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IRAQ / ERBIL AIRLIFT

In response to the deteriorating situation in northern Iraq, UNHCR launched its largest aid pushes aimed at helping nearly half a million people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GA / TURKEY KIDNAPPING

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned in the "strongest possible terms” the kidnapping of the Consul-General of Turkey and other diplomatic officers in Mosul, Iraq. He called on the government of Iraq, regional countries and the international community to bring the  perpetrators to justice. UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The Security Council deplored in the strongest terms the terrorist attack by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and also condemned the recent terrorist attacks that are being perpetrated against the people of Iraq in an attempt to destabilize the country and region. UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA / ISRAEL – TURKEY

Syria's ambassador Bashar al Ja afari accused the governments of Turkey and Israel of a "public alliance of supporting terrorism" in his country. UNTV

26 Mar 2014 | Read More »

IMF/ GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

During its regular bi-weekly press briefing, Bill Murray, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Deputy Spokesperson, reinstated the Fund's commitment with Pakistan. IMF

23 Jan 2014 | Read More »

TURKEY/SYRIANS CARPETS

Forty Syrian refugees were  given a crash course in carpet weaving at Adiyaman camp in Turkey. The workshops have been a success, the carpets are now being sold in the US and UK. UNHCR

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

TURKEY / SYRIAN REFUGEES AID

More than 10,000 Syrian Refugees have spilled over into the border town of Akcakale in Southern Turkey. The town abuts a refugee camp that holds 30,000 more Syrian refugees seeking safety. UNHCR

24 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA HUMANITARIAN

The head of the UN refugee agency appealed for the international community to do more to share the burden on Syria’s neighbours, warning that the immense number of Syrian refugees fleeing the war is threatening those countries’ social and economic fabric. UNHCR

30 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA/ SYRIA WRAP

Addressing delegates at the General Assembly, King Abdullah of Jordan said that the flow of Syrian refugees in Jordan could reach one million or 20 percent of the population by next year. Not even the strongest global economies could absorb this demand on infrastructure and resources, let alone a small economy and the fourth water-poorest [...]

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN IN ARMED

Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict emphasized today that children in Syriahave lost their hope, and "they are full of anger" adding that if the conflict continues "we will face a generation of illiterate". UNTV

22 Jul 2013 | Read More »

 

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