Yemen`s Hadi says `no negotiations` with rebels in Geneva

Yemen`s exiled president took a hard line Monday ahead of weekend peace talks in Geneva, ruling out negotiations with Iran-backed rebels and denouncing Tehran`s "dangerous" meddling in his country.

Russia pushes UN resolution calling for pause in Yemen air strikes

Russia on Saturday presented a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for a humanitarian pause in the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, diplomats said.

Arab states to ask UN to ease Libya arms embargo: Egypt

 Arab states will on Wednesday seek a UN resolution to end an embargo on weapon sales to Libya`s internationally recognised government, Egypt`s foreign ministry said.

Hamas blasts Abbas over failed UN bid: Spokesman

The Islamist Hamas movement denounced Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday for "failure" to push through a UN resolution setting an end date for the Israeli occupation. 

Arabs discuss UN resolution to end Israel's occupation

Arab ambassadors met on Monday to discuss Palestinian amendments to a UN resolution that would call for an end to Israel's occupation within three years, a move vehemently opposed by Israel.

Palestinians seek to move forward on UN resolution

Palestinian envoys pressed on with changes to a draft UN resolution on statehood Monday and their amended text could be put to a vote at the Security Council this week

Palestinians present UN resolution on final peace deal

The Palestinians on Wednesday presented a draft UN resolution laying out terms for a final peace deal with Israel but sought to avoid a clash with the United States by saying they were open to negotiations on the text.

Palestinians to press ahead with UN resolution

The Palestinians will press ahead Wednesday with a draft resolution at the UN Security Council despite warnings the United States is likely to back its Israeli ally by vetoing the measure.

John Kerry to meet Palestinian negotiator in London talks

Top US diplomat John Kerry meets chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat Tuesday hoping to avert a diplomatic crisis over a UN bid to force Israel to withdraw from Palestinian land.

Palestinians seek UN resolution on Israeli withdrawal

The Palestinians are seeking a UN resolution by year-end that would set a timetable for Israel's withdrawal from occupied Palestinian territory, chief negotiator Saeb Erakat has said.

EU counters move to weaken UN resolution on North Korea

 The European Union on Friday presented changes to a UN resolution condemning North Korea`s rights records in a bid to counter a push by Cuba to water down the measure ahead of a vote next week.

US open to new Gaza resolution if it helps truce

The United States is open to a new UN resolution on Gaza but only if it contributes to sustaining the Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire, the US envoy to the United Nations said.

Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster

The Ukrainian foreign ministry Tuesday welcomed the UN resolution on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster, demanding ceasefire at the crash site and independent investigation into the incident which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 people.

Japan says North Korea missile launch violates UN resolution

North Korea agreed last month to reopen an investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped decades ago. In return, Japan will ease some economic sanctions when the probe starts and consider humanitarian aid later.

Sri Lanka asks Canada not to ignore terrorist list

Sri Lanka today appealed to Canada not to ignore its designated terrorist list that includes the LTTE, saying it would be in violation of a UN resolution on counterterrorism.

India should have backed UN resolution on Sri Lanka: Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that India should have supported the United Nations resolution on Sri Lanka, which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island`s civil war that ended in 2009.

UN resolution addresses Indian concerns in South Sudan violence

India`s strong concerns over the security and mandate of its peacekeepers in South Sudan found support from several UN Security Council members who unanimously passed a resolution that directly addresses the situation faced by Indian soldiers.

Pakistan Parliament hails UN resolution against drone attacks

Pakistan`s parliament Friday hailed a resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly against American drone strikes.

Syria attack probe ends ahead of disarmament mission

UN experts wrapped up their investigation of alleged gas attacks in Syria on Monday, as a chemical weapons disarmament team arrived in neighbouring Lebanon ahead of their trip to Damascus.

Assad reasserts compliance with UN resolution

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has stressed his commitment to the UN resolution on elimination of chemical weapons in Syria even as a prominent figure of the country`s domestic opposition Sunday hailed the resolution.