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Istanbul: The death toll due to the magnitude 7.7 earthquake which hit Turkey and Syria on Monday has crossed 4,000, media reports said on Tuesday. more
Strong earthquake hits Turkey-Syria, 2300 people die

Istanbul: At least 2,300 people have been killed in three powerful earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria in nearly a century, sparking frantic rescue operations.

Strong earthquake hits Turkey-Syria, more than 600 people die

Ankara: At least 284 people died as a magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit Turkey's  Gaziantep city region and caused severe damage in neighbouring Syria as well.

Syria: WFP chief calls for action now, as hunger soars to 12 year high

New York:The head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), speaking in Damascus, has called on the world to boost investment in Syria’s people and communities to help ease the highest ...

Security Council unanimously agrees to extend Syria cross-border aid lifeline

New York: Trucks transporting food, medicine and other desperately needed aid into northwestern Syria from Türkiye, will continue their lifesaving journeys for another six months fol ...

Syria: Chemical weapons pose unacceptable threat, and are a ‘danger to us all’

Any use of chemical weapons anywhere is simply “unacceptable”, the deputy head of the UN Disarmament Affairs office (UNODA) told the Security Council on Thursday, briefing on ...

Syria: Rights experts call for renewal of cross-border aid resolution

New York: A UN Security Council Resolution that ensures millions of people in northwest Syria receive lifesaving aid through cross-border deliveries from Türkiye, must be extended, a ...

Syria: Security Council advised to extend cross-border aid access ‘without delay’

New York: UN agency chiefs appealed to the Security Council on Tuesday to extend a deal guaranteeing cross-border aid access to northwest Syria, that’s due to expire in eight days. ...

‘Gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies’ continue over Syria’s chemical weapons stance, Security Council hears

New York: The top UN disarmament official told the Security Council on Monday that “gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies” identified in Syria’s declaration over its u ...

Political solution still the only path to peace in Syria: UN Special Envoy

New York: With peace in Syria still an elusive goal, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen appealed on Tuesday for the Security Council to support his efforts to move the parties closer towards ...