Inside Idlib: The Syrian family living in a cave

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  • Published on Nov 5, 2019
  • Their homes and villages have been bombed to ruins: the refugee camps which might offer sanctuary are full.(Subscribe: bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

    Now some families fleeing the battlegrounds of northwest Syria are seeking shelter in abandoned buses - even caves. This is the latest in our series of films looking at daily life inside Idlib.
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Comments • 60

  • CS CS
    CS CS Month ago

    Without the current established gov, Syria would have turned to an Islamist's-nest.... and the west would have cared less.

  • geert konings
    geert konings Month ago

    GOD BLESS YOU BRLOTHER AND YOU FAMILY ONLY VICTOURY COUNTS

  • Arcana Imperii
    Arcana Imperii 2 months ago +2

    Man you can see the stress and desperation in his eyes. Sad.

  • yudhi adhyatmiko siswono
    yudhi adhyatmiko siswono 2 months ago +2

    So let me guess, he quit his job and join ISIS Al- Nusra in Idlib.

  • Fainites Barley
    Fainites Barley 2 months ago +1

    That’s a good sized, dry cave.

  • DILLIGAF CLUB
    DILLIGAF CLUB 2 months ago

    And when the war will end , he'll applaud and cheer for Assad ...

    • MUSTAFA SHEIKH
      MUSTAFA SHEIKH 2 months ago

      That's because he'll be forced too, if be doesn't he'll be killed

  • Joe Bien
    Joe Bien 2 months ago +3

    Propaganda piece. A terrible one at that.

  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike 2 months ago +1

    Throw the EU clean out of Britain, to escape its oppression, poverty and wars completely,

    • Albert Pike
      Albert Pike 2 months ago

      @Public Public You are not British and poorly educated.

    • Public Public
      Public Public 2 months ago

      no thanks I don't want yourextreme right wing driven paranoia.

  • Duffman15000
    Duffman15000 2 months ago +6

    Say isn't Idlib where Baghdadi and his sis were hiding out?

    • ALLAH party info
      ALLAH party info Month ago +1

      have u seen baghdadi`s corpse? they bomb houses everyday, now they say ohh one of those homes r baghdadis, I CAN SAY ONE OF THEM IS BINLADIN`S AND DONT SHOW ANYTHING TO U! bin ladin died again!!

  • SharpOB
    SharpOB 2 months ago

    It's just like Minecraft!

  • Shaz J
    Shaz J 2 months ago +1

    Why is your news always one sided against Asad. This man joined the rebels who joined al-qaida and isis. The rebels were supported by the U S and UK to help them carry out regime change so they could put a puppet government there and put the gas pipeline through. The last gas attack was a rehearsed lie. Please listen to real reporters like Eva Bartlett! Majority of Syrians support Asad.

    • Joe Bien
      Joe Bien 2 months ago

      Because is likely kosher approved.

  • Robbie Craughwell
    Robbie Craughwell 2 months ago

    United nations take Note! Home is Home, help the people that want to stay and rebuild, Close down your people trafficking department.

  • sam salhab
    sam salhab 2 months ago +3

    Basically the man put everything at stake for the revolution to win. Now he is being stubborn and choosing to live in a cave. He must stop being selfish count his losses and live like other Syrians in a house no excuse for this feeble attempt at Sympathy.

    • sam salhab
      sam salhab 2 months ago

      @Hossain Alaufi he is a liar

    • Hossain Alaufi
      Hossain Alaufi 2 months ago

      many people are kidnapped and killed by regime forces, he already told you how he was tortured and imprisoned.

  • Shoaib Bakhsi
    Shoaib Bakhsi 2 months ago

    This chat is full of racist uneducated fuckwits

  • In Jest
    In Jest 2 months ago +10

    This man is smart and determined to make a life for his family in the hardest of circumstances, I hope they make it, the world needs more compassion.

  • rajeshkumar sethi
    rajeshkumar sethi 2 months ago +1

    Humans are dangerous
    7.5 billion people living in world all are selfish

    • Public Public
      Public Public 2 months ago +1

      speak for yourself.

    • Albert Pike
      Albert Pike 2 months ago +3

      You are dangerously uneducated and selfish.

  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike 2 months ago +4

    EU sanctions are killing innocent people in Syria.

    • Albert Pike
      Albert Pike 2 months ago

      @Public Public You are poorly educated and that is showing. You also seem to be a supporter of genocide which makes you sub-human.

    • Public Public
      Public Public 2 months ago

      so not bombs then.... your irrational fear of europe is showing.

  • Wholf
    Wholf 2 months ago +1

    Fake

  • SilverStarEyes
    SilverStarEyes 2 months ago +3

    At least its not wet and cold like the caves of the UK

  • BlueSeas
    BlueSeas 2 months ago +2

    Desperate people will say anything for cash a few new plants, food and water. You can't trust anything anymore. Especially the ones selling it.

  • gilkesisking
    gilkesisking 2 months ago +2

    Clicked the video title expecting a skit on living in London..... Seems the people of Syria are more important to the UK press than those dying of poverty in its own cities.

  • Sheeple are Lame
    Sheeple are Lame 2 months ago +4

    While homeless people in UK & across the Commonwealth are left to die homeless on the streets

  • Roger Stubbs
    Roger Stubbs 2 months ago +1

    and ? china is the richest nation on the planet and lot of their citizens still live in caves.

    • Albert Pike
      Albert Pike 2 months ago

      @Public Public I didn't mention 'foreigner', moron. You seem to have a guilty conscience.

    • Public Public
      Public Public 2 months ago

      @Albert Pike Actually you can live in a cave without a permit in the EU. Your foreigner phobia is getting worse Albert.

    • SharpOB
      SharpOB 2 months ago +1

      @Albert Pike Cave loiscence.

    • Albert Pike
      Albert Pike 2 months ago +1

      In the EU you are not allowed to live in a cave without a permit.

  • KINGOSWALD
    KINGOSWALD 2 months ago +8

    Ask those in charge of Idlib, why the leader of ISIS was living there ? The sooner Idlib returns to government control the better.

    • ALLAH party info
      ALLAH party info Month ago

      @Albert Pike your name is soo strange, it says it all u mason! just c what have u said about the third world war and #armageddon! your quotes says it all!

    • geert konings
      geert konings Month ago

      @Albert Pike ISIS CREATED BY RUSSIA AND ISRAEL

    • Albert Pike
      Albert Pike 2 months ago +3

      ISIS is funded and controlled by the US and EU.

  • Barbara A. Sakowitz
    Barbara A. Sakowitz 2 months ago

    "For The wages of SIN is DEATH But The Gift Of GOD Is Eternal Life In CHRIST JESUS our LORD our SAVIOUR!" Amen And Amen! Romans 6:23 www.gty.org

  • jin kaz
    jin kaz 2 months ago +6

    As always one sided story
    From Assad must go to last hospital
    To last cave in idlib
    Family man got killed in cave in idlib last week
    His name al-Baghdadi

  • jin kaz
    jin kaz 2 months ago +5

    This is highly likely most probably fake news

    • Joe Bien
      Joe Bien 2 months ago

      @k84 They had to make it accessible to the camera crew. LOL

    • k84
      k84 2 months ago

      A man and a kid dig out a cave. Near the main road, visible to all.

    • Calm Oceans
      Calm Oceans 2 months ago +6

      Why?

  • Magic
    Magic 2 months ago +3

    the words reach their limit very quickly here. they must build a new system that does not torture its people.

  • JAMES WHITELEY
    JAMES WHITELEY 2 months ago +12

    lights, camera, action.

  • Land of Celts
    Land of Celts 2 months ago

    The Nusayri Regime let out every last ISIS fighter to destroy the Revolution this was their plan then rely on the rotten commie left to promote its Shia hoards of Iranian Deathsquads and Russian paid agents like George Galloway etc the Americans are right keep the oil fields that way the regime won’t ever be able to rebuild its regime or militias let’s see how great a friend Russia is of Syria when Putin has put his hand in his pocket to rebuild the regime the West won’t be paying Turkey is only paying for areas it controls

    • sam salhab
      sam salhab 2 months ago

      @Land of Celts first the territory, eventually the oil field I think you will be suprised

    • Land of Celts
      Land of Celts 2 months ago

      sam salhab when the regime has the oil fields back which is the source of its money 💰until then Syria will remain a wasteland where Putin will have to feed it

    • sam salhab
      sam salhab 2 months ago

      Just accept the revolution lost

  • LampuHijau
    LampuHijau 2 months ago +3

    Begining in cave end in cave, ironicly