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Iraq/US-Led Coalition: Weapons Choice Endangers Mosul Civilians

June 8, 2017

(Beirut) – The expected battle involving Iraqi and US-led coalition forces against the Islamic State (ISIS) in west Mosul’s Old...

UN Africa forum launches high-level migration panel to help create political momentum for change

Photo:Migrants at a detention centre in the city of Zawiya, Libya.

7 June 2017
Amid growing concern for the safety of migrants, partic...

Syria: As airstrikes hit Raqqa, UN sounds alarm over plight of civilians

Photo:Displaced men, women and children after fleeing ISIL-controlled areas in rural Raqqa to Ain Issa, the main staging point for displaced famili...

After 50 years of Israeli occupation, 'now is the time' to create Palestinian state – UN chief

Photo:The West Bank barrier, along with checkpoints, roadblocks and permit system, has created a closure regime that has had a dire effect on all a...

US Senate Shines Spotlight on Justice for Syria War Crimes

Photos:Senator Ben Cardin speaks during the unveiling of 'Caesar's Photos: Inside Syria's Secret Prisons', a collection of phot...

UN chief strongly condemns terrorist attacks in London

4 June 2017
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned last night's terrorist attacks in London and expres...

Israel: 50 Years of Occupation Abuses

Photo:Palestinian Bedouin school children walk towards their tents on September 15, 2010 at their Bedouin camp outside the Israeli West Bank settle...

Afghanistan: After attack on funeral in Kabul, UN envoy calls for urgent measures to halt cycle of violence

Photo:Tadamichi Yamamoto, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan and Head of UNAMA, briefs the Security Council.

3...

Urgent aid needed for over 9,000 children fleeing violence in DR Congo to Angola – UNICEF

Photo:Children in the Mussungue reception centre for refugees in Dundo, Angola.

2 June 2017
More than 9,000 children who have arrived...

Cholera cases in Yemen may reach 130,000 in two weeks, UNICEF warns

Photo:A child with severe diarrhoea or cholera receives treatment at the Sab'een Hospital in Sana'a, Yemen,on 12 May 2017.

2 June...

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