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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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  • Syria violence: Who is helping the wounded?

     
    There are relatively few organizations at work in Syria to help those wounded in the ongoing uprising against the government of President Bashar Assad, with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent the main humanitarian group on the ground....
  • Syria rebels pull back from stronghold in Homs [Video]

     
    Syrian rebels backed away from a besieged neighborhood in the city of Homs on Thursday with weapons and ammunition running low, saying they were pulling out to spare some 4,000 people who insisted on staying on their homes as food, medicine and water grew...
  • Evacuation effort underway in Homs, Syria

     
    A joint mission of the international Red Cross and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent has arrived in the battered Homs, Syria, neighborhood of Baba Amr, where opposition activists say weeks of shelling have killed scores and left much of the district in ruins....
  • Red Cross still blocked from entering traumatized Syrian area

     
    or a fourth day in a row, the International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria was blocked from entering the traumatized Baba Amr neighborhood in the central city of Homs. The Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad once again cited security concerns,...
  • LIBYA: Doctors Without Borders faces challenges in Libya

     
    The Times spoke Friday with Michael Bates, the group's head of mission for Libya and Tunisia, from his base in Zarzis, Tunisia...
  • SYRIA: Activists report at least 14 dead as hunt for defector continues

     
    At least 14 died Sunday in one of the bloodier days of the Syrian government's crackdown against anti-regime protesters, activists reported. Activists and residents said military forces have launched an offensive in the cities of Idleb and Hama as part......
  • SYRIA: Activists report manhunt for defectors and protesters

     
    Syrian security forces reportedly launched fresh widespread attacks on Monday, intensifying the assault on the central cities of Hama and Homs as the president of the Red Cross visited the country's prisons for the first time....
  • Ominous new White House warning on Syria calls the situation a 'humanitarian crisis'; sound familiar?

     
    White House says a humanitarian crisis already exists in Syria. The threat of one was enough to launch the war on Libya in March....
  • ISRAEL: No more perks for Palestinian prisoners, says Prime Minister Netanyahu

     
    After Hamas rejected a call from the International Red Cross for access to Gilad Shalit, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an end to perks for Hamas prisoners in Israeli prisons. Gilad Shalit was a 19- year-old corporal in 2006 when......
  • LIBYA: International aid groups scrambling to help refugees from Libya

     
    International aid agencies appealed Friday for help in dealing with a flood of refugees out of violence-wracked Libya, reporting at least 30,000 crossing into Tunisia and Egypt in recent days and anticipation of an escalating exodus. "The arrivals are...
  • SYRIA: Britain, France and Germany pursue EU sanctions against regime

     
    Britain is working with European allies to impose limited sanctions on Syrian leaders in response to the ongoing government suppression of pro-democracy protesters, Foreign Secretary William Hague told Parliament on Tuesday. “We are now working with...