Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 01:26
The United Nations on Monday appealed for a record USD 12.9 billion in emergency aid, half of which is for victims of Syria`s war, which is expected to generate another two million refugees next year.
Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 10:19
A roadmap adopted earlier this month by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to rid Syria of its chemical stockpile, says "priority" weapons have to be removed from the country by December 31.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 14:11
The head of the joint United Nations and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons team charged with eliminating chemical weapons in Syria said Wednesday that despite obstacles, the programme to remove and destroy chemical agents at sea was on track.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 12:12
More than two dozen companies have expressed interest in destroying Syria`s chemical weapons stockpile, sources at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, told a news agency on Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 12:04
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has sacked a deputy prime minister who met Western officials to discuss the possibility of holding a peace conference.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 10:32
Reports of several Syrians still feared `trapped` in a suburb in Damascus, Moaddamiyah, have raised concern for the civilians who are still stuck in the area.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 16:13
The health situation in Syria has been deteriorating due to a shortage of medicines and medical workers, destruction of health facilities and difficult access to health care, said the WHO.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 12:10
After days of fighting, the Kurdish fighters on Saturday managed to capture key Yaaroubiyeh post in the war-torn country, a Syrian activist group has claimed.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11:24
Forty people were killed Friday in a car bombing near a mosque in Damascus province, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11:23
A top UN official said that clashes among an estimated 2,000 armed opposition groups in Syria have made it much harder for the international humanitarian relief workers to work in the war-torn country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 14:37
Two people were killed and 30 others wounded in a three-day gunfight in the Lebanese city of Tripoli between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a security official said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 12:55
The UN Refugee Agency is delivering more aid across Syria in preparation for winter as the country is witnessing a 30-month conflict, a UN spokesperson said.
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