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Syria

Peace march from Berlin to Aleppo criticised as ‘colonial’

March reaches Czech Republic but splits over 'revolutionary flag'

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Syrians speak out on the war

Lisa Cumming reports on the West Yorkshire Nonviolent Network's event 'How will peace be built in Syria?'

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Don't Bomb Syria!

Pictures from 3 demos against UK airstrikes on Syria and further information and actions you can take.

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A Syrian refugee’s story

A refugee threatened with deportation tells his story

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Uncovering Kobane

International attention has focused recently on Kobani/Kobane, a Syrian Kurdish town on the border with Turkey, besieged by the al-Qa’eda splinter group ISIS (known to opponents by its Arabic acronym ‘Daesh’). Here a well-informed non-pacifist anarchist explains some of the background to the conflict.

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Patrick Cockburn, The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising

OR Books, 2014; 150pp; £9. Purchase online here: http://www.orbooks.com/catalog/jihadis-return/

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Eight things everyone should know about the Iraq crisis

Ian Sinclair looks beyond the "babbling brook of [mainstream media] bullshit" about the Iraq crisis.

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8 facts everyone should know about the Iraq crisis

Ian Sinclair looks beyond the "babbling brook of [mainstream media] bullshit" about the Iraq crisis.

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Sail4Syria

British activists head for Beirut

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How the UK is helping to feed the flames of war in Syria

Covert US and British support for Syrian rebels has continued, despite overwhelming public opposition.

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