More than 2 million children live under siege and in hard-to-reach areas across Syria with little to no humanitarian aid, the United Nation's children agency said in a report Wednesday. “Surgical and other lifesaving supplies are regularly removed from the few convoys that are allowed into these areas,” UNICEF said. “The conflict in Syria has rendered 5.8 million children in need. Many children do not have access to life-saving vaccinations…
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said that the Assad regime and Iran continue to sponsor terrorism in the region, adding that this is the reason why they were not invited to the Arab-Islamic-US summit held in Riyadh. Speaking at a joint press conference with US counterpart Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday, Jubeir said the summit witnessed strong participation of the countries of the Islamic world. Iran and the…
The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, made it to the finals of the ‘Arab Hope Maker’ for the sacrifices they made saving people from under the rubble in Syrian towns and villages. The White Helmets has managed to save around 94,000 people since the rescue group was established in 2013, according to figures given at the ceremony. Nawal Soufi from Morocco was announced the Arab world’s…
The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a legislation to impose sanctions against foreign backers serving as resources to the Assad regime and supporting its human rights abuses. The legislation was sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel of New York, the top Democrat on the Foreign Affairs Committee, and backed by Rep. Ed Royce of California, the panel’s chairman. It targets key backers of Assad such as Russia and Iran…
The Assad regime’s attempts to conceal traces of the massacres it is committing in Syria are a cynical ploy which must not be allowed to succeed, said a Guardian editorial Tuesday. The article referred to reports by the US State Department that the Assad regime has built a crematorium at the notorious Sednaya Prison to dispose of the bodies of murdered detainees. “Burning bodies was a tactic used in Bosnia…
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