Five Syrian nationals injured in the Houthi militia’s shelling on Aden arrived today at the Twal border crossing with Saudi Arabia to receive treatment in the kingdom. They were then moved to Samtah National Hospital, where they receive the necessary medical treatment and care. Political committee member Badr Jamous earlier called on the friendly states to rescue Syrians currently stranded in Yemen and to move them to countries that are…
Progressive Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblatt warned Tuesday that thousands of Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops had been dispatched to As-Suwayda, the majority-Druze city, reiterating calls for Lebanon to stand neutral in regional conflicts.“I’m worried for the fate of Arab Druze people in the region and the traditions of this Arab region,” Jumblatt said referring to As-Suwayda.Jumblatt said the presence of the Iranian military in the area demonstrated a clear connection…
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken stresses that Washington is committed to a political transition in Syria that would exclude “a brutal dictator” like President Bashar Assad.“The United States is committed to helping bring about a political transition in Syria that leads to an inclusive government and a future of freedom, dignity and security for the Syrian people,” he said. “Dignity cannot be brought if the current dictator –…
On Monday, the United Nations Security Council issued a statement saying it would look at how to help some 18,000 Palestinian refugees and Syrian civilians in a camp largely taken over by Islamic State as a top U.N. official suggested it consider measures to evacuate people.The head of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl, has reportedly briefed U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the 15-member council about the…
The Arab League called on Sunday the international community to intervene immediately to protect Palestinian refugees from ongoing infighting in Syria and not to drag them in the conflict.The league said in a statement that it follows up anxiously the "deteriorating situations" from which these refugees are suffering.It emphasized that 500,000 Palestinians are subject to inhuman attacks due to the current conflict there.The league referred that the refugees at the…
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