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UN condemns Iran – Press Statement

UN Watch - 2018-12-18 06:28
Press Statement Hillel C. Neuer, Executive Director, United Nations WatchGeneva, Switzerland December 18, 2018 We welcome today’s General Assembly resolution criticizing Iran’s human rights record, adopted by a vote of 84 to 30, an increase of support fr ...

UN General Assembly Adopts Third Resolution on Alleged Human Rights Violations in Crimea

Uniindia - 2018-11-16 14:08

Joint letter in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-13 02:00
TO: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/73/L.42 on the promotion and protection of hu ...

Tablet Magazine: Honoring Mr. Kurd

Justice for Kurds - 2018-10-17 20:04
The moment in question, was the President’s manner of addressing Majeed Gly and Rahim Rashidi, two young journalists from Kurdistan, at a press conference during UN General Assembly week in New York. Mr. Rashidi raised his hand to inquire about US-Kurdish ...

Elton John and 'Mr Kurd': Five Trump briefing highlights

BBC - 2018-09-28 01:40
Donald Trump discussed his 'large brain' at a lively news conference after the UN General Assembly. ...

Trump: No Plan to Meet with Iran’s Rouhani

BAS News - 2018-09-25 13:36
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has no plans to meet with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani is now in New York to attend the UN General Assembly. There were previous reports saying that the US president and secretary o ...

Iraqi FM in US to Attend UN General Assembly

BAS News - 2018-09-24 22:28
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has travelled to New York City in order to represent Baghdad at the UN General Assembly annual session. Alghad Press, citing a statement by the foreign ministry, said that Jaafari, apart from the UN offic ...

American victims want Palestinian leader barred from UN General Assembly

Gulan Media - 2018-09-24 05:46

US to stress weapons of mass destruction threat, including Iran and Syria, at UN

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-21 19:44
The UN General Assembly to hold its annual meeting soon. (Photo: Archive) ...

Trump leaves door open to meeting Iran’s Rouhani at UN General Assembly

Waar Media - 2018-09-06 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: President Donald Trump left the door open Wednesday to meet with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly — even as the United States ramps up the pressure on a regime it accuses of destabilizing the ...

World Press Freedom Day report urges review of assassinated journalist cases

Rûdaw - 2018-05-03 11:03
The UN General Assembly has appointed May 3 as World Press Freedom Day ...

UN General Assembly passes resolution against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 21:48
WAAR-DUHOK: UN General Assembly passes resolution against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by majority vote. The post UN General Assembly passes resolution against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

UN General Assembly votes 128-9 to reject US decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 21:48
WAAR-DUHOK: More than 100 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump had ...

UN Jerusalem vote - live updates: Nikki Haley tells General Assembly 'We are asked to pay for privilege of being disrespected' in row over Israel capital decision | The Independent

Independent - 2017-12-21 17:53

Erdogan slams Trump ahead of UN vote: ‘You cannot buy Turkey’s democratic will with your Dollars’

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 16:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, hours before the United Nations General Assembly vote rejecting U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Mr. Trump, you cannot buy Turkey’s dem ...

Turkey 'to seek UN General Assembly vote' on Jerusalem

Kurdiu - 2017-12-18 22:04

Peshmerga Film to Go on Screen at UN

BAS News - 2017-11-20 17:21
ERBIL — Peshmerga Film, a documentary shot by the French director Bernard-Henri Lévy, is set to be screened on Tuesday, November 28, before the General Assembly of the United Nations, in New York. “Both France and UK will host a screening, next November ...

Thirty-Four NGOS Call on UN Third Committee to Pass the Resolution on Human Rights Situation in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-09 02:00
To: Member States of the United Nations General Assembly Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights and civil society organizations, urge your government to vote in favor of Resolution A/C.3/72/L.41 on the promotion and protection of human rights i ...

Report: Rouhani rejected meeting with Trump

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-31 00:06
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected a request by U.S. President Donald Trump for face-to-face talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York last month, Iranian officials claimed on Sunday. “U.S. President Trump invited President Rouh ...

David and Goliath in Zimbabwe: How a Pastor Has Challenged Robert Mugabe

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-09-27 07:26
While Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was deriding President Trump as a "Giant, Gold Goliath" at the UN General Assembly last week, the 93 year-old dictator's own suspected "David" was arrested back home in the capitol city of Harare on charges of sub ...

Briefing from Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition Brett McGurk

The Global Coalition - 2017-09-25 12:26
Read below for an on the record briefing given by SPE Brett McGurk on September 22nd 2017, after a US Secretary of State led ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition in the margins of the UN General Assembly. ...

At UN Assembly, Iraq outlines vision for post-conflict reconstruction

United Nations - 2017-09-24 09:10
Iraq is an independent sovereign federal State following democratic processes which have enabled all its people to participate in society, said the country’s top foreign affairs official at the United Nations General Assembly, expressing opposition to a ...

Iran, Iraq and Turkey reiterate opposition to Kurdistan Referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 10:52
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq have held trilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York where the three sides reiterated their countries opposition to the planned referendum of the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan, ...

Macron: France Won’t Stand Against Kurdistan’s Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-19 20:49
ERBIL — President Emmanuel Macron of France said on Tuesday that his country will not oppose to Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum scheduled for next week. Speaking to reporters on the sideline of the UN’s General Assembly in New York, Macron how ...

Abadi Prevents Iraqi President from Attending UNGA Meeting: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-19 19:25
ERBIL— The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi did not allow for the Iraqi President Fuad Massum to attend the session of the UN General Assembly, according to a Kurdish official. Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo member and former Iraqi financ ...

Turkish FM says KRG referendum 'big mistake'

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 14:09
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, speaking to Al-Monitor during his visit to New York for this week’s UN General Assembly session, addressed his country’s stance on the upcoming independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, EU-Turkey ties, Ankara’s ...

Trump calls for UN reform ahead of General Assembly’s debate

Orient News - 2017-09-19 02:01

Turkish and KRG foreign ministers meet in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-18 18:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his KRG counterpart Falah Mustafa are in meeting in New York one week before the Kurdistan vote on independence. The two ministers are in New York for the UN General Assembly. While Turkish offici ...

UN General Assembly votes in favor of Syria ceasefire

Aranews - 2016-12-10 03:17
The United Nations General Assembly on Friday voted in favor of an an immediate ceasefire in Syria and access for humanitarian aid. The General Assembly demanded an immediate ceasefire in Syria and urgent aid deliveries in a resolution adopted by a strong ...

UN General Assembly to vote on Syria resolution

Orient News - 2016-12-10 02:01

Russia gets voted off UN Human Rights Council Orient Net - Agencies The General Assembly voted Russia off the UN Human Rights Council on Friday, a stunning ..

Orient News - 2016-10-29 02:00

What is Turkey’s military strategy in Syria? / Semih Idiz

KurdPress - 2016-10-05 14:43
Flying back from New York, where he addressed the UN General Assembly's annual meeting, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on his plane that Turkey would participate in a US-led operation against the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa, pro ...

What is Turkey’s military strategy in Syria? / Semih Idiz

KurdPress - 2016-09-30 19:05
Flying back from New York, where he addressed the UN General Assembly's annual meeting, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on his plane that Turkey would participate in a US-led operation against the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa, pro ...

Saudi Arabia at General Assembly calls for urgent UN reforms to confront world crises

United Nations - 2016-09-23 01:50
The United Nations needs urgent reform to confront the challenges now facing the world, from the Palestinian-Israel conflict and the bloody wars in Syria and Yemen to countering terrorism and tackling the refugee crisis, Saudi Arabia warned the General As ...

Serious global collaboration needed in war on terrorism, Iraqi premier tells UN Assembly

United Nations - 2016-09-23 01:50
Taking the podium of the United Nations General Assembly to declare that most of the land seized by Islamist extremists has been recaptured, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi today appealed to the international community for more aid to reintegrate tho ...

Refugee Crisis, Syria at top of global agenda in UN General Assembly’s annual meeting

Aranews - 2016-09-18 03:30
ARA News GENEVA – The Syrian conflict and the refugee crisis will be at the top of the global agenda in the upcoming United Nations meeting starting Monday, according to officials. Leaders of 135 states are expected to attend the UN General Assembly’s ann ...

Joint Letter from 36 NGOs to Member States of the UN General Assembly

Kurdistanhumanrights - 2015-11-13 12:25

Iraqi PM heads to New York for UN General Assembly

Rûdaw - 2015-09-28 11:34
Haider al-Abadi to hold meetings with world leaders ...

Iraqi delegation holds bilateral meetings in the margins of UN General Assembly

Peyamner - 2013-10-07 12:42
PNA - The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr Ban Ki-moon, several foreign ministers and other UN officials received the high-level Iraqi delegation headed by the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Hoshyar Zebari, in New York last week. ...

Hoshyar Zebari: The View from the UN General Assembly

PUK Media - 2013-09-29 10:32

Iraq participate in 68th Session of UN General Assembly

PUK Media - 2013-09-25 09:28

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