Aug 6, 2014

Jordan circulates revised, Palestinian-backed U.N. resolution on Gaza

Jordan circulated a revised U.N. resolution Tuesday calling for a permanent cease-fire in Gaza and condemning “all violence and hostilities against civilians.” Jordan’s new U.N. ambassador, Dina Kawar, said the draft resolution, backed by the Palestinians and Arab nations, was submitted to the Security ...

Jul 25, 2014

U.S. urges civilian protection after U.N. school in Gaza is shelled

The United States on Thursday urged greater effort to protect civilians in Israel’s Gaza campaign as it voiced sadness over the deaths at a U.N. school serving as a shelter. “We are deeply saddened and concerned about the tragic incident,” State Department spokeswoman Jen ...

Apr 12, 2013

Regime airstrikes target civilians, kill thousands: HRW

Airstrikes have hit bakeries and hospitals among other civilian targets in Syria, a watchdog reported Thursday, accusing the regime of killing thousands in raids it said amounted to war crimes. “Individuals who commit serious violations of the laws of war wilfully — that is ...