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Tag: syria

Through our eyes

by Irene McEwan Once Humanity learns to embrace itself there will be No refugees. On the 29th of April on a sunny Sunday afternoon in the...

Bang! Bang! you’re deid

By Russell Bruce “That was nae fair, getting big Jenny tae tuck her skirt intae her knickers jist as you went sneaking roun ma back....

In Scotland, whose media is it anyway? – A view from...

By G.A.Ponsonby What a surreal week that was. It started last Monday with the debate in the House of Commons over whether to bomb Syria, and...

Bombs Away: Threading through the moral maze as the RAF gets...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Funny how the Syria bombing saga mirrors events pre-Iraq. Cameron’s off-guard ‘terrorist sympathisers’ remark reminded me of John Reid, as Tony...

Bombings vote will expose fissures within several parties at Westminster

By Hugh Kerr The drums of war are beating heavily. While in Scotland both Labour and the SNP are officially waiting for Cameron to reveal...

Weapons ship shows need for tougher arms control says MSP

By a Newsnet reporter  The halting of a ship reported to be carrying arms to Syria has led to calls for tougher international controls...

Is Syrian intervention being delayed by US elections?

By Bob Duncan Concerns are rising that effective action to curtail the current atrocities in Syria may be delayed until after the US presidential...

The Arab Spring: We need to offer assistance to our...

By Alyn Smith  In Strasbourg this week we had a sobering moment of clarity in just how big  the gap sometimes is between the...

Syrian Government dismisses mass grave

Syria has denied claims that at least one mass grave has been found in the southern city of Deraa. The interior...

Foreign office summons Syrian ambassador

The UK Foreign Office Political Director Sir Geoffrey Adams called in the Syrian Ambassador Dr. Sami Khiyami on Wednesday to "express the UK's strong...