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UN Security Council adopts resolution supporting Syria ceasefire, peace talks

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the Syria ceasefire arrangement brokered by Russia and Turkey as well as a new peace talks plan among Syrian conflict parties.

Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Syria ceasefire

Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Syria ceasefire

The Security Council met behind closed doors for an hour to consider a proposed resolution endorsing the ceasefire that Russia and Turkey announced on Thursday. 

Only two-state solution can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: John Kerry

Only two-state solution can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry laid out a proposal for peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, less than a month before the Trump administration takes office and at a low point in US-Israeli relations.

Israel says `reducing` ties with nations over UN vote

Israel`s foreign ministry said Tuesday the country was "reducing" ties with nations that voted for last week`s UN Security Council resolution demanding a halt to settlement building in Palestinian territory.

Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to rally Israelis around him in anti-Obama assault

That all of Jerusalem is their country`s capital is a consensus view among Israelis.
 

Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements

Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements

The UN Security Council yesterday demanded that Israel halt settlements in Palestinian territory, after the US refrained from vetoing the resolution condemning its closest Middle East ally.

UN vote on Israeli settlements - why is it significant

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution urging Israel to cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.

Israel rejects UN settler vote, lashes out at Obama administration

Israel lashed out at US President Barack Obama over a UN Security Council resolution passed on Friday.

UN Security Council passes resolution to end Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territory; US abstains from vote

UN Security Council passes resolution to end Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territory; US abstains from vote

The Obama administration on Friday allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

UN Security Council rejects arms embargo on South Sudan

The UN Security Council has defeated a US-sponsored resolution that would have imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan and three key figures in the conflict in the world's newest nation.

Egypt`s Sisi, Trump agreed in call on UN Israel vote delay

Egypt agreed to postpone a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements when US president-elect Donald Trump called President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the presidency said Friday.

UN Security Council postpones vote on Israeli settlements

The UN Security Council on Thursday postponed a contentious vote on a draft resolution demanding that Israel halt its settlement activities as President-elect Donald Trump weighed in and said the United States should veto the measure.

Thousands leave Aleppo as UN backs sending observers

Thousands of traumatised Syrians left the rebel enclave of Aleppo Monday as the UN voted to deploy observers there and said it planned new peace talks in Geneva in February.

UNSC vote on monitoring Aleppo evacuation today

UNSC vote on monitoring Aleppo evacuation today

The UN Security Council, which agreed on a draft resolution aimed at ensuring that its officials can monitor evacuations from the Syrian city of Aleppo, will vote on the text on Monday.

Urgent need for global convention on terrorism: India

India has criticised the lack of "collective will" for a long-pending global convention on terrorism and called for its urgent adoption, asserting that proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-state actors constitutes one of the biggest threats to world peace.

United Nations divided over US measure on South Sudan

The UN Security Council decided to extend for one day the mandate of the peacekeeping mission in South Sudan to allow more time for negotiations on a new measure to bolster its mandate.

UN Security Council demands Gambia's Jammeh hand over power

United Nations: The UN Security Council today demanded that Gambia's leader Yahya Jmamhe hand over power to the president-elect after he rejected the election results in a dramatic political U-turn.

UN Security Council hits North Korea with toughest-ever sanctions

UN Security Council hits North Korea with toughest-ever sanctions

Under Resolution 2321, North Korea will be restricted from exporting more than 7.5 million tonnes of coal in 2017, a reduction of 62 per cent from 2015.

UN raises alarm as civilians flee Aleppo assault

UN raises alarm as civilians flee Aleppo assault

The Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel-held parts of Aleppo sparked international alarm on Tuesday, with the UN saying nearly 16,000 people had fled the assault and more could follow.

France calls for `immediate` UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

France calls for `immediate` UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

The call came as the Syrian army advanced deep inside east Aleppo, taking several neighbourhoods from the opposition in an onslaught to recapture the entire city.