Compared to four years ago, Zakat funds increased in record numbers last year, helping more than two million refugees across the world, according to UNHCR.
More than half a million Syrian civilians have been killed in the conflict that still continues, over a million have been severely injured, and over 12 million people have been displaced, either internally, or externally.
The body's COVAX programme aims to immunise around five million people in the war-torn country by spring 2021.
Geir Pedersen said he presented a proposal to the constitutional committee but his proposal was rejected by the representatives of the Syrian regime and accepted by the opposition.
The bus was travelling in the Kobajjep area in southeastern Deir Ezzor province.
Iran has managed to entrench itself in Syria and is fast becoming an immovable force in the country.
The US and Turkey’s top diplomats clashed with each other in extraordinary fashion during the Atlantic Alliance’s most recent meeting.
Russia and Turkey face each other on opposing sides over several fronts across Eurasia, from Libya to Syria, and now Azerbaijan, too. Experts say Moscow is hitting Syria's Idlib to gain leverage against Ankara.
The human rights group documents in a newly released report, that in 2019, the two major economies took a record low number of refugees.
Around 200 individuals, including UN staff working in Syria and their family members, have shown varying degrees of Covid-19 symptoms.
Regime leader Bashar al Assad's party and allies take 177 seats out of 250 in the third such elections since the start of the war nine years ago.
Russia, a close ally of Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria, immediately circulates a draft Security Council resolution that would authorise the delivery of aid through a single crossing point from Turkey for six months.
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