Syrian Conflict Shows ‘Total Disrespect’ For Civilians, Threatens Regional Stability, U.N. Official Says

U.N. News Centre: ‘Horrified’ by immense human suffering in Syria, U.N. relief chief urges all parties to protect civilians
“Horrified by the ‘total disrespect’ for civilian life in Syria, as evidenced by [Sunday’s] airstrikes on a market in Douma, the top United Nations humanitarian official [Monday] warned that the protracted conflict in the country not only severely affects the lives of millions of people, but also threatens the stability of the entire region and beyond…” (8/17).