برچسب مطالب ‘united-nations’

UN: Venezuelan Security Forces Killed Hundreds

Venezuelan security forces have killed hundreds in what could count as extrajudicial executions, according to the United Nations.

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Air pollution killed 4.2 million people in 2016, says UN

United Nations (UN) report published on Wednesday said that an estimated 4.2 million people died as a result of high levels of ambient air pollution in 2016.

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Facts About World Refugee Day

The United Nations defines refugees as people fleeing conflict or persecution. They are granted refugee status by the country they enter, which grants them protection under international law and makes them eligible for aid

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UN chief regrets US exit from rights council

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday voiced regret over the decision by the US to unilaterally withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).

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Iran discuss with UN envoy proposals to create Syrian constitution cmte

An Iranian official discussed on Sunday with visiting United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura proposals related to the formation of a Syrian constitution drafting committee and means to ensure its success.

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Trump’s ‘tragic’ policies likely to make child poverty much worse, says UN

The Trump administration must pay urgent attention to the shockingly high number of children living in poverty in the US, the United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty declares in a heavyweight report on the condition of America today – warning of the prospect of the American dream “becoming the American illusion”.

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U.S. calls for emergency Security Council meeting on attacks against Israel from Gaza

The United States has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the latest attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip, the U.S. mission to the United Nations said Tuesday.

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India will not follow US sanctions on Iran: FM Swaraj

India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj says New Delhi will keep trading with Iran and will only follow sanctions imposed by the United Nations and not those imposed by any other country, such as the United States, against the Islamic Republic, reported Trend with a reference to PressTV.

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Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council upset by non-implementation of Mideast resolution

Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council expressed “profound concern” on Monday that a 2016 resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land that Palestinians want for an independent state was not being implemented.

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Two-day EU-UN conference on Syria crisis in Brussels

A two-day international conference on the future of Syria, hosted by the European Union and the United Nations, gets underway in Brussels today.

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Iran reacts to the American plans to attack Syria over chemical allegations

After the United Nations Security Council failed at its latest session last night to agree on a measure for probing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, the possibility of a US strike to Syria is looming. Russia warns that it will retaliate if its interests is targeted in the American strike.

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Houthis Hit Saudi Tanker With Missile to Avenge Deadly Airstrike

Houthi rebels in Yemen hit a Saudi Arabian oil tanker with a missile on Tuesday, an attack that could escalate the three-year-old conflict even as the leader of the United Nations expressed optimism about renewed diplomacy to end it.

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UN Secretary General to Rome to Support Palestine Refugees

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will participate in a conference in Rome today, to support the UN Agency for United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), according to reports at this headquarters.

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Venezuela Demands UN Cease ‘Politicization’ of Syrian Conflict

Venezuela is demanding that the United Nations Human Rights Council end its “politicization” of the situation in Syria, and insisting the international community support the Arab country in its fight against terrorism.

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Iranian officials hit back at the British effort to target Iran in the United Nations

After the Western members of United Nations Security Council failed to pass a resolution condemning Iran for what’s going on in Yemen, Iranian officials are hitting back at the west, demanding an end to the US and European countries’ support for Saudi Arabia in its invasion to Yemen.

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U.S. threatens unilateral action against Iran after Russia U.N. veto – National

The United States threatened unilateral action against Iran on Monday after Russia vetoed a western bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Tehran for failing to prevent its weapons from falling into the hands of Yemen‘s Houthi group.

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