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New York: The situation inside Syria’s Idlib threatens to become “highly explosive” amid an uptick in conflict between armed groups and a spike in the number of people displaced inside the war-torn country, a top UN aid official said on Monday. more
UN aid chief highlights 2 million Syrians in greatest need

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 Uni ...

Syria: Civilians bear brunt of unilateral sanctions, exacerbating ‘unparalleled suffering, destruction,’ says UN expert

New York: Syrian civilians are frequently being denied live-saving humanitarian support – an unintended consequence of unilateral sanctions, that are exacerbating an already dire si ...

UN envoy ‘encouraged’ by latest talks on avoiding ‘worst-case scenario’ in Syria’s Idlib

New York: The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria on Wednesday detailed his most recent efforts to revive stalled peace talks which could end the brutal conflict that has been raging t ...

Syria: UN-backed watchdog says chemical weapon ‘likely used’ in February attack

New York: Deadly chlorine gas was likely used in an attack that took place in a Syrian town in rebel-held Idlib last February, said the United Nations-backed chemical weapons watchdog on ...

Turkey's President says over 4,300 terrorists neutralised since Operation Olive Branch

Ankara: At least 4,376 militants have been neutralised since the launch of Operation Olive Branch by Turkish military, said country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

‘Marathon of suffering’ in Syria conflict, far from over: UN humanitarian adviser

New York: The fighting in Syria “is not over” and neither is the “marathon of suffering” for millions of people in the war-torn country, a senior aid official at t ...

UN-EU conference raises $4.4 billion for war-ravaged Syria; leaders underscore need for political solution

New York: International donors at a United Nations-European Union humanitarian conference pledged nearly $4.4 billion on Wednesday to fund critical aid programmes in war-torn Syria throug ...

UN-EU conference on future of Syria opens in Brussels with urgent call for international support

New York: With the conflict in Syria into its eighth bloody year and human suffering worsening by the day, the United Nations and partners on Tuesday made a major appeal for additional fu ...

Chemical watchdog confirms UK findings on Salisbury nerve agent

New YorK: A technical team sent by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom has identified t ...