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UN deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island

UN deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island

A deal for the United Nations to start work on a remote Bangladeshi island where the government has sent thousands of Rohingya refugees offers no guarantee they will be allowed to move freely to the mainland, according to a copy of the agreement.

Ethiopia to expel seven senior UN staff for 'meddling'

Ethiopia to expel seven senior UN staff for 'meddling'

Ethiopia said on Thursday it would expel seven senior UN officials for "meddling" in its affairs, ratcheting up worries over the humanitarian response in the war-torn and famine-threatened Tigray region.

Qatar presents Arab Group's views on Israeli nuclear capabilities, IAEA safeguards in Middle East

Qatar presents Arab Group's views on Israeli nuclear capabilities, IAEA safeguards in Middle East

HE the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Austria and the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations and international organizations in Vienna Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri delivered the statements of the Arab Group

FM’s Special Envoy presented UN Best  Negotiator Award 2020

FM’s Special Envoy presented UN Best Negotiator Award 2020

The United Nations presented the 2020 Best Negotiator Award to HE Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Counterterrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution Dr Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani, in recognition of his role and efforts in settling disputes and establishing peace in the regio

Qatar reiterates call for political solution, condemns rights violations in Syria

Qatar reiterates call for political solution, condemns rights violations in Syria

The State of Qatar has renewed the call for a political solution to the crisis in Syria, stressing that military solutions will only result in more suffering and destabilization of security and stability.

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdowns continue

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdowns continue

Myanmar's junta fired its United Nations ambassador Saturday for breaking ranks to denounce the military's ouster of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as police stepped up a crackdown on protesters across the country.

'World is watching', UN warns Myanmar after coup

'World is watching', UN warns Myanmar after coup

The United Nations demanded Friday that Myanmar's military return power to civilian control and refrain from violence against protesters, warning that abuses would not go unnoticed.

Qatar funding for global strategy to fight terror threats

Qatar funding for global strategy to fight terror threats

The Global Programme on Countering Terrorist Threats against Vulnerable Targets has been launched with funding from Qatar as part of its strong partnership with parties to the Global Strategy for coordinating the cooperation with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism ...

Official participates in soft launch

Official participates in soft launch

Maj-Gen Engineer Abdulaziz Abdullah al-Ansari, chairman of the National Counter-Terrorism Committee and director of the International Co-operation Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) ...

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia's 72-hr deadline for Tigrayan forces

UN urges civilian protection after Ethiopia's 72-hr deadline for Tigrayan forces

The United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan forces 72 hours to surrender before a military offensive

UN warns of war crimes in spiralling Ethiopia conflict

UN warns of war crimes in spiralling Ethiopia conflict

The United Nations warned Friday of possible war crimes in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, after 10 days of fighting that the country's prime minister claimed had his enemy "in the final throes of death".

Shura Council participates in session on poverty eradication

Shura Council participates in session on poverty eradication

Al Shura Council participated on Tuesday in a parliamentary session on the first goal of the United Nations and Sustainable Development goals, which was held by the Inter-Parliamentary Union via videoconferencing.