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Syria is in civil war – Red Cross

July 15th, 2012 Comments off

Syria is in effect in civil war, the Red Cross says, meaning combatants will now be subject to the Geneva Conventions.
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Russia calls for Syria ceasefires

March 19th, 2012 Comments off

Russia calls for daily humanitarian ceasefires in Syria to allow aid into the areas worst affected by fighting, following a meeting with the Red Cross.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: meeting, Red, red cross, Russia, Source, Syria

Red Cross waiting to enter Homs

March 5th, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross is to try for a fourth consecutive day to get relief aid into the shattered Baba Amr district of the central Syrian city of Homs.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: Amr, day, Red, red cross, Source, syrian city

Red Cross pushes for Homs access

March 4th, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross says it still cannot access the Baba Amr district of Homs, so has begun to deliver aid to victims in surrounding areas of the Syrian city.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: aid, Amr, Red, red cross, Source, syrian city

Homs rescue bid ends in failure

February 28th, 2012 Comments off

A fresh attempt to evacuate two wounded journalists from Homs ended in failure, the Red Cross says, as Syrian forces launch a new offensive against opposition-held towns.
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Red Cross resumes Homs rescue bid

February 25th, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross resumes its attempt to evacuate people trapped by shelling in Homs, after getting the first residents out on Friday.
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Categories: Arab News Tags: attempt, Red, red cross, Source

Red Cross starts Homs evacuation

February 24th, 2012 Comments off

The Red Cross starts evacuating women and children from part of the besieged Syrian city of Homs after talks with authorities, officials say.
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US ‘names secret terror suspects’

August 23rd, 2009 Comments off

The US military starts notifying the Red Cross of terror suspects at secret detention camps in Iraq and Afghanistan, US reports say.
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