Gulf Times - Antonio-Guterres
Donors meet as UN seeks 4.2bn dollars for 'devastating' Yemen crisis

Donors meet as UN seeks 4.2bn dollars for 'devastating' Yemen crisis

Yemen's population needs 4.2 billion dollars in aid this year as the world's biggest humanitarian crisis has deteriorated over the past 12 months of war, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told donor countries in Geneva on Tuesday.

UN calls for 'credible' probe into Khashoggi murder

UN calls for 'credible' probe into Khashoggi murder

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.

UN Secretary General appreciates Qatar’s aid to Gaza to get fuel

UN Secretary General appreciates Qatar’s aid to Gaza to get fuel

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, expressed his deep appreciation for the State of Qatar's contribution towards getting fuel for Gaza Strip to generate electricity in order to help reduce human suffering.

UN chief pushes for protection of civilians in Syria's Idlib

UN chief pushes for protection of civilians in Syria's Idlib

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appealed to Russia, Iran and Turkey to "spare no effort to find solutions that protect civilians" in Syria's Idlib and said it was "absolutely essential" a full-scale battle was avoided.

UN chief calls for more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya returns

UN chief calls for more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya returns

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for more international pressure on Myanmar to create conditions safe for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled the country since a military crackdown last August.

UN chief calls for new push to rid world of N-weapons

UN chief calls for new push to rid world of N-weapons

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for a new global effort to get rid of nuclear weapons but said many states still wrongly think they make the world safer.

UN chief says no alternative to two-state solution in Middle East

UN chief says no alternative to two-state solution in Middle East

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that there was no alternative to a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians and that Jerusalem was a final-status issue that should be resolved through direct talks.

UN chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that a new conflict in Lebanon would have "devastating consequences" and said he was engaged in intense contacts with all players to urge de-escalation.

UN chief urges Gulf states to heal rifts

UN chief urges Gulf states to heal rifts

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has reiterated his support for the ongoing Kuwaiti mediation efforts aimed at ending the Gulf crisis, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) quoted his statement as saying.

UN chief seeks 'dream' of Israeli-Palestinian peace

UN chief seeks 'dream' of Israeli-Palestinian peace

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke of what he called obstacles to peace when meeting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, including Israeli settlement building and the need for Palestinian leaders to condemn "terrorism".

Qatar seeks UN role in talks with siege nations

Qatar seeks UN role in talks with siege nations

The Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres yesterday and discussed with him ways to enhance joint cooperation between Qatar and the UN in all fields of common concern.

UN chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement

UN chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is disappointed and alarmed by Israel's decision to build a new settlement in occupied Palestinian territory, his spokesman said on Friday.