14th February 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

GMFRS team fly to Turkey to rescue those trapped in rubble following earthquake

Members of Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (GMFRS) and UK International Search and Rescue Team (UK ISAR) are in Turkey in hopes of rescuing...

13th February 2023 | By Dorthe Berger

Earthquake survivors in Turkey and Syria, gets help from University of Manchester students

On the 8th, 9th and 10th of February, students at University of Manchester raised awareness to the earthquake survivors in Turkey and Syria with gathering money and...


30th October 2020 | By Victoria Thiele

BBC news coverage targeted in ‘media war’ between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani expats in Manchester are fighting a ‘media war’ over the recent violent clashes between their home countries. Local members of the Armenian...


23rd October 2019 | By karthiknair

Syrian doctor who escaped Assad regime sets up charity in UK to help orphans

Dr Najib Edal was operating on a patient in Syria in 2012 when a nurse warned him that soldiers of the Assad regime had entered his home...


19th October 2019 | By [email protected]

Activists call upon people in Manchester to show support for Kurds under siege from Turkey

A large group of Kurdish activists demonstrated against the ongoing violence in Syria, condemning the Turkish government over its decision to invade Rojava. Meeting at...

Explosion in Syria border town near Turkey - by Jordi Bernabeu Farrús

18th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Protestors demand an end to Turkish attacks in northern Syria

Hundreds of protestors in Manchester have called for an end to killings and military action against Kurdish forces and communities in northern Syria. Turkey began its military action last week...