The Russian Defense Ministry has commented on the situation in Syria's areas, controlled by the allies of the US-led coalition, after a senior American general accused Moscow of acting as "both arsonist and firefighter" in the Arab Republic. "At the moment, the most difficult circumstances for the civilian population of Syria exist in the areas … Continue reading US & Allies Make Syrians Suffer More
The United Nations humanitarian agencies called for cessation of hostilities in Syria for at least one month to deliver aid to all those in need. The UN humanitarian coordinator in Syria Ali al-Zaatari and other humanitarian agencies accepted the paper. The humanitarian situation is critical in Eastern Ghouta, Idlib province and Rukhban refugee camp.
The United Nations on Sunday called on Syria's warring sides to stop targeting civilians in the capital Damascus and nearby neighbourhoods, where escalating bombardment has killed dozens in recent days. Rebel groups and regime forces are locked in a cycle of tit-for-tat attacks around Damascus and in the opposition-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta. On Sunday, … Continue reading UN Calls on Syria’s Warring Sides to Stop Targeting Civilians
Aid has reached starving civilians trapped in the Eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held area outside Damascus, for the first time in more than a year. Supplies for 40,000 people were allowed into the towns of Kafr Batna and Saqba on Monday, according to the UN. It comes days after the UN human rights chief said the … Continue reading Damascus: UN Humanitarian Aid Convoy Delivers Supply to Eastern Ghouta
The Syrian Foreign Ministry urged the UN Security Council to put an end to the crimes against civilians committed by the US-led coalition. "We once again ask the Security Council to take responsibility for preserving international peace and security and take immediate action to stop the brutal crimes committed by the illegitimate international coalition against … Continue reading Damascus Urges UNSC to Put End to US-Led Coalition’s Crimes against Syrian Civilians
According to a representative of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, over 50 families have returned to their homes in the district of Afrin in Syria's northern Aleppo province. Over 50 families have returned to their homes in the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin in Aleppo province after being forced to … Continue reading Over 50 Families Return Home to Aleppo Province – Reconciliation Center
The United Nations adviser on the prevention of genocide today expressed deep concern at the deteriorating situation of up to 25,000 civilians trapped in Syria's Raqqa, noting that civilians are used as human shields in this de facto capital of ISIS terrorist group under intense bombardment. “I am deeply disturbed by reports coming out of … Continue reading UN is Anxious About Raqqa’s Trapped Civilians