Syria Press Release
|04/06/2020 - 08:10||
UN Probe into Syrian Hospital Attacks Doomed from the Start: PHR
Limited “Board of Inquiry” Proves Grossly Inadequate; PHR Reiterates Call for Criminal Accountability.
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|04/06/2020 - 06:43||
Japan supports people in East African countries hit by locust swarms
YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$7.5 million from the Government of Japan to help support vulnerable people in three East African countries hit by locust swarms feeding off crops.
|04/06/2020 - 01:20||
FDD Announces Research Series on COVID-19
The research is designed to help policy makers gain a better understanding of the impact of the novel coronavirus on national security.
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|04/05/2020 - 22:13||
Does the U.S. Deal with the Taliban Present Opportunities for Iran in Afghanistan?
Iran is watching closely as the United States and the Taliban negotiate an end to America's operations in Afghanistan. If the expected withdrawal of significant U.S. forces destabilizes Afghanistan, how much will Tehran assert its influence over its neighbor to the east?
|04/05/2020 - 20:51||
Free Prisoners of Conscience Before Its Too Late
NEW YORK – As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) urges the immediate release of prisoners of conscience in countries around the world ruled by authoritarian regimes, including Venezuela, Egypt, Syria, and Bahrain.
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|04/05/2020 - 19:51||
Fire and ice: exploding comet may have destroyed paleolithic settlement
New analysis of materials from an archeological site in Syria suggests it may be the only human settlement we know about that was destroyed by pieces of an exploding comet.
|04/05/2020 - 14:20||
Iranian Mischief Persists Despite Coronavirus Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has turned lives upside down, and with entire countries on lockdown it is easy to forget the world beyond one’s borders.
|04/05/2020 - 13:12||
Up to 250 people per single water tap in refugee camps braced for arrival of coronavirus
Published: 6th April 2020 Refugees living in camps are sharing one tap between up to 250 people and many have less than 3.5 square meters of living space per person which will make it extremely difficult to contain a coronavirus outbreak, Oxfam said today.
|04/04/2020 - 06:37||
Syria: Amid concerns over COVID-19, the risk of weapon contamination should not be forgotten.
Damascus, 4 April 2020 - As the international day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is marked worldwide on April 4, the entire world is rightfully concerned with and focused on the outbreak of COVID-19. However, even during these challenging times we must not forget about weapon contamination, another potentially deadly danger that has been affecting civilians across the world for decades.
|04/03/2020 - 15:55||
WHO and UNICEF to partner on pandemic response through COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON DC, 3 April – The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF today announced an agreement to work together on COVID-19 response, through the historic COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund powered by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation.
|04/03/2020 - 03:05||
Greece/Turkey: Asylum-seekers and migrants killed and abused at borders
In the midst of violence at the Greek-Turkish border, at least two men were killed and a woman remains missing after Greek border forces reportedly fired live ammunition and tear gas against asylum-seekers and migrants. This occurred after Turkish authorities recklessly encouraged them to travel to Greece under false pretences, new research by Amnesty International has revealed.
|04/03/2020 - 02:12||
UN rights expert urges Governments to save lives by lifting all economic sanctions amid COVID-19 pandemic
UN rights expert urges Governments to save lives by lifting all economic sanctions amid COVID-19 pandemic GENEVA (3 April 2020) – A UN human rights expert today called for the lifting of all unilateral sanctions that obstruct the humanitarian responses of sanctioned States, in order to enable their health care systems to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and save lives.
|04/02/2020 - 02:34||
Syria: Amid concerns over COVID-19, risk of weapon contamination should not be forgotten
As the international day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is marked worldwide on 4 April, the entire world is rightfully concerned with and focused on the outbreak of COVID-19. However, even during these challenging times we must not forget about weapon contamination, another potentially deadly danger that has been affecting civilians across the world for decades.
|04/01/2020 - 15:18||
Chinas Coronavirus Policy Will Impact the U.S. Presidential Election
Normally, foreign policy does not play a large role in U.S. presidential elections. The exception is when the country is mired in a major, increasingly unpopular war, as it was in Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. Such situations can cost incumbent presidents or their designated successors dearly, greatly strengthening the opposition party’s prospects. Otherwise, though, domestic issues are the dominant focus of campaigns.
|03/31/2020 - 23:40||
Commissioner-General of UNRWA meets Palestinian Prime Minister
The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, met today with the Prime Minister of the State of Palestine, H.E. Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh. The meeting took place via teleconference in view of the exceptional circumstances imposed by the global pandemic COVID-19, which has caused restrictions on movement and travel.
|03/31/2020 - 17:52||
COVID-19: Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises UN expert
COVID-19: Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises – UN expert GENEVA (31 March 2020) – A UN human rights expert called for the immediate lifting of international sanctions to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
|03/31/2020 - 17:42||
Should the United States Leave the Middle East?
A commentator recently complained that President Trump does not have a “Syria strategy” and therefore awful Assad is winning. Countless Op-Ed writers before him likewise commented that President X “did not have a [insert the name of any country from Morocco to India] strategy,” and therefore awful Z was winning.
|03/31/2020 - 16:48||
Air Pollution, on the Rise Under Trump, Puts People at Risk of Severe Illness From Coronavirus
As the novel coronavirus sweeps across the U.S. and the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 climbs by the hour, the Americans at greatest risk are the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.
|03/31/2020 - 16:33||
Rohde & Schwarz has added new timesaving functions to its high end R&S ESW EMI test receiver
Rohde & Schwarz has integrated the fast time domain scan as standard in its R&S ESW EMI test receiver. It works with double bandwidth to increase measuring speed. Also new is the R&S EWS-K58 multi CISPR ADP option. It precisely shows the effects of interference on digital communication systems.
|03/31/2020 - 15:21||
Rohde & Schwarz positions itself as systems partner and integrator for Latin American navies
As a systems partner and integrator for planning, developing, manufacturing and implementing secure communications architectures and networks, Rohde & Schwarz focuses on digital communications sovereignty in Latin America.
|03/31/2020 - 15:17||
Turkey/Syria: Weaponizing Water in Global Pandemic?
A displaced Syrian girl fills water from a cistern at a camp for Syrian displaced people near the Syrian-Turkish border in the Northern countryside of Idlib.
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|03/31/2020 - 14:39||
Syria: Vulnerable prisoners should be released to prevent spread of COVID-19
The Syrian authorities must cooperate fully with UN agencies and humanitarian organizations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country’s prisons, detention centres and military hospitals, Amnesty International has warned.
|03/30/2020 - 19:10||
How the IRC is fighting the coronavirus
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread globally, people living in crisis will be hit hardest. The International Rescue Committee is scaling up our response to the pandemic, providing lifesaving programs to vulnerable communities in over 40 countries worldwide, including the United States.
|03/30/2020 - 12:51||
Air Products Signs Agreements to Acquire Five Operating Hydrogen Plants for $530 Million and Long-Term Hydrogen Supply to PBF Energy
News ReleaseAir Products Signs Agreements to Acquire Five Operating Hydrogen Plants for $530 Million and Long-Term Hydrogen Supply to PBF Energy.
|03/30/2020 - 09:04||
WFP Iran receives historical contribution from Japan to support coronavirus response
TEHRAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received from the Government of Japan the largest ever single contribution to its operations in Iran. WFP will use the US$7 million grant for its COVID-19 response to support Iranian health workers and strengthen the resilience of the refugee community in Iran.