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UN passes resolution calling on Israel to withdraw from Syria’s Golan Heights

UN Secretary-General-designate Antonio Guterres speaks during the ceremony for his appointment during the 70th session of the General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, October 13, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The United Nations General...

United Nations Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea over nuclear test

The United Nations Security Council has voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea over its most recent and largest nuclear test in September.The 15-member council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution, which curbs Pyongyang's big...

UN Sustainable Development Goals- Education

UN Sustainable Development Goals- EducationThe United Nations wanted to build a better blog post about the ways education influences the new Sustainable Development Goals.Credit By: The United NationsAll About Infographics...
by All About Infographics on Nov 29, 2016

Negotiations on reunification of Cyprus make headway: UN

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (C) pose for photographers with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci (L) and his Greek Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades during peace talks in the Swiss mountain resort of Mont Pelerin on November 7, 2016. (Phot...

Takfiri Daesh terrorists stockpiling chemicals in Mosul: UN

An Iraqi soldier is seen outside Mosul. (Photo by AFP)A UN official says Daesh terrorists are stockpiling ammonia and sulphur in civilian areas, possibly for use as chemical weapons, in Mosul amid an Iraqi army operation to retake the city.  &nb...

First batch of Kenyan troops return from UN mission in South Sudan

The first batch of Kenyan troops, who served in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, have returned home, in response to the UN’s sacking of a Kenyan commander in charge of the forces over negligence of duty.About 100 tr...

UN claim 80 percent of Yemenis need humanitarian assistance

A malnourished Yemeni boy receives treatment at a therapeutic feeding center in the capital, Sana'a, on October 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The United Nations aid chief says 80 percent of Yemenis need some form of humanitarian assistance as Saudi Arabia&...

Yemen’s Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi rejects UN peace proposal to end war

Yemen's resigned president Abd Rabbuh Mansur HadiThe resigned president of Yemen, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, has rejected a peace proposal by the United Nations special envoy for Yemen aimed at ending the 19-month war on the impoverished Arab count...

Takfiri Daesh terrorists abducts thousands of civilians near Mosul to use them as human shields: UN

Civilians leave their homes as Iraqi troops fight against Daesh militants in the village of Tob Zawa. (Photo by AP)Daesh terrorists have abducted tens of thousands of civilians from near Mosul to use them as human shields as government forces inch cl...

Cypriot political leaders to continue talks in Switzerland: UN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (C) meets with Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (L) and Mustafa Akinci (R), the Turkish Cypriot leader, at the UN headquarters in New York, September 25, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Cypriot political leaders have ag...

UN food agency warns of child malnutrition in Yemen

A three-year-old Yemeni child receiving treatment for moderate acute malnutrition in a hospital in Yemen’s Hajjah province. (Photos via WFP)The United Nations food agency has warned that the malnutrition resulting from Saudi Arabia’s aggression a...

UN urges Myanmar to investigate recent violence against Rohingyas

Muslim children of the Rohingya minority group gather at a house in Hpar Wut Chaung village located in Rakhin State, Myanmar, on October 21, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The UN has called on Myanmar to investigate new reports of human rights violati...

Yemeni protesters denounce UN 'complicity' in Saudi war

UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (C) steps out of a UN airplane at Sana'a International Airport upon his arrival for a two-day visit on October 23, 2016, in the Yemeni capital. (Photo by AFP)Hundreds of demonstrators have staged a...

Libya’s UN-backed government forces free 13 foreigners in Sirte

Members of the forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government are seen in the coastal city of Sirte, October 14, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed government have managed to release 13 foreigners, most of them female Eritreans, fr...

Syria’s UN envoy says al-Qaeda-linked terrorists block civilians from leaving east Aleppo

Syria’s UN Ambassador Bashar al-Ja'afariSyria’s UN envoy says al-Qaeda-linked terrorists are preventing civilians from leaving the areas they control in the northwestern city of Aleppo.Bashar al-Ja’afari made the remarks on Thursday during a UN...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raps Israeli NGOs for anti-settlement UN comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo by AP)Israel’s prime minister has harshly blasted two Israeli rights groups for braving the regime’s pressure and speaking against its illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian lands at a UN...

UK to present draft resolution at UN for Yemen ceasefire: Envoy

British Ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft speaks during the 70th session of the General Assembly on October 13, 2016 at the United Nations in New York. (Photo by AFP)The British ambassador to the United Nations says his country will present a...

Iran urges UN to fight extremism under Antonio Guterres' leadership

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (Photos by AFP)Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered his heart-felt congratulation to Antonio Guterres on his election as the new UN secretary general, expressing hope that h...

United Nations must facilitate dispatch of Iran aid to Yemen

A man lies in a hospital bed after he was injured in Saudi airstrikes targeting a funeral hall, in Sana’a, Yemen, October 10, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Tehran has urged the United Nations to adopt expeditious mechanisms aimed at facilitating th...


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