September 23, 2019

Red Cross gets access to Syrian prison

The International Red Cross has been allowed to visit a Syrian prison for the first time since civil unrest broke out five months ago. Red Cross President Jakob Kellenberger also held talks with President Bashar al-Assad to discuss the treatment of prisoners. Mr Kellenberger said he had … [Read more...]

Gaddafi vows to fight on in Libya

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to carry on fighting his enemies in an audio recording broadcast on a loyalist TV station based in Damascus, Syria of all places. "The Libyan people cannot kneel, cannot surrender, we are not women," he said in the message on the al-Rai … [Read more...]

US warns its citizens to leave Syria

The US State Department has warned US citizens to leave Syria, following several days of unrest which has seen hundreds of civilians killed after troops fired on anti-government protesters in Damascus and Deraa. To reinforce the recommendation, the State Department has announced that some … [Read more...]