Wednesday, August 23, 2017

US-led crimes in Syria

6 in 10 Syrians live in extreme poverty due to ongoing conflict, new report
Damascus has called on the UN to assume its responsibility and put an end to the US-led coalition’s crimes against Syrian civilians. The Syrian Foreign Ministry made the call in two letters addressed to the UN Secretary General and the Chairman of the UN Security...

6 in 10 Syrians live in extreme poverty due to ongoing conflict, new report

6 in 10 Syrians live in extreme poverty due to ongoing conflict, new report
The Toll of War: Economic and Social Impact Analysis (ESIA) of the Conflict in Syria- Key Facts. What is the goal of the Syria ESIA? The Syria ESIA aims to provide a more complete picture of the impact of the conflict by studying its effect on the country’s...

Conflict, Cholera, Hunger, Malnutrition, all in Yemen

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Conflict, Cholera, Hunger, Malnutrition, all in Yemen -- 2-plus years of conflict in Yemen have led to a hunger crisis. 17 million people don't know where their next meal is coming from, told WFP.

Cholera in Yemen, 1,992 people dead, 419,804 suspected cases

Cholera in Yemen, 1,992 people dead, 419,804 suspected cases
The World Health Organization said in a statement on Saturday, the death toll from the cholera epidemic in war-torn Yemen has increased to 1,992 since late April. According to WHO 419,804 suspected cases of cholera have been reported since April 27. The highest number of fatalities...

Syrian Arab Army entering Deir Ezzor for the first time in years

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Video of the Syrian Arab Army's Tiger Forces, entering Western Deir ez zor countryside for the first time in years this morning. Field commander Ali Taha, alongside other soldiers and commanders of the Syrian Arab Army's Tiger Forces, and Tribal forces at "Tifadah Desert in...

Coalition airstrike left 15 members of a family dead in Raqqa, Syria

Accordind to reports 15 civilians from one family were killed during coalition warplane airstrike in a house in the city of Raqqa. The house were in Al-Mansour Street in the city, the bombardment destroyed the house and damaged the surrounding area, reported Qasioun news agency on...

US, South Korea discussed “military” options in response to North Korea

The United States and South Korea have discussed “military” options in response to North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the Pentagon says. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis confirmed Friday that North Korea had launched an ICBM which flew for approximately 1,000 kilometers (620...

Palestinian, 25-year-old dies as Israel restricts Al-Aqsa access

Palestinian, 25-year-old dies as Israel restricts Al-Aqsa access -- File (Photo credit: Sliman Khader/Flash 90)
A 25-year-old protester has succumbed to his wounds, becoming the fifth Palestinian to be killed by Israeli forces and settlers in two weeks of violence as tension increases over restrictions at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, Al Jazeera reported. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/891028613805596672 Muhammad Kanan, who had reportedly been shot...

Little Charlie Gard’s parents announce his death

UK judge OKs plan for ill baby Charlie to go to a hospice
Little Charlie Gard's parents announce his death on Friday - Eleven-month-old Charlie Gard, whose short life captured the hearts of the world, has died after suffering from a rare genetic condition which has seen him in hospital for the majority of his short life. ______ Charlie Gard,...

Turkey court orders release jailed journalists

Turkish court orders release of seven suspects in trial of staff from opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/890977432156688385 A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of seven people in the trial of staff from an opposition newspaper seen as a test for press freedom under President Recep...

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