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New York: Syria’s humanitarian needs are at their highest ever and any move to block aid from reaching the war-torn country should be resisted strongly, a top UN Human Rights Council probe said on Wednesday. more
Syria: Decade of brutal war left nearly 307,000 civilians dead

New York: Between 1 March 2011 and 31 March 2021, 306,887 civilians were killed in the on-going war in Syria - the highest estimate yet of conflict-related deaths in the country, accordin ...

Syria: Guterres underlines ‘moral imperative’ to continue cross-border aid operation from Türkiye

New York: With humanitarian needs in Syria at their highest levels since the start of the civil war more than 11 years ago, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed on Monday ...

Israeli missile attack injures civilian in Syrian capital

Damascus/UNI/Xinhua: A civilian was injured in Israeli airstrikes targeting sites south of the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday morning, a Syrian military statement said.

UNDP steps up efforts to keep Syrians off the daily breadline

New York: As the Syria war enters its 12th year, the impact that the war in Ukraine is having on food security, is being felt by the most vulnerable Syrians, the UN Development Programme ...

UN Syria Commission: ‘unconscionable to consider closing last border crossing’

New York: The UN Syria Commission of Inquiry said on Thursday that not extending current cross-border aid to Syria along the remaining route, would be a “failure of the highest orde ...

Syria: ‘Largest-ever number’ in need, warns UN relief chief

New York: With a scorching summer fast approaching, food prices rising and access to water and electricity limited in many parts of Syria, donors must make good on $4.3 billion in humanit ...

UN launches joint appeal for Syria: ‘Apathy is not an option’

New York: As Syria begins 12 years of conflict amidst soaring humanitarian needs, UN agency heads launched during a European Union conference on Tuesday, a joint appeal for $10.5 billion. ...

Syria: Rights experts call for humanitarian access to detained children

New York: Humanitarians must have full and unimpeded access to children arbitrarily held in detention centres in northeast Syria, a group of independent UN human rights experts said on Fr ...

Syria: One killed in Israeli attack

Damascus/UNI/Sputnik: One soldier was killed and five others wounded in an Israeli attack in Syria, the Syrian Armed Forces command said in a statement.