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Mediterranean refugee and migrant numbers pass 300,000 in 2015

Mediterranean refugee and migrant numbers pass 300,000 in 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015 2:08 PM

More than 2,500 people have died making the crossing this year, says UN refugee agency UNHCR

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

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

Lebanon protest postponed as UN urges restraint

Lebanon protest postponed as UN urges restraint

Monday, 24 August 2015 3:58 PM

Organisers of "You Stink" campaign postpone protest in Beirut

KSA gifts the sacred Kaaba door curtain to the UN

KSA gifts the sacred Kaaba door curtain to the UN

Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:05 PM

The curtain will hang across a replica of the Kaaba door, one of Islam’s most sacred items

Iran set to get access to $100bn in frozen assets

Iran set to get access to $100bn in frozen assets

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 2:52 PM

US officials say country will get windfall when Iran nuclear agreement is implemented

Iran, major powers clinch landmark nuclear deal

Iran, major powers clinch landmark nuclear deal

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 10:21 AM

Under the deal, sanctions imposed by the US, EU and UN would be lifted in return for Iran agreeing long-term curbs on a nuclear programme

UN's Ban Ki-moon urges 2-week Yemen truce as opens peace talks

UN's Ban Ki-moon urges 2-week Yemen truce as opens peace talks

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 9:29 AM

Conflict has killed more than 2,600 people, half of them civilians, a figure which the World Health Organization says is an under-estimate

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


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