Internally displaced children stand on snow near tents at a makeshift camp in Azaz, Syria. Reuters
Many of Syria's nearly three million displaced people face dire winter conditions with a brutal snow storm hammering the region, the United Nations warned on Monday as it urged the international community do more to protect them.
A sound installation based on interviews with former detainees at a high-security prison in Syria has been nominated for Britain's Turner Prize for contemporary art in a shortlist unveiled on Wednesday.
More than a year after the militant group fled, Syrian boys and girls are finally back on stage — bobbing to the rhythm of drums in the northern city of Raqa.
The war in Ukraine and the consequent Western sanctions against Russia, including oil, has created a panic about crude shortages and the rising prices. European countries have not yet completely closed the Russian oil tap.
The moderate rain always brings joy among the people. In the month of July when the heat is raging, UAE, especially in the northern and eastern areas, received moderate rainfall. Now it’s cloudy in Sharjah and Dubai as well (“Northern areas of UAE experience heavy rain with hails,” July 6, Gulf Today website).
An independent Fact-Finding Mission has found evidence of people kidnapped, tortured, and killed in the western Libyan town of Tarhouna in a mass grave, and the mission suspects that there are other mass graves.