Tag: Syrian Civil War

June 3, 2019

UN Update on Syria

United Nations “remains deeply alarmed” by the ongoing fighting in northwestern Syria which left “at least 160 civilians dead, hundreds of thousands of people displaced, and put three million people in the crossfire,” a spokesperson for the organization said on Monday (3 Jun)

May 28, 2019

Security Council Considers Situatio...

Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East (Syria) on 28 May

May 25, 2019

UN Condemns Rampant Abuse in Syria&...

The U.N. human rights office condemns rampant human rights violations in Daraa Governorate in southwest Syria by both government and so-called non-state actors. The agency accuses both parties of flaunting the reconciliation agreement implemented 10 months ago

May 15, 2019

Christians Displaced From Afrin Reb...

After Turkish-backed rebels attacked their homes in Afrin, in northwest Syria, Kurdish Christians were forced to flee. They sought refuge in a nearby region, and have built a church to continue their religious life

April 18, 2019

UN Calls for Repatriation of IS Wiv...

Women and children comprise 90 percent of the population. Among them are more than 11,000 foreign women and children, including those born of a foreign father or mother

April 4, 2019

Take Back Families of Foreign Fight...

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross is urging countries with citizens in a Syrian camp for foreign fighters’ families not to abandon them and to work toward a viable solution

April 1, 2019

With Removal of IS, Syrians Search ...

Syrians who are in search of their missing family members say they are provided with little information when reaching out to officials from SDF and the U.S.-led coalition. Many hope their loved ones could be in refugee camps under the SDF control or IS prisons that were captured recently

March 30, 2019

Syrian Immigrants, Now Turkish Citi...

More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees migrated to Turkey since the Syrian crisis began in 2011. In January, Turkish Minister of Interior Suleyman Soylu said that nearly 80,000 of those refugees have become naturalized citizens of Turkey. Roughly 53,000 of which are able to participate in Turkey’s elections Sunday

March 23, 2019

US-Backed SDF: IS ‘Caliphate&...

The first indications the fight against IS in Baghuz had ended came early Saturday, SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali using Twitter to announce the “total elimination of so-called caliphate”

Islamic State Defeated, Syrian Forc...

The biggest worry: upward of 60,000 people, including more than 5,000 IS fighters, who have surrendered or been captured since the SDF and coalition launched their final assault last month

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