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UN Security Council unanimously extends mandate of UNITAD

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:46
BAGHDAD (UNITAD) — The Security Council remains united and resolute in its support of the work carried out by the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD), as members today unanimously voted ...

The Real Problem with the Trump Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-09-18 06:02
The real problem with the Trump administration’s foreign policy is not its disparaging attitudes toward the United Nations, inherited arms control agreements with the USSR-cum-Russia or Iran, or other international legal instruments such as the Paris Acco ...

The Rise of Donald Trump in the White House and the UN’s decline in Global Affairs!

E-Kurd - 2019-09-17 11:44
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net During the election period when Donald Trump was seeking to win the Republican party nomination for the presidency of the United States, he was criticizing the United Nations (UN) role in Global Affairs, and different ...

Kurdistan Region President Meets Top UN Official in Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-11 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 9 September 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, United Nations Secretary-General Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Ira ...

Kurdistan Region President Meets Top UN Official in Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-10 10:29
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 9 September 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, United Nations Secretary-General Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Ir ...

Kurdistan President, UN Envoy Discuss Various Political, Security Affairs

BAS News - 2019-09-09 22:17
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, to discuss various political and security issues in Iraq and the region. Barz ...

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N.

Reuters - 2019-09-07 19:04
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees. ...

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya, 4 September 2019 - Libya | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-09-05 02:50

Ratify the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, says Sukaham | Malaysia | Malay Mail

Malaymail - 2019-09-02 02:22

KRG Minister of Peshmerga meets with UNAMI delegation

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-29 01:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 27, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) met with Manoj Masio and Frank Lanaho, political consultants to United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). During the meeting, the Minister of Pesh ...

Kurds almost half of political prisoners in Iran: UN rapporteur

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 22:14
NEW YORK,— A newly circulated United Nations report on Iran has noted that nearly half of the country’s political prisoners are ethnic Kurds and that they are executed at a disproportionately higher rate than other ethnic groups. In a report submitted on ...

Commemoration ceremony of the 5th Anniversary of Yezidi Genocide in Duhok

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-09 14:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 4, 2019, Nechirvan Barzani (President of Kurdistan Region), Masrour Barzani (KRG Prime Minister) and Mir Hazim Beg (Mir of Ezidis), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (United Nations Sec-General representative in Ira ...

Islamic State has as much as $300 million to fight, says UN chief

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
UNITED NATIONS,— Secretary-General António Guterres says in a report that the Islamic State extremist group IS/ISIS has been left with as much as $300 million following the loss of its so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, “with none of the financial ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives A Delegation of the United Nations.

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region received A delegation of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) headed by Dr Luay Shabana, Regional Director of the Fund. In the meeting, Dr Shabana presented a brief on his vi ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
In the meeting today, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met the Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Iraq Jeanine Plasschaert. Ms Plasschaert spoke about her visit to Shingal, the crisis that hit the area, securing peace in ...

July deadliest month since May 2017 in Afghanistan, says UNAMA

ANF - 2019-08-04 11:39
More than 1,500 civilians were killed or injured in July due to the ongoing war in Afghanistan according to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). ...

SCF's submission for the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-25 01:39

Human Rights in Turkey discussed at UN

ANF - 2019-07-13 10:50
The International Union for the Protection of Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) promoted a conference titles ”Prisons in Turkey, Human Rights and Torture crimes" at the United Nations (UN) building in Geneva. ...

Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
BAGHDAD (UNAMI) — The Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement today for USD 9 million (NOK 75 million) to support stabilization and recovery efforts for Iraq post-ISIL. Norway’s contribution ...

Human Rights Watch Submission to the United Nations Committee against Torture on Greece | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-07-05 10:47

UN called for inquiry into airstrike on detention centre in Libya

ANF - 2019-07-04 08:41
The United Nations has called for an independent inquiry into the bombing of a Libyan migrant detention centre that left at least 44 dead and more than 130 severely injured. ...

Kurdistan President, UN Envoy Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-07-02 22:39
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, to discuss the latest political developments in the region. During t ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

UN Voices Support for Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-02 16:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on Tuesday in Erbil to discuss the latest political, security, and ...

Syrian Kurds sign agreement with UN to end, prevent use of child soldiers

E-Kurd - 2019-07-02 14:29
GENEVA,—The United Nations has signed an agreement with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to end and prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers by the US-backed group, the United Nations said on Monday. Special Representative of the U ...

UN, SDF Sign Action Plan to End Recruitment of Children

BAS News - 2019-07-02 12:16
ERBIL — The United Nations has signed an action plan with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to ban the recruitment of children by the US-backed forces. During a ceremony on Saturday in Switzerland, Special Representative of the UN Secretary- ...

SDF and UN signed Action Plan to end recruitment of under 18

ANF - 2019-07-02 08:43
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children under the age of 18. ...

UNSC Welcomes Progress in Kurdistan Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the progress in the ongoing negotiations between political parties towards the formation of the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. A large delegation from the Security Council visited Ir ...

UNSC Calls for Implementation of Article 140

BAS News - 2019-06-30 02:07
ERBIL - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called for the implementation of article 140 from the Iraqi Constitution, reiterating support for the process. The call was made by a UNSC's delegation who met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirv ...

Kurdistan President Meets with UNSC Delegation in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met on Saturday with a delegation from the United Nations Security Council in Baghdad. The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Region Parliament Speaker Vala Farid, Interior Minister Karim Sinjari, ...

Human Rights Council opens forty-first regular session, hears update by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-06-24 20:06

Joint Statement "United Nations Question Turkey on the Fate and Whereabouts of Forcibly Deported Armenians in 1915-1923" • MassisPost

Massispost - 2019-06-22 09:45

“We want Iraqis to rebuild Iraq”, UN Iraq Resident Coordinator assures @Coalition Twitter followers

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-20 17:35
On Tuesday 18 June, the United Nations’ Iraq Resident Coordinator, Marta Ruedas, took over the @Coalition Twitter account to answer the public’s questions about UNDP Iraq stabilization efforts – the progress, the challenges, and the processes. Followers ...

PM-Designate Barzani Pledges Support to UN Team Probing IS Crimes

BAS News - 2019-06-19 14:35
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani received a UN delegation on Wednesday led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser and head of United Nations Investigative ...

UN Team for Investigating IS Crimes Underscores KRG’s Role in Hosting IDPs

BAS News - 2019-06-19 13:51
ERBIL — The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State (UNITAD), led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser of the investigative team, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on ...

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

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