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Syria: Decade of brutal war left nearly 307,000 civilians dead

New York: Between 1 March 2011 and 31 March 2021, 306,887 civilians were killed in the on-going war in Syria - the highest estimate yet of conflict-related deaths in the country, according to a new report published by the UN rights office (OHCHR) on Tuesday.

Syria: 10 years of war has left at least 350,000 dead

New York: A decade of war in Syria has left more than 350,200 people dead, High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet told the Human Rights Council on Friday, noting that this total was an “under-count of the actual number of killings”.

War in Syria: 'Carnage', flouting of rights and international law, must stop: Guterres

New York/IBNS: UN agencies have underscored their commitment to continue supporting civilians affected by the war in Syria, which this month enters its tenth year. The Secretary-General issued a statement on Thursday, declaring that "we cannot allow the tenth year to result in the same carnage, the same flouting of human rights and international humanitarian law."

Syria war: Executions condemned as violence continues ‘on both sides’ of border with Turkey

New York: Amid ongoing fighting in northern Syria and disturbing reports that extrajudicial killings have been streamed online, the United Nations and their partners are continuing to deliver humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of people displaced by the violence, UN agencies stressed on Tuesday.

Suffering of thousands of war-affected Syrian children ‘unprecedented and unacceptable’

New York, Nov 28 (IBNS): Well over 7,000 child casualties in Syria’s brutal armed conflict have been verified over the last five years, but this is just “the tip of the iceberg,” the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the crisis lamented on Tuesday, with thousands more cases likely going unreported.

Feeding families remains complex task in war-torn Syria – UN relief agency

New York, Oct 24 (IBNS): Nearly a million Syrians have headed home amid improving security, only to find houses destroyed and livelihoods lost said the United Nations emergency food relief agency on Tuesday, leaving many civilians still reliant on aid.

Syria chemical attack: Russia urges US to avoid military action

Moscow/Washington: Russia has warned the US against military action in Syria, in response to the alleged chemical attack which took place last week, reports said on Wednesday.

‘When weapons speak, civilians pay the price,’ says UN aid chief as Syria war grinds on

New York, Mar 28 (JEN): More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in military operations and airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta since late February, the United Nations aid chief said on Tuesday, describing the past few months of relentless bloodshed as “some of the worst yet” for civilians inside war-torn Syria.