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UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi Christians

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:19

The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Gaza

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 05:45

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting late Sunday on the situation in Gaza, where the Palestinian death toll passed 100 in a single day.

UN condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:24

The UN Security Council has condemned the two attacks in Afghanistan that killed many civilians, including children, a media report said Wednesday.

UN Security Council authorizes cross-border aid access in Syria

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 02:31

The U.N. Security Council on Monday authorized humanitarian access without Syrian government consent into rebel-held areas at four border crossings from Turkey, Iraq and Jordan, even though Syria has warned it deems such deliveries incursions into its territory.

UN authorises cross-border aid to Syrians

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 00:14

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution authorising cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in rebel-held areas in desperate need of food and medicine, without government approval.

UN Security Council calls for Gaza ceasefire

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 23:49

The UN Security Council urged Israel and Hamas on Saturday to end their hostilities in Gaza, calling on both sides to respect "international humanitarian laws" and stop the loss of life.

UNIFIL condemns firing of rockets into Israel from Lebanon

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:50

The United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon said Friday`s launching of three rockets into northern Israel from Lebanon is a serious violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701 and clearly aims at destabilising the situation in the region.

UN Security Council to vote Monday on Syria aid access resolution

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 06:14

The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will support the move.

Arab League seeks urgent UN Security Council meet on Gaza

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 20:46

The Arab League called Tuesday for the UN Security Council to hold an urgent meeting to discuss the deadly Israeli air campaign against the Gaza Strip, Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi said.

At the UN, Russia vetoes `House of Cards`

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 02:10

President Frank Underwood will not be taking a seat at the United Nations.

UN demands end to military action in Golan Heights

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 04:37

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent intense fighting between Syrian government and opposition fighters in the Golan Heights and demanded an end to all military activity in the area that has separated Syrian and Israeli forces since 1974.

Russia wants UN action to stop violence in Ukraine

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 04:12

Russia has introduced a UN Security Council resolution that urges an immediate end to all violence in Ukraine and the launching of a national dialogue involving all political forces and regions.