Madaya

Returning UN worker: People "but no life" in besieged Syrian town

The depth of suffering in the Syrian town of Madaya, subject to a six-month siege by government forces, became clearer on Tuesday as UN officials reported back on the delivery of the town's first...

"I've forgotten the taste" of bread; besieged Syrian town awaits aid

Three trucks carrying long-awaited food and medical supplies entered the Syrian town of Madaya on Monday, with Doctors without Borders (MSF) saying almost 30 people there have died of starvation...

First aid trucks enter hunger-stricken Syrian town of Madaya

Three trucks carrying long-awaited food and medical supplies on Monday entered the Syrian town of Madaya, where Doctors without Borders (MSF) says almost 30 people have died of starvation after a...

Aid arrives outside besieged Syrian town as starvation toll mounts

A convoy of trucks carrying food and medical aid arrived Monday at a government checkpoint outside the besieged Syrian town of Madaya, where Doctors without Borders (MSF) says almost 30 people...

Aid convoys departs for besieged Syrian towns

An aid convoy left the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday for the rebel-held town of Madaya, where residents are reported to be suffering from severe malnutrition and a number have already died of...

One aid delivery to besieged Syrian town not enough, MSF says

The besieged Syrian town of Madaya needs a constant supply of aid, not just a single delivery, Doctor Without Borders (MSF) said on Sunday.

No food, fuel, electricity in Syrian town besieged by al-Assad's army

Residents of a rebel-held town near Damascus are suffering from severe malnutrition and have little access to fuel and medical supplies because of a siege by the Syrian military.