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Swissinfo
Swiss aid official upbeat after humanitarian summitwe have to see what will be the follow-up to all the various commitments.” Moni
Swiss aid official upbeat after humanitarian summit
Swissinfo / Posted 5 hours ago
we have to see what will be the follow-up to all the various commitments.” Monitoring mechanism Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have launched an initiative to create an independent mechanism to verify... Read more
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The New Statesman
Obama's Hiroshima visit is a wake up call on the risks of nuclear weaponsfor our children. Only the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons can d
Obama's Hiroshima visit is a wake up call on the risks of nuclear weapons
The New Statesman / Posted 8 hours ago
for our children. Only the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons can do that. Peter Maurer is President of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Tadateru Konoe is President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman Cover | The Brexit odd squadfor our children. Only the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons can d
The New Statesman Cover | The Brexit odd squad
The New Statesman / Posted 8 hours ago
for our children. Only the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons can do that. Peter Maurer is President of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Tadateru Konoe is President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red... Read more
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Japan Today
Iraqi forces keep up shelling of Falluja; U.N. concern mounts for civilians ‹ Japan Todayforces in Falluja,” its spokesman, U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, told Reuters by
Iraqi forces keep up shelling of Falluja; U.N. concern mounts for civilians ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 hours ago
forces in Falluja,” its spokesman, U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, told Reuters by phone. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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DW
Old habits die hard at World Humanitarian Summit |goes directly to local organizations. The signatories to the grand bargain, amo
Old habits die hard at World Humanitarian Summit |
DW / Posted yesterday
goes directly to local organizations. The signatories to the grand bargain, among them the US and UK governments, the International Committee of the Red Cross, UNICEF and the World Food Programme, have now committed to increase direct funding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civilians Killed, Tortured in Western Regionthat all detainees were either captured "prisoners of war" or unlawful combatan
Civilians Killed, Tortured in Western Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
that all detainees were either captured "prisoners of war" or unlawful combatants, all of whom were registered with the International Committee of the Red Cross. The former detainees reported dire conditions of detention, beatings and torture,... Read more
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Zawya
Iraq forces keep up shelling of Falluja, U.N. concern mounts for civiliansIraqforces in Falluja," its spokesman, U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, told Reuters by
Iraq forces keep up shelling of Falluja, U.N. concern mounts for civiliansIraq
Zawya / Posted yesterday
forces in Falluja," its spokesman, U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, told Reuters by phone. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iraq forces keep up shelling of Falluja, U.N. concern mounts for civiliansforces in Falluja," its spokesman, U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, told Reuters by
Iraq forces keep up shelling of Falluja, U.N. concern mounts for civilians
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
forces in Falluja," its spokesman, U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, told Reuters by phone. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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dna
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civiliansIraqi government forces in Falluja," its spokesman, colonel Steve Warren, told
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civilians
dna / Posted yesterday
Iraqi government forces in Falluja," its spokesman, colonel Steve Warren, told Reuters by phone. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civiliansmilitants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according t
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civilians
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
militants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according to the hospital. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civiliansmilitants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according t
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civilians
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
militants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according to the hospital. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civiliansgovernment forces in Falluja," its spokesman, colonel Steve Warren, told Reuter
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; UN concerned for civilians
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
government forces in Falluja," its spokesman, colonel Steve Warren, told Reuters by phone. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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The Star
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; U.N. concerned for civiliansgovernment forces in Falluja," its spokesman, colonel Steve Warren, told Reuter
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; U.N. concerned for civilians
The Star / Posted yesterday
government forces in Falluja," its spokesman, colonel Steve Warren, told Reuters by phone. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Reuters
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; U.N. concerned for civiliansmilitants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according t
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; U.N. concerned for civilians
Reuters / Posted yesterday
militants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according to the hospital. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; U.N. concerned for civiliansmilitants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according t
Iraq forces shell Falluja for second day; U.N. concerned for civilians
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
militants were killed, and 25 people wounded, 20 of them civilians, according to the hospital. The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross issued statements on Monday evening appealing for the warring parties to protect... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Bombs kill nearly 150 in Syrian government-held cities: monitorthe hospital blast. "Everything went into emergency mode, wounded people began
Bombs kill nearly 150 in Syrian government-held cities: monitor
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the hospital blast. "Everything went into emergency mode, wounded people began arriving," he told Reuters by phone. The International Committee of the Red Cross condemned this latest attack on healthcare. The Tartous explosions occurred in... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Once off limits, hospitals become deadly targets in Middle East warson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Once off limits, hospitals become deadly targets in Middle East wars
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Documenting Torture: Doctors Search For New Ways To Gather EvidenceShe evaluates the psychological scars that torture can leave, invisible but cap
Documenting Torture: Doctors Search For New Ways To Gather Evidence
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
She evaluates the psychological scars that torture can leave, invisible but capable of causing lasting damage. The International Committee of the Red Cross says torture during interrogation, for example, can avoid physical assault and yet... Read more
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Swissinfo
Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?worldwide. So, are the "rules of war" in a crisis? Helen Durham, international
Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
worldwide. So, are the "rules of war" in a crisis? Helen Durham, international law and policy director at the Swiss-run International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), responds. JusticeInfo: Given the current humanitarian situations around the... Read more
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ABC News
Hospitals a Deadly Target in Middle East Conflictson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Hospitals a Deadly Target in Middle East Conflicts
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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Gulf News
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflictson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shettima in Turkey Over Communities' ReconstructionGusau, said his boss would also serve as a panelist in a side event on the Lake
Shettima in Turkey Over Communities' Reconstruction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gusau, said his boss would also serve as a panelist in a side event on the Lake Chad basin. The Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Mr Yves Daccord and the Executive Director of the United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN to Make Strong Case for Humanitarian Crisis in N/East Nigeria At World SummitBasin. He said: "We will have Governor Kashim Shettima there and we will have
UN to Make Strong Case for Humanitarian Crisis in N/East Nigeria At World Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Basin. He said: "We will have Governor Kashim Shettima there and we will have some people from other agencies such as the International Committee of the Red Cross. "Myself and others, who have got the eye witness evidence, will bring this to the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflictson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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Salon.com
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflictson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflictson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflictson hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Ph
Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
on hospitals in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, according to Physicians for Human Rights. A study by the International Committee of the Red Cross documented some 2,400 attacks against patients, health personnel and medical... Read more
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The Age
How to save the world, and not get killed while you're at it.balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
How to save the world, and not get killed while you're at it.
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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The North West Star
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do goodbalanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do good
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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The Courier
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do goodbalanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do good
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do goodbalanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do good
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do goodbalanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do good
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do goodbalanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
Why people risk their lives in the quest to do good
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How to save the world, and not get killed while you're at it.balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul
How to save the world, and not get killed while you're at it.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
balanced against the necessity to be protected from the worldly threats. Paul Keen, Asia Pacific co-ordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the training was meant to be realistic: "They live out as much as possible the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Louh Calls On International Community for Greater Cooperation to Fight Transnational Terrorismlisted under the Conventions of Geneva and The Hague. While broaching the coll
Louh Calls On International Community for Greater Cooperation to Fight Transnational Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
listed under the Conventions of Geneva and The Hague. While broaching the collaboration of his department with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) concerning the improvement of the detention conditions in Algeria, the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bowe Bergdahl Fast Factsit has engaged in talks with the Taliban to free Bergdahl. June 6, 2013 - Berg
Bowe Bergdahl Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
it has engaged in talks with the Taliban to free Bergdahl. June 6, 2013 - Bergdahl's family announces that "through the International Committee of the Red Cross, we recently received a letter we're confident was written to us by our... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Inside Daraya: A Syrian town the verge of starvationto start on June 1 if access to besieged areas continues to be denied by either
Inside Daraya: A Syrian town the verge of starvation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
to start on June 1 if access to besieged areas continues to be denied by either side. Pawel Krzysiek, spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Damascus, was in the convoy last week that was turned back outside Daraya. "We... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Bashar Assad Thwarts Humanitarian Aid To Syria's KurdsSyria, made the revelation at an event with reporters at the Washington Kurdish
Bashar Assad Thwarts Humanitarian Aid To Syria's Kurds
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Syria, made the revelation at an event with reporters at the Washington Kurdish Institute. Mohamed cited as an example the International Committee of the Red Cross, one of the biggest humanitarian relief organizations in the world and a key player... Read more
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The Star
Red Cross has greater access in Syria, stepping up aidareas, a senior official said on Tuesday. Robert Mardini, regional director fo
Red Cross has greater access in Syria, stepping up aid
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
areas, a senior official said on Tuesday. Robert Mardini, regional director for the Near and Middle East, said that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) stands ready to play a facilitating role in any prisoner release or exchange... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Voluntarism - Helping Oneself While Helping Othersan urgent support is called for. Representatives of international Federation f
Voluntarism - Helping Oneself While Helping Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
an urgent support is called for. Representatives of international Federation for Red Cross and Crescent Societies and International Committee of the Red Cross also laud the contribution the society has made over the 80 years and pledge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross Celebrates the Vulnerablenoted. She also lauded the subventions paid by the State to enable the movement
Red Cross Celebrates the Vulnerable
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
noted. She also lauded the subventions paid by the State to enable the movement operate, adding that the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, ICRC, has been immeasurable. Becoming a branch of the French Red... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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Daily Herald
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit examsand eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war populat
Students released from 2 besieged Syrian areas to sit exams
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
and eight thousand people still live inside Daraya, down from a pre-war population of over 70,000. An aid convoy from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the U.N., and the Syrian Arab Crescent aborted its delivery to the suburb Thursday... Read more
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Aljazeera
Over 3,000 children 'living in terror' in Syrian campmillion people live in besieged areas, according to the aid group Doctors Witho
Over 3,000 children 'living in terror' in Syrian camp
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
million people live in besieged areas, according to the aid group Doctors Without Borders. The convoy - organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the United Nations in Syria - was... Read more
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CBC.ca
Syrian hospitals as targets 'truly alarming' wartime strategythat the destruction of health-care facilities during bombings is intentional,
Syrian hospitals as targets 'truly alarming' wartime strategy
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
that the destruction of health-care facilities during bombings is intentional, they said. Marianne Gasser, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria, condemned the "appalling acts of violence deliberately targeting... Read more
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