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UN Calls for Calm in Iraq’s Post-Election

BAS News - 2018-06-01 01:07
NEY YORK (UNAMI) — Briefing the UN Security Council, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq Ján Kubiš said national elections were held on 12 May in a generally calm and stable environment. He called on political actors and their suppor ...

Haley urges UN to ‘see justice done’ in Syria, vows US response

Waar Media - 2018-04-10 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday urged the United Nations Security Council to act following the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, warning the United States was ready to respond. Russia said a US military strike against Syria ...

UNSC to hold emergency meeting over Syria chemical attack

Waar Media - 2018-04-09 11:53
WAAR-DUHOK: The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. “The US, along with Cote d’Ivoire, France, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Sweden, and the UK, has called for an emerge ...

Cyprus to resort to UN Security Council if Turkey drills in EEZ

Waar Media - 2018-03-30 17:23
WAAR-DUHOK: Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades has not ruled out resorting to the UN Security Council if Turkey tries to drill for gas inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone. Should this happen, the president told Greek state television ERT, the governm ...

violations against hundreds of thousands of people in turkey: UN reported

Roji Kurd - 2018-03-21 00:01
The United Nations is throwing serious human rights violations against hundreds of thousands of people in turkey, committed since the coup d ‘ état in the summer of 2016. Roji Kurd: In a report by the un security council, among others: Teachers and prosec ...

The outcome of the combats in Afrin within the past 24 hours

SDF Press - 2018-03-13 19:42
Despite the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which obligates all parties to stop hostilities, the Turkish state continues to violate the international resolution and targets our people in Afrin with deferent types of weapons and airstrikes, which expo ...

People in Afrin Urge UN to Break Silence About Turkish Offensive

BAS News - 2018-03-11 22:13
ERBIL - The people of Kurdish Afrin Canton in Syria on Sunday gathered calling on the UN Security Council to pressure Turkey to halt its offensive in the region in a statement, said Firat News Agency. According to ANF, the Afrin Canton Executive Council ...

The outcome of combats within the past 24 hours in Afrin

SDF Press - 2018-03-11 15:52
Despite the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which obligates all parties to stop hostilities, the Turkish state continues to violate the international resolution and targets our people in Afrin with deferent types of weapons and airstrikes, which expo ...

Russia Should Go Beyond Humanitarian Corridors in Syria

International Crisis Group - 2018-03-08 19:32
Russia’s proposal for humanitarian corridors for Eastern Ghouta and Rukban camp have little chance of mitigating suffering there. Instead, Moscow should push for a negotiated resolution of Eastern Ghouta through UN Security Council Resolution 2401 and se ...

Over 900 Civilians Killed in Afrin So Far: REPORT

BAS News - 2018-03-08 11:26
ERBIL - Even though the UN Security Council on February 24 approved a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, including the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilians in the area, Turkey has continued its assault on the region, killin ...

Gabriel: Turkey strikes SC resolutions, monitoring violations is a must

ANHA - 2018-03-01 21:23
Spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces Kino Gabriel said that the Turkish state and its allies are beating the Security Council resolutions and called on the UN Security Council to abide by its resolutions and assume responsibility and to establish a ...

To media and public opinion

SDF Press - 2018-03-01 19:11
The UN Security Council unanimously adopted its resolution 2401 at its meeting on Saturday, February 24th 2018, on the basis of a draft submitted by the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Sweden, which explicitly provided for the cessation of all combat o ...

HDP Calls on Ankara to Abide by Syrian Ceasefire

BAS News - 2018-03-01 00:45
ERBIL — Ayhan Bilgen, spokesperson of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) slammed on Wednesday the Turkish statement on the UN Security Council truce. The truce applies to Afrin too and Turkey must abide by the ceasefire, he added. “If you wa ...

The result of the combats in its 40th day in Afrin and its countryside

SDF Press - 2018-02-28 22:51
Despite the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which obligates all parties to stop hostilities, the Turkish state continues to violate international resolutions and targets our people in Afrin with various types of weapons and air raids, which expose ou ...

US State Dept. Spokesperson: Afrin is part of Syrian ceasefire

Waar Media - 2018-02-28 11:41
WAAR-DUHOK: State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert affirmed on Tuesday that the Kurdish enclave of Afrin falls within the scope of the Syrian ceasefire that was unanimously approved by the UN Security Council on Saturday. However, Nauert was unwill ...

Ceasefire in Syria Includes Afrin, US Tells Turkey

BAS News - 2018-02-28 11:01
ERBIL - State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert on Tuesday reiterated that the Syrian ceasefire which was unanimously approved by the UN Security Council on Saturday is applied on the Kurdish city of Afrin as well.Nauert said that the groups which a ...

French FM: Only Russia Can Pressure Damascus on Ceasefire

BAS News - 2018-02-27 23:23
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that only Russia could pressure Damascus on abiding by the ceasefire the UN Security Council has issued. Speaking in Moscow at a press conference after holding talks with Russian Foreign ...

More Casualties in Afrin After UN Ceasefire Resolution : DCHRK

BAS News - 2018-02-27 10:34
ERBIL - At least 13 people were killed due to the Turkish bombardment on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria on Monday, according to Democracy Center for Human Rights in Kurdistan (DCHRK). Although the UN Security Council on Saturday approved a 30-day ...

Macron Tells Erdoğan UN Ceasefire Includes Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-26 21:44
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect the UN Security Council Resolution for a ceasefire across Syria, referring to Afrin. During the phone call, Macron told Erdoğan that the 30- ...

Clashes Between Turkey, YPG in Afrin After UN Ceasefire Resolution

BAS News - 2018-02-26 21:44
ERBIL — Clashes occurred between the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Turkish army in Afrin, the Kurdish city in Syria, after the UN Security Council's Resolution. According to sources close to the YPG, a number of clashes took plac ...

Syrian Regime Bombards Ghouta After UN Ceasefire Resolution

BAS News - 2018-02-26 16:09
ERBIL - At least 36 civilians have been killed in the Damuscus suburb of Eastern Ghouta due to the Syrian regime’s bombardments during the last 24 hours, Sky News reported. The regime's attacks come after the UN Security Council approved a 30-day ceasefi ...

Syrian Ceasefire Won’t Affect Assault on Afrin: Turkey

BAS News - 2018-02-25 23:31
ERBIL — Turkey has welcomed the resolution by the UN Security Council to implement a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, but says it will have no affect on its ongoing assaults against the Syrian Kurdish forces in Afrin. "We welcome the resolution adopted by the ...

YPG Conditionally Supports UN Ceasefire Resolution

BAS News - 2018-02-25 20:37
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Sunday released a statement to show its readiness to adhere to a 30-day ceasefire across Syria which was suggested by the UN Security Council. The YPG stated that it supports the UN Security C ...

To the Media and Public Opinion

SDF Press - 2018-02-25 12:49
According to UN security council resolution /2401/ on February,24,2018, which clearly provides for a cessation of hostilities on all Syrian territory including Afrin city for a month to facilitate humanitarian access, we are in People’s Protection Units ( ...

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-25 00:01
The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously called for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, with Russia agreeing to the temporary hiatus only after forcing two days of delays that critics said allowed ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to purs ...

UN Security Council Approves Month-Long Ceasefire in Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-24 23:44
ERBIL — The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire to the deadly conflicts in Syria. The vote intends to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations in troubled regions. The dem ...

UNSC to discuss Erbil-Baghdad disputes

Waar Media - 2018-02-20 21:57
WAAR-DUHOK: United Nations Security Council will start investigations on the disputes between Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in order to help the sides resolve their issues via peaceful methods. According to a statement released by the UN, a copy of which ...

World Security Council to Help Baghdad, Erbil Resolve Disputes

BAS News - 2018-02-20 11:13
ERBIL - World Security Council will start investigations on the disputes between Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in order to help the sides resolve their issues via peaceful methods.According to a statement released by the UN, a copy of which was been sent ...

Iran unrest divides UN Security Council meeting

Waar Media - 2018-01-06 16:59
WAAR-DUHOK; ran has told the UN it has “hard evidence” that protests there were being “directed from abroad,” while Russia has urged the chamber to “let Iran deal with its own problems.” The US said it had put Iran “on notice.” The UN Security Council he ...

UN weighs resolution rejecting US Jerusalem decision

Waar Media - 2017-12-17 11:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The United Nations Security Council is considering voting on a draft resolution earlier next week that would consider any changes to the status of Jerusalem legally invalid and call on any such changes to be reversed, according to Saturday me ...

Iraq Announces End of Oil-for-Food Program

BAS News - 2017-12-09 11:54
ERBIL — Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Saturday declared the end of Iraq's Oil-for-Food program imposed since 1995 under Chapter VII of the United Nations charter. After Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990 the UN Security Council placed Iraq under Chapter VII of the ...

UN Security Council Urges Baghdad, Erbil on Peaceful Dialogue

BAS News - 2017-10-26 22:02
ERBIL — The UN Security Council on Thursday urged the authorities in Erbil and Baghdad to return to dialogues and settle their differences peacefully. "Council members noted that the federal and regional governments have both expressed willingness to eng ...

KRG delegation to visit UNSC member states to win support

KurdPress - 2017-10-21 14:03
A delegation of Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s leaders will begin a series of visits to the UN Security Council permanent member states to attract support after the Kurdistan Regional Government’s controversial independence referendum in September, a Russian ne ...

UN Security Council Asks All Sides in Iraq to Refrain from Use of Force

BAS News - 2017-10-19 10:54
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday expressed concern over recent reports of violence near the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. “Council members called on all sides to refrain from the threat and use of force, and to engage in constr ...

Masrour Barzani: Baghdad's Reactions against Referendum Unconstitutional

BAS News - 2017-10-04 18:04
ERBIL— Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) on Wednesday described the measures that Baghdad has taken against Kurdistan in the wake of its independence referendum as "unconstitutional." As he received UN Special Envoy to Iraq Jan Kubis ...
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