21 January 2016

Air drop food to starving Syrians, UN tells Britain

The United Nations has given approval to Western countries including Britain to carry out air drops over besieged Syrian towns without regime permission, The Telegraph can disclose. There have been growing calls for Britain to intervene in the wake of scores of deaths from starvation in the Syrian town of Madaya, which is besieged by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president.