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Qatar calls for keeping the region nuclear-free

Qatar calls for keeping the region nuclear-free

Restraint and dialogue best ways to deal with Iran 'nuclear' issue.

Myanmar urged to hold "proper" probe into atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar urged to hold "proper" probe into atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar must hold a "proper investigation" into alleged atrocities against the Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy said Tuesday, after the highest-level diplomatic visit to an area from which 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have been driven out.

UN Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis

UN Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis

UN Security Council envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain, the United States and others have denounced as ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse

The UN Security Council met in a secluded farmhouse on the southern tip of Sweden on Saturday in a bid to overcome deep divisions over how to end the war in Syria.

US requests UN vote on Syria chemical inquiry

US requests UN vote on Syria chemical inquiry

The United States has asked the UN Security Council to vote Tuesday on its proposal to set up an inquiry to investigate chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but the measure could face a veto from Russia, diplomats said.

UK can't ignore 'legitimate questions' over poisoning: Lavrov

UK can't ignore 'legitimate questions' over poisoning: Lavrov

Moscow is insisting on a "substantial and responsible investigation" in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention, Sergei Lavrov said.

Qatar informs UN council of UAE airspace violation

Qatar informs UN council of UAE airspace violation

The message described the incident as a severe violation of international law, highlighting the UAE's continued violation of Qatari sovereignty that could escalate tension in the region.

Qatar informs UN of three air violations by UAE, Bahrain

Qatar informs UN of three air violations by UAE, Bahrain

Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of three violations of Qatar's airspace by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Cabinet condemns Syrian regime's attack on Eastern Ghouta

Cabinet condemns Syrian regime's attack on Eastern Ghouta

The resolution calls for an immediate end to hostilities in Syria for 30 days, to allow for the delivery of humanitarian aid and the evacuation of the sick and injured.

Turkey says UN Syria ceasefire won't affect Afrin offensive

Turkey says UN Syria ceasefire won't affect Afrin offensive

Turkey on Sunday welcomed the unanimous demand by the UN Security Council for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, but insisted that its own operation against a Kurdish militia in the Afrin region was not affected.

UN faces rival drafts on Iran missiles to Yemen

UN faces rival drafts on Iran missiles to Yemen

The UN Security Council on Sunday was considering two draft resolutions on Yemen after Russia put forward a rival text aimed at blocking action against Iran over missiles sent to the country's Houthi rebels.

France, Germany ask Putin's support on Syria

France, Germany ask Putin's support on Syria

The leaders of France and Germany have written to Russian President Vladimir Putin to ask for his support for a UN Security Council calling for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, an Elysee source said on Friday.