Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Syria Donor Event Opens With More Than $1 Billion in Pledges

The United States pledged $507 million and Kuwait promised $500 million toward humanitarian aid for Syria as the United Nations issued its largest yet appeal for $8.4 billion in commitments this year for the war-ravaged country. Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah made the pledge at the start of the third annual gathering in the capital, Kuwait City. In his opening remarks, the emir said the Syrian conflict is the “biggest humanitarian crisis in recent history.” The United Nations...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter