On aid getting into Syria, UN Under Secretary General Valerie Amos told the Security Council on Wednesday that on July 24 the first UN convoy crossed into Syria from Turkey through the Bab al-Salam border crossing.Add comments
- 14:27 30/07/2014
The terrorist ideology behind al-Qaeda is expanding significantly, despite US President Barack Obama’s statements that the Islamist terror threat is in decline, The Washington Free Beacon reported, quoting Defense Intelligence Agency director Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.
- 09:41 30/07/2014
The United States is planning to sell 5,000 AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles worth $700 million to Iraq to help it fight Sunni Islamic State militants, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement.
- 21:55 29/07/2014
The EU is concerned about the negative impacts of raging crises in Syria and Gaza, as well as other parts of the world, on surviving children's mental health and future, David Sharrock, a spokesperson for humanitarian aid at the European Commission, said Tuesday.
- 19:58 29/07/2014
A hundred of Syrian children from Damask’s Orthodox shelters and boarding schools arrived Tuesday in Russia for a two-week vacation at a recreation camp near Moscow, an accompanying Syrian official told RIA Novosti.
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- 21:48 28/07/2014
As the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and Jabhat Al-Nusra take over oil fields in Iraq and Syria and move to sell the oil, the UN Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a Presidential Statement calling on member states not to trade in oil with these entities.
- 15:20 28/07/2014
Emirates is to stop flying over Iraq due to instability posed by the country’s militants and in light of the recent Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, The Times quoted Emirates CEO Tim Clark as saying.
- 03:46 28/07/2014
One hundred children from Damask's Orthodox shelters in the St Techla monastery Christian village of Maaloula are expected to arrive in Moscow on Monday for a two-week vacation in one of Russia's recreation camps, the project's organizers told RIA Novosti.
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- 16:22 22/07/2014
The European Union added three people and nine companies to its sanctions list against Syria on Tuesday, freezing their assets and denying their entry to EU countries, an official EU communique stated.
- 12:04 22/07/2014
Israeli President-elect Reuven Rivlin during a meeting with Russia’s Federation Council members called for strengthening political ties with Moscow, including terrorism prevention, the Federation Council’s press center said Tuesday in a statement.
- 18:37 21/07/2014
Approximately 4,000 cultural heritage sites in Iraq are under immediate threat of being lost as the ongoing conflict between the ISIS and local religious groups leaves them open to looters, said Alex Nagel, a Research Associate in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.
- 16:00 21/07/2014
Australia has confirmed that a teen suicide bomber who recently blew himself up outside an Iraqi mosque was its citizen, raising new concerns about the jihadi threat at home once battle-hardened and indoctrinated nationals return from Middle East hotspots.
- 12:00 21/07/2014
Could gas and oil be the cause of wars started by the US in Ukraine and Syria? The Burning Point is discussing it with Dr. Konstantin Kholodilin, based at the German Institute for Economic Research, and Alastair Crooke, the founder and director of the Conflicts Forum.