The Syrian civil war was born out of anti-government protests in eastern Ghouta. But 7 years on, echoes of war planes and suspected chemical attacks have drowned out their calls for change. Local leaders are now questioning whether it was all worth it?
Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Back in early 2014, the Islamic State group turned Raqqa into its regional capital, as their caliphate spread across Syria and neighbouring Iraq. For three years, they imposed their extreme version of Islamic law on the city, until […]
The G7 Summit has ended in acrimony, with relations even more strained than they were before the two-day gathering in Canada. Donald Trump has retracted his endorsement of a joint statement which included a commitment to back a “rules-based trading system”. Having left the summit, Trump tweeted that Canada’s Prime Minister was weak and dishonest, […]