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Syrian Constitutional Committee a ‘sign of hope’: UN envoy tells Security Council

New York/IBNS: The launch of the Syrian Constitutional Committee could be a “door-opener” to finally providing a solution to the country’s brutal conflict, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said on Friday in a briefing to the Security Council.

A record one million Syrians displaced over six months, during six key battles: UN investigators

New York, Sept 13 (IBNS): All parties to the seven-year Syria conflict and the States that support them should do “everything in their power” to prevent a full-scale military assault on Idlib, a high-level United Nations-appointed panel of investigators said on Wednesday.

Guterres renews call for Security Council unity over Syria; UN agencies warn ‘desperate’ situation becoming worse for civilians

New York, Apr 11 (JEN): Reports of new alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta over the weekend have been condemned by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, who on Tuesday repeated his call for the Security Council to “find unity” on the issue and ensure accountability.

Displacement surges as twin military offensives drive thousands from Afrin and east Ghouta – UN

New York, Mar 21 (JEN): The humanitarian crisis in Syria is reaching new peaks as hundreds of thousands of people flee the escalating fighting in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin, the latest flashpoints in the long-running conflict, United Nations relief agencies said Tuesday.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits frontline area in Eastern Ghouta

Damascus, Mar 19 (IBNS): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a frontline area in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta area on Sunday, media reports said.

UN ‘will not give up’ on push for ceasefire, says Syria envoy

New York, Mar 2 (JEN): The United Nations mediator for the Syrian conflict on Thursday said the world body has not given up on the implementation of a recent Security Council resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across the war-ravaged country.