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Five scenarios for the GERD crisis at the UN Security Council
Egypt

Five scenarios for the GERD crisis at the UN Security Council

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and how to deal with it will become clear after the UN Security Council’s fateful…
UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria
Middle East

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during…
Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council ask U.N. chief for Syria hospital attacks inquiry
Middle East

Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council ask U.N. chief for Syria hospital attacks inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council – including the United States, Britain and France –…
Maduro says deal reached with Red Cross to send Venezuela aid
World

Maduro says deal reached with Red Cross to send Venezuela aid

Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced an agreement Wednesday with the International Committee of the Red Cross to bring humanitarian…
UN warns of huge Syria battle, Syria claims right to fight terrorism
Middle East

UN warns of huge Syria battle, Syria claims right to fight terrorism

  The UN Syria envoy warned on Wednesday of a full-scale battle in the country’s southwest, an area covered by…
Israel withdraws from race for UN Security Council seat
Middle East

Israel withdraws from race for UN Security Council seat

Israel withdrew on Friday from a race against Germany and Belgium for two seats on the United Nations Security Council…
Air strike kills Syrian family of nine in rebel-held Ghouta: monitor
Middle East

Air strike kills Syrian family of nine in rebel-held Ghouta: monitor

A family of nine was killed in a Syrian government strike on eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said on Monday,…
Syrian government to blame for April sarin attack: U.N. report
Middle East

Syrian government to blame for April sarin attack: U.N. report

The Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad is to blame for a chemical attack on the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun…
Syria fighting largely halts as agreement kicks in
Middle East

Syria fighting largely halts as agreement kicks in

Fighting appeared to stop across most areas of western Syria on Saturday after a landmark "cessation of hostilities" came into…
UPDATE: Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win U.N. council seats
Egypt

UPDATE: Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win U.N. council seats

Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Uruguay and Ukraine were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, pitting Kiev against veto-power…
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