UN envoy Staffan de Mistura decries Syria regime raids as dozens killed

 The UN envoy to Syria condemned regime bombing of civilian areas as "totally unacceptable" after more than 140 people were killed in a day of heavy air raids.

UN Libya envoy condemns latest deadly violence

The UN envoy trying to broker a peace agreement in Libya on Saturday condemned another outbreak of violence and repeated calls for an immediate end to hostilities.

UN envoy shuttles between Libya rivals in new Morocco talks

UN envoy Bernardino Leon shuttled between delegates of Libya`s rival parliaments in Morocco Thursday as he pushed for a unity government to end the growing unrest in their country.

Libya talks in Algiers `great success:` UN envoy

Talks between Libya`s rival parliaments on forging a unity government for the violence-wracked country have been a "great success," the UN envoy said Tuesday, but there were no signs of a major breakthrough.

UN warns of Syria `catastrophe` as NGOs pledge funds

A UN envoy warned Monday of a "horrifying" humanitarian situation brewing in Syria as non-governmental organisations pledged more than $480 million for refugees on the eve of a major donor conference.

Yemen on edge of civil war: UN envoy

Events in Yemen are pushing the country "to the edge of a civil war," a UN special envoy warned on Sunday, calling for all parties to resolve the escalating conflict peacefully.

Libya draft deal could be ready in 2 days: UN envoy

The UN`s Libya envoy said Sunday documents to pave the way for a unity government for the "fragmented" country have been delayed but could still be ready within two days.

UN envoy appeals for Syrian refugee education in Lebanon

Gordon Brown, UN special envoy for education, launched an international appeal Wednesday to close a funding gap and pay for the education of 500,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.

Libya's choice is a political deal or destruction: UN

Warring factions in Libya have a choice between a political deal to end violence or the destruction of their oil-rich North African country, UN envoy Bernardino Leon said.

UN envoy in Syria to seek Aleppo truce

 A UN envoy arrived in the Syrian capital Saturday for talks with the regime to try to finalise a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.

UN envoy Bloomberg meets Naidu, to help India in 'Smart City' project

Ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg on Monday met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and discussed various urban development issues including the 'Smart City' project.

Assad `part of the solution` in Syria: UN envoy

Any peaceful solution to the fighting in Syria must involve President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday.

UN envoy to report to Security Council on Syria mission

 UN envoy Staffan de Mistura said Wednesday he will discuss his peace efforts with the Security Council, as he wrapped up a visit to Syria where he met President Bashar al-Assad.

UN envoy meets Libyan stakeholders to restart peace talks

The UN special envoy to Libya has held discussions with Libyan stakeholders over ways to end hostilities and convene a political dialogue, the UN mission in Libya said in a statement Friday.

UN envoy stresses on acceleration of Gaza's reconstruction

The UN special coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, visited Gaza Thursday and stressed the environment for the reconstruction of the Strip need to improve.

UN envoy holds `constructive` talks with Syria rebels

 The UN envoy to Syria held "constructive" talks with rebel groups on a plan to suspend fighting in the country`s second city of Aleppo, his spokeswoman told AFP on Tuesday.

Yemen peace deal signed in presence of UN envoy

Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels who have swept through the capital signed a peace accord Sunday in the presence of the UN envoy, the official Saba news agency said.

Fighting rages in Yemen capital despite UN talk of deal

 Fighting raged in the Yemeni capital on Sunday despite an announcement by the UN envoy that pro-government forces and Shiite rebels were poised to sign a deal.

Yemen clashes kill nearly 40 as UN envoy presses rebel talks

Fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni Islamists backed by troops killed nearly 40 people outside Sanaa on Thursday, as the UN envoy huddled in the rebel stronghold to try to end Yemen's political crisis.

UN envoy plans Libya trip soon to negotiate ceasefire

The new UN special envoy to Libya plans to visit Tripoli as early as next week to seek a ceasefire between armed factions whose clashes have turned parts of the capital into a battlefield.