Damascus

St Paul by El Greco

From persecutor to preacher: the journey of St Paul

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Saint Paul is unique among those who have changed the course of history — responsible not just for one but…

Lest we forget

Portrait of the week

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Home The all-party Foreign Affairs Committee urged David Cameron, the Prime Minister, not to press ahead with a Commons vote…

A treasure-trove of grisly Arab tales may appeal more to an Isis fighter than your average British reader

13 December 2014 9:00 am

The marvellous tales of the title are not just confined to the contents of this book, for the travels and…

Notes from Damascus

26 April 2014 9:00 am

As I looked out of the window of my hotel bedroom, studying the view of central Damascus, the mobile phone…

Act now to save the Middle East's Christians

14 December 2013 9:00 am

The Middle East’s most persecuted people need our support

The Free Syrian Army is being taken over by groups of jihadist thugs

4 May 2013 9:00 am

The Free Syrian Army has fallen prey to gangsters and fanatics