Syria: Russia Encourages Damascus to Bombard Aleppo after US Requested a Halt

The bombardment of Aleppo will continue after a partial ceasefire agreed upon on Friday evening excluded it from the areas covered. Russia, Assad’s main ally, has stressed that it supports the bombardment of the city by Damascus following a request Read more

Syria: Rival Warring Parties have Similarities, Differences after talks, UN envoy

The Syrian talks in Geneva that had been ongoing for two weeks ended with the UN special Envoy Staffan de Mistura releasing a seven-page document highlighting that although the rival parties have common grounds, there continues to be differences in Read more

Yemen: Coalition deliberately targeting hospitals, Red Cross Committee

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) deplored the current state of affairs in Yemen under which it is operating as “health facilities are deliberately attacked and surgical and medical supplies are also being blocked from reaching hospitals in Read more

Yemen: Taez becomes war center stage as Sudanese troops arrive

Fighting between pro-Hadi militants and the Houthi Movement has intensified in Yemen’s cultural capital, Taez, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned that the situation might get worse because basic utilities have been destroyed. The rival groups Read more