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Trump talks about 'nations of terror'. Has he never met the United States? | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-06-15 14:49

UN Secretary General Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Presidency

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - United Nations Secretary-general Antonio Guterres has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. He further noted "I am sure that your leadership with your great experience and wisdom will be ver ...

UN: 12 cases of extrajudicial executions in Colombia in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-13 09:15
A 62-page report published by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on international humanitarian law in Colombia during 2018, reveals that there have been 12 cases of extrajudicial executions. ...

UK Continues to Support Explosive Hazard Management, Risk Education Activities in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-09 15:47
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq would like to highlight the role of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) as a key facilitator of stabilization and humanitarian efforts through the s ...

United Nations calls on Turkey to release 2 Gülen-linked individuals kidnapped from Malaysia - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-05-31 15:32

UNDP Helps Return of IDP Families to Nineveh Plains

BAS News - 2019-05-30 16:06
BATNAYA, (UNDP) — The first 10 families are returning home to Batnaya in Iraq’s Ninewa Plains after fleeing ISIL, thanks to the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) housing rehabilitation efforts. The housing project – implemented by UNDP and fi ...

UN Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 12:46
ERBIL — United Nations envoys send congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new president of Kurdistan Region. “Congratulations to my good friend Nechirvan Barzani on being elected KRG President.,” said Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Specia ...

Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2470 (2019) - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-05-22 06:19

UN Security Council to Discuss Iraq on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-05-19 15:39
ERBIL — United Nations Security Council is set to hold a session to Tuesday this week to discuss the latest developments in Iraq, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI). The session is scheduled for 21 May 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Ne ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets with UN Envoy

KRG-Spain - 2019-05-15 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, and her accompanying delegation. ...

Let us unite our efforts in pursuing the remnants of terrorism

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
The Syrian Foreign Affairs Ministry sent two simultaneous letters to the UN Security Council and the United Nations, there were a lot of lies and fabrications against our forces in the two letters. It worth mentioning that our forces liberated Deira Zour ...

7 reasons why UNDP’s housing work in Mosul is important

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-14 11:06
Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working to rehabilitate 15,000 homes in the area. Article 7 reasons why UNDP’s housing work in Mosul is important Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses The Next KRG with UN delegation

Waar Media - 2019-05-13 21:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani received a delegation from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Pirmam today. The UN delegation was headed by head of the mission Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, they discussed the latest political developmen ...

UN Welcomes Political Progress in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-13 17:54
ERBIL - The United Nations has welcomed the political progress in the Kurdistan Region as a new government is imminent to be formed in Erbil. The comments were made by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine H ...

Masrour Barzani Welcomes UN Engagement for Settlement to Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-13 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on Monday in Erbil where they discussed the political developments in t ...

Barzani, UN Envoy Discuss Next KRG, Erbil-Baghdad Ties

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A delegation from the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMI), led by head of the mission Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, visited Erbil where they met with Kurdish political leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, to discus ...

UN Envoy Visits Sinjar, Urges Efforts for IDP's Safe Return

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL (UNAMI) — Although the military defeat of Da’esh in Iraq was announced in December 2017, more than 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced. With that alarming statistic in mind, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Ira ...

- Just Security A United Nations team is visiting Washington this week to conduct its first review of U.S. counterterrorism policy.

Justsecurity - 2019-05-03 00:12

Over 7,000 People Abandon Syrian Camp: UN

BAS News - 2019-04-26 21:56
ERBIL - The United Nations revealed on Friday that over 7,000 people had left a camp for displaced Syrian near the borders with Jordan in less than two months. "Since March, over 7,300 people have left Rukban," David Swanson, a spokesperson for the UN's ...

Local Arabs Impede Exhumation of Yezidi Mass Graves in Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — A local official from Sinjar has warned about an intention in the area to impede the exhumation of the mass graves where the Islamic State (IS) militants buried Yezidi victims in 2014. The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountabili ...

UNESCO, Germany to Reconstruct Mosul’s al-Aghawat Mosque

BAS News - 2019-04-17 12:49
ERBIL — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the government of Germany have signed an agreement to reconstruct al-Aghawat Mosque in Mosul, north of Iraq. The UN cultural agency is helping Iraq to gain internat ...

Creativity Flourishes as Mosul’s Fine Arts College Officially Opens

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
MOSUL (UNDP) — The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University was officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Iraq. The College, ...

Japan Donates Additional $9.2 Million to Help Iraq Revive after IS

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
BAGHDAD (WFP) — The Government of Japan has contributed US$9.2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to enable it to transition its programmes in Iraq from primarily humanitarian to more development-related assistance. As WFP faces a s ...

Iran Appoints News Ambassador to the UN

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed a new envoy to the Untied Nations as tensions with the US rapidly increased. Tehran said on Tuesday that Majid Takht Ravanchi is appointed to serve as the new ambassador to the United Nations, state medi ...

UNITAD, Iraq United in Ongoing Exhumations in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-04-01 15:22
BAGHDAD (UNITAD) — UNITAD (United Nations Investigative Team for the Promotion of Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL) confirms ongoing forensic and technical support for the teams of the Government of Iraq, announcing the continuation thr ...

UNPO: The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and its partners, submit a joint report to the United Nations (UN) as part of the UN Universal Periodic Review of human rights in Iran

UNPO - 2019-03-29 21:43

Japan Provides Additional Contribution to Explosive Hazard Management in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes an additional contribution of USD 1,625,000 from the Government of Japan to further mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards in support of the provision, facilitation and ena ...

EU-funded Programme in Iraq to Support Recovery, Stability Through Local Development

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
BASRA (UNDP) — The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continue to work together to help the people of Iraq in their pursuit of recovery and stability. On 28 March 2019 ...

Baghdad: Investigations Launched on First Exhumed Mass Grave of Yezidis

BAS News - 2019-03-27 21:15
ERBIL - Special teams in the Iraqi capital city launched on Wednesday investigations into the first exhumed mass grave of Yezidi victims of the Islamic State (IS) brutality. Earlier the month, the United Nations jointly with the Iraqi and Kurdistan Regio ...

UN Security Council to Meet and Discuss Golan Heights

BAS News - 2019-03-27 17:01
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council will hold an urgent meeting later on Wednesday to discuss the US decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights. The meeting comes at the request of Syria which has already described Washington’s ...

Syria Calls for Urgent UN Security Council Meeting on Golan Heights

BAS News - 2019-03-27 10:59
ERBIL — The Syrian government has called on the United Nations Security Council to urgently convene to discuss the issues related to Goan Heights. The call came after US President Donald Trump on Monday officially recognized Israel's sovereignty over the ...

Denmark Grant $11 Million for Explosive Threat Mitigation in Liberated Areas of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-26 13:25
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of DKK 73 million (over USD 11 million) from the Government of Denmark to mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards and enable stabilization ...

Dore Gold Calls for Equal Rights for Israel at the United Nations

JCPA - 2019-03-25 17:01

UN Encourages Peace in Nawroz Message

BAS News - 2019-03-21 16:00
ERBIL — The United Nations has released an official statement to wish a happy Nawroz to the Kurds and all the nations who celebrate the traditional new year, saying that it is a chance to reaffirm commitment to peace and human dignity. “For more than 300 ...

Col. Richard Kemp addresses UN Gaza Commission at UNHRC

UN Watch - 2019-03-20 00:59
Testimony delivered before the UN Human Rights Council by Col. Richard Kemp on behalf of United Nations Watch, Geneva, Switzerland, March 18, 2019. Mr. President, I was a British commander in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan and have extensive expe ...

Deputy Speaker Hawrami meets United Nations Association of Germany

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-03-19 00:41

United Nations: Our Newest Women's Rights Committee Member is...Iran

Townhall - 2019-03-17 23:39

42 NGOs Including KHRN Demand Renewal of Mandate for Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-17 02:00
Friday 15 March 2019 TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/40/L.15 renewing the mandate of t ...

[PICTURES]: UN Exhumes First Mass Grave of Yezidis in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-15 12:03
ERBIL — The United Nations kicked off its mission to exhume and document the first mass grave where the bodies of Yezidi victims of the Islamic State (IS) brutality are buried. The mission is a joint work between the Iraqi government, Kurdistan Regional ...

UN Team to Exhume First Mass Grave of Yezidis near Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-14 12:16
ERBIL — A special investigative team of the United Nations will begin its task to exhume the first mass grave of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar region on Friday. United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability ...

UNMAS Senior Manager at AUK

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-03-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – March 12th, 2019- Senior Manager of United Nations Mine Action Service- Iraq (UNMAS) Mr. Pehr Lodhammar, visited the American University of Kurdistan for a lecture on “Explosive Hazard Management in Iraq – Challenges and ...

War in Syria Killed Over 1,100 Children Last Year: UN

BAS News - 2019-03-11 20:35
ERBIL - Over 1,100 children were killed in Syria last year due to the prolonged deadly war in the country, the United Nations said in a statement on Monday. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta ...

Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-11 07:49

Death of millions of Iraqi carp in 2018 caused by herpes, UN finds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 15:52
BAGHDAD,— The sudden death last year of millions of Iraqi carp, used in the country’s signature dish, was caused by a strain of herpes harmless to humans, the United Nations said Wednesday. Iraqi fish farmers south of Baghdad were left reeling in late 20 ...

Despite Being Defeated in Syria, IS Possible to Re-emerge in Future: UN Envoy

BAS News - 2019-02-28 20:33
ERBIL - Although the Islamic State (IS) has been defeated in Syria, the jihadist group is possible to re-emerge in the country once again in the future, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said on Thursday. "Aims connected to peacemaking are enormous ...

Report submitted to UN on detainees in Behdinan

ANF - 2019-02-26 17:09
A report was submitted to the United Nations (UN) regarding the situation of people detained by KDP security forces during protests in January against the Turkish invasion attacks. ...

Over 1,000 human rights defenders, journalists killed in 3 years

ANF - 2019-02-25 19:25
President of the Human Rights Council reminded that the Council would hear statements by some 100 high-level dignitaries, testifying to the importance of the Council’s mandate and of human rights within the United Nations system. ...

EU Spends over $55 Million to Help Reconstruction in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-22 14:21
MOSUL (UNAMI) — Seeing firsthand the impact of the assistance provided to help the people of Mosul recover from the devastation of the conflict with Da’esh (ISIL), a joint European Union-United Nations delegation toured stabilization and development proj ...

UNAMI Could Play Better Role in Normalization of Disputed Areas: KRG

BAS News - 2019-02-20 22:47
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has criticized the lack of involvement of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) in normalizing the situation in the disputed territories, arguing that it should play "a more active role" be ...

United Nations encourages states to help Iran after terror attac

Rûdaw - 2019-02-15 10:52

Sweden Allocates $8.3 Million for Clearing War Remnants in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-10 21:04
ERBIL - The Swedish government has allocated $8.3 million to assist the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in clearing the areas freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq from mines and other war remnants. "With this contribution from Sweden, UNM ...

Decades Needed to Clear Mosul from IS Explosives: UN

BAS News - 2019-02-09 13:15
ERBIL — The United Nations’ Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has estimated that it could take at least 10 years to clear Iraq’s Mosul from landmines left by the Islamic State (IS). Mosul, known as the second largest city in Iraq, fell into the hands of IS in ...

US Urges Countries to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-04 23:07
ERBIL - The United States has called on other countries to repatriate their members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who are now held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. "The United States calls upon other nations to repatriate and prose ...

Hassan Rouhani slams Trump in United Nations speech | World News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-02-04 20:37

Maxmur women on day six of hunger strike in Hewler

ANF - 2019-02-04 14:36
The hunger strike by women from Maxmur continues in front of the United Nations’ office in Hewler on the sixth day. ...

Maxmur women on day four of hunger strike in Hewler

ANF - 2019-02-02 11:33
Members of the Ishtar Women’s Council from Maxmur refugee camp who have launched a hunger strike in front of the United Nations’ office in Erbil, continue their action despite the cold and rain. ...

Maxmur women continue hunger strike despite KDP forces’ attack

ANF - 2019-02-01 17:44
A group of women from Maxmur who are on hunger strike in front of the United Nations’ office in Hewler, continue their action despite the attack by KDP forces. ...

Jean Ziegler calls on UN to act against Turkish fascism

ANF - 2019-01-31 10:38
Che Guevara’s comrade Jean Ziegler saluted the Kurdish hunger strike campaign launched in Kurdistan and Europe and called for Ocalan’s freedom. “The United Nations should act against Turkish fascism,” Ziegler said. ...

ISIS, Syrian fighters: United Nations says Captagon used by fighters in Syria war

NEWS - 2019-01-31 01:50

Women go on hunger strike in front of the UN office in Hewler

ANF - 2019-01-30 13:16
A group of women have launched a hunger strike against the isolation in front of the United Nations Representation Office in Hewler. ...

Secretary-General of the KIU receives the representative of the United Nations in Iraq

Kurdiu - 2019-01-28 17:11

Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-01-26 16:00

Yazidi community in diaspora in solidarity with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-01-24 08:25
Yazidi community representatives: We urge the CPT, the United Nations, and the European Court of Human Rights to not to be partners in Turkey’s crimes against humanity. ...

10 United Nations peacekeepers killed in Mali attack - The Kashmir Monitor

Thekashmirmonitor - 2019-01-22 00:40

Israel-Palestine Issue: Role of the United Nations - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-01-21 22:23

Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: India votes against US at United Nations | World News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-01-21 11:07

Lindsey Graham endorses Nauert as next United Nations ambassador | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-19 15:23

Donald Trump Brings Rare Laughter To Solemn United Nations Summit

NDTV - 2019-01-15 20:17

Prime Minister Barzani meets United Nations new Envoy

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-01-15 10:06

Donald Trump Says United Nations Wasn't Laughing At Me, They Were Laughing With Me

NDTV - 2019-01-14 06:25

Conservatives Can Fix the United Nations | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-01-11 16:38

Meet the adventurer: Simon Reeve

Waar Media - 2019-01-08 09:24
Favourite place? Somaliland on the Horn of Africa. A very wonderful state in a tricky part of the world. Somaliland is not a recognised country, it has no seat at the United Nations, but it has traffic lights, a minister for tourism and some of the most ...

04. January 2019 – Syria: United Nations should protect Kurdish region

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-01-07 23:46

15 Years Ago, Colin Powell Lied to the United Nations

Theintercept - 2019-01-06 18:57

Iraq: Over 150,000 children endangered by ‘freezing’ temperatures, warns UNICEF

United Nations - 2019-01-05 17:50
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has ramped up efforts to provide warm clothes and life-saving supplies to more than 150,000 displaced children across northern Iraq whose lives are threatened by freezing temperatures. ...

UNAMI Reveals Casualty Figures for Last Month

BAS News - 2019-01-03 22:26
ERBIL - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has revealed the casualty figures for last month, according to which, Mosul was the worst affected province. It explained in a statement that seven civilians were killed in Mosul, while 19 more w ...

2.262 migrants lost their lives in the Mediterranean in one year

ANF - 2019-01-03 15:17
According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2.262 migrants lost their lives in attempts to cross into Europe over the Mediterranean Sea in 2018. ...

UNICEF: Over 395,000 babies to be born on Jan. 1, 2019

Waar Media - 2019-01-02 09:34
More than 395,000 babies will be born around the world on New Year’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. A quarter will be born in South Asia alone, according to a statement issued by UNICEF . “As the clock strikes midnight, Sydney wil ...

UNHCR urges members to offer ports to stranded migrants

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 13:52
The UN Refugee Agency on Monday called on Member States to “urgently offer safe ports” to two vessels carrying 49 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean. “UNHCR [The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees], the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing to ...

US has officially left UNESCO

Waar Media - 2018-12-31 19:17
US exited The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization officially today. The reasons behind this decision are mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNES ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets United Nations new Envoy

Gulan Media - 2018-12-31 00:02

PM Barzani, UN's New Envoy Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2018-12-27 21:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq's (UNAMI) new envoy Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert to discuss the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. During the meeting, according ...

Masrour Barzani, UN's New Envoy Discuss Political, Security Affairs Across Iraq

BAS News - 2018-12-27 15:54
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Thursday the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq's (UNAMI) new envoy, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, for talks on the security and political affairs across t ...

Baghdad, UN Contributions to Sinjar Reconstruction “Not Effective”: Mayor

BAS News - 2018-12-25 13:32
ERBIL — The Iraqi government and United Nations have spend fairly large funds to reconstruct the Yezidi town of Sinjar, but the contribution and its mechanism has not been effective, said Sinjar Mayor Mahma Khalil. Sinjar, a predominantly Yezidi town in ...

Yemen crisis: UN agrees Hudaydah ceasefire mission

BBC - 2018-12-22 00:00
A United Nations team will monitor a truce between Houthi rebels and pro-government forces in Hudaydah. ...

UNMAS Announces Graduation of Iraqi Police Officers from Hazards Management Training

BAS News - 2018-12-20 13:21
BAGHDAD, (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) thanks the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MoI) for its support in providing Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)/Improvised Explosive Device Defeat (IEDD) and Explosive Hazards First Responder ( ...

Nikki Haley: Bn Salman Must Abandon “Bandits” Behavior

Waar Media - 2018-12-19 17:06
United States representative to the United Nations Niki Haley; addressed in a rather rough tone to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman; demanding him to abandon “bandits” behavior; Healy stated in a press statement on Tuesday. Haley is leaving her pos ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga attends “Path Towards Peace” Conference in Germany

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-18 18:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On December 17th, 2018, the United Nations of Germany hosted the “Path towards Peace in Kurdistan” Conference in Hannover, Germany. Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Pesh ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran Agree on Syrian Constitutional Committee

BAS News - 2018-12-18 18:20
ERBIL — Brokered by the United Nations, an agreement was reached on Tuesday between Turkey, Russia, and Iran to form a committee for writing a new constitution for Syria. The committee is set to hold its first meeting by the beginning of 2019. The foreig ...

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's New Envoy Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-12-16 23:09
ERBIL - The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq's (UNAMI) new envoy to Iraq has arrived in Baghdad to succeed Jan Kubis. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, who previously served as Netherlands Defence Minister between 2012 and 2017, landed in Iraq on Sun ...

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Rûdaw - 2018-12-16 16:53
Government officials, religious figures, United Nations representatives and European ambassadors gathered ...

FEDA: Turkey has committed blatant crimes against humanity

ANF - 2018-12-14 12:38
“The aerial attack against an area under United Nations control is a blatant crime against humanity according to international laws of warfare, committed in front of the world to see.” ...

UN Conference On Illicit Arms Trade

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2018-12-14 01:01
Officially invited by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Dr. Widad Akreyi attended the third UN conference to review progress made in the implementation of the Programme of Action on illicit trade in small arms and light weapons. In her st ...

EU Signs Contracts of €57.5 Million to Support Mosul Recovery

BAS News - 2018-12-13 10:01
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and develop ...

UNAMI Establishes Nineveh Human Rights and Justice Network

BAS News - 2018-12-08 14:51
MOSUL, (UNAMI) — The Human Rights Office (HRO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) held a one-day roundtable with lawyers and civil society activists from Ninewa on 5 December 2018 to discuss the criminal justice system in Ninewa si ...

UN-Habitat Reconstructs Civilian Houses in West Mosul

BAS News - 2018-12-08 14:51
MOSUL, (UNAMI) — On 6 December 2018, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) officially handed over a total of 307 housing units in Zanjilli neighborhood of West Mosul, Nineveh Governorate, rehabilitated under the project titled “Prom ...

UN to Begin Investigations into IS Crimes in Early 2019

BAS News - 2018-12-05 09:16
ERBIL — The United Nations special investigative team will finally begin investigating massacre of Kurdish Yezidis and other atrocities by the Islamic State (IS) in early 2019, head of the investigative team said. Earlier in September 2017, Kurdish Yezid ...

UN Envoy Welcomes Masrour Barzani’s Nomination for Kurdistan Premiership

BAS News - 2018-12-04 13:40
ERBIL — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis, has welcomed the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) decision to nominate Masrour Barzani for the position of Kurdistan Region Prime Minister. The KDP announce ...

PM Barzani Receives UN Envoy in Farewell Visit

BAS News - 2018-12-03 21:26
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday in a farewell visit the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis. The UN envoy, according to a statement by Barzani's office, briefed the Kurdish p ...
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