Iraq: UN aid agencies preparing for 'all scenarios' as western Mosul military operations set to begin

18 February 2017 &#150 With military operations to retake western Mosul starting, United Nations humanitarian agencies in Iraq are rushing to prepare for the humanitarian impact of the fighting amid grave concerns that tens of …

Aoun: Message of Israeli Delegate at the UN poses a threat to Lebanon, any Israeli attempt to undermine Lebanese sovereignty will find its appropriate response

NNA – President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, deemed on Saturday that “the message content of Israel’s Delegate at the United Nations, Danny Danon, poses a threat to Lebanon,” adding that “the international community …

At Munich Security Conference, UN chief Guterres highlights need for 'a surge in diplomacy for peace'

18 February 2017 &#150 Highlighting the complex and interlinked challenges confronting the global community that also compound the suffering of the most vulnerable, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a boost in preventive diplomacy …

General Assembly Marks Tenth Anniversary of Convention on Enforced Disappearance amid Calls for Universal Ratification, Greater Prevention Efforts

Despite gains to end enforced disappearance and redress its harrowing legacy on families worldwide, the number of cases of one of the most egregious human rights violations was on the rise, parties to the Convention …

Iraq: UN condemns car bomb attack in Baghdad

17 February 2017 &#150 The United Nations today condemned the deadly terrorist attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, for which the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) has claimed responsibility.



“We condemn …

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