The United Nations has invited Yemen's government and Iran-backed Houthi rebels to Geneva next month for talks on resolving the country's civil war, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
The United Nations has called for a "credible" investigation into an airstrike that killed at least 29 children in Yemen, but experts and aid groups doubt that a probe announced by the Saudi-led coalition bombing the country will yield results.
A Yemeni health official and the International Committee of the Red Cross said than an air strike had hit the bus carrying children as it drove through a market in northern Saada province.
United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.
Yemen may be on the brink of a new wave of cholera, with a heightened death rate because of widespread malnutrition
Netanyahu will convene his security cabinet on Sunday to discuss an emerging deal, brokered by the United Nations and Egypt, for long-term peace in Gaza.
Myanmar's military engaged in "extensive and systematic" preparations for a bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, a rights group said Thursday, in a damning new report that it says justifies a genocide investigation.
The United Nations special envoy for Middle East peace has called on Israel to reopen the Gaza Strip's only commercial goods crossing a day after Israel closed it as part of a crackdown on Hamas.
Qatar has renewed its call for strengthening co-operation at the international, regional and national levels to combat terrorism and expressed the hope of finding bilateral and multilateral agreements and confronting the most important challenges facing international co-operation in this regard.