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MPs push ICC probe for Syria crimes

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Kuwaiti lawmakers have urged Kuwait Foreign Ministry to lead diplomatic efforts to pass a UN Security Council resolution referring war crimes in Syria to International Criminal Court’s General Prosecutor under UN’s Charter VII. The Foreign Ministry has to embark on diplomatic drive to pass a UNSC …

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THOUSANDS LEAVE ALEPPO IN EVACUATION DEAL – Cabinet urges UNSC to halt genocide

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19, (Agencies): The Kuwaiti Cabinet has called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene promptly and stop the “genocides perpetrated against the Syrian people.” The Cabinet, during its customary weekly meeting held Monday, also expressed gratitude to all those who have contributed to the relief …

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Speaker Al-Ghanim pays convoy costs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16, (Agencies): The International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) has announced that Kuwait’s Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim would finance evacuation operations of tens of thousands of Syrians from Aleppo to safe areas on Syrian-Turkish borders. In statements to KUNA Thursday, Director of IICO’s Media and Public Relations Department …

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Aleppo evacuation could take days, thousands of people in need – ICRC

GENEVA, Dec 15 (KUNA) — Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria Marianne Gasser said Thursday it could take days to complete the evacuation of the Syrian city of Aleppo. The first two evacuations, led by the ICRC and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), …

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50,000 people still trapped in eastern Aleppo: UN envoy

Paris, Dec 15, 2016 (AFP) -Around 50,000 people, the majority civilians, were still trapped in eastern Aleppo even as an evacuation deal was under way, the UN peace envoy for Syria and French foreign minister said on Thursday. “There are 50,000 people, including 40,000 civilians unfortunate enough to live in …

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Backing Syrians top Kuwait priority – Gulf rebukes Assad over violence in Aleppo

CAIRO, Dec 15, (Agencies): Supporting the Syrian people and alleviating their suffering come on top of the State of Kuwait priorities, affirmed the country’s permanent delegate at the Arab League on Thursday. Kuwait will continue to back up the Syrian people who have been suffering from relocation, killing and tragedies …

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Kuwait’s ‘Info’ launches campaign to aid Aleppo – ‘Music concert revenues to go to victims of Aleppo massacre’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Information announced Thursday the launch of a campaign to support and aid Aleppo and Syrians in need. The ministry has launched a one-week plan on Wednesday to broadcast programs on aiding Aleppo on Kuwait TV, Assistant Undersecretary for Television Affairs Majeed Al-Jazzaf …

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US refuses to say Syria peace effort failed

Washington, Dec 14, 2016 (AFP) -The United States refused to say its diplomatic efforts to end the war in Syria had failed Wednesday, as Secretary of State John Kerry spoke again with his Russian counterpart. The collapse of a Russian and Turkish-brokered bid to end the siege of a shrinking …

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Syrian rebel officials say Aleppo truce deal back on track, to begin ‘within hours’

AMMAN/BEIRUT, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Syrian rebel officials said on Wednesday that a ceasefire deal for Aleppo was back on track, and its implementation, including evacuations from the last rebel-held areas of the city would begin “within hours”. “An agreement has been reached and within the coming hours its implementation …

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MPs LEAD PROTEST AT RUSSIAN EMBASSY – Kuwait urges Security Council to act

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: The State of Kuwait on Wednesday called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to shoulder “its historic responsibility and stop the blood shedding” in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. The State of Kuwait, which has followed up “with deep concern and pain, the tragic …

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