Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised rallies held to condemn recent riots and acts of vandalism in the country and said the Iranian people will never support violence.

 Senior leaders of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states stressed the importance of taking swift action to put an immediate end to the ongoing brutal violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

 A group of people held a demonstration in the German capital of Berlin on Saturday to protest the recent violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

 The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the renewed outbreak of violence affecting the Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which has caused thousands to flee their homes to neighboring Bangladesh.

Yemen's warring parties are refusing to discuss UN-brokered peace efforts, the United Nations' envoy for the country said on Tuesday, amid an escalation in violence that he said was having a "dramatic" impact on the civilian population.

Violence against children in war-ravaged Syria was "at its worst" in 2016, the UN's children's agency said Monday as the conflict completes its sixth year.

A United Nations official deplored “harrowing” acts of violence and discrimination against the Rohingya in Myanmar, calling on the country to put an end to its crackdown on the Muslim minority.

 The scale of violence against the Rohingya community in Myanmar's Rakhine state documented in a recent United Nations human rights report is a level of dehumanization and cruelty that is “revolting and unacceptable,..

The United Nations says violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state has left up to 30,000 people displaced since October.

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to discuss the escalation of fighting in the divided northwestern Syrian city of Aleppo.


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