Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

US strongly condemns missile attack on Aleppo's provincial council HQ  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 29/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The US strongly condemned the Syrian regime's missile strike Monday on the Aleppo Provincial Council's headquarters, which killed one person and injured eight others.

"The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the Assad regime's missile strike today on the Aleppo Provincial Council's headquarters," State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki said.

She affirmed that the Aleppo Provincial Council "is a key civilian governance institution that works with more than 100 local councils in Aleppo to meet the basic needs of its people." She stressed "despite inadequate resources and in the face of the regime's relentless attacks, local councils in Aleppo and throughout opposition-held areas in Syria provide education, water, electricity, civil defense and relief to its residents. Teams of emergency responders, supported by the provincial council, regularly respond to the regime's indiscriminate shelling.

"As the regime continues to protect only its interests, slaughter its citizens and suppress the aspiration of its people, we applaud models of local governance like the Aleppo provincial council, which is working tirelessly to support the Syrian people," she remarked.

"These attacks will not deter those who are working for a better future in Syria," she concluded.


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 25 2016 - UAE records Dh553.4bn in non-oil tradeMENAFN
(MENAFN) The non-oil trade of the UAE grew by 3 percent to Dh17.7bn in the first half of this year, reaching Dh553.4bn compared to Dh535.7bn in the same period of 2015.Meanwhile, Asia, Australia and ...

 Oct 25 2016 - Saudi Arabia gas consumption grows as fast as outputMENAFN
(MENAFN) Despite the rapid increase in gas output, gas consumption has increased as fast as production, competing demands from two sectors, petrochemicals and elect.Furthermore, the pace of growth in ...

 Oct 25 2016 - Qatar aims to tap global debt marketMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar plans to tap global debt market in order to plug the country"s fiscal deficits, which will give a great capacity of international markets.Accordingly, the GCC and Caucasus and Central ...

 Oct 25 2016 - Egypt's ICS to increase exports to Africa by 5pctMENAFN
(MENAFN) The eighth Intl" Ceramic and Sanitary Ware Exhibition (ICS) is predicted to increase exports to Africa by 5 percent.Moreover, an increase was expected in customers visiting the exhibition ...

 Oct 25 2016 - Oman to get OMR2b from selling shares of state-owned firmsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman government predicts to get OMR2bn from divesting stakes in state-owned firms.Accordingly, the firms that are planning to raise fund amid initial public offerings include Mining Dev. ...

 Oct 25 2016 - Hangzhou Jufeng Technology Designs Techpoint's TP2823C and TP2833 into Their New Line of XVR DVR PlatformsMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Leading Embedded DVR manufacturer releases new XVR products using Techpoint’s new HD-TVI 3.0 chipsets SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tuesday, October 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...

 Oct 25 2016 -  Hollywood stars honor British director Ridley ScottMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Some of Hollywood's biggest stars honored British director Ridley Scott as he was handed the American Cinematheque Award on Friday to mark an illustrious career spanning five ...

 Oct 25 2016 - The Belgian author who is creating a stirMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) She's a literary sensation whose debut novel has sold over 100,000 copies, yet unless one speaks Dutch, one would have probably never heard of writer Lize Spit.

 Oct 25 2016 - Oman- Life in a day: Eyeing the skiesMuscat Daily
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) As the alarm clock goes off at 5am, Alawi al Busaidi considers hitting the snooze button, but changes his mind. A senior controller at the air traffic controller (ATC) at ...

 Oct 25 2016 - Qatar- PHCC launches adolescent-friendly service in 3 health centresGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched an adolescent-friendly health service at Al Rayyan, West Bay and Madinat Khalifa health centres. The service aims at ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help