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UN authorises cross-border aid to Syrians

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 00:14

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution authorising cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in rebel-held areas in desperate need of food and medicine, without government approval.

Three million Syrians need drinking water

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 06:35

Three million Syrians in Aleppo city have been deprived of drinking water for nine straight days as the rebels have cut off water supplies, Syrian foreign ministry said Monday.

UN official asks if one million Syrians must die before world acts

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:37

A top U.N. aid official, frustrated by obstacles to humanitarian aid in Syria, asked on Friday if a million people needed to be killed and neighbouring states collapse before the world would take action to stop the conflict.

Lebanon to draw new policy on Syrians refugees

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 06:57

Lebanon will issue a new policy to address the high influx of Syrian refugees, social affairs minister Rashid Derbas said Thursday.

UN urges end to Syria`s `convoluted` aid restrictions

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 11:45

The United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos on Friday urged Syria`s government to end needless restrictions on access to areas where besieged Syrians are in desperate need of aid after three years of civil war.

Syrians are main asylum seekers in rich world: UN

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 15:11

For the first time, Syrians were the biggest group seeking asylum in industrialised countries last year, as the impact of fighting in the country spread beyond the turbulent region, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

Malala Yousafzai sympathises with Syrians

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 02:48

A teenage Pakistani activist who came to the international limelight when she was shot by the Taliban said on Tuesday that the plight of Syrian refugee children deprived of proper education was a stark reminder of the "dark days" Pakistani children under their hard-line rulers.

Syrians evacuated from Homs reveal eating worms, cats

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:00

Syrians stuck in the besieged city of Homs have been evacuated.

Syria crisis: Many trapped in Homs evacuated, says UN

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 14:06

Nearly 80 civilians have been evacuated from the war-ravaged town of Syria after being trapped for around two years without aid, as reported by the United Nations.

UN issues distress call over war-affected Syrians

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 23:38

The UN sent out a distress signal on Wednesday, warning that nearly half Syria`s population needs urgent humanitarian assistance and that some 245,000 Syrians living in besieged areas are facing severe food shortages.

Jihadists retake Syria`s Raqa from rival rebels: NGO

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 22:56

The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has retaken the Syrian city of Raqa, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Greek coastguard arrests 78 migrants

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 19:03

Greece`s coastguard arrested 78 migrants, believed to be Syrians, on the eastern island of Rhodes in the Aegean Sea, port authorities said on Friday.