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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 ...

Syria: Break impasse in Security Council, avoid situation ‘spiraling out of control’ – UN chief

New York: Amid the risks of the situation in Syria “spiraling out of control,” the United Nations chief has appealed to the five permanent members of the Security Council to b ...

‘When weapons speak, civilians pay the price,’ says UN aid chief as Syria war grinds on

New York: More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in military operations and airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta since late February, the United Nations aid chief said on Tuesday, des ...

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 ...

Seven years of war in Syria has left ‘colossal human tragedy’ in its wake – UN refugee chief

New York: After seven years of brutal conflict in Syria, there are no clear winners, “but the losers are plain to see,” the United Nations refugee agency chief said Friday, de ...

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 ...

Those responsible for war crimes in Syria ‘will be held accountable for what they have done,’ says UN rights chief

New York: War crimes, potentially crimes against humanity, are likely being committed in east Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria, and the United Nations human rights chief warned on Friday tha ...

Airstrikes, shelling continue in Syria despite Security Council’s ceasefire call – top UN officials

New York, Mar 1 (JEN):Despite the Security Council’s demand for a ceasefire throughout Syria, violence continues to plague the war-ravaged country, worsening the humanitarian situat ...