Welcome to Nowhere – A Story of Syria

Shortly before the Christmas break, St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School kindly distributed over 200 books to the S2 pupils, as part of the First minister’s reading challenge – […]

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Syria Truce Survives and Allows UN Aid To Be Delivered

Eleanor Service| An aid convoy has finally managed to reach one of the many besieged towns in Syria. This is because the UN has used the partial truce organised by […]

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Alleged Breaches In Syria Truce

Eleanor Service| On only the second day of its existence, the incredibly delicate truce in Syria has already allegedly been breached. Russia and anti-government rebels have both reported breaches of […]

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Syrian Conflict Continues

Katie Hunter |  Conflicts involving Islamic State continue to dominate the news with another attack reported on Saturday in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour in Syria, one of a […]

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A Personal Experience With The Migrant Crisis

Ruaraidh Gilmour | World Editor This summer I went on holiday to a small island close to Rhodes, Halki. It has a population of 400 and like Greece it has […]

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From Syria to Munich, Jordan, Istanbul?

Ruaraidh Gilmour | World Editor Two weeks after  Germany pledged to offer refuge to as many Syrian migrants as possible, there have been great acts of kindness made from Europeans […]

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Cameron Plunged into Catch-22 Situation

Nicholas Starkey | The refugee crisis traumatising Europe is putting the Conservative government into a sticky situation, and may even result in Britain leaving the EU altogether.

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Understanding ISIS

Robbie Greenshields The conflict in Syria and Iraq is raging on and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are slaughtering […]

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Syrian Crisis: What are we fighting for?

Margaret McDonald | Does anybody really know the true reasons for the conflict in Syria? Do we really understand the political and social issues that plague the country? Admittedly, from […]

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Syria: Have we lost our human compassion?

Stephanie English |  Syrian refugees continue to escape their native country, as the Syrian civil war continues, in the hope of a safer life.

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Syrian Refugee Crisis: Background

Kirstyn Higgins |  From the vatican, to David Cameron: as the refugee crisis across Europe and the Middle East intensifies, the response from across the United Kingdom and the world has been […]

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OPINION: Syria and the Politics of Shame

Roisin Kelly |  This week the UK government, in the face of mounting discontent, has performed a dramatic U turn in relation to the growing Syrian refugee crisis.

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