Category: Lebanon and Syria


United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urged all Lebanese parties to stop meddling in the Syrian conflict, in a report naming the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Hezbollah. “The presence of unauthorized weapons in the hands of Hezbollah remains of serious concern and warrants […]


A convoy of humanitarian aid has reached the northern district of Afrin, which has been the target of a Turkish offensive for more than a month. The convoy bringing humanitarian supplies to 50,000 displaced people in the war-torn district, said […]


The British government has summoned Russian Ambassador to the U.K., Alexander Yakovenko, to stress the U.K.’s concern at the current situation in Syria’s besieged enclave Eastern Ghouta, a government statement said Tuesday. Minister of State for Europe and the Americas […]


The UN Security Council on Saturday adopted a resolution calling for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria “without delay”.  “All parties [should] cease hostilities without delay and commit to ensuring a durable humanitarian pause for at least 30 consecutive days throughout […]