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UN Security Council to Discuss Situation of Afghanistan Tomorrow

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) stated that it will convene to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The UNSC session on Afghanistan is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 27, according to an announcement from the United…
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Palestine Condemns Unprovoked Israeli Attack on Hebron Hospital,  Violating International Law

The Palestinian health ministry condemned an Israeli attack on a hospital in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Friday. Occupying Israeli forces fired tear gas grenades into the accident and emergency department…
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Intl. group: Saudi blockade on Yemen amounts to torture

A prominent human rights organization has slammed the Saudi naval blockade on war-torn Yemen as amounting to torture, saying the Riyadh-led siege is pushing civilians into starvation. The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT), a…
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UN envoy puts forward proposal to prolong truce in Yemen

UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg said on Saturday that he has submitted a proposal to the Yemeni warring factions to prolong the ongoing truce for a long period. "The United Nations is awaiting the response of the Yemeni parties…
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Iraq’s Kadhimi Calls for a 3rd Round of Talks

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi emphasized that the region's stability relies on Iraq's stability, calling for the third round of national dialogue to resolve his country's political crisis. He asserted that Iraq's problems would not…
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Chinese ties can neutralize ‘cruel’ U.S. sanctions, says Iran’s President

Building closer relationships with China and Russia can help "neutralize" the "cruel" sanctions imposed by the U.S., says the President of Iran. The U.S. reinstated economic sanctions on Iran after then-President Donald Trump abandoned a…
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Pakistan Concerned by Terrorist Presence in Afghanistan: Sharif

The Pakistan Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that “Pakistan shares the key concern of the international community regarding the threat posed by the major terrorist groups operating from Afghanistan especially ISIS-K and Takrik-e-Taliban…
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Palestine calls for full UN membership and a plan to end the occupation

President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his appeal for the State of Palestine to become a full-fledged member of the UN, and warned of waning peace prospects with Israel, in his speech to the General Assembly on Friday.  “Palestine, the…
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Saudi ambush at UN: Israel not invited to meeting on Palestinian issue

On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Saudi delegates invited representatives from 25 countries to a closed meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian issue, Western diplomats said – Israel was not invited. The meeting was held to mark…
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ISIS is threat to entire human race, Iraqi foreign minister says in exclusive interview

The Iraqi foreign minister urged Western countries to continue chasing the remnants of ISIS until the organization is completely eliminated because it presents a threat to humanity.  "We must take it seriously because, when…