Abbott Extending Australian Airstrikes – 26 August 2015

 

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaking on the calls for Australian forces to extend airstrikes and the “coalition of the willing”. This is echoed by former Foreign Minister Bob Carr (here) who is calling for a moral obligation in light of  the destruction of Palmyra and the murder of Khaled Mohammed El-Assaad. A decision is expected when the Security Counsel convenes in a weeks time.

Khaled al-Assad

 

UPDATE : 31 March 2016

Son Begins Quest to Bury IS-Slain ‘Father of Palmyra’

Below is the grotesque image of the murdered antiquarian…

Khaled Mohammed El-Assad