The French Foreign Ministry criticized the ‘de-escalation zones’ agreements in Syria, saying that they are “being implemented in a very unequal manner” though admitting that the agreements “have helped reduce the general level of violence.” French Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne told a news conference on Monday said that that the violations by regime forces which had been observed over the last few days in eastern Ghouta, where several dozen…
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 18:18

WFP: Over 10 Million Syrians on Brink of Hunger

The World Food Program (WFP) has announced that the Syrian crisis forced more than 10 million Syrians to live on the brink of hunger as the Assad regime forces continue to bomb and impose blockade on many areas across Syria. In a statement issued on Tuesday, WFP spokesperson Bettina Luescher affirmed that millions of the Syrian people, following seven years of the crisis, are currently living fierce conditions and suffering…
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that health officials in eastern Ghouta have reported that 84 people have been killed and another 659 injured in intensified bombardments by Assad regime forces on the rebel-held area during a 4-day period alone from 14 to 17 November. The Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta has been subjected to years-long siege by the Assad regime and its allied Iranian militias. In recent weeks, regime…
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday called on Russia to avoid bombing civilians and ensure humanitarian aid is allowed into the besieged areas as. The Assad regime continues to block UN aid deliveries in violation of UN Security Council resolution 2254. “If Russia is serious about protecting civilians in Syria, it needs to do more to spare civilians from its airstrikes and ensure that its ally in Damascus allows aid…
The United Nations on Sunday demanded an end to attacks on civilians in the capital Damascus and nearby neighborhoods as escalating bombardment by the Assad regime and its allies has killed dozens in recent days. The Directorate of Education in Rural Damascus on Sunday announced it was extending the suspension of schools as a result of the relentless bombardment. The Directorate, which is run by the Syrian Interim Government (SIG),…
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