The top United Nations officials in Iraq today welcomed a generous offer by Germany of humanitarian admission for approximately 100 residents from Camp Hurriya, located near the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and urged the camp residents to cooperate with the UN for a speedy and safe resettlement.
The United Nations today reiterated its commitment to working with Palestinian partners and President Mahmoud Abbas on development, state-building and the achievement of a two-state solution despite the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.
Jordan's premier said the impact of the war in neighbouring Syria is threatening the kingdom's security and that Amman will seek the United Nations Security Council's help in tackling the fallout.
The top United Nations official in Iraq today welcomed the smooth conduct of the Governorate Council Elections' Special Voting, where Iraqi soldiers and policeman cast their ballots ahead of next week's main vote.
The UN Security Council on Friday extended a welcome to the decrees issued by Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi to reshape the military, and called on all parties in Yemen to "work to ensure their prompt implementation."
The top United Nations envoy in Iraq today condemned “in the strongest” terms a deadly attack on worshippers at a mosque in Diyala province and appealed for peaceful coexistence among all groups in the sensitive region.
Gunmen briefly kidnapped a soldier serving with an international peacekeeping force in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, Egyptian security sources and witnesses said.
Over 450 people, including 229 civilians, were killed and more than 1,100 injured in the terror attacks and violence in Iraq during March, according to the UN.
The United Nations said it will reopen aid distribution centres in Gaza on Tuesday, after a four-day closure in response to the storming of its offices by protesters.
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on Monday demanded security for its employees in the Gaza Strip before reopening food distribution centers.