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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Barack Obama seeks US$500 million from Congress to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... South Asia to Africa's Sahel region. Syrian government holding up food and medical aid, UN official says The UN humanitarian chief accused the Syrian government of imposing "arbitrary ... million in 2011 to 10.8 million, jumping 1.5 million in just the last six months. But she said government policies had held up food aid for one million people in May, and just half of June's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541552/obama-seeks-us500-million-congress-train-equip-syrian-rebels
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian government still using chemical weapons, says French foreign minister

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:34pm by AP

    ... summarily or tortured to death, "All these people lost their lives as a result of torture, summary executions, maltreatment, poor detention conditions, including a lack of food, and because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512155/syrian-government-still-using-chemical-weapons-says-french-foreign
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels in Homs sign deal with military to give up most of stronghold city

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:45am by AFP, GUARDIAN, AP, Reuters

    ... of a national reconciliation but, in effect, amount to surrenders. They compel rebel groups to first raise the Syrian flag over a civic centre, then hand over heavy weapons in return for food. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1503705/syrian-rebels-homs-sign-deal-military-give-most-stronghold-city
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Freed French journalists tell of mock executions, beatings in Syria hostage ordeal

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... when the guards entered their cell pretending to bring food and instead, "they had brought snow and they had a snowball fight with us". The four were eventually brought by car ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494529/freed-french-journalists-tell-mock-executions-beatings-syria-hostage
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Hundreds evacuated as truce extended in besieged Syrian city of Homs

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:34am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... escaping and limited the amount of food aid officials have been able to deliver into the besieged neighbourhoods. UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos sharply criticised the two sides, saying UN ... “Please tell those who dream of wasting our time here in such a discussion to stop it,” he told a reporter. The events of the past few days have only underscored each side’s position. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1425880/hundreds-evacuated-truce-extended-besieged-syrian-city-homs
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using starvation as ‘weapon of war’, say Amnesty

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... year and access to food and medicine cut. The document, entitled “Squeezing the life out of Yarmuk: War crimes against besieged civilians,” said 128 of the deaths were caused by starvation. ... by snipers as they forage for food, have become all too familiar details of the horror story that has materialised in Yarmuk.” It said aid delivered to the camp was “woefully inadequate to meet basic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1445479/syria-army-using-starvation-weapon-war-say-amnesty
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Three years after revolt to topple him began, Assad retains grip on power

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by WASHPOST

    ... the agency warned of a lost generation as many struggle to find food and to access health care and go without schooling.   Every 10 minutes: One person dies. More than 140,000 people have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1449582/three-years-after-revolt-topple-him-began-assad-retains-grip-power
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Evacuations, aid delivery resume in Syria’s besieged city of Homs

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... after being suspended for a day, the provincial governor said. “At 11am, food aid was able to enter the Old City of Homs,” Talal Barazi told reporters. “The vehicles that are taking in the aid ... olives and wild plants after food supplies dwindled during a siege of more than 18 months. Aid is also being taken into the besieged districts, which are under rebel control, including food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1426594/evacuations-aid-delivery-resume-syrias-besieged-city-homs
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Evacuees from Syrian city of Homs tell of Assad regime's weapon of hunger

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:59am by WASHPOST

    ... into rebel-held neighbourhoods of Old Homs has provided a small glimmer of hope as a second round of peace talks in Geneva stay deadlocked. But food supplies there have been scarce for more than a year. ... But Nizar was not deterred. He was desperate- and it was not his first attempt to leave. Seven months ago, he tried to escape through a tunnel that had been smuggling precious supplies of food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427973/evacuees-syrian-city-homs-tell-assad-regimes-weapon-hunger
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Aid workers defy gunfire to evacuate civilians from Syrian city of Homs

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... more civilians from the embattled city of Homs yesterday despite continued gunfire, state media said, a day after convoys were halted when trucks carrying food and medical supplies came under fire. State news agency Sana said 65 people were evacuated yesterday after the Syrian Red Crescent returned to the central city, under a UN-brokered truce allowing some people to leave and food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1424629/aid-workers-defy-gunfire-evacuate-civilians-syrian-city-homs

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