Four major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new funding to alleviate the suffering of the people of Syria including refugees in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.
A humanitarian convoy has finally reached the besieged Syrian town of Madaya with life-saving health and food supplies from the United Nations and its partners for the 42,000 desperate residents after reports of people starving to death under encirclement by pro-Government forces.
The Defence Secretary has released figures on the number of UK personnel ‘embedded’ with the armed forces of other nations. The publication is in response to concerns raised in July after it emerged that British pilots had already been bombing Syria while flying US jets
The Joint Public Issues Team of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church in Britain and the United Reformed Church have released a joint statement on military action in Syria