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Al Manar
About 50 days ago

Security Council Warns of 'Risk of Dispersion' of Syria Terrorists

The UN Security Council warned in a unanimously adopted statement Wednesday of a risk of dispersion of terrorist prisoners in Syria, but stopped short of calling for a halt to Turkey's offensive against Kurdish forces there. 'Members of the Security Council expressed deep concerns over the risks of dispersion of terrorists from UN-designated groups, including ISIL,' the statement said. All 15 Council members including Russia, a key player in the conflict, declared ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 68 days ago

G77 and China: Unilateral Measures on Occupied Golan and Palestine Null, Should Be Cancelled

Foreign Ministers of the G77 states and China condemned resolutions and practices that aim to change the demographic structure in the occupied Syrian Golan and the Palestinian territories. In a ministerial statement by the 43rd annual meeting of G77 and China which was held Friday in New York on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the Group stressed that those unilateral measures are null and have no ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 123 days ago

Yemen, UN’s Food Agency Ink Deal to Resume Food Aid

Yemen’s Ansarullah movement and the United Nations (UN)’s food agency announced an agreement to resume the delivery of food aid, which has been suspended for the past six weeks in some areas of the Arab country. The agreement was signed between Ansarullah and the World Food Programme (WFP) in the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a on Saturday. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, head of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, announced the deal in a tweet ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 131 days ago

UN Backlists Saudi, Zionist Entity as Top Child Killers of 2018

The United Nations has for the third year put Saudi Arabia and its allies in their military campaign against Yemen on the world body's blacklist of child killers. According to a report by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in 2018, the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children, nearly half the total child casualties of the year. The UN chief's report, which was presented to the Security Council on ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 132 days ago

HRW Says Trump Emboldened ‘Israel’ to Target Country Chief

The head of Human Rights Watch has said ‘Israel’ would not be seeking to expel the organization’s country director without US President Donald Trump in power. ‘Israel’ has been trying to expel HRW's American director for ‘Israel’ and Palestine, Omar Shakir, after accusing him of advocating a boycott of the Zionist entity, a claim he denies. HRW's executive director Ken Roth told AFP late Thursday Trump had provided Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 133 days ago

Washington Blocks UN Draft Statement Condemning Demolition of Palestinians’ Homes

The US has blocked a draft statement at the Security Council that condemns the demolition of Palestinians homes at Wadi al-Hummus in occupied Jerusalem by the Israeli occupation authorities. UN diplomats were quoted by Reuters Agency as saying that the US had informed other member states at the Security Council that it may not approve the draft statement. They indicated that a revised and watered-down version of the statement was circulated. This ...
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Al Manar
About 153 days ago

IAEA to Hold Emergency Meeting on Iran on 10 July

IAEA to Hold Emergency Meeting on Iran on 10 July
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Al Manar
About 153 days ago

NATO Says No Sign of Russia Backing down in Missile Crisis

NATO Says No Sign of Russia Backing down in Missile Crisis
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Al Manar
About 154 days ago

US Hinders UNSC Statement Condemning Attack on Libya Migrant Center

The UN Security Council has failed on Thursday to agree a joint statement denouncing an air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya where 44 people were killed and more than 130 were seriously injured. Reports citing diplomats in New York indicate that the United States “was not prepared to support” the text of a proposed statement without approval from Washington. Libya's UN-backed-government and rebel militias have blamed each other for ...
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