close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

US lawmakers propose sanctions against Iran

A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill in the senate that would impose tighter sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile programme.

UNSC calls for stronger connectivity between Afghan, neighbours

A UNSC resolution has called for strengthening economic cooperation and connectivity between Afghanistan and its neighbours through the TAPI pipeline and Chabahar port projects involving India and China's Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road initiatives.

Syria urges United nation to condemn Homs deadly bombings

The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Saturday urged the UN Security Council to condemn the deadly suicide bombings that rocked the country`s central province of Homs and killed 42 people.

India has taken up Masood Azhar's issue with Chinese government, says MEA

India said on Tuesday that it has taken up Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's issue with China. 

Turkey condemns `unacceptable` Israeli settlement law

Turkey on Tuesday condemned a new Israeli law legalising dozens of Jewish settlements built on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, as a senior government minister was visiting Tel Aviv in the first such trip in seven years.

UN lifts sanctions on notorious Afghan warlord

The UN Security Council has lifted sanctions on the notorious Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, previously branded "a global terrorist" and accused of widespread human rights abuses.

UN Security Council to hold urgent talks on Iran missile test

 The UN Security Council will hold urgent talks Tuesday on Iran`s test-firing of a medium-range missile, diplomats said.

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.