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Kuwait among six elected to UN Security Council

Kuwait among six elected to UN Security Council

Sunday, 4 June 2017 10:14 AM

The six new council members will replace Italy, Japan, Egypt, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay

'Bilal' to be screened in more than 300 Turkish theatres

'Bilal' to be screened in more than 300 Turkish theatres

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 4:56 PM

Sponsored content: Turkish language premiere attended by actor Engin Altan Düzyatan who provides the voice of the main character

Expatriates are not a source of threat, says UAE official

Expatriates are not a source of threat, says UAE official

Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:26 AM

Emirates continues to remain an “open, tolerant and hospitable community” for foreigners

UAE continues to tackle racial profiling, says ambassador

UAE continues to tackle racial profiling, says ambassador

Monday, 20 March 2017 9:40 AM

Such practices are driven by personal behaviours, highlighting the lack of suitable legislation

UAE summons Swiss ambassador after UN statement

UAE summons Swiss ambassador after UN statement

Monday, 20 March 2017 8:42 AM

"Better if such issues were resolved through established bilateral channels"

GCC rejects Swiss statement about human rights

GCC rejects Swiss statement about human rights

Sunday, 19 March 2017 11:17 AM

Secretary-General called upon the government to obtain information from credible sources

“This is absolutely a return of piracy

“This is absolutely a return of piracy", says UN official

Sunday, 19 March 2017 8:33 AM

The UAE-owned tanker was the first commercial ship seized off the eastern African seaboard in five years

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Israel imposes "apartheid regime" on Palestinians: UN report

Thursday, 16 March 2017 9:31 AM

Foreign Ministry likened the document to Nazi propaganda publication

Bahrain invites UN rights chief for unrestricted visit

Bahrain invites UN rights chief for unrestricted visit

Thursday, 16 March 2017 9:21 AM

Visit would have to address issues of torture and a crackdown on activists and political parties

UN office in Saudi Arabia said to have been hit by Yemen rockets

UN office in Saudi Arabia said to have been hit by Yemen rockets

Monday, 30 January 2017 7:26 PM

UN building in Dhahran al-Janoub province reportedly damaged by a Katyusha rocket launched by the Iran-allied Houthis

Saudi Arabia to begin three-year term in UN Human Rights Council

Saudi Arabia to begin three-year term in UN Human Rights Council

Wednesday, 4 January 2017 1:50 PM

Gulf kingdom is re-elected despite its continued practise of controversial human rights laws

Thousands stuck as Aleppo evacuation deal hits last-minute hitch

Thousands stuck as Aleppo evacuation deal hits last-minute hitch

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 5:16 PM

Convoy of 60 buses carrying people desperate to leave the last rebel-held enclave of Aleppo is held up in freezing temperatures

New system to help trafficking victims in Bahrain

New system to help trafficking victims in Bahrain

Monday, 19 December 2016 2:01 PM

National Referral Mechanism is similar to an existing system in the UK, where gov't agencies identify victims of trafficking

Head of UN nuclear watchdog says Iran showing commitment to deal

Head of UN nuclear watchdog says Iran showing commitment to deal

Sunday, 18 December 2016 5:50 PM

IAEA statement follows complaints by Tehran over alleged US violation of the deal

Syrian rebels, govt say new deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation

Syrian rebels, govt say new deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation

Saturday, 17 December 2016 11:39 AM

Second day of the operation to take fighters and civilians out of Aleppo's rebel enclave had ground to a halt

Clashes erupt as planned Aleppo evacuation is delayed

Clashes erupt as planned Aleppo evacuation is delayed

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 2:54 PM

Evacuation of rebel districts of Aleppo stalled on Wednesday as air strikes and heavy shelling hit the city

Saudi-led coalition to investigate 'regrettable' air raid in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition to investigate 'regrettable' air raid in Yemen

Monday, 10 October 2016 9:18 AM

Air strike on funeral gathering killed 140 people, according to UN estimate

UN envoy hopes to announce Yemen ceasefire deal soon

UN envoy hopes to announce Yemen ceasefire deal soon

Sunday, 9 October 2016 9:12 AM

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said Houthi representatives and their allies had said a ceasefire was necessary

UN body tells Saudi Arabia to end child stonings, executions

UN body tells Saudi Arabia to end child stonings, executions

Saturday, 8 October 2016 12:38 AM

Committee on the Rights of the Child also condemns the Saudi-led coalition's air strikes in Yemen

UAE calls for open, transparent dialogue on human rights

UAE calls for open, transparent dialogue on human rights

Thursday, 15 September 2016 1:52 PM

Obaid Salem Al Zaabi says the only way to resolve situation in Bahrain is through objective and constructive dialogue


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UN body hails UAE's initiative to fight hunger, end food waste

Saturday, 14 January 2017 1:09 AM

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations lauds decision to launch UAE Food Bank initiative

Former UN chief to speak at invitation-only event in Dubai

Monday, 1 February 2016 3:33 PM

Kofi Annan, former secretary general of the United Nations, will address a group of entrepreneurs meeting in Dubai next month.

120,000 displaced in Syria in October, UN says

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:35 AM

United Nations figure is more than double an earlier estimate of 50,000

UAE's $47m plan to develop its UN base in New York

Thursday, 27 August 2015 1:48 PM

UAE has reportedly bought two properties next to its Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations base

UN Council backs Iran nuclear deal but Tehran hardliners object

Monday, 20 July 2015 8:47 PM

US President Barack Obama hails the United Nations endorsement; EU also approves the deal

Yemeni Houthis call on UN to end Saudi strikes

Sunday, 3 May 2015 11:48 AM

United Nations says the conflict in Yemen has killed 600 people, wounded 2,200 and displaced 100,000

Qatar’s legal system has 'major shortcomings', says UN report

Thursday, 30 April 2015 2:51 PM

United Nations says Gulf state's judicial system fails to comply with international legal standards

UN-brokered Libya dialogue delayed again - diplomatic sources

Monday, 5 January 2015 12:15 PM

United Nations had planned to hold a second round of talks on Monday to end a confrontation between two rival governments and parliaments

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed meets UN refugee chief

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:04 PM

Prince Alwaleed and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres discussed the World Humanitarian Forum to be held in Turkey

UN rapporteur criticises Oman over right to assembly

Sunday, 14 September 2014 1:43 PM

United Nations official says that he has also met activists who have been detained

Israeli shelling kills 19 taking refuge in Gaza school - UN

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:35 PM

United Nations official says 3,000 Palestinians were taking refuge in the school in Jebalya refugee camp

UN tourism body hails new law to protect Saudi heritage

Saturday, 26 July 2014 1:45 AM

United Nations World Tourism Organisation applauds kingdom for move to preserve key tourism assets

UN commission pays $990m to Kuwait for Iraq War damages

Saturday, 26 April 2014 10:23 AM

United Nations Compensation Commission says a further $6.9bn remains to be paid to Gulf state

UN says mass Egyptian death sentences contravene international law

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 4:32 PM

United Nations voices concern over sentences handed down to 529 member of Muslim Brotherhood

UN urges Arab strategy to create 6m jobs by 2020

Saturday, 1 March 2014 10:28 AM

United Nations says closer economic integration would also raise regional GDP by 3%


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