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UN seeks inquiry into Russian Idlib air strikes- Syria war

UN seeks inquiry into Russian Idlib air strikes- Syria war

The UN’s secretary general has called for an investigation into deadly air strikes in Syria last week that were allegedly conducted by Russian jets. António Guterres expressed deep concern about Thursday’s attack on the rebel-held town of Zardana, which activists said killed at least 47 civilians. The dead included a rescuer who was allegedly targeted. […]

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shelter lends helping paw to animal victims of Syria war

Shelter lends helping paw to animal victims of Syria war

In the sandy yard of a shelter near the Syrian capital Damascus, a three-legged dog bounds excitedly, her tongue swinging as she runs despite her amputated limb. Betty is one of 350 animals housed at a farm-turned-shelter run by the Syrian Team for Animal Rescue (STAR), whose volunteers describe their wards as “forgotten victims” of […]

November 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Aug  08, – More than 50 million people living in 17 conflict-ridden countries are in “severe food insecurity”, two UN agencies warned recently. While grain silos in many Western countries may overflow this winter, tens of millions of people risk going without food as hunger is being used more than ever as a weapon of […]

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria war rages hours before deal to halt fighting

Syria war rages hours before deal to halt fighting

Feb 26, – The government has agreed to the plan. The main opposition alliance, which has deep reservations about the terms, has said it is ready for a two-week truce to test the intentions of the government and its Russian and Iranian backers. Heavy air strikes were reported to have hit rebel-held areas near Damascus […]

February 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
US to deploy F-16s, Patriot anti-missile batteries to Jordan

US to deploy F-16s, Patriot anti-missile batteries to Jordan

June 6, AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The equipment is being sent to Jordan as part of preparations for an annual joint military exercise, but the officials said some would be kept in the country amid fears that the civil war raging in Syria will spill over the border. The U.S. will send anti-missile batteries and […]

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