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U.N. Security Council Extends Syria Aid for Six Months

HeadlineJul 13, 2022

The United Nations Security Council has voted to extend lifesaving humanitarian aid to millions in northern Syria for another six months. The resolution, put forward by Ireland and Norway, originally called for a year-long extension to shipments of food, medicine and shelter for the rebel-held area, but was cut down to six months after days of Russian opposition.

In other news from Syria, the Pentagon announced Tuesday that it assassinated a senior leader of the Islamic State, Maher al-Agal, in a drone strike

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