RAF base in Cyprus prepares for potential strike on Syria

Akrotiri is at the sharp end of British military presence in the eastern Mediterranean The road to Akrotiri is strewn with daffodils. Vineyards are also in blossom, lending this south-western corner of Cyprus a bucolic feel. Further along, towards the RAF facility at the end of the road, a handwritten board announces strawberries for sale at a roadside farm. Closer to the military enclave, past traffic signs in English and Greek, a fish and chip shop, the Swan pub and a barber come into view. It is in this slice of Little England that preparations are under way as western...


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RAF base in Cyprus prepares for potential strike on Syria


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