As countries around the world struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, aid groups warn that without measures millions could die in low-income countries and war zones.
The relentless attacks and revolving door of mercenaries widen Libyans' exposure to the pandemic.
The Assad regime has not been forthcoming with information and if action is not taken, it could become a coronavirus hotspot.
The US trails far behind other countries that prioritise humanity over politics.
Antonio Guterres calls for an immediate cease-fire around the world including the conflicts in Syria, which is in its tenth year, and in Yemen to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
UN secretary-general welcomes the positive response from the government on March 18 and warlord Haftar's militia on March 21 to calls for a humanitarian pause to allow the country to focus on the danger from the coronavirus.
For the displaced living in crowded camps, social distancing and regular hand-washing is not an option
The World Health Organisation is the best positioned to initiate a joint effort, but it says member states are not forthcoming with data.
The pandemic provides a chance for the US to reassess its financial warfare against Iran and generate some goodwill.
Syria's regime has started testing in areas in the rest of the country, although has not yet reported a case to the WHO.
The United Nations Security Council will meet on March 26 to decide whether or not to gradually withdraw by the end of October some 7,800 troops, known as the "Blue Helmets," from the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
When Syrians took to the streets on March 15, 2011, they could scarcely have imagined their anti-regime protests would turn into a complex war entangling rebels, terrorists and outside forces.
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