Posts Tagged ‘Red Cross’

Libya urged to release detained ICC staff

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Speaking in Teheran Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the UN Security Council to tell Libya to release the four delegates of the International Criminal Court, including Russian diplomat Alexander Khodakov, who were detained in Zintan on June 7th and sent to 45 days in preliminary detention. Read more…

Syria – Red Cross allowed to help Homs residents

Sunday, March 4, 2012 Comments off

Syrian authorities have allowed the International Red Cross to render medical and humanitarian assistance to the residents of the Baba Amr district in the city of Homs. Read more…

Syria – Red Cross denied access to Homs

Saturday, March 3, 2012 Comments off

In Homs, a Red Cross convoy has been denied access to rebel-controlled districts of Khaldiyeh and Bab Sbaa which are currently subject to shelling by government troops. Read more…

Syria – bodies of 2 reporters handed to ICRC

Saturday, March 3, 2012 Comments off

Syrian authorities on Friday handed over the bodies of two Western journalists killed in Homs to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The bodies of American Marie Colvin and Frenchman Remi Ochlik were transferred by ambulance from Homs to Damascus. Read more…

Suuriya Oo Ogolaatay in Red Cross Gasho Xumus

Thursday, March 1, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 1, 2012

Siiriya waxay ogolaatay in hay’adaha samafalka ee Bisha Cas iyo Red Cross ay ugudbiyaan gargaar,dhaawacana ka soo saaraan magaalada Xumus ee uu dagaalka culus ku dhexmaray Ciidamada Dawladda Suuriya iyo ciidamada falaagada. Read more…

Syria lets Red Cross into Homs

Thursday, March 1, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 1, 2012

Photo: AFP

Syria has allowed the Red Cross and the Red Crescent humanitarian organizations to deliver aid and evacuate the injured from the volatile city of Homs which is seeing fierce clashes between the government and rebel troops. Read more…

Red Cross active in Syria

Monday, February 27, 2012 Comments off

The International Red Cross has brought relief supplies for 12 thousand people to the Syrian opposition stronghold of Hama. It says a similar operation for Homs is in the pipeline. Read more…

SOMALIA:ICRC suspends food distribution in Somalia

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Comments off

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has suspended its food distribution intended for more than one million people in Somalia, Reuters quoted Patrick Vial, head of the ICRC mission in Somalia, as saying on Thursday. Read more…

Libya:Ceasefire ends in Sirte + Related News

Monday, October 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 3,2011
People deserting Sirte
Situation in Libya catastrophic – Red Cross


Photo: EPA   

A ceasefire between the troops of the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and Gaddafi`s army expires in the town of Sirte today, with residents given 48 hours to leave their homes. Read more…

Somalia:Red Cross delivers aid to Somalia

Monday, July 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,2011

Humanitarian aid to Somalia. Photo: AFP

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