News Briefs

  6/18/2014, Sivan 20, 5774

UN: Regional War in Middle East Closer than Ever

Members of the United Nations committee dealing with the insurgency in Syria estimate that “A regional war in the Middle East is closer than ever.”

A report filed with the UN’s Human Rights Council related to increasing threats on the part of Sunni organizations in Iraq and their advancement towards Iraq’s border with Syria. In addition, the council members formally opposed the Security Council’s “Silence and inactivity” regarding the civil war in Syria.