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Moscow/Sputnik: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has held telephone talks with US President Donald Trump, discussing the work of the G20, the global fight against the coronavirus and the situation in the Middle East, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reports. more
Israel’s accord with United Arab Emirates an opportunity to unlock progress on wider Middle East peace efforts, UN envoy says

New York: The recent agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has the potential to change dynamics across the Middle East, the UN’s top envoy in the region told the Sec ...

S Korea FM, US State Secretary Discuss N Korea, Middle East

Seoul/Sputnik: South Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has held talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the situation in the Middle East and the Korean peninsula, the ...

At UN, Middle East countries discuss steps towards regional nuclear-free zone

New York: Representatives from across the Middle East are meeting at UN Headquarters this week in efforts to negotiate a legally binding treaty establishing a regional zone free of nuclea ...

If any side fails, every side fails – UN envoy for Middle East Peace Process

New York, A senior United Nations official has called on the global community to remain committed to the two-state solution in the Middle East peace process, urging efforts to establish a ...

Restore hope that peace will come to the Middle East, UN negotiator urges Security Council

New York,  Negative humanitarian, security and political developments in Gaza outweigh any positive news concerning the search for peace in the Middle East, the United Nations negoti ...

UN media seminar on peace in the Middle East, highlights ‘power of words over weapons’

New York, Engaging in debate over how best to advance peace in the Middle East and resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is “a welcome reminder of the power of words over weapo ...

Humanitarian aid in Middle East should not be held hostage to politics – UN political chief

New York, Recurring cycles of violence in the Middle East highlight the need for international efforts to prevent hostilities, provide humanitarian aid and support Palestinian reconciliat ...

Iran's Foreign Minister trolls Donald Trump, takes a swipe at US' allies in the Middle East

Tehran: Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has come down hard on US' allies in the Middle East for allegedly supporting several terrorist groups in the region.

At Security Council, UN Middle East peace envoy reports on Israel’s troubling settlement expansion

New York: Reporting that over the past three months, Israel has advanced 22 plans for some 1,200 housing units for one area of the West Bank, a United Nations envoy warned Monday that suc ...