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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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  • 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....
  • Libyan ex-rebels will be disarmed -- but not so fast

     
    Libya: Disarming Libyan ex-rebels could take months and weapons would not be retrieved by force, Libya's new prime minister Abdel-Rahim Keeb told a French television network Friday....
  • U.N. returns to Somali capital Mogadishu after 17-year absence

     
    U.N. returns to Somali capital Mogadishu after 17-year absence: U.N. special envoy Augustine Mahiga marked the U.N'.s return to Mogadishu for the first time since 1995....
  • Syrian doctor: 'They look at us like we are terrorists'

     
    Syria, Assad, uprising, Arab Spring, doctors: In towns bloodied by the Syrian uprising, the electricity goes out, putting medicines that need to be refrigerated at risk. Wounded people fear to go to the hospital, worrying that will be arrested or...
  • 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....
  • Aid workers enter besieged Syrian neighborhood, find it abandoned

     
    After being barred from the former rebel stronghold of Baba Amr for five days, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent team entered the battered neighborhood to aid and evacuate the wounded. But by the time that the aid workers got into the neighborhood in the central...
  • Rights group says photos of Homs, Syria, reveal brutality of shelling

     
    Hundreds of damaged buildings and impact craters reveal the brutality unleashed on the Syrian neighborhood of Baba Amr through weeks of government shelling, Human Rights Watch said....
  • Red Cross kept out of embattled Syrian neighborhood [Video]

     
    Seven trucks carrying aid for wounded Syrians were stopped from entering a besieged neighborhood in the city of Homs on Friday, despite the fact that Syrian authorities had given humanitarian groups the green light to provide assistance the day before....