slashes aid to Syria despite direct appeals from UN
Reduction comes despite direct appeals from senior UN figures that situation is worse than ever

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

30, Mar, 2021 @2:57 PM

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British aid cuts to leave tens of thousands of Syrians 'paperless'
Norwegian Refugee Council says move to pull funding for its legal support programme will leave many in ‘destitution’

Karen McVeigh

29, Mar, 2021 @9:17 AM

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Watchdog steps in over secrecy about UK women in Syria stripped of citizenship
Exclusive: Home Office refusal to disclose how many women are in same position as Shamima Begum prompts action

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Kurdish forces enter detention camp in Syria to eliminate Isis cells
At least 5,000 troops and police begin security operation to tackle growing threat from sleeper groups

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

28, Mar, 2021 @5:40 PM

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The UK professor, a fake Russian spy and the undercover Syria sting
Ex-Observer journalist tells of role in trap to expose disinformation tactics of defenders of the Assad regime

Peter Beaumont and Emma Graham-Harrison

28, Mar, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Suez canal: Syria 'rations' fuel as efforts to free stuck ship fail
Syria oil ministry restricts supply as canal chief says ‘technical or human errors’ may have been behind stranding of the Ever Given

Staff and agencies

28, Mar, 2021 @4:48 AM

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Syria aid cut could come back to bite UK, warns UN official
Humanitarian coordinator urges donors to stay the course and keep supporting Syrian people

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, Mar, 2021 @3:59 PM

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