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New York: In a joint briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, UN counterterrorism officials confirmed that the threat posed by Da’esh terrorist fighters and their affiliates remains “global and evolving”. more
Da’esh, affiliates remain ‘global and evolving’ threat, Security Council hears

New York: In a joint briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, UN counterterrorism officials confirmed that the threat posed by Da’esh terrorist fighters and their affiliates rem ...

Time is running out for Libya, UN chief warns Security Council

New York : With battle lines shifting, foreign interference growing, thousands fleeing their homes and COVID-19 cases on the rise, time is running out for bringing a peaceful end to the c ...

‘Critical’ window of opportunity closing fast in Iraq, Security Council hears

New York : Political leaders in Iraq will have to “step up to the plate” and prioritize national interests if the country is to realize a more just and prosperous future, the ...

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy

New York, Aug 3 (JEN): It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the ...

Security Council condemns ‘heinous and cowardly’ attack in Iran

New York: The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” Wednesday’s “heinous and cowardly” terrorist attack in south-east Iran&r ...

Security Council condemns attacks on Afghan security forces which killed at least 27

New York: The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” a series of coordinated attacks aimed at security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan whic ...

Security Council urged to help spare Syrians from ‘devastation’

New York, An escalation in fighting across northern Syria illustrates the “fragility” of the situation in the war-torn region, a senior UN humanitarian official said on Thursd ...

International crime gangs amass ‘staggering’ profits in conflict zones, expert tells Security Council

New York, During a Tuesday briefing to the Security Council, Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director of the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, described the problem as a &l ...

UN Security Council urged to act against ‘worst-case scenario’ Syria’s war-battered Idlib

New York,  A further escalation of violence in Syria’s Idlib governorate could create a humanitarian emergency “at a scale not yet seen through this crisis,” a seni ...