Syria

This article aims to use three propositions to offer an evaluation of the current position of all the parties involved in the ongoing Syria crisis as that crisis enters its third year.

UN humanitarian agencies on Friday called on donor nations to provide billions of dollars in additional funding to help millions of desperate Syrians inside and outside their country.

The United Nations today launched a $4.4 billion humanitarian appeal – the largest aid request in the Organization’s history – to assist the growing number of people suffering the effects of the crisis in Syria, which began two years ago with peaceful demonstrations but has since turned into a bloody conflict.

The UN refugee agency says the number of Syrian refugees sheltered in neighboring countries including Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq has passed 1.6 million

The United Nations has called for a ceasefire in Syria’s al-Qusayr as the Syrian army is trying to clear the flush out foreign-backed militants from the border town.

The UN refugee agency says the number of Syrian refugees sheltered in neighboring countries including Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq has passed 1.6 million.

The international community must act to stop the conflict in Syria and ensure those responsible for human rights violations are held accountable, the United Nations human rights chief said today following reports of massacres in Baniyas, as well as displacement of civilians due to military build-up in Qusayr.

 Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran believes in territorial integrity and national sovereignty of Syria, rejecting any kind of intervention in the Arab state.

General Seyed Massoud Jazzayeri

A senior Iranian military commander strongly dismissed as "psychological operation" the reports by the western and Israeli media on the destruction of an Iranian missile cargo for Hezbollah during the recent Israeli air raid on Syria, stressing that the anti-Israel resistance front in region doesn't need Iran's weapon aids.

The strikes north of Damascus, in the early hours of Sunday morning, lit up the night sky and felt "like an earthquake", according to residents.

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