It was claimed that a “chemical attack” was carried out in Khan Sheikhun town on the south of Idlib, which left at least 58 people dead, including 11 children. After the reports concerning the use of chemical weapons, UN Security Council decided to hold an emergency meeting today.
In a report titled ‘Taking Sides’, advocacy group The Syria Campaign has criticised the United Nation’s humanitarian efforts within Syria.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein made a call to Turkish government for allowing independent investigation on the grave human rights violations happened in the regions under curfew. Hussein stated that “the most worrisome” reports are the ones claiming that 100 people were burned to death in the basements in Cizre.
The embargo against Iran is lifted. What does this mean for Armenia, which is in economical and commercial cooperation with Iran? We tried to answer this question with Caucasus Institute Director Aleksander İskandaryan.