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New York: Hospitals, schools and homes have all been targeted during Syria’s brutal and long-running conflict, said UN-appointed investigators, who on Tuesday condemned likely fresh war crimes committed by all parties. more
Extend cross border 'lifeline' into Syria, Lowcock urges Security Council

New York: With COVID-19 cases in Syria multiplying, its economy in freefall, and some households cooking weeds to eat in order to survive, the UN’s emergency relief coordinator is p ...

Syrians ‘face unprecedented hunger amid impending COVID crisis’

New York : Syrian communities devastated by years of civil war now face an “unprecedented” hunger crisis, just as urgent action is needed to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, U ...

Syria violence ‘a ticking time-bomb that must not be ignored’: UN human rights chief

New York : As civilian casualties mount across Syria and human rights violations continue unabated, the UN rights chief expressed serious concern on Friday that some parties to the confli ...

Syrian air force used deadly chemical weapons in 2017 attacks, UN watchdog finds

New York : The Syrian air force used deadly chemical weapons in three separate attacks in March 2017 on the central town of Ltamenah that affected a total of at least 106 people, the Orga ...

Syria: Warring parties failed to abide by international law over hospital attacks

New York : Parties to Syria’s brutal civil war, now in its tenth year, failed to abide by their obligations under international law to avoid attacks on hospitals and other civilian ...

As children freeze to death in Syria, aid officials call for major cross-border delivery boost

New York : Humanitarian assistance needs to be scaled up significantly to more than a million people displaced by fighting in northwest Syria, a senior UN aid official said on Monday, ami ...

UN chief appeals for end to Syria’s ‘man-made humanitarian nightmare’

New York : In a tersely delivered statement on Friday, the UN Secretary-General appealed for an end to the “man-made humanitarian nightmare” currently unfolding in Syria, wher ...

Syria: ‘Massive waves of civilian displacement and loss of life must stop now’: UN Special Envoy

New York : Air and ground strikes in the region of Idlib, northwest Syria, are causing “massive waves of civilian displacement and major loss of civilian life”, causing unacce ...

Syrian conflict has ‘erased’ children’s dreams: new UN report

New York : Nearly nine years of conflict in Syria have robbed boys and girls of their childhood and subjected them to “unabated violations of their rights”, including being ki ...