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Qatar to continue work with UN members for an active Security Council

Qatar to continue work with UN members for an active Security Council

Qatar has stressed that it will continue co-operating and working with UN member countries with a goal of having an active Security Council capable of taking the right decisions at the right time to support international peace and security.

UN to investigate Islamic State atrocities in Iraq

UN to investigate Islamic State atrocities in Iraq

Britain drafted the resolution to help bring perpetrators of IS war crimes to justice -- a cause championed by international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, who was present for the vote.

UN council urged to call for end to Myanmar violence

UN council urged to call for end to Myanmar violence

The top UN body was set to meet behind closed doors at around 1600 GMT to discuss the crisis but diplomats said they expected China and Russia to resist calls for a tough response.

North Korea threatens to retaliate against US over UN sanctions

North Korea threatens to retaliate against US over UN sanctions

North Korea on Monday condemned the UN Security Council's toughest sanctions so far over its missile tests and warned it would retaliate against the United States, which ratcheted up its condemnation of Pyongyang at Asia's largest security forum.

UN to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

UN to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council will vote Saturday on a US-drafted resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said Friday, a proposed ban on certain exports that could deprive Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue.

Iran rejects 'baseless' warning from US on missile test

Iran rejects 'baseless' warning from US on missile test

Iran on Thursday rejected a warning from US President Donald Trump's administration over its latest missile test as unfounded and "provocative".

Iran warns US against creating tensions over missiles

Iran warns US against creating tensions over missiles

Iran on Tuesday warned the United States against fuelling tensions over its ballistic missile tests as the UN Security Council prepared for urgent talks on the issue at Washington's request.

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

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

Benjamin Netanyahu has been unrelenting in his criticism of the Obama administration over what he condemned as its "shameful" decision not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a halt to Israeli settlement-building.

Israel strikes back after UN settlement vote

Israel strikes back after UN settlement vote

Israel on Sunday summoned representatives of states that supported a UN resolution demanding it halt settlement activity, while cutting civilian coordination with Palestinians by way of rebuke.

US denies Israeli claims it is behind UN anti-settlement resolution

US denies Israeli claims it is behind UN anti-settlement resolution

The Obama administration has not been involved in crafting or promoting a UN resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, a senior US official said on Friday, denying Israeli accusations the United States was behind the effort.

UN Council postpones vote on Israeli settlements

UN Council postpones vote on Israeli settlements

The UN Security Council on Thursday postponed a vote on a draft resolution demanding that Israel halt its settlement activities in the Palestinian territories and east Jerusalem, diplomats said.

Buses enter Aleppo to resume evacuations

Buses enter Aleppo to resume evacuations

Buses began entering the last rebel-held parts of Aleppo on Sunday to resume the evacuation of Syrian civilians and rebels, official media reported.