[ISS] Less than a month into its term on the United Nations (UN) Security Council, South Africa faces a potential trial by fire which could set the tone for the rest of the country's two-year term. allAfrica.com - Published
(RFE/RL) — An international conference on the Middle East in Warsaw next month is aimed at promoting stability in the region, not at demonizing Iran, the United States has said.
Meanwhile, Russia.. Eurasia Review - Published
The United States will push the U.N. Security Council to toughen its stance to prevent Iran from working on ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and carrying out test launches, U.S...
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that Iran is defying UN security Council resolutions on its missile program and urged council members to take..
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley expressed "deep concern" on Monday after Russia fired on Ukrainian naval ships and their crews near Crimea over the weekend. Dmitry Polyanskiy, Russia's Deputy..
The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved on Wednesday the deployment of up to 75 observers to Yemen's port city of Hodeidah for six months to monitor a ceasefire and redeployment of.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Iran is defying U.N. Security Council resolutions on its missile program and called on council members to take action to protect against the.. Reuters - Published
During an emergency UN Security Council meeting called by the U.S., Nikki Haley warned Moscow that it had committed an 'arrogant' and 'outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory.' MailOnline - Published
Britain said on Friday it will push the United Nations Security Council to back a humanitarian truce in Yemen as the U.N. Yemen envoy said the warring parties had given "firm assurances" they were.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Telegraph.co.uk
The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with.. Reuters - Published
Jeremy Hunt says there is 'small but real' chance of ceasefire in Yemen as coalition sources claim they will halt a full offensive on Hodeidah if Houthis come to negotiating table Independent - Published Also reported by •Telegraph.co.uk
China, backed by Russia, failed on Wednesday to stop a United Nations Security Council briefing by the chair of a U.N. inquiry that accused Myanmar's military of genocide against Rohingya Muslims and.. Reuters - Published
The chair of a United Nations inquiry that accused Myanmar's military of genocide is likely to brief the Security Council this month after Britain, France, the United States and six other members.. Reuters - Published
Donald Trump has accused China of interfering in the upcoming US midterm elections, but left out any mention of Russia whose alleged election meddling is the subject of a probe by Special Counsel.. Independent - Published
He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to.. Reuters - Published
Iran Tries to Bypass the Hormuz Strait Global markets have recently gone into overdrive in anticipation of the US-Iran standoff’s outcome. President Trump is building up pressure on Tehran, his.. OilPrice.com - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday of planning to "abuse" the presidency of the U.N. Security Council to criticize Tehran, Washington's.. Reuters - Published
Russia is blocking the release of a report finding that North Korea has been violating UN sanctions on oil product imports, because Moscow disagrees “on certain elements of the report,” Russia’s.. OilPrice.com - Published
Sri Lanka will pay down its oil debt held by Iran with tea in response to new regulations that Sri Lanka has issued in order to comply with a UN Security Council Resolution. The UN resolution calls for.. OilPrice.com - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the UN Security Council stands united in seeking a final, verified denuclearization of North Korea and that fully enforcing economic sanctions is key.. Reuters - Published
Russia and China are blocking a U.S. effort at the United Nations to halt all deliveries of refined oil products to North Korea amid charges that Pyongyang is smuggling fuel into the country, diplomats.. OilPrice.com - Published