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Red Cross Wants Access to Prisoners on Both Sides to Ukraine's Conflict

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is still not satisfied with the current level of access to the various areas of Ukraine and to the people detained by both sides to the conflict in the east of the country, ICRC Director-General said.

Turkey Doesn't Want Red Cross on Its Territory Near Syrian Border - ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has requested permission to work in a number of regions in Turkey, but Turkish authorities are not too interested in the organization’s presence in the country, ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord said.

Red Cross Calls on Syria Warring Sides to Refrain From Attacks on Hospitals

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called Thursday on all parties to the Syrian conflict to refrain from attacking hospitals, condemning a recent assault of a hospital it supported "unacceptable."

Syrian Conflict Requires Only Political Settlement - Red Cross Committee

The Syrian conflict has no chance to be resolved militarily and needs only a political solution, the director-general of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Wednesday.

Turkish Watchdog: Essential for World to' Notice War Crimes' Against Kurds

The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) should send a monitoring mission to Turkey to observe cases of rights violations with respect to the Kurds, a Turkish rights watchdog said Tuesday.

Crisis 'Not Rocket Science,' Blame US-UK Exit - Former Afghan MP to Sputnik

Afghanistan is in the worst humanitarian crisis since the start of operations in 2001 after American and British forces pulled out 18 months ago, the outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said.

Red Cross Team Kidnapped in Mali Set Free

Three members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), who were kidnapped over the weekend in northern Mali,are free and safe now, according to ICRC President Peter Maurer.

'Violence is Unlikely to End Anytime Soon' - Afghan Red Cross Chief

Due to a steady increase in conflict, the operations of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan are still growing in size and scale. Jean-Nicolas Marti, Head of the ICRC in Afghanistan gives an update of the situation on the ground.

Over 1,000 Still Missing Due to Conflict in Eastern Ukraine – Red Cross

According to the press service of the International Committee of the Red Cross, more than a thousand people remain missing in the aftermath of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Red Cross Ready to Help Victims of Nagorno-Karabakh Violence

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is ready to help those affected by resumed violence in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, ICRC Europe and Central Asia Regional Director Patrick Vial said on Sunday.

Colombia's ELN rebels free soldier hostage

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's second-largest rebel group has freed a soldier hostage held for more than six weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday, meeting a government condition for the start of peace talks.

Red Cross Praises Russia's Role in Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to Syria

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) commended Russia's part in the deliveries of humanitarian aid to besieged areas of war-torn Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Red Cross Delivers Medical Supplies to Besieged Taiz in Yemen

A team from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) managed to enter the city of Taiz, one of the worst-affected places in Yemen's fighting, and deliver life-saving medical supplies, according to an official statement organization.

Red Cross to Spend $63Mln on Aid for East Ukraine - Representative

ICRC Public Affairs Adviser said that International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is set to designate 64.4 million Swiss francs (some $63 million) to help Ukraine's war-torn Donbass region.

Int'l Committee of Red Cross to Hold Major Humanitarian Forum With Russia

The head of the ICRC regional delegation to Russia, Belarus and Moldova, Pascal Cuttat said that the International Committee of the Red Cross is planning to offer Russia cooperation plan for 2016, the key point of which would be holding the humanitarian forum.

Humanitarian Team Unable to Access Two Besieged Northwest Syrian Towns

A humanitarian team led by the United Nations, and including the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), was unable to deliver aid to two besieged towns in northwestern Syria, the team said in a joint statement.

Red Cross Reserving Comments on Syria Massacre Until Facts Come Out

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will take into consideration the allegations of the massacre in Syria's western province of Deir ez-Zor, according to a spokesperson at the ICRC Geneva.

Madaya's Besieged Residents Have ‘Mixed Feelings’ About Aid Deliveries

An aid convoy of 50 trucks departed Damascus on Thursday for Madaya, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), but residents of the encircled Syrian town are still calling on the international community to end...Show More Summary

Aid to be delivered to starving Syrian towns as early as Sunday

Humanitarian groups could begin delivering much-needed aid in three besieged Syrian towns as early as Sunday, spokesmen said on Friday. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said they were preparing convoys packed with food and medical supplies for suffering populations in the towns of Madaya, al-Foua and […]

Syrians Trapped in 'Extremely Dire' Crisis, Forced to Eat Dogs, Cats, Grass to Survive

Besieged Syrians in three towns are facing an "extremely dire" humanitarian crisis, the International Committee of the Red Cross has warned, noting that starvation is forcing some to start eating dogs, cats, and grass.

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