- UN: Fate of Homs evacuees "uncertain"
hundreds of evacuees from the besieged city of Homs as soon as they were rescued, the top U.N. ... Hillo, the U.N. official heading the Homs mission. About a third of the nearly 1,160 people ... in a regime-controlled section of the city, U.N. and local officials said. The governor refused to let news ...
12/02/2014 - 08:50 - comment 0
- Syria: U.N. resumes delivery of aid to besieged Yarmouk camp in Damascus
headlines, Syria) A U.N. spokesman says that the organization has resumed its distribution of food ... a spokesman said Thursday. A U.N. spokesman says that the organization has resumed ... Yarmouk refugee camp. Chris Gunness, spokesman for UNRWA , the U.N. agency for Palestinian ...
20/02/2014 - 12:07 - comment 0
- U.N. airlift to deliver aid to northeastern Syria Tuesday
region, the U.N. WFP has been airlifting supplies to the area, with its latest delivery for 62,000 ... in Syria have been stalled due to road block and other dangerous ground conditions. According to U.N. ... The United Nations World Food Program began airlifting ...
04/02/2014 - 14:10 - comment 0
- U.N: 2,200 Syrian families poured into Arsal the past 5 days
The U.N. confirmed Wednesday that 2,200 Syrian ... The U.N. confirmed Wednesday that 2,200 Syrian families have arrived in the east Lebanon border ... 20,000 Syrian refugees. According to the U.N., about 100 families made their way to villages near Arsal, ...
20/11/2013 - 13:34 - comment 0
- Syrian farms tattered and their farmers are gone
Syria’s farming sector now in “tatters,” the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned Wednesday; Iranians make a motion sickness gum; a call for aspiring writers and film lovers of the Arab Spring! and debating the Saudi exception. ...
Blogs Roundup - 25/01/2013 - 21:25 - comment 0
- U.N. pushing for humanitarian aid deliveries, evacuations to resume in besieged Yarmouk refugee camp
The U.N.'s Palestine refugee agency UNRWA said that they were "closely monitoring" reports ... & Syria, Main headlines, Palestine, Syria) The U.N.'s Palestine refugee agency UNRWA said ... organizations have managed to negotiate temporary ceasefires to allow for the distribution of food and aid ...
13/02/2014 - 06:41 - comment 0
- Yarmouk residents in "life-threatening" situation as U.N. fails to deliver aid
forces.Gunness said that although UNRWA had managed to distribute 6,500 food parcels since being given access to the camp on Jan. 18, the food parcels were only meant to last ten days. Aid distribution was suspended ... dependent on UNRWA for food and basic medicines," stressing that the UN "must have secure, ...
16/02/2014 - 08:13 - comment 0
- As round two of Syria peace talks kick off, U.N. completes Homs evacuation
As the U.N. finished evacuating some 700 people from ... in Switzerland. Nearly 700 people had been taken out of the city by U.N. convoy since Friday . ... each blamed the other for the deadly attacks. Some U.N. employees and an aid worker told ...
10/02/2014 - 13:46 - comment 0
- 8-year-old Yemeni child dies at hands of 40-year-old husband on wedding night
organizations are calling for the arrest of her husband, who was five times her age. Al Nahar, Lebanon, ... who are forced to marry at young ages. Most pro age-limit organizations agree that 18 should ... securely around the offending organ and dragged through the streets until the parents his young wife feel ...
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- Oil for nothing: Iraq loses bid to sue Donald Rumsfeld-linked firm in oil-for-food case
violations of the U.N. oil-for-food program in U.S. courts for actions outside the United States. The Iraqi government can't pursue violations of the U.N. oil-for-food program in U.S. courts ... violations of the U.N. oil-for-food program in U.S. courts for actions outside the United States, a judge ...
07/02/2013 - 12:42 - comment 0