Tag Archives: Syria

Archaeological Views: Bosra In Southern Syria

Bosra is a major archaeological site in Syria, with ruins from Roman, Byzantine, and Muslim times. The most impressive of all is the magnificent perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater, built in the second century. Bosra, also spelled Bostra, Busrana, Bozrah, Bozra and officially called Busra al-Sham, is a town in southern Syria.

Morning News: EU Plans For Defense Force, Syrian Regime, London Concert

Is the EU finally preparing to create its own defence force? Plus: the landmark conviction of a senior member of the Syrian regime, what we’ve learned this week and a preview of a 24-hour concert at London’s Barbican.

Morning News: Turkey & Syria, Germany Election, Quality Of Life, Athens

Why has president Erdoğan sent more troops to Turkey’s border with Syria? Plus: Monocle’s news editor Christopher Cermak previews Germany’s federal election, the latest on a crucial vote on same-sex marriage in Switzerland and Monocle’s Quality of Life Conference begins in Athens.

Morning News: Syria & UN Aid, Hong Kong & Airbnb Restrictions In France

The latest on the UN Security Council showdown over humanitarian aid for Syria. Plus: we find out about Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam’s call for parents to monitor their children’s political beliefs and the French cities that are imposing restrictions on Airbnb.

Morning News Podcast: U.S. Airstrike In Syria, Covid Relief Plan, Airlines

President Biden orders U.S. airstrike targeting Iran-backed militia, GOP mayors embrace pandemic relief plan, and complaints against airlines and travel agencies hit record high.