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LEBANON / THREE MILLION SYRIAN REFUGEES

Syria's intensifying refugee crisis will today surpass a record three million people amid reports of increasingly horrifying conditions inside the country. Iman is a single mother to a 15-year-old daughter. She also looks after her disabled sister. UNHCR

29 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

The UN humanitarian agency said that over the past six months, “the collective punishment of civilians” has continued and that 241,000 people still remain under siege. Nearly "one in two Syrians is either internally displaced or is a refugee." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNDOF PEACEKEEPERS

The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the detention of 43 UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) by armed elements of the opposition in the vicinity of Al Qunaytirah, in the area of separation in the Golan and called for their immediate release. UNIFEED- UNTV

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA COI

A UN-appointed panel said that mass atrocities by Government forces and non-State armed groups continue to take place in Syria, causing immeasurable suffering to civilians and contributing to a spillover of violence affecting international peace and stability. CH UNTV

27 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA DEATH TOLL

A report by the UN Human Right’s Office said that the death toll in Syria’s three-year conflict has more than doubled in a year, rising to nearly 200,000. UNTV CH

22 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / CONFLICT PREVENTION 2

During an Security Council debate on conflict prevention, Israeli ambassador Ron Prosor said that "Hamas –like ISIS and Boko Haram- share a disdain for democracies, a contempt for modernity and a determination to destroy our way of life." UNIFEED-UNTV  

21 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / JAMES FOLEY

In a statement read by a UN spokesperson, Secretary General Ban-Ki moon condemned in the "strongest terms" the horrific murder of journalist James Foley, "an abominable crime that underscores the campaign of terror the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continues to wage against the people of Iraq and Syria." UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL RESOLUTION

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution listing six individuals affiliated with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Al-Nusra Front on the Al-Qaida sanctions regime in an attempt to cut off funding to these groups. In the resolution the Council expressed its "gravest concern" that territory in parts of Iraq and [...]

15 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Commenting on the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, United Kingdom's ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said the United States have completed about 60 percent of treatment of the priority A chemicals on the ship the Cape Ray", adding in that "once that the transformation or treatment is completed then the affluent will be sent to Germany [...]

5 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GREECE / SYRIAN REFUGEES

As Syrian refugees, Fewaz’s family was so desperate to gain asylum inEuropethat they entrusted their fate to smugglers. But along the way they were separated and now Fewaz does not know when or if his family will ever be whole again. UNHCR

29 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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