UN launches $5.2bn Syria Aid Appeal

UN launches $5.2bn Syria Aid Appeal

(Geneva) – The United Nations has launched a record $5.2-billion aid appeal to fund operations in Syria and neighbouring nations, saying the number of people affected by the country’s brutal conflict was set to spiral. The sum by far overshadows the $2.2 billion (1.7 billion euros) the UN sought in 2003 to help cope with […]

Syrian President Calls for Mobilization

Syrian President Calls for Mobilization

(Damascus) – Delivering speech at the opera house in central Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made his first public appearance in months, calling for a “full national mobilization” to fight against rebels he described as al-Qaeda terrorists. “We meet today and suffering is overwhelming Syrian land. There is no place for joy while security and […]

Brahimi Meets Saudi King

Brahimi Meets Saudi King

(Jeddah) – King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia held talks with International Peace Envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi on ways to end the bloodletting in Syria. Both the leaders discussed situation in Syria and also condemned accusations by Syrian regime that Saudi Arabia, along with Turkey and Qatar, are arming the rebels fighting the forces of […]

Obama favors Diplomatic Solution for Syria

Obama favors Diplomatic Solution for Syria

(Washington) – Barack Obama, President of United States of America remains committed to end the violence in Syria through diplomatic efforts, despite calls from a leading Republican senator for military action against the government of President Bashar al-Assad. Tommy Vietor, a White House spokesman said, “The President has repeatedly called for an immediate halt to […]

Sheikh Khalifa telephoned by Russian President

President Khalifa telephoned by Russian President

(Abu Dhabi) – President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received a telephone call from Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev. During their conversation, both the leaders discussed developments in Syria and the region, as well as bilateral relations.

Sheikh Abdullah leads UAE Delegation to Arab FMs meeting

FM leads UAE Delegation to Arab FMs meeting

(Cairo) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE is leading UAE delegation to the Ministerial level session of the Arab League Council, being held in Cairo to discuss developments in Syria. In the final statement issued after the session, the Council has urged the UN Security Council to issue a […]

Sheikh Abdullah leads UAE delegation to Arab League’s meeting

Sheikh Abdullah

(Cairo) – Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan is leading the UAE delegation to the Arab League council’s meeting at Cairo, to discuss a report on the observer mission in Syria. Prime Minister of Qatar and Chairman of the current meeting of Arab Foreign ministers’ council Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani said […]

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