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New York: The United Nations expressed concern on Tuesday for the safety and protection of more than four million civilians in north-western Syria, which has been hit with aerial bombardments over the past few days. more
Family of Canadian child stranded in Syria files lawsuit against Government

Ottawa/Sputnik: A Canadian family on Wednesday sued the federal government for failing to repatriate their child from a Syrian refugee camp, court documents revealed.

Turkey cuts off drinking water in Syria's Hasakah

Damascus/Xinhua: The Turkish forces on Sunday cut off the drinking water that feeds the Hasakah city in northeastern Syria, state news agency SANA reported.

Syria: Top UN officials appeal to donors to help end ‘shocking’ scale of suffering

New York/IBNS: The UN chief called on the world to step up “financial, humanitarian and political commitments”, to help end nearly a decade of brutal conflict and suffering ac ...

Syria: As coronavirus threat intensifies, ceasefire more urgent than ever

New York/IBNS: Syria desperately needs a nationwide ceasefire to enable its war-weary citizens to access the equipment and resources necessary to combat COVID-19, the UN’s top envoy ...

COVID-19 crisis ‘unlike any we have dealt with’, as new tragedy looms for Syria

New York : The risk of the COVID-19 pandemic having a devastating impact on war-torn Syria is intensifying, where six million are displaced, living in conditions that make them particular ...

‘Immediate nationwide ceasefire’ needed for all-out effort to counter COVID-19 in Syria

New York : Syria is at “high risk” of being unable to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Special Envoy for the country said on Monday, reiterating calls for a “comple ...

Enable ‘all out effort’ to counter COVID-19 in war-ravaged Syria, urges top UN envoy

New York : The top United Nations envoy in Syria called on Tuesday for an immediate country-wide truce, allowing citizens to save lives and tackle the common threat presented by the COVID ...

Syria: UN urges Russia and Turkey to secure ‘fresh ceasefire’ as risk of military escalation grows

New York: With the Security Council meeting in emergency session on Syria following the death on the battlefield of dozens of Turkish troops, the UN strongly urged Russia and Turkey on Fr ...

Turkey Prez threatens to attack Syrian forces "everywhere" if Turkey's troops targeted

Ankara/Xinhua: Turkish president threatened Wednesday to attack Syrian forces "everywhere" if Turkish soldiers are targeted again in the Idlib province of Syria.