UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly, and EU Ambassador to Lebanon Angelina Eichhorst on Friday urged Lebanon to form a new government as soon as possible.
Members of the Security Council have ‘strongly condemned’ the looting of a UN observation post in the Golan Heights and the temporary detention of three peacekeepers, the third such incident in the past two months.
A group of independent United Nations experts today reiterated its call on Iranian authorities for the immediate release of seven Baha’i community leaders imprisoned five years ago this month with 20-year sentences – the longest of any current prisoners of conscience.
Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the safe release of the four United Nations peacekeepers captured last week while on patrol in the Golan Heights.
Ban Ki-moon condemned “in the strongest terms” the car bomb attack that reportedly killed 40 people today in the town of Reyhanli, in Turkey's Hatay province.
Three Iraqi women journalists have been selected as the winners of a United Nations contest which seeks to highlight the everyday challenges faced by women living in the Middle Eastern country.
Ban Ki-moon a fermement condamné mardi la détention par des éléments armés, au Golan syrien, de quatre Casque bleus de la Force des Nations Unies chargée d'observer le dégagement (FNUOD) appelant à leur libération immédiate.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has rejoined the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) after 26 years of having left the entity, it was announced today.
Four U.N. peacekeepers monitoring the cease-fire between Syria and the Golan Heights have been detained by unknown captors, a U.N. spokeswoman said. But a rebel group called the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigades claimed it is holding them.
Two rockets fired from Syrian territory exploded inside the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Monday, without casualties or damage, an Israeli army spokesperson said.