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UN appoints panel to address humanitarian funding gap

UN appoints panel to address humanitarian funding gap

Sunday, 24 May 2015 2:30 PM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon set up new panel which includes UAE-based businessman Badr Jafar

UN envoy appeals for truce extension in war-damaged Yemen

UN envoy appeals for truce extension in war-damaged Yemen

Sunday, 17 May 2015 6:00 PM

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed calls on Saudi-led coalition to extend humanitarian truce which is due to expire

Saudi-led strikes in Yemen break international law - UN coordinator

Saudi-led strikes in Yemen break international law - UN coordinator

Sunday, 10 May 2015 2:10 PM

UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen Johannes van der Klaauw slams 'indiscriminate bombing of populated areas'

Yemeni Houthis call on UN to end Saudi strikes

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

UAE named happiest country in the Gulf

UAE named happiest country in the Gulf

Monday, 27 April 2015 1:47 PM

New World Happiness report ranks the UAE 20th globally out of 158 countries; list topped by Switzerland

UN Security Council to meet on Yemen on Sunday

UN Security Council to meet on Yemen on Sunday

Sunday, 22 March 2015 11:54 AM

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called for an "urgent intervention" by the 15-member body

Two UAE date palm oases first to be recognised by UN

Two UAE date palm oases first to be recognised by UN

Friday, 20 March 2015 9:33 AM

Al Ain and Liwa oases join number of ecosystems that are formally recognised by the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organisation

North Korea to probe conditions of its workers in the Gulf

North Korea to probe conditions of its workers in the Gulf

Thursday, 19 March 2015 10:35 AM

Marzuki Darusman, UN special rapporteur on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, to look into reports of citizens working on Qatar 2022 World Cup plans

France wants UN meeting on minorities in Middle East

France wants UN meeting on minorities in Middle East

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 10:46 AM

Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said there was a need to discuss the problems of Christians and other minorities

UN experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virus

UN experts warn of 'critical knowledge gaps' on Saudi MERS virus

Monday, 23 February 2015 5:22 PM

Health experts claim Gulf kingdom has not done enough to investigate and control deadly virus

Head of UN inquiry into Gaza conflict to quit over Israeli bias claim

Head of UN inquiry into Gaza conflict to quit over Israeli bias claim

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 12:57 PM

Commission looking into behaviour of both Israel and Hamas

Dubai's Princess Haya receives UN's 2015 Hunger Hero Award

Dubai's Princess Haya receives UN's 2015 Hunger Hero Award

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 12:02 PM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented the award during a ceremony at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Saudi Arabia postpones activist's flogging, says Amnesty

Saudi Arabia postpones activist's flogging, says Amnesty

Friday, 16 January 2015 4:37 PM

Amnesty International says public flogging of activist and blogger Raif Badawi postponed on medical grounds

UN rights chief urges Saudi king to halt flogging of blogger

UN rights chief urges Saudi king to halt flogging of blogger

Friday, 16 January 2015 1:47 AM

Saudi authorities lashed Raif Badawi 50 times last week in front of a crowded mosque in Jeddah

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Libya "very close to the point of no return", UN envoy warns

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:29 AM

Death toll from 2 weeks of street fighting between pro-gov't forces and Islamist armed groups in Benghazi has risen to 170

Qatar elected to UN Human Rights Council

Qatar elected to UN Human Rights Council

Thursday, 23 October 2014 10:57 AM

Human rights advocates hope the country’s appointment will help accelerate labour rights changes in the Gulf state

UN questions Israel on Palestinians' rights

UN questions Israel on Palestinians' rights

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:35 AM

Experts examine record on civil, political rights; Say Israel has ignored calls to halt settlements

Former Qatari PM eyes top UN position

Former Qatari PM eyes top UN position

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:06 AM

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani in running for UN Secretary General job

UN rapporteur criticises Oman over right to assembly

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

UN experts call for suspension of 'degrading' Saudi executions

UN experts call for suspension of 'degrading' Saudi executions

Thursday, 11 September 2014 2:02 PM

Two independent human rights experts say the kingdom is acting ‘appallingly’ and in flagrant disregard of international law


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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%

1m children have fled Syrian conflict, says UN

Friday, 23 August 2013 11:23 AM

Another two million Syrian minors are uprooted within their country, according to United Nations

UN says Syria death toll rises to 93,000

Thursday, 13 June 2013 1:17 PM

Average of more than 5,000 people killed every month since July, says United Nations

More than 1.5m people flee Syria, says UN

Friday, 17 May 2013 2:21 PM

United Nations refugee agency says conditions in war-torn country is deteriorating rapidly

One million refugees have fled Syria - UN

Wednesday, 6 March 2013 2:04 PM

One in five people in Lebanon is now Syrian says United Nations refugee agency

One million Syrians short of food, says UN

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 6:11 PM

United Nations says gov't restrictions on aid distribution; bread, fuel in short supply


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