New York: The UN chief announced on Thursday that he has set up an independent Senior Advisory Panel on strengthening the mechanism whereby humanitarian workers and sites are better protected from attack in Syria, according to a statement released by his spokesperson.
Moscow/Sputnik: Additional units of Russian military police, about 300 servicemen in total, are being deployed to Syria’s northeastern Al-Hasakah province in order to reinforce joint observation posts, the Russian military has announced.
Cairo/Sputnik: The Syrian state television reported about Israeli air strikes on Syria's southeastern regions.
Moscow/Sputnik: Members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 21 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Vyacheslav Sytnik, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said on Monday.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 23 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm.
New York: The killing of civilians in separate car bomb attacks in northern Syria on Saturday has been condemned by top UN humanitarian officials for the country.
New York: “Identified gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies” that remain unresolved, have brought into question the true extent of the elimination of chemical weapons during Syria’s bloody conflict, the UN disarmament chief told the Security Council in her briefing on Tuesday.
Beirut/Sputnik: A blast has broken out in a warehouse of gas cylinders in the Lebanese town of Qasr, which is located near the border with Syria, leaving seven people injured and another one missing, the Lebanese Red Cross said on Sunday.
Beirut/Sputnik: Three passenger buses and a column of fuel trucks were subjected to a terrorist attack near Syria's western city of Salamiyah, which left nine people killed and another four injured, Hama Governor Mohamed Tariq Krishati has said.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has registered 17 ceasefire violations in Syria over the past 24 hours, while the Turkish side has registered five, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
New York: A UN independent human rights expert, on Tuesday, called on the United States to remove unilateral sanctions against Syria that may hamper efforts to rebuild the war-torn country’s destroyed civilian infrastructure.
New York: Outstanding issues related to Syria’s initial declaration of its chemical weapons stockpile and programme cannot be considered “accurate and complete”, the head of the world body monitoring States’ implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention told the Security Council on Friday.
New York: Senior UN officials have strongly condemned two separate bombings, on Tuesday in northern Syria, which reportedly left at least seven civilians dead and many more wounded.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (formerly known as the Nusra Front, banned in Russia) committed 33 shelling attacks in Syria's norther Idlib region over the past 24 hours, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Syrian Reconciliation said at a daily briefing on Tuesday.
Moscow/Sputnik: Four US soldiers were killed by what appeared to be a roadside bomb that hit their vehicle on a highway in eastern Syria, the Syrian state news agency Sana reported.