Posts

Iran shares the UN's concern and seeks to avert disaster in Idlib

, , , ,
SHAFAQNA - An Iranian senior official said Iran seeks to avert disaster in Syria's Idlib. "Iran shares the United Nations’ concern about a potential humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s Idlib province and will seek to avert…

Muslim model Halima Aden becomes an ambassador for UNICEF

SHAFAQNA-She was the first Muslim homecoming queen at St. Cloud’s Apollo High School, the first Somali student senator at St. Cloud State University, and the first hijab-wearing contestant at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. Now, Halima…

UNICEF: We are following Imam Ali’s humanitarian approach in treating children

SHAFAQNA- A delegation from UNICEF visited the Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf, Iraq, where the Deputy Secretary-General of the Holy Shrine, Mr. Redhwan Sahib, received them. The special delegation, headed by Ms. Fester, stated to the Media…

Scale of attacks on children in conflicts is shocking: UNICEF

,
SHAFAQNA - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has described 2017 as a devastating year for children trapped in conflict zones across the globe, saying the scale of attacks on children in war-ravaged regions reached “shocking”…

Boko Haram has used 83 children as suicide bombers in 2017 – UNICEF

,
SHAFAQNA - Boko Haram has dramatically increased the use of children in suicide bomb attacks on civilians in Nigeria, UNICEF reported Tuesday. There has been a four-fold increase in the use of weaponized children as part of the Islamist…

Nearly 30 million children across Arab world live in poverty: UNICEF

SHAFAQNA - A study conducted by the United Nations children's agency has found that one in four children in the Arab world lives in poverty and is deprived of basic necessities. The study released on Monday by UNICEF found that 29 million…

2016 worst year ever for Syrian children says UNICEF

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) says 2016 inflicted record death and misery on Syrian children, making it the worst year ever for the rising generation. At least 652 children were killed in Syria last year in attacks…

50 million children uprooted by crises: UNICEF

SHAFAQNA - War and poverty have forced 50 million children around the world from their homes, according to UNICEF. Up to 28 million of the children have been uprooted by violent conflict, with nearly as many abandoning their homes in search…

9 in 10 children migrants to Italy unaccompanied: UNICEF

SHAFAQNA - UNICEF says most of the children migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy this year were unaccompanied by adults, making them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. The children's agency says 92 percent…