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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

Yemen conflict death toll rises to 10,000, says UN

Yemen conflict death toll rises to 10,000, says UN

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 1:55 PM

UN Humanitarian Coordinator says figure may be even higher as some regions have no medical facilities

UN experts urge Bahrain to halt 'persecution of Shi'ites'

UN experts urge Bahrain to halt 'persecution of Shi'ites'

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 2:27 PM

Gulf kingdom blames Shi'ite neighbour Iran for fomenting violence on its turf, an accusation Tehran denies

Yemen govt leaves Kuwait peace talks after Houthis reject UN plan

Yemen govt leaves Kuwait peace talks after Houthis reject UN plan

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 9:43 AM

Foreign Minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi insisted the government was not abandoning the peace process

Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change

Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:26 AM

UN agency said it would examine whether a temperature of 54 degrees Celsius reported in Kuwait last Thursday was a new high for the eastern hemisphere and Asia

UN says Bahrain risks escalating tensions by Wefaq dissolution

UN says Bahrain risks escalating tensions by Wefaq dissolution

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 4:53 PM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 'deplores' dissolution of main opposition party in Gulf kingdom

Australia's former PM Rudd throws hat in ring for top UN job

Australia's former PM Rudd throws hat in ring for top UN job

Monday, 18 July 2016 12:52 PM

More than a dozen high-profile candidates vying for the position, including former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of Bulgaria; former Croatian Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark

UN-backed Yemen peace talks resume in Kuwait

UN-backed Yemen peace talks resume in Kuwait

Sunday, 17 July 2016 8:46 AM

Talks have helped slow down the fighting, but have achieved little concrete progress in over two months

UN torture watchdog urges Saudi Arabia to halt flogging, amputations

UN torture watchdog urges Saudi Arabia to halt flogging, amputations

Saturday, 23 April 2016 1:53 AM

Committee also raises concerns about ill-treatment of Saudi bloggers, activists and human rights lawyers

Gulf rulers back Morocco in Western Sahara rift with UN

Gulf rulers back Morocco in Western Sahara rift with UN

Thursday, 21 April 2016 1:53 PM

Saudi Arabia's King Salman issues statement supporting long-time North African ally

UN chief urges all countries to show solidarity with Syrian refugees

UN chief urges all countries to show solidarity with Syrian refugees

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:56 PM

UNHCR seeking to resetttle 480,000 refugees by end 2018

UN halts Syria talks as government closes in on Aleppo

UN halts Syria talks as government closes in on Aleppo

Thursday, 4 February 2016 9:23 AM

Senior UN official said the Russian escalation was the main reason for the suspension of the peace talks

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

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.

Bahrain loses UN voting rights over unpaid fees

Bahrain loses UN voting rights over unpaid fees

Monday, 25 January 2016 10:37 AM

Gulf state among 15 countries who have fallen into arrears

UN sees progress in Qatar's migrant labour reforms

UN sees progress in Qatar's migrant labour reforms

Friday, 15 January 2016 1:37 AM

Qatar hosts 1.6m foreign workers; outnumber the local workforce by nearly 20 to one

Yemen peace talks postponed, says United Nations

Yemen peace talks postponed, says United Nations

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 7:18 PM

A round of United Nations-brokered Yemen peace talks will not begin on January 14 as planned

Aid convoy reaches starving Syrian town of Madaya

Aid convoy reaches starving Syrian town of Madaya

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 12:36 PM

Doctor says dozens perish after months of siege

UK gov't urged to explain its vote for KSA on UN Human Rights Council

UK gov't urged to explain its vote for KSA on UN Human Rights Council

Monday, 4 January 2016 12:43 PM

Cross-party calls for the London gov't to explain claims it was involved in a secret vote-trading deal to secure the kingdom's election

Hundreds escape besieged Syrian towns in UN deal

Hundreds escape besieged Syrian towns in UN deal

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 11:32 AM

The deal, which saw 450 Islamist fighters and civilians evacuated, is hoped to be a stepping stone towards wider peace

Smugglers earned around $1bn sending 1 million migrants to the EU in 2015

Smugglers earned around $1bn sending 1 million migrants to the EU in 2015

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 11:25 AM

Vast majority of arrivals went by boat to Greece, while 3,700 died or went missing


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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%

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


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