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Qatar reiterates call for political solution, condemns rights violations in Syria

Qatar reiterates call for political solution, condemns rights violations in Syria

The State of Qatar has renewed the call for a political solution to the crisis in Syria, stressing that military solutions will only result in more suffering and destabilization of security and stability.

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdowns continue

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdowns continue

Myanmar's junta fired its United Nations ambassador Saturday for breaking ranks to denounce the military's ouster of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as police stepped up a crackdown on protesters across the country.

'World is watching', UN warns Myanmar after coup

'World is watching', UN warns Myanmar after coup

The United Nations demanded Friday that Myanmar's military return power to civilian control and refrain from violence against protesters, warning that abuses would not go unnoticed.

Qatar funding for global strategy to fight terror threats

Qatar funding for global strategy to fight terror threats

The Global Programme on Countering Terrorist Threats against Vulnerable Targets has been launched with funding from Qatar as part of its strong partnership with parties to the Global Strategy for coordinating the cooperation with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism ...

Official participates in soft launch

Official participates in soft launch

Maj-Gen Engineer Abdulaziz Abdullah al-Ansari, chairman of the National Counter-Terrorism Committee and director of the International Co-operation Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) ...

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia's 72-hr deadline for Tigrayan forces

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia's 72-hr deadline for Tigrayan forces

The United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan forces 72 hours to surrender before a military offensive

UN warns of war crimes in spiralling Ethiopia conflict

UN warns of war crimes in spiralling Ethiopia conflict

The United Nations warned Friday of possible war crimes in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, after 10 days of fighting that the country's prime minister claimed had his enemy "in the final throes of death".

Shura Council participates in session on poverty eradication

Shura Council participates in session on poverty eradication

Al Shura Council participated on Tuesday in a parliamentary session on the first goal of the United Nations and Sustainable Development goals, which was held by the Inter-Parliamentary Union via videoconferencing.

Qatar committed to protecting biodiversity

Qatar committed to protecting biodiversity

Qatar stressed the importance of responding to environmental challenges collectively to find the appropriate solutions.

Qatar reiterates support of Palestinian cause

Qatar reiterates support of Palestinian cause

The State of Qatar renewed Friday its position of supporting the Palestinian cause by providing political and developmental support to the Palestinian people until they regain all their rights.

Qatar will support cross-sector collaboration in education: Alya

Qatar will support cross-sector collaboration in education: Alya

Qatar will never give up on pursuing the right to education and always explore possibilities for cross-sector collaboration to support education globally, HE Sheikha Alya Ahmed Saif al-Thani, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations said Wednesday.

Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap

Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange some 1,000 prisoners, including 19 Saudi soldiers, at United Nations-sponsored talks as part of trust-building steps aimed at reviving a stalled peace process..