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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Toll from barrel bomb raids on Syria’s Aleppo rises to 85

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The Observatory said the real toll could be much higher because of the secrecy of rebels, jihadists and the regime about casualty figures. The conflict has displaced millions of people and spilled over ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    UN details abuse of children in Syria

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... children’s access to education and health services,” Ban wrote. “Government forces have also been responsible for the arrest, arbitrary detention, ill treatment and torture of children,” he added. ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN spotlights trauma of Syrian refugee children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Syrian refugee children are increasingly cut off from education and are often their household’s primary breadwinners Syrian refugee children are paying ... to the limit in the host countries, and also overwhelmed their education systems. In Lebanon, for instance, the number of Syrian youngsters equals the 300,000 local children in state education ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    UN increases Syria vaccination efforts amid polio fears

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... critical to preventing childhood diseases, have been disrupted or broken down,” Mercado said. “Children are now at far higher risk of diseases such as polio and measles,” she warned, adding, “it ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria poses challenge for Obama's ambassador to UN, Samantha Power

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times As weapons talks loom, the stakes could not be higher for Obama's ambassador or the UN War reporter who must now work for peace Nearly a year before the world woke ... Diego and a former senior UN adviser on peacekeeping issues. "The stakes could not be higher." At the UN headquarters last week, Power, who turned 43 on Saturday, looked harried as she ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US and Britain agree Syrian used sarin in chemical attacks

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... but put a stunningly higher, quite precise number on the casualties: 1,429. The French argue that only President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and the closest members of his clan can order chemical ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    87 soldiers die in Syrian army’s highest toll: NGO

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 01:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... survivor said guards had opened fire on 80 inmates and then fled. In Damascus, a blast in the Mazzeh district targeted the military justice building, near the ministry of higher education, the Syrian Observatory said. State television said “a bomb exploded near the ministry of higher education” and that two people were wounded in the “terrorist attack”. The Syrian capital has been ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Damascus car bombing kills 9 security forces members

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 08:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... 1,000 wounded people were trapped inside Qusayr, but UN officials suggested the figure could be even higher. “We understand there may also be as many as 1,500 wounded people in urgent need ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria, Turkey trade accusations over jet’s cargo

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:34am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... justice building, near the ministry of higher education, the Syrian Observatory said. State television said “a bomb exploded near the ministry of higher education” and that two people were wounded ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Number of Syrian refugees reaches one million

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 04:30pm by AFP

    ... population having increased by as much as 10 per cent and Jordan’s energy, water, health and education services being strained to the limit. Turkey has spent over US$600 million setting up 17 refugee ...




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