Pictures: Thousands take to the streets for London Free Palestine demonstration

Pictures: Thousands take to the streets for London Free Palestine demonstration

Thousands of people descended on central London today as part of a mass protest against the Israeli bombing of Gaza. At least 139 Palestinians and 9 Israelis have been killed in the worst outbreak of violence since 2014.    Continue reading Pictures: Thousands take to the streets for London Free Palestine demonstration

From a spark of hope to utter ruin: Syria’s journey since the Arab Spring has seen Assad preside over a decade-long humanitarian catastrophe

From a spark of hope to utter ruin: Syria’s journey since the Arab Spring has seen Assad preside over a decade-long humanitarian catastrophe

In 1994, the younger son of a rather prominent Middle-Eastern family woke up to some unexpected news. His older brother had died suddenly, leaving him as the sole heir to the dictator of Syria. Continue reading From a spark of hope to utter ruin: Syria’s journey since the Arab Spring has seen Assad preside over a decade-long humanitarian catastrophe