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Chemical inspectors await all-clear to begin work in Syria's Douma

Apr 18, 2018 - 9:10 AM

Syrian Ambassador Bashar Jaafari tells a meeting of the UN Security Council that the team of experts will begin work on Wednesday, April 18, once they receive the all-clear from the security detail

DOUMA. The former rebel Syrian town of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus is seen on April 17, 2018 after the Syrian army declared that all anti-regime forces have left Eastern Ghouta, following a blistering two month offensive on the rebel enclave. AFP/STRINGER

UN unanimously backs sending observers to Aleppo

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:56 PM

This is a starting point French ambassador Francois Delattre told reporters We will be extremely attentive extremely vigilant

EVACUATING EAST ALEPPO. Civilians from the remaining rebel-held pockets of eastern Aleppo are evacuated from the embattled city by bus on December 19, 2016. Photo by George Ourfalian/ AFP

75,000 more Syrians living under siege – UN

May 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The United Nations is preparing to begin humanitarian air drops over besieged areas starting June 1 after its repeated demands for access to the blockaded towns were refused

SYRIAN WAR. Syrian residents sit on a ground during a humanitarian aid delivery by the Russian army in a village of Kaukab, Hama province, Syria, 04 May 2016. The United States and Russia have agreed to extend the cease-fire in Syria to the city of Aleppo, the US State Department reported on 04 May. EPA/SERGEI CHIRIKOV

Syria's UN envoy says no starvation in Madaya

Jan 12, 2016 - 7:46 AM

Ambassador Bashar Jaafari speaks after a convoy of 44 trucks loaded with food baby formula blankets and other supplies entered Madaya where medical charity MSF says 28 people have starved to death since December 1

A convoy of cars loaded with aid material moves towards the besieged city of Madaya, Syria, January 11, 2016. Youssef Badawi/EPA

Obama undecided on Syria strike as US gives up on UN

Aug 29, 2013 - 9:35 AM

Washington bluntly signaled that a UN Security Council resolution proposed by Britain that could have given a legal basis for an assault was going nowhere owing to Russian opposition

'NO DECISION YET' US President Barack Obama speaks during an interview with Gwen Ifill & Judy Woodruff of the PBS NewsHour at the White House, August 28, 2013. Frame grab courtesy PBS NewsHour