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U.S missiles were delivered under a two-year-old program between the UA and its allies to help vetted Free Syrian Army groups fight against Assad
President Vladimir Putin met Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates as the Russian leader seeks to soothe fears among Sunni Muslim Gulf states over Moscow’s intensifying bombing campaign in Syria.
Saudi Arabia's grotesque destruction of Muslim history is directly linked to Isis’s own purgation of the past
The Twitter argument underlines continuing tensions among Labour MPs surrounding the prospect of military intervention in Syria
More Syrian refugees say they are fleeing from President Assad than Isis
500 French citizens are believed to have already gone to Syria or Iraq
There has been a growign awareness that the programme has failed
The Attorney General’s Office and Cabinet Office rejected an FOI request, saying it was in the public interest for the details to remain confidential
The strikes fell more than 30 miles from Isis targets
The Defence Minister confirmed the launch to Russian media
Russian and Syrian forces have said that the airstrikes are likely to last for around four months
The regime led by President Bashar al-Assad is responsible for more than three-quarters of civilian deaths this year
Isis media teams produce around 900 separate reports, rulings, videos and radio programmes in one month
The Labour leader opposes British military action in Iraq and Syria
Russia has built up a “substantial” military presence including ground troops in Syria, according to the Nato secretary-general.
The PM dismissed suggestions the country's president could stay