Calling for the immediate and safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from all affected areas in Syria
UN hopes to evacuate nearly 500 sick, wounded and their families from four conflict-ridden towns in Syria, a humanitarian adviser to UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Thursday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Tuesday it was deeply concerned about increased fighting in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo and called for humanitarian aid access and the safe and rapid evacuation of civilians.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An evacuation of wounded people from three areas in Syria failed to go ahead as planned on Friday but talks continued between the warring parties, sources on both sides of the negotiations said.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Syria to allow for the evacuation of civilians.