At least 40 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces across the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip on the anniversary of a massacre of Palestinian worshipers by an American-Israeli extremist.
Iran’s mission to the United Nations denounced as “baseless” the American UN envoy’s recent accusations against Iran and its role in Syria, saying the US itself has played an undeniable role in spreading terrorism and inciting instability in the Middle East.
Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar are at risk of “a humanitarian crisis within the crisis” as the impending monsoon season threatens to flood camps and fuel the spread of disease, diplomats at the United Nations Security Council warned on Tuesday.
Seven years ago on this day, the Persian Gulf monarchy of Bahrain witnessed the birth of a popular uprising that has continued uninterrupted until now. Marking the seventh anniversary of the movement against the ruling Al Khalifah regime, thousands of Bahrainis have spilled out into the streets across several towns and villages amid a heavy police presence.
Parliament Speaker Special Aide in International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said here on late Tuesday that the moves by some Arab states aimed at normalization of relations with Israeli regime can jeopardize bilateral ties tremendously.
Raising alarm over continuing civilian casualties in the midst of increased hostilities in war-ravaged Yemen, the United Nations human rights chief underscored that all parties to the conflict were obliged under international humanitarian law to ensure that civilians were not harmed.
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamreza Khoshroo announced Iran is ready to provide assistance to peacekeeping operations and missions through the provision of support services, deployment of military and police forces.
Rebuilding Iraq after three years of war with Islamic State will cost more than $88 billion, with housing a particularly urgent priority, Iraqi officials told an international donors’ conference on Monday.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called Saturday for urgent international action after a week of soaring violence and bloodshed, mostly caused by airstrikes, in the opposition-held Eastern Ghouta and Idlib regions of Syria.