The United Nations will investigate attacks on its humanitarian facilities in northwest Syria, the international body's secretary general said, only days after two-thirds of the UN Security Council (UNSC) called for an inquiry. The investigation will cover destruction of, or damage to, facilities on the deconfliction list and UN-supported facilities in the area since September 2018, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said a board…
Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Mansour Al-Otaibi, strongly condemned airstrikes in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region that deliberately targeted civilians while leaving infrastructure in tatters. Al-Otaibi made the remarks on behalf of his country, alongside Belgium and Germany, during a UN Security Council session dedicated to discuss the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in Syria. He strongly urged all parties to take the measures needed to protect innocent civilians and shield…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights issued a new report on the massacres the Assad regime and Russian forces are committing against civilians in the ‘de-escalation zone’ in northwestern Syria, confirming that "war crimes" have been taking place in the region since late April. The Network pointed out that it recorded no fewer than 33 massacres in northern Syria, especially in Idlib, between April 26 and July 27. According to…
Turkey’s official news agency talked about the contribution of Syrian manufactures to the country’s economy and their role in invigorating the children's garment industry in Turkey. It said that the children's ready-to-wear market has increased by 30% in terms of customer diversity and production capacity thanks to Syrian manufacturers. In an interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), Dosso Dossi Holding CEO Hikmet Eraslan said that a very serious customer portfolio from…
For the first time since the start of the onslaught on northwestern Syria, the United Nations accused Russia and the Assad regime of responsibility for the “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib. Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Assad regime and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, Mark Lowcock, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the…
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