UNSC unites on humanitarian aid to Syria – The Hindu

The HinduThe United Nations Security Council has passed a unanimous resolution on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria — the decision flowing from a consensus that the government and…

Syria crisis: UN Security Council agrees aid resolution – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution on access to humanitarian aid in Syria – the first time it has united on the issue. The resolution says…

UN Security Council slams deadly terrorist attack in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaUNITED NATIONS, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a tourist bus in south Sinai in Egypt, which killed four people,…

UN calls for unity after deadly Lebanon bombing – The Daily Star

The Daily StarBEIRUT: The U.N. Security Council appealed to the Lebanese people to preserve national unity despite consistent attempts to undermine the country’s stability, in the wake of the deadly…

Obama will win over Senate in Iran row: academic – Tehran Times

Tehran TimesTEHRAN – President Obama has seriously opposed any new sanctions against Iran after a landmark nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the major powers (the five permanent members…

Experts worried as talks falter amid UN plea to free prisoners – The Standard Digital News

The Standard Digital NewsSOUTH SUDAN: The UN Security Council has urged South Sudan President Salva Kiir to release political prisoners to help bring an end to the bitter conflict there.…

S Sudan conflict: UN calls on government to free prisoners – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UN Security Council has urged South Sudan President Salva Kiir to release political prisoners to help bring an end to the bitter conflict there. Rebel leader, Riek Machar,…

UN police arrive in Juba in South Sudan – BBC News

BBC NewsThe first UN reinforcements have arrived in South Sudan since the UN Security Council voted to almost double the number of peacekeepers in the country to 12,500. A detachment…

South Sudan Army Fights to Recapture Key Towns – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaKAMPALA — South Sudan government troops are preparing to launch an attack to recapture Bentiu, the capital of oil-rich Unity state, which fell to forces loyal to former…

UN to Send More Peacekeepers to South Sudan – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThe United Nations is sending 5,500 additional peacekeepers to South Sudan, where a U.N. official reported thousands of people have likely been killed since fighting began there last…

President Obama, Prime Minister Reinfeldt Of Sweden In Press Conference: Transcript

President Obama and Sweden’s Prime Minister Reinfeldt gave a joint press conference early this morning on Syria. Here’s the full, unedited transcript from that session: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND…