Needs are “beyond belief” for thousands of civilians trapped by ISIL fighters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, a senior aid official said on Thursday.
“At least a dozen attacks” by Somali extremists in 10 days, condemned by UN
Security Council condemns “barbaric and cowardly” terrorist attack in Sweden
International concern over unrest in Kasaï provinces in DRC
Four international organizations have expressed deep concern over what they described as the “grave situation” in the Kasaï provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Descendants of slaves have “made their mark” in every field: UN chief
Emergency repairs have begun on the heavily-damaged main water supply for Syria’s capital city, Damascus, according to the UN.
Agreement reportedly reached on restoring Damascus water supply
Agreement has been reached, according to reports, on restoring running water to around 5.5 million people living in and around the Syrian capital, Damascus.
“Military progress” in Mosul slowed by civilians-first policy of Iraqis
“Military progress” in the battle to retake Mosul from ISIL terrorist forces in Iraq has been slowed down by an Iraqi military decision to protect civilians as much as possible.
Terror “will not bring a solution” to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
“Violence and terror” will not bring a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict the UN Secretary-General said on Monday, following an attack which left four Israelis dead in Jerusalem.
DRC’s Kabila “needs to endorse political accord” and avoid new violence
The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila, should publicly support an agreement which offers free and fair elections there, the UN said on Friday.