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Syrian refugee offers sporting chance to others in exile

A refugee story with a happy ending, with news that a Syrian former champion wrestler has opened a sports centre in Egypt offering hope to others displaced from the war-torn country.

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Security Council renews Syrian cross-border relief convoys amid ongoing challenges for aid workers

The Security Council today renewed the authorization for United Nations relief agencies and their partners to use routes across conflict lines and border crossings to deliver lifesaving assistance to millions in north-west and southern Syria through Turkey and Jordan.

Security Council resolution extends life-saving aid to Syrians

Syria topped the agenda in the Security Council on Tuesday, where ambassadors heard briefings from the UN officials overseeing the political and humanitarian response to the

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“Golden opportunity” to progress Syria peace talks missed: UN envoy

A “golden opportunity” has been missed to decide the future of Syria at the end of the latest round of UN-led talks in Geneva, veteran negotiator Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday.

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'Golden opportunity' missed for progress on intra-Syrian talks, says UN envoy

A “golden opportunity” has been missed to decide the future of Syria at the end of the latest round of United Nations-supported talks in Geneva, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday.

UN and partners launch $4.4 billion regional appeal for more than five million Syrian refugees

A more than $4 billion appeal has been launched to support what one senior United Nations official called on Tuesday “a lost generation” of Syrian refugees caught up in the ongoing conflict.

Children not a ‘bargaining chip’ in tug of war between Syrian parties – UN advisor

The United Nations advisor for Syria said Thursday that obstacles stopping humanitarians from delivering aid and carrying out medical evacuations in besieged parts of the war-ravaged country are not being lifted, and “children are dying” as a result.

UN senior aid adviser renews call for Syria aid access

The lack of aid deliveries to Syria’s most desperate communities and a continuing veto on the evacuation of hundreds of extremely sick civilians feel like a personal “failure”, a senior humanitarian adviser to the UN said on Thursday.

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UN study uncovers horrors of sexual violence against Syrian refugee boys and men

A study carried out by the United Nations refugee agency has revealed disturbing details about a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence against boys and men.

Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed

Disturbing details have emerged of a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence against boys and men.

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