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UN team suspends mission after being targeted by snipers

Lebanon & Syria, Main headlines, Syria) Unidentified snipers shot at U.N. experts on Monday, ... snipers on Monday. Unidentified snipers shot at U.N. experts on Monday , ... Damascus, a U.N. spokesman said, according to AFP."The first vehicle of the chemical weapons ...

26/08/2013 - 12:33 - comment 0

Convoy forced to pull back from UN Golan Heights rescue mission

headlines, International, Israel, Syria) A convoy of U.N. vehicles sent to pick up 21 peacekeepers held ... shelled the area where the UN workers are being held. A convoy of U.N. vehicles ... when the army shelled the area, a watchdog said Friday.“When the U.N. vehicles entered into Jamla, ...

09/03/2013 - 07:01 - comment 0

Russia: Not in support of resolution on Syria aid now

on Wednesday a new U.N. Security Council resolution on the humanitarian plight in Syria as Western and Arab ... reporters at Russia’s U.N. Mission. Churkin added: “We believe that it’s a wrong move. It’s not a good ... in Syria, Russian Federation, Syria) Russia opposed on Wednesday a new U.N. Security Council ...

06/02/2014 - 12:08 - comment 0

U.S. Criticizes Syria for U.N. Council Member’s Statement

  In his presentation speech as a new U.N. Security Council member, Syrian representative ... here to combat and eliminate," Mekdad declared.     Mekdad, a senior counselor in his U.N. mission, was addressing a Security Council debate on terrorism reports that Syria and others had submitted ...

18/05/2010 - 17:22 - comment 0

U.S. Ambassador to U.N. to Visit in Damascus

next week and ask for cooperation in the U.N. Security Council, where the Middle Eastern countr U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations will visit Syria next week and ask for cooperation in the U.N. ... of countries accused of supporting terrorism, was chosen to be a member of the U.N. Security Council for two ...

18/05/2010 - 17:23 - comment 0

UN: Fate of Homs evacuees "uncertain"

Hillo, the U.N. official heading the Homs mission. About a third of the nearly 1,160 people ... "horrendous" and said, "Syria itself is crumbling." He said most countries in the U.N. Security ... as they were rescued, the top U.N. humanitarian official in Syria said.The world body now has no control over ...

12/02/2014 - 09:50 - comment 0

UN reaches agreement with Syria on chemical weapons

weapons  in the country. The agreement comes after two U.N. envoys visited Damascus on Tuesday and Wednesday, holding talks with Syria’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, read a brief U.N. statement ... The agreement comes after two U.N. envoys visited ...

27/07/2013 - 08:17 - comment 0

UN in the dark about Syria's calls for probe on 'chemical attack'

The United Nations said on Wednesday that Syria has made no formal request for a U.N. investigation ... to counter a statement by Syria's U.N. envoy Bashar Jaafari that Syria had asked for the “independent” ... the U.N. secretary-general to appoint an independent mission to investigate the attack. He said he had ...

21/03/2013 - 06:06 - comment 0

Syrian regime lets in UN chemical weapons investigation team

into his country. Syria has approved the U.N. appointment of a Swedish ... incidents to head the U.N. fact-finding mission that will investigate allegations of the reported use of chemical weapons in Syria. U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky called Ake Sellstrom “an accomplished ...

28/03/2013 - 08:03 - comment 0

UN observers leave Syria: too much violence to observe

of the U.N. Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) expired at midnight Sunday after a roughly four-month ... are protected,” General Babacar Gaye, head of the U.N. Supervision Mission in Syria, told reporters ... U.N. observer mission chief on Saturday accused both Syrian army and rebel forces of failing to protect ...

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