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Civilians in Syria’s ‘Four Towns’ need support as humanitarian catastrophe looms – UN relief official

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A senior United Nations relief official has on Monday called on all parties to come to an agreement and allow immediate and unfettered humanitarian access to more than 60,000 civilians trapped in four Syrian towns of Al-Zabadani, Al-Fu’ah, Kafraya and Madaya. These four locations were referred to specifically in the so-called ‘Four Towns’ Agreement to […]

Syria: UN, Security Council welcome Astana talks and look forward to intra-Syrian negotiations

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The United Nations and the Security Council have welcomed the international talks on Syria held in the Kazakh capital of Astana, and, in separate accounts to the press, said they look forward to the resumption of the intra-Syrian negotiations. Speaking to journalists earlier on Wednesday in what was his first press conference in New York […]

Think of those fleeing Syria and elsewhere not with fear but with open arms and open heart – UN agency chief

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Expressing shock at the scale of the devastation in war-ravaged city of Aleppo, the top United Nations refugee official on Wednesday made an impassioned plea for the world to stand in solidarity with those suffering from the effects of conflict there in Syria, as well as in other places such as Iraq, Somalia and Yemen. […]

Trump bans entry of Syrian refugees into the US

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Delivering on his promises of banning radical Islam from entering America, President Donald Trump has banned the entry of Syrian refugees into USA for an indefinite period of time, media reports said. According to the new executive documents the US President has signed, all refugee admissions has been banned for a period of four months. […]

UN aid officials urge Security Council to push for greater humanitarian access in Syria

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Senior United Nations relief officials on Thursday urged the Security Council to do more to ensure the support of the Syrian Government to deliver life-saving aid, warning that aid workers are “blocked at every turn” while some 4.6 million people live in hard-to-reach areas across the war-ravaged country. “We continue to be blocked at every […]