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New York, King Adbullah II of Jordan told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that “challenges do not make collective action and mutual respect less important,” and spotlighted the need for all countries to “pull together to get [the Middle East] peace process back on track.” more
A record one million Syrians displaced over six months, during six key battles: UN investigators

New York,All parties to the seven-year Syria conflict and the States that support them should do “everything in their power” to prevent a full-scale military assault on Idlib, ...

Save Idlib from ‘transforming into a blood bath’, UN chief Guterres urges fighters and their allies

New York, A full-scale battle for Idlib must be avoided at all costs, the United Nations Secretary-General has stressed, warning that failure to do so would unleash “a humanitarian ...

WFP and UNICEF prepare for the worst in Syria’s Idlib, as insecurity mars start of another school year

New York, Emergency food supplies for hundreds of thousands of people in Syria’s Idlib are “ready for distribution” in the event of mass displacement caused by a full-sc ...

Living a life in the ruins of Syria

New York, Many people in Syria are trying to lead “a normal life amidst the ruins” of their country devastated by years of conflict; that’s according to the UN High Comm ...

UN Security Council urged to act against ‘worst-case scenario’ Syria’s war-battered Idlib

New York,  A further escalation of violence in Syria’s Idlib governorate could create a humanitarian emergency “at a scale not yet seen through this crisis,” a seni ...

Syria: UN chief warns Idlib offensive may set off ‘humanitarian catastrophe’

New York,  United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the growing risk of a humanitarian catastrophe should a full-scale milita ...

Millions at risk if Syria’s war moves to last redoubt of Idlib, warns senior aid official

New York: Aid access to embattled Syrians may soon improve following recent military gains by the Government, but the war “cannot be allowed to go to Idlib”, the head of the U ...

The ‘used and abused’ children of Syria must learn what ‘peace’ really means, Security Council hears

New York: More than 7,000 children have lost their lives or been maimed as a result of the brutal conflict in Syria, a senior United Nations official told the UN Security Council on Frida ...

‘Warehouses emptying’ amid growing humanitarian needs in south-west Syria

New York: More than 180,000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in south-west Syria after weeks of escalating hostilities that have restricted aid access to the area, the ...