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New York: Less than 20 per cent of the “desperate” civilians living in Syria’s hard-to-reach areas have got the humanitarian aid they need so far this year, a senior United Nations official warned on Tuesday, calling for the Security Council to help ease their plight. more
Displacement surges as twin military offensives drive thousands from Afrin and east Ghouta – UN

New York: The humanitarian crisis in Syria is reaching new peaks as hundreds of thousands of people flee the escalating fighting in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin, the latest flashpoints in the ...

Thousands suffering amid harrowing conditions in east Ghouta and Afrin – UN

New York: The United Nations in Syria is appealing urgently for help to ease the catastrophic situation for tens for thousands of people impacted by fighting in Eastern Ghouta, outside Da ...

Syria: Children, families killed by airstrikes, shelling in Afrin – UN

New York: Dozens of children have been killed since fighting began in the north-western Syrian town of Afrin, where people are under bombardment, hospitals have been shut down and water s ...

Syria ‘bleeding inside and out’ as conflict enters eighth year, says UN chief

New York: Despite a United Nations Security Council demand to institute a 30-day ceasefire across Syria, airstrikes, shelling and ground offensives have intensified in Eastern Ghouta, Sec ...

Syria: UN aid convoy returns to eastern Ghouta

New York: The United Nations and partners on Friday reached the Syrian city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta to complete distribution of food aid after intense shelling cut short deliveries to ...

Syrian army splits rebel-held Eastern Ghouta in 'three' after capturing the region

Ghouta: The Syrian rebel-held enclave has been split in three after the government forces captured a major town in Eastern Ghouta, media reports said on Saturday.

Fighting prevents UN and aid partners from returning to Syria’s war-battered east Ghouta

New York: Continuing fighting forced the postponement on Thursday of a United Nations inter-agency relief convoy to Douma, a neighborhood in Syria’s war-ravaged Eastern Ghouta, a UN ...

UN chief urges completion of planned aid delivery to Douma in Syria’s east Ghouta

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on parties to the conflict in Syria to allow a humanitarian convoy to complete the delivery of supplies to Do ...

UN food relief agency and partners deliver much-needed aid to Syria’s east Ghouta

New York: A United Nations-Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) humanitarian convoy arrived in the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Monday bringing life-saving aid to thousands of ...