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Iran rejects US ban on pick for UN envoy, vows legal action

Iran rejects US ban on pick for UN envoy, vows legal action

Sunday, 13 April 2014 11:26 AM

Washington banned Iran's chosen envoy over hostage crisis role

White House says has told Iran UN ambassador choice “not viable”

White House says has told Iran UN ambassador choice “not viable”

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 12:36 PM

Hamid Abutalebi is alleged to have had a role in the 1979-1981 hostage crisis

UN rights chief says Syria govt abuses “far outweigh” rebels

UN rights chief says Syria govt abuses “far outweigh” rebels

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 12:32 PM

Comments prompted the Syrian UN envoy to accuse her of acting like an irresponsible "lunatic"

Syria accuses rebels of planning gas attack near Damascus

Syria accuses rebels of planning gas attack near Damascus

Thursday, 3 April 2014 11:07 AM

Assad agreed to destroy his chemical weapons following global outrage over sarin attack in August

UN says mass Egyptian death sentences contravene international law

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

US accuses Syria of stonewalling on chemical arms plants

US accuses Syria of stonewalling on chemical arms plants

Thursday, 6 March 2014 12:06 PM

Assad agreed to destroy his chemical weapons following global outrage over a sarin gas attack in August that killed over 1,000 people

Iraq death toll exceeds 700 in February - UN

Iraq death toll exceeds 700 in February - UN

Sunday, 2 March 2014 11:45 AM

Figures suggest that violence has not abated since 2013 when 7,818 civilians were killed, Iraq's deadliest year since 2008, when the civilian death toll stood at 6,787

UN urges Arab strategy to create 6m jobs by 2020

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%

Syrians set to replace Afghans as largest refugee population: UN

Syrians set to replace Afghans as largest refugee population: UN

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:28 PM

Some 2.4m people have fled the country during the three-year civil war, with 9.3m needing help

Russia, China snub UN talks on draft Syria aid access resolution

Russia, China snub UN talks on draft Syria aid access resolution

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 11:53 AM

Russian diplomat said draft resolution was "beyond redemption" and "is not going to be adopted"

Revealed: Key players at Syrian peace talks

Revealed: Key players at Syrian peace talks

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 12:30 PM

Al Assad's government and the Syrian opposition to sit at peace talks for the first time in Switzerland

UAE students to experience United Nations replica

UAE students to experience United Nations replica

Monday, 13 January 2014 3:39 PM

International Montessori Model United Nations program is coming to the UAE

Lebanon allows Ikea homes for Syrian refugees

Lebanon allows Ikea homes for Syrian refugees

Thursday, 19 December 2013 9:35 AM

Beirut overturns refusal, but the flat-pack homes still will not arrive in time for the harsh winter conditions

UN seeks $6.5bn for Syria crisis in 2014

UN seeks $6.5bn for Syria crisis in 2014

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:08 AM

Aid is to help 16 million people, many of them hungry or homeless victims of a conflict that has lasted 33 months

UN expert urges Qatar to end sponsorship system

UN expert urges Qatar to end sponsorship system

Sunday, 10 November 2013 9:20 PM

Francois Crepeau, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, urges changes to reduce abuse levels

US skeptical of Syria chemical arms declaration - UN envoy

US skeptical of Syria chemical arms declaration - UN envoy

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 11:44 AM

Another official cautioned that intelligence suggested Syria may try to hide some weapons

About 40% of Syrians need humanitarian aid - UN

About 40% of Syrians need humanitarian aid - UN

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 11:07 AM

Officials said the situation "continues to deteriorate rapidly and inexorably"

Assad tells UN envoy peace talks can succeed only if aid to rebels stops

Assad tells UN envoy peace talks can succeed only if aid to rebels stops

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 5:20 PM

November Geneva talks aim to start a political process to end the civil war in which more than 100,000 people have been killed

Saudi Arabia’s Dr Hayat Sindi appointed to senior UN role

Saudi Arabia’s Dr Hayat Sindi appointed to senior UN role

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 1:29 PM

Inventor and Shura Council member invited to sit on Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary General

US tries to calm Saudi anger over Syria, Iran

US tries to calm Saudi anger over Syria, Iran

Monday, 21 October 2013 7:12 PM

Secretary of State John Kerry makes move after Saudi spurned UN Security Council seat


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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

Gaza not "liveable" by 2020 unless urgent action - UN

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:18 PM

United Nations report says urgent action needed five years into Israeli blockade and one-party rule

Syria's gov't, rebels choose 'path of war' - UN

Friday, 17 August 2012 10:24 AM

Peacekeeping chief speaks out as United Nations ends monitoring mission to Damascus

Arabs to take Israeli settlement row to United Nations vote

Thursday, 17 February 2011 1:18 PM

Arab nations will call for a vote in the UN Security Council in move likely to spur the first veto from the Obama administration

UN agency flouts US over Palestine membership

Tuesday, 1 November 2011 8:06 AM

US to cut $7m funding to United Nation’s cultural agency after Palestine decision

UN voices fears over proliferation of weapons in Libya

Sunday, 4 September 2011 8:39 PM

United Nations special adviser says new rulers need to establish police force and army

Bahrain trials criticised by UN human rights office

Saturday, 25 June 2011 1:13 PM

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to write to King Hamad to voice her concerns

UN plans human rights investigation in Yemen

Friday, 24 June 2011 3:55 PM

United Nations investigators will travel to crisis-hit country next week to access the situation

Libya rebels asked for oil export clearance, UN says

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 5:11 PM

Rebels ask United Nations to help them restart oil and gas exports from ports they control


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