# syria - Yesterday’s News
The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.
# syria - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.
# syria - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.
# syria - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
The woman was accused of adultery.
# syria - Monday 20 October, 2014
“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”
# syria - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.
# syria - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Kobane has become the main focus of the battle with the Islamic State.
# syria - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.
The 130 troops were welcomed by family and friends in an emotional reunion this morning.
A shocked girlfriend got more than she hoped for at this morning’s reunion.
# syria - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.
# syria - Monday 6 October, 2014
Syrian Kurds are fighting IS in the crucial town of Kobane.
# syria - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.
Ambulances ferried wounded fighters for treatment in Turkey amid mortar fire, with some rounds falling very close to the border.
# syria - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
IS fighters near the Turkish border were among the targets of the strikes.
It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.
# syria - Monday 29 September, 2014
He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.
Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.
He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.
# syria - Sunday 28 September, 2014
The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.
# syria - Saturday 27 September, 2014
Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?
The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.
Should Ireland join the international coalition?
The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.
Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?
# syria - Friday 26 September, 2014
Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said Europeans joining Islamist State group is a ‘serious problem’.
David Cameron has urged Britain not to be “frozen with fear” about re-entering conflict in Iraq.
# syria - Thursday 25 September, 2014
They killed 19 people last night, including 5 civilians and one child.
We’re going to need 20ccs of drama, STAT.
The UK will vote tomorrow on joining the strikes.
# syria - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Herve Gourdel, a French hiker, was abducted at the weekend.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.
# syria - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
The strike was conducted by the US, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.
Alan Henning was seized during an aid mission to Syria last December.
Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.
The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
It’s the first time since 1985 that Israel has downed a Syrian plane.
The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.
# syria - Monday 22 September, 2014
Extremists with Islamic State have seized dozens of villages in the past week.
# syria - Sunday 21 September, 2014
Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.
“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.