Tag: Syria

#Syria – EU condemns deterioration of situation in Idlib

#Syria – EU condemns deterioration of situation in Idlib

| July 25, 2019

The latest attack in a marketplace in Maraat al-Numan in North West Syria on 22 July is one of the deadliest attacks on civilian areas since the current offensive began at the end of April. We express our most sincere condolences to the families of the victims, writes the EEAS spokesperson. As the UN points […]

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#Kazakhstan evacuates citizens from #Syria.

#Kazakhstan evacuates citizens from #Syria.

| May 10, 2019

The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has confirmed that it has rescued its citizens from the battle zones in Syria. In a statement today the president said “Following my instruction, on 7 and 9 May 2019, 231 citizens of Kazakhstan were evacuated from Syria. This included 156 children, mostly of pre-school age, […]

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UN calls for sustained support to #Syria and the region ahead of Brussels conference

UN calls for sustained support to #Syria and the region ahead of Brussels conference

| March 15, 2019

Three UN Principals have warned that the Syria crisis is not yet over and called for sustained and large-scale support to vulnerable Syrians, refugees and the communities hosting them. As the crisis enters its ninth year, humanitarian needs inside Syria remain at record levels with 11.7 million people in need of some form of humanitarian […]

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International Conscience Movement calls for release of Syrian women and children

International Conscience Movement calls for release of Syrian women and children

| February 20, 2019

A major conference has been held in Istanbul, Turkey by the International Conscience Movement, an NGO who’s aim is to attention to the suffering of women who are being tortured, raped, executed, imprisoned and made refugees since the beginning of the war in Syria. Their aim is to make advocacy and initiate diplomatic attempts to […]

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EU regional Trust Fund in response to #Syria crisis – new projects worth €122 million adopted for refugees and local communities in #Jordan, #Iraq, and #Turkey

EU regional Trust Fund in response to #Syria crisis – new projects worth €122 million adopted for refugees and local communities in #Jordan, #Iraq, and #Turkey

| December 17, 2018

The EU Trust Fund has adopted projects worth €122 million to support access to education and basic health care for refugees and vulnerable local communities in Jordan, to provide livelihood opportunities in Turkey and make available critical health care services in Iraq. In view of the continued impact of the crisis and the current 5.6 […]

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EU cool to #US plan for new #Russia sanctions over #Syria

EU cool to #US plan for new #Russia sanctions over #Syria

| April 17, 2018

European Union foreign ministers looked unlikely to join the United States on Monday (16 April) in imposing new economic sanctions on Russia or Syria over chemical weapons attacks that prompted the first co-ordinated Western air strikes in Syria, write Robin Emmott and Gabriela Baczynska. After Britain and France joined the United States in missile salvoes […]

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After #Syria strikes, May to face critical parliament

After #Syria strikes, May to face critical parliament

| April 16, 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May will face criticism on Monday (16 April) for bypassing parliament to join weekend air strikes against Syria, with some lawmakers calling for a potentially damaging vote on her future strategy, writes Elizabeth Piper. May, who has regained confidence after winning support for her tough stance on Syria and Russia, will make […]

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