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Syrian Kurds appeal to UN as Turkey attack imminent

18 January, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday threatened to attack the Kurdish-held town of Afrin in northern Syria "in the days ahead" saying Ankara troops will clear it of "terrorists".

UN renews life-saving aid to Syrian opposition, Russia abstains

20 December, 2017

The UN Security Council has voted to renew life-saving cross-border aid to rebel-held areas in Syria despite Russia arguing the deliveries undermine Damascus's sovereignty.

Hizballah's new alliances on show in calculated media stunt

15 December, 2017

Comment: PMF militia commander Khazaali's visit to Lebanon was an astute bit of publicity on the part of Hizballah, writes Mona Alami.

Hunger at Damascus’ door as Assad blocks aid

15 December, 2017

Photos from Eastern Ghouta show children gaunt with hunger, their skin wrinkled and aged. Mothers are not producing milk and people are resorting to eat animal fodder.

Suspension of UK aid set to benefit Syrian extremists

04 December, 2017

The Free Syrian Police programme's administrators say the UK government's decision to suspend funding over a contentious BBC documentary will benefit extremist groups.

17 Arab region World Heritage sites are 'in danger'

01 December, 2017

Seventeen of the 82 World Heritage sites in the Arab region are on a "danger" list due to conflict, Audrey Azoulay, the new head of UNESCO, has warned.

Syria regime to 'join peace talks' in Geneva

28 November, 2017

A Syrian foreign ministry official says a government delegation will arrive in Geneva on Wednesday to take part in direct peace talks with the opposition.

Russia claims body exposing Assad's chemical weapons crimes 'dead'

23 November, 2017

Russia has been highly critical of the JIM's findings that the brutal Syrian government, its close ally, used chlorine gas in at least two attacks in 2014 and 2015.

US urges UN to maintain Syria chemical experts

08 November, 2017

The top US, British, French and German diplomats urged the Security Council Wednesday to renew the mandate of experts charged with determining who was responsible for chemical-weapons attacks in

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

19 October, 2017

Q&A: The international legal expert talks to Hadani Ditmars about how paying hypocritical lip-service to human rights leads to a rise in extremism, both foreign and domestic.

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