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Cairo/Sputnik: The Iraqi Foreign Ministry is submitting an official complaint with the UN Security Council over the US attack that killed Iran's Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani and deputy commander of an Iraqi Shia militia group Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Baghdad, Al-Arabiya reported. more
Trump threatens Baghdad with sanctions as Iraqi Parliament votes to expel foreign troops

Moscow/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump threatened Iraq with "sanctions like they’ve never seen before ever," saying US troops will not leave the country unless Tehran p ...

UN envoy commends successful conclusion of Guinea-Bissau presidential election

New York : The head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) has underlined the Organization’s support for Guinea-Bissau following the conclusion of its presidential ...

Secretary-General calls for global participation in UN75 dialogues for better future for all

New York : The United Nations on Wednesday launched the biggest global conversation on the world's future: the UN75 dialogues.  Views and ideas gathered throughout the year will ...

Deputy Head of Iraqi Shia Militia killed by rocket fire near Baghdad Airport – Reports

Baghdad/Sputnik: Deputy head of Iraq's Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, was killed by the Friday strikes near the Baghdad International Airport, Al Arabi ...

Finding common ground in East Africa: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

New York: Together, Kenya and Uganda kick-start a Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by partnering with the UN to address challenges that transcend country bord ...

Kim reneging on promise to halt nuclear tests to be ‘deeply disappointing’: Pompeo

Washington/Sputnik: The Trump administration would be deeply disappointed if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un broke his promise to halt nuclear testing, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo s ...

Kim Jong Un promises to unveil new North Korean strategic weapons soon - Reports

Seoul/Sputnik: North Korean leader Kim Jon Un said that Pyongyang will continue developing strategic weapons unless the United States drops its hostile policy toward the country, promisin ...

Iraqi PM calls for end to US embassy siege after strikes on Shiite militia

Moscow/Sputnik: Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi urged protesters on Tuesday to end the violent siege of the American embassy in Baghdad, which was triggered by a deadly US strike on ...

US to send extra forces to beef up embassy in Baghdad after clash

Washington/Xinhua: Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Tuesday that the United States is sending extra forces to beef up the US Embassy in Baghdad after furious Iraqi demonstrators ...