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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights office (OHCHR) expressed “deep concern” over the ever-deteriorating situation in the besieged Gaza Strip, three months after the electricity supply was severely cut by Israel at the behest of the PA.

Yemen is grappling with the world's worst cholera outbreak amid the world's largest humanitarian crisis and crippling health, water and sanitation facilities in the Arab country, the United Nations warned.

 The Saudi-led coalition, whose invasion of Yemen has led to a human tragedy in the Arabian Peninsula country, blocked a UN flight carrying aid agency staff and journalists from traveling to crisis-hit Yemen, local media reports said.

Up to 50,000 civilians remain trapped in the Syrian terrorist stronghold of Raqqa, the UN said Tuesday, warning that supplies of water and other essentials were fast running out.

The UN said Friday that Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group may be holding more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians as human shields in the Old City of Mosul.

Intensified airstrikes by a US-led coalition on Daesh’s stronghold of Raqqa in Syria are causing a "staggering loss of civilian life", United Nations war crimes investigators said on Wednesday.

The United Nations says the cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has claimed the lives of nearly 600 people in about a month amid a deadly Saudi military campaign against the impoverished Arab country.

The United Nations has warned that Daesh terrorists are directly targeting civilians trying to flee from Iraq’s west Mosul.

UN agencies increased their 2017 appeal for South Sudan's refugees on Monday, saying they needed at least $1.4 billion to help alleviate "unimaginable" levels of suffering.

A human rights watchdog group has lashed out at the United Nations for appointment of Saudi Arabia as a member of a committee on gender equality, despite Riyadh’s massive discrimination against women.

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