Yemeni tribesmen released three kidnapped employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian agency and a Yemeni security source said on Thursday.The men - a Swiss, a Kenyan and a Yemeni national - were kidnapped on Monday in the southern province of Abyan. Show More Summary
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The International Committee of the Red Cross warned on Thursday that security was deteriorating across Afghanistan as militants flood the battlefield and conduct attacks in what could be the most defining spring fighting season of the nearly 12-year-old war. Show More Summary
? International Committee of the Red Cross’ president has “expressed opposition to the force-feeding of prisoners staging a mass hunger strike at the Guantanamo prison camp”. The US says 43 prisoners refused food; defense lawyers say...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday expressed opposition to the force-feeding of prisoners staging a mass hunger strike at the Guantanamo prison camp and said he urged President Barack Obama to do...
The Sudan Liberation Army-Abdel Wahid (SLA-AW) rebel group released 31 people, seized at gunpoint about a week ago in Sudan’s troubled region of Darfur, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a statement on Sund...
ABC News/AP: Prisoners taking part in an expanding hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay leveled new complaints about their military jailers Wednesday as a team from the International Committee of the Red Cross made a fact-finding trip to the U.S. base in Cuba. In an emergency motion filed with a federal court in Washington, lawyers say [...]
? “The International Committee of the Red Cross... is urgently sending a doctor to Guantanamo Bay because of a growing hunger strike among detainees.” ? In a recent presentation, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi used incorrect data, shutting down French President Hollande’s planned economic policies. Show More Summary
The latest Guantanamo Bay hunger strike has expanded to at least 31 of 166 people, according to the military, and the International Committee of the Red Cross is hurrying its efforts to address the situation. The plan had been to send representatives next week, the BBC notes; instead, a doctor...
(MIAMI) — Prisoners taking part in an expanding hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay leveled new complaints about their military jailers Wednesday as a team from the International Committee of the Red Cross made a fact-finding trip to the U.S. Show More Summary
MIAMI (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross sent a doctor and another delegate to the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo a week earlier than planned because of concern about a growing hunger strike among detainees, an ICRC spokesman said...
House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R., Mich.) continued to urge the administration to take action in Syria on CNN last night, saying the use of chemical weapons has crossed President Obama’s “red line” for U.S. engagement. Show More Summary
Mike Rogers, a Michigan Republican and head of the House Intelligence Committee, told the world Sunday that “I think that it is abundantly clear that that red line has been crossed” by Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people, and that small numbers of U.S. Show More Summary
House intelligence committee chairman Mike Rogers (R., Mich.) told Face the Nation’s Bob Schieffer this morning that with escalating risks in the region and potential use of chemical weapons, the time to act in Syria is now. In the past,...Show More Summary
(JUBA, South Sudan) — The International Committee of the Red Cross says more than 60 people have been wounded in fighting between South Sudan’s army and a rebel group. The international Red Cross says 62 people have been taken to one of their medical facilities in the last two weeks. Show More Summary
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appealed to foreign powers on Friday to press combatants in Syria to halt attacks on civilians and aid workers, saying all sides were violating the Geneva Conventions. “Many atrocities against civilians have been reported or witnessed over the past two years and we have also seen indiscriminate [...]
After a weekly sit-in by families of Palestinian detainees in the courtyard of the International Committee of the Red Cross' Gaza Strip headquarters Monday morning, demonstrators rallied on the street outside to mark International Women's Day and Mother's Day.
Every Monday morning families of Palestinians detained by Israel gather in the courtyard of the International Committee of the Red Cross's Gaza Strip headquarters. In 2011, an organizer said that the event, which began after the redeployment...Show More Summary
Allison Deger reports from Ramallah where Khader Adnan and a growing group of protesters have been conducting a sit-in and fast inside of the offices of International Committee of the Red Cross. The action aims to bring attention toShow More Summary
Photos by Farzana Wahidy Amputees take a break from exercise at the International Committee of the Red Cross Orthopedic Center in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 2012. W e stand by the bed of Mohamad Doad in the paraplegic ward of Kabul’s...Show More Summary
Lebanon Prime Minister Najib Mikati has requested on Tuesday the help of the communications chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to retrieve the bodies of the Lebanese men killed in the Syrian border town of Tal Kalakh. “The committee expressed its readiness to fulfill its humanitarian, lucid, and impartial role as [...]