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  • Iranian
  • Israel has avoided large-scale involvement in the conflict in neighboring Syria, according to Ma'an, but opposes Bashar Assad's regime and has reportedly carried out strikes on Iranian arms transfers, to Hezbollah, through Syria. (news-front.info)
  • Lebanon
  • The Israeli military has finished training exercises in preparation for a potential "long-term, multi-front" conflict with Syria and Lebanon, according to a statement released by the army. (news-front.info)
  • Major General Aviv Kochavi said, in the statement, that the training prepared military forces to "implement operational plans in all arenas, while facing Hezbollah and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, both in Syria and Lebanon. (news-front.info)
  • The day after three rockets were fired from southern Lebanon and landed in open areas in northern Israel, which responded with "targeted artillery fire" into southern Lebanon. (news-front.info)
  • Lebanese security officials said at the time that the rockets launched into Israel were reportedly transported from Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, and launched by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine movement, in "symbolic retaliation" for Kuntar's death. (news-front.info)
  • Syria
  • Since conflict erupted in Syria in 2011, a number of rockets and mortar rounds - mostly stray - have hit the Israeli-occupied Golan, prompting occasional armed responses. (news-front.info)
  • Given the extended duration of their stay in Syria, the economic situation of the refugees is increasingly deteriorating mainly due to depletion of resources, savings, and remittances, as revealed by a joint assessment mission conducted on refugees in June 2009. (wfp.org)
  • The assessment also found that smaller groups of Somalis, Sudanese and Afghanis who sought asylum in Syria are among the most vulnerable refugees living in the country. (wfp.org)
  • After consecutive years of debilitating drought since 2006 - the worst in decades-, crop failure, and a dramatic inflation in food and fuel prices have left the rural population of Northeastern Syria extremely vulnerable. (wfp.org)
  • Since 1964, WFP has provided more than US $500 million worth of food assistance to Syria through development and emergency operations. (wfp.org)
  • In September 2013, Syria joined the CWC (formally acceding on 14 October), and agreed to the destruction of its weapons, to be supervised by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), as required by the Convention. (wikipedia.org)
  • The destruction of Syria's chemical weapons that the Assad government had declared was completed by August 2014, yet further disclosures, incomplete documentation, and allegations of withholding part of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile since mean that serious concerns regarding chemical weapons and related sites in Syria remain. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 5 April 2017, the government of Syria allegedly unleashed a chemical attack that killed 70 children and adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to entry into force on 14 October 2013 of Syria's instrument accession, Syria was one of five states that had not signed and seven that had not ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention, which prohibits the development, production, stockpiling, transfer, and use of chemical weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to some US analysts, Syria was provided with some chemical weapons and delivery systems prior to the 1973 Yom Kippur War. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to US intelligence reports, Syria began to develop its chemical weapons capabilities in the later 1970s, with supplies and training from the Soviet Union, and likely with equipment and precursor chemicals from private companies in Western Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Syria stated that the blast was accidental and not chemical related. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • This development project aims to encourage children and illiterate women living in rural areas to attend schools or literacy classes in return for food assistance. (wfp.org)
  • This operation is designed to alleviate nutritional deficiency especially among drought-affected women and children as well as to prevent further reduction in the quality and quantity of food consumption. (wfp.org)
  • among
  • Aleppo University consists of 25 faculties with 152 departments, among which 18 faculties are located in Aleppo and 7 in Idlib. (wikipedia.org)
  • forces
  • The general added that forces "simulated vast maneuvers, substantial fire power, and attack of thousands of targets in all combat areas, with high efficiency, including residential areas exploited by the enemy. (news-front.info)
  • years
  • Studying period is for two years: Medicine Dentistry Informatics Engineering Agriculture Accounting and Finance Business administration and Marketing Mechanical and Electrical Informatics in Idlib Banking and Finance in Idlib Veterinary in Idlib Agriculture in Idlib The Open Studies Centre was inaugurated in 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • People
  • This emergency operation aims to address the immediate humanitarian needs of 300,000 drought-affected people who have exhausted traditional coping mechanisms and whose livelihoods became unsustainable given the constant inflation of fuel and food prices. (wfp.org)