Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »

 

Tag Archives: UN SECURITY COUNCIL

Nikki Haley says Trump to lead UN Security Council talks on Iran

:: US President Donald Trump plans to lead a meeting of the heads of state of the United Nations Security Council on Iran in late September, his envoy Nikki Haley announced Tuesday. With the United States now holding the presidency

Pakistan foreign secretary discusses Kashmir with OIC secretary-general

:: Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua briefed Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen on the current situation in Kashmir during a meeting at the OIC Secretariat in Jeddah. Janjua said that “human rights violations were being

UN Security Council delegation seeks Rohingya’s safe return

:: A UN Security Council delegation on Tuesday visited Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled military-led violence, and urged the government to improve the security conditions for the return of the refugees. Around 700,000

UN Security Council unanimously backs Syria ceasefire

:: With Russia’s backing, the UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations. The resolution demanding the ceasefire “without delay” was adopted as Syrian government forces pounded

UN urged to act against Iran over Houthi missiles

:: The UN was urged on Saturday to take action against Iran for breaking an arms embargo by illegally supplying missiles to Houthi militias in Yemen. The calls followed a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution late on Friday that condemned

Russia vetoes extension of mission probing chemical weapons use in Syria

:: Russia cast a veto at the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday preventing the renewal of the mandate for a mission that investigates the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The investigation by the United Nations and the Organization

UN urges all countries to halt weapons flow to Daesh, Al-Qaeda

Nikki Haley

:: The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution urging all countries to eliminate the supply of weapons to Daesh and other “terrorists” including by taking legal action against suppliers and marking arms to improve their traceability. The resolution,

UN says it has received no formal request for intervention in Qatar crisis

:: Chinese UN Ambassador Liu Jieyi, who currently holds the Security Council presidency, said on Monday that the Council has not received a formal request for intervention in the Gulf crisis. Earlier in the week, Qatar’s foreign minister called for

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ‘deception’ and supporting terrorism

:: The Saudi mission to the UN accused Iran of “deception” and of “supporting terrorism and threatening stability in the region.” In a letter to the UN secretary general and to the president of the UN Security Council, the mission

S.Korea warns of ‘high possibility’ of conflict with North as missile crisis builds

:: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a “high possibility” of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programs it says it needs to counter US aggression. The comments came hours

UN Security Council to vote on Syria gas attack probe

The UN Security Council will vote Wednesday on a draft resolution demanding that the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation of the suspected chemical attack last week in Idlib province, US diplomats said. Britain, France and the United States put

UN Security Council postpones vote on Syria resolution

Britain, France and the United States on Wednesday held off calling a vote at the UN Security Council on a resolution demanding an investigation of the suspected chemical attack in Syria to allow time for negotiations with Russia. However, a

Around 3,000 leave Aleppo in new evacuation

An estimated 3,000 people were evacuated from the last rebel-held pocket of Syria’s Aleppo early on Monday after hours of delay, a medical official told AFP. “About 20 buses carrying people from Aleppo have arrived” at the staging ground west

Civil society groups urge UN General Assembly action on Syria

More than 200 humanitarian and human rights groups called Thursday for the UN General Assembly to address Syria’s deadly conflict, citing the Security Council’s paralysis in dealing with the crisis. In a declaration published in New York, the 223 signatories

UN Security Council to make Somalia visit ahead of vote

The UN Security Council will travel to Somalia this month to show support for elections scheduled in August, Egypt’s UN Ambassador and this month’s council president, Amr Aboulatta, said Monday. The 15 envoys will also travel to Nairobi during the

Key powers mulling possibility of federal division of Syria

Three militants were killed Thursday in security operations in Tunisia’s border area of Ben Guerdane, where militants launched a full-blown attack this week, the authorities said. The latest deaths raised to 49 the tally of militants killed since Monday’s assault

U.N. Security Council endorses Libyan peace agreement

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday endorsed a U.N.-brokered agreement among Libya’s warring factions to form a national unity government, a deal Western powers hope will bring stability and help to combat a growing Islamic State presence. The unanimously

Security Council to vote on Libya peace deal

The U.N. security council on Wednesday is expected to vote on a resolution supporting a new U.N.-brokered deal to form a unity government in Libya. Diplomats say discussions continue Tuesday. A draft of the resolution obtained by The Associated Press

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