Briton who fought Isis killed in Raqqa a week after city liberated

Mother of Jac Holmes, 24, who left IT job in Bournemouth to volunteer with Kurdish fighters in Syria, says he died on Monday A British former IT worker who went to Syria to fight against […]

When Does the Weekend Start? In Beirut, Its a Serious Question

There’s an argument in Beirut about when to start the weekend. What might seem a relatively trivial matter for a country whose economy has been hammered by the war next door in Syria is anything but, […]

Iranian MPs speak out as women are barred from World Cup qualifier

Syrian women are allowed into stadium but Iranian women are kept out, despite initially being allowed to buy tickets Female Iranian MPs have spoken out agai

Syrian women are allowed into stadium but Iranian women are kept out, despite initially being allowed to buy tickets Female Iranian MPs have spoken out against a ban on women entering sports stadiums after some […]