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SYRIA / CONFLICT FOURTH ANNIVERSARY

UNICEF said some 14 million children across the region are now suffering from the escalating conflict sweeping Syria and much of Iraq. The situation of more than 5.6 million children inside the Syria remains the most desperate with the conflict in the country now entering its fifth year. UNICEF

12 Mar 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / REFUGEES PRINCE CHARLES

Britain's Prince Charles on Sunday visited Jordan's largest refugee camp at Za'atari to meet those displaced by the four-year conflict in Syria. During a tour of the camp he spoke to young Syrians who described the challenges of life as refugees. UNCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / MO'AZ AL KASSASBEH

The United Nations condemned the killing of Jordanian Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Mo'az Al-Kassasbeh by Da'esh, "a terrorist organization with no regard for human life." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / GUTERRES ZAATARI

Syrian refugees living in Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan are still trying to overcome the damage done by the storm that hit the region last week. On his second day in Jordan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited the camp to see the impact of the damage. He was also able to [...]

15 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / SYRIAN REFUGEES REPORT

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, says large numbers of Syrian refugees are sliding into abject poverty, and at an alarming rate, due to the magnitude of the crisis and insufficient support from the international community. UNHCR

14 Jan 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN/ REFUGEES FLOOD

Extreme weather has wreaked havoc for Syrian refugees living in Jordan's Zaatari camp over the past few days, flooding homes, collapsing tents and forcing hundreds to wait out the storms in emergency shelters or with neighbours and relatives. UNHCR

9 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE

The Jordanian ambassador to the United Nations said today that the Arab Group at the UN had agreed on revisions to a resolution to be sent to the Security Council that calls for an end of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Dec 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / NUCLEAR DETECTION

A highly sensitive field laboratory to carry out a forensic investigation of a possible nuclear explosion brings together equipment developed by Chinese, American, Russian, and European scientists to strengthen the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty's verification system. CTBTO

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / WMD EXERCISE

The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) is conducting the "largest ever" Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) exercise in Jordan’s desert to develop its "On Site Inspection" capabilities for when the Treaty comes into force. CTBTO

17 Nov 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / JACQUES ROGGE

The UN Special Envoy for Youth Refugees and Sport and former head of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge visited the Azraq refugee camp and met Syrian refugees to raise awareness of the condition of youth refugees and the positive impact of sport on their wellbeing. Over half of the population of Azraq camp are [...]

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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