Showing posts with label humanitarian catastrophe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label humanitarian catastrophe. Show all posts

Friday, March 24, 2023

Syrian UN Envoy Accuses West of Misinformation to Avoid Responsibility for Role in Bloodshed

Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Bassam Sabbagh, accused the US, UK, France, and Germany of spreading misinformation and misleading the public to avoid responsibility for their role in the bloodshed in Syria and backing terrorism.

Monday, March 7, 2022

Lviv mayor appeals for international help amid mounting humanitarian crisis

The mayor of Lviv says his city, situated in western Ukraine, has reached the limits of its capacity to help people displaced by Russia’s assault and appealed to international organisations for help.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Yemen most at risk of humanitarian catastrophe in 2021: IRC | Al Jazeera

Yemen most at risk of humanitarian catastrophe in 2021

Yemen is the country most at risk of a humanitarian catastrophe in 2021, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has warned, marking the third year running the war-ravaged nation has earned the grim recognition.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Al-Jaafari: Washington coalition completely destroyed Raqqa city, committed horrific massacres against the Syrians

Al-Jaafari: Washington coalition completely destroyed Raqqa city
Syria’s Permanent Representatives at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari stressed that the US-led “international coalition” had completely destroyed Raqqa city under the pretext of fighting Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organizations, SANA reported.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

No ships in Yemen's key port despite Saudi claim of lifting blockade

key port of Hodeidah
There is no indication of aid or commerce coming into Yemen through the key port of Hodeidah despite Saudi Arabia's December 20 pledge to lift the blockade for a month, an RT Arabic crew has discovered.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Casa Blanca: Arabia Saudí está tomando medidas para abrir puerto de Yemen

Arabia Saudí está tomando medidas para abrir puerto de Yemen
Arabia Saudí comenzó a dar pasos para abrir un puerto en Yemen y terminar así el bloqueo al ingreso de ayuda humanitaria que padece ese país, dijo en rueda de prensa la portavoz de la Casa Blanca, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Friday, November 24, 2017

UN says aid workers to return to Yemen on Saturday but no aid yet

UN says aid workers to return to Yemen on Saturday
The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting in Yemen has given the United Nations permission to resume flights of aid workers to areas controlled by the Houthi movement Saturday, but not to dock ships with wheat and medical supplies, a U.N. spokesman said.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Aid agencies say Yemen blockade remains, Egeland calls it 'collective punishment'

Aid agencies say Yemen blockade remains
The Arab coalition's blockade of Yemen, which has cut off food imports to a population where 7 million people are on the brink of famine, is "illegal collective punishment" of civilians, a prominent aid official said Thursday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saudi relief official: Yemeni ports controlled by legitimate forces are open

Yemeni ports controlled by legitimate forces are open
Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Rabeeah has confirmed that Yemeni ports under legitimate forces control are open for humanitarian aid to Yemen.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen airports and seaports after brief closure

Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen airports and seaports
Saudi Arabia said Monday that the Arab coalition fighting the Houthi militia will begin reopening airports and seaports in Yemen, days after temporarily closing them after an Iranian-made missile attack on Riyadh.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Saudi Easing of Yemen Blockade Not Enough: UN

Saudi Easing of Yemen Blockade Not Enough
The Saudi-led coalition is still blocking desperately-needed UN aid deliveries to Yemen despite the re-opening of the port of Aden and of a land border crossing, a UN spokesman said.

Saudi-led coalition reopens Yemen’s Aden and Seiyoun airports

Saudi-led coalition
Yemeni officials announced on Friday evening that the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting the Houthi militia has re-opened the Aden and Seiyoun airports four days after its decision to temporarily close Yemeni ports.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Moscou : les «erreurs chroniques» de l’aviation US ont abouti à une catastrophe humanitaire à Raqqa

catastrophe humanitaire à Raqqa
Les autorités russes ont dénoncé les erreurs de ciblage récurrentes de la coalition dirigée par les Etats-Unis à Raqqa, qui ont infligé de graves dégâts aux infrastructures civiles et ont abouti, selon elles, à une véritable catastrophe.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

UN envoy on Yemen in new bid to revive peace talks

The UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, is on a new regional tour to push Yemen’s peace consultations which are stalled since late last year, even as alarm grows over the humanitarian crisis in the country.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

UN urges Saudi coalition not to bomb Yemen port

The United Nations called Thursday on the Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen not to bomb the rebel-held port of Hudaida, a key entry point for aid to the war-torn country.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trapped Mosul civilians could face worst catastrophe of Iraq conflict, UN warns

The battle to dislodge ISIS from the Old City of Mosul, where hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians are trapped, could turn into the worst humanitarian catastrophe in the war against the militants, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.

Friday, March 24, 2017

UN: At least 400,000 civilians trapped in Mosul with no food or electricity

Some 400,000 civilians stuck in Mosul’s Old City, held by Islamic State militants, are dealing with food and electricity shortages, making the UN High Commissioner for Refugees believe that “the worst is yet to come” in the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq.

Monday, March 6, 2017

«Daesh coupe des têtes et casse des jambes» : des réfugiés racontent les atrocités de Mossoul à RT

Alors que les troupes irakiennes avancent dans l’ouest de Mossoul pour en chasser Daesh, des milliers de civils cherchent à fuir la ville. Les djihadistes les en empêchent et les utilisent comme boucliers humains, ont confié des réfugiés à RT.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Allemagne : des terroristes pourraient empoisonner l’eau potable en Europe

Selon un rapport préparé de l’Office fédéral de police criminelle allemand, des terroristes disposeraient de moyens pour déverser en grande quantité des produits chimiques dans l’eau potable à laquelle ont accès les citoyens de l'UE.

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