The UN children's agency warned that military escalation on Idlib would threaten the lives of some 350,000 children as the Assad regime launched fierce airstrikes in the province on Friday, killing eight people. In a statement on Thursday, UNICEF warned that around 350,000 children would find no place to go if violence escalates in the province of Idlib. For the children of Syria everywhere, UNICEF calls for prioritizing children and…
A German newspaper warned that the Assad regime prepared a list of three million wanted persons both in the country and abroad with the aim of taking reprisals against them for participating in the activities of the Syrian revolution. Russia has been recently pushing for repatriating millions of Syrian refugees. Bild newspaper reported that the information was leaked from a meeting chaired by the head of Air Force Intelligence Directorate,…
Out of 163 countries, Syria was ranked the least peaceful country in the world on the 2018 World Peace Index, a position it has held for the past five years. Russia, which has recently begun pushing for the return of Syrian refugees, was classified as the least peaceful European country. According to Inab Baladi local news website, Syria got 3,600 points, making it the most dangerous country in the world.…
The United Nations condemned continued attacks by the Assad regime and its allies in Idlib province. According to the Syrian Civil Defense, the attacks killed and wounded more than 1,000 people in July, mostly children and women. "The United Nations strongly condemns attacks against civilians, aid workers and civilian and humanitarian infrastructure," said UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday. The UN continues…
Great Britain’s Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt said that those responsible for torture and killings of detainees in Syria must be held to account. The remarks came in response to the Assad regime’s recent issuance of thousands of death notices for thousands of detainees who died in its prisons. “The issuing of thousands of prisoner death notices by the regime authorities provides another clear indication…
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