Results tagged “Syria”

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A father of a six-year-old boy trapped in war-torn Syria has launched a campaign to get him home.

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Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick said he was "humbled and proud" after receiving messages of support for his decision to resign from the shadow cabinet after he spoke out against Labour party policy on Syria.

He quit after saying he would vote against an offensive on the Middle East country even if it was proved its government was behind the recent chemical weapons attack on citizens.

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Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick has resigned from the shadow cabinet after speaking out against Labour party policy on Syria.

He quit after saying he would vote against an offensive on the Middle East country even if it was proved its government was behind the recent chemical weapons attack on citizens.

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Tower Hamlets MP Jim Fitzpatrick has handed in his resignation as shadow transport spokesman, the BBC is reporting.

He voted against both the government motion and Labour's amendment over Syria, saying he opposes military intervention of any kind.

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"A long weekend in Damascus" is how the soldier-turned-writer describes how he got to know Syria.

But those who are familiar with the story of Brave Two Zero will know exactly what that low-key phrasing hides. Chris was in the SAS on a mission in Iraq in 1991 when he and his troop were compromised.