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UN: Libya Under ‘Fragile Calm,’ but Risk of Violence Remains

There is potential for new violence in Libya, a United Nations official said Tuesday, as the country faces delays in moving toward elections. Rosemary DiCarlo, under-secretary-general for political and peacekeeping affairs, told the Security…
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Saudi Siege on Yemen Worsens Health Situation

The Saudi-led war on Yemen is still taking its toll on the nation even under the UN-brokered truce. Yemen's Ministry of Health has held a press briefing in Sana'a to highlight the catastrophic repercussions of the Saudi aggression and the impact…
U.N. Presses Yemen Warring Parties For Six
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U.N. Presses Yemen Warring Parties For Six-Month Truce Extension

The United Nations is urging Yemen’s warring parties to agree to a six-month truce extension. If agreed, this extension would be the longest in an ongoing conflict that has spanned across seven years. Such an agreement would signify momentous…
Iraq's Sadr warns
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No response from parties to dialog proposal, ‘Wait for our next move’, Iraq’s Sadr warns

Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr says he has submitted a proposal to the United Nations to hold a public debate with all political factions in Iraq, as the country’s political crisis continues to deepen.   In a post on his…
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U.S. massacres civilians in wars in the Middle East: report

The United States has committed crimes by launching wars in the Middle East and surrounding regions that have caused mass killing of civilians, said a report released Tuesday by the China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS). Titled…
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Holding referendum involving all people of Palestine, sole solution to Palestinian issue: Iran’s FM

 Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks at the first Regional Islamic Unity Conference in the western Iranian city of Sanandaj on Wednesday, saying the Islamic Republic had presented an initiative to the United Nations to solve…

Protesters set Libya parliament on fire 

Libyan protesters on Friday stormed the House of Representatives in the eastern Libyan city of Tobruk and set the building on fire, Anadolu Agency reported. The Libyan-based February television channel revealed that a group of…
US Deal with Taliban and its Control of Afghanistan Guaranteeing Al Qaeda's 'Continued Personal Survival', Experts Say
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US Deal with Taliban and its Control of Afghanistan Guaranteeing Al Qaeda’s ‘Continued Personal Survival’, Experts Say

The Taliban's control of Afghanistan is guaranteeing the "continued personal survival" of Al Qaeda, an expert has claimed, with a United Nations report supporting the claims. A report from a UN monitoring team published Thursday says the relationship…
fighting in Yemen
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UN envoy says truce has significantly reduced fighting in Yemen, hopes for extension

The United Nations’ envoy to Yemen hopes that a UN-brokered ceasefire in the Arab country would be extended, saying the two-month truce, of which only two weeks are left, has significantly reduced fighting in Yemen. Hans Grundberg said…
Ukraine, the Horn of Africa, Ukraine, the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan
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UNICEF Asks Not To Turn Our Backs on the Children of Yemen, Ukraine, the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has requested that the children of Ukraine and those in the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan and Yemen, who are also suffering the consequences of the invasion, not be turned away from Russia to Ukraine.…