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Qatar stresses commitment to social development policies

Qatar stresses commitment to social development policies

Qatar has affirmed its commitment to implement its policies aimed at achieving social development at the national, regional or international levels, in order to contribute to the achievement of justice and equal rights for all segments of society without discrimination.

UN seeks $920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

UN seeks $920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The United Nations on Friday called for $920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

Dozens of countries have come out in favour of fresh international regulation requiring all new cars and lighter motor vehicles to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems, the UN said Tuesday.

UN aid group: Situation in Syrian refugee camp is dire

UN aid group: Situation in Syrian refugee camp is dire

A UN aid group warned on Saturday that the humanitarian situation is "quite dire" at a desert refugee camp in Syria where thousands of people are stranded.

Qatar, Holland joint UN report probes trafficking-terrorism nexus

Qatar, Holland joint UN report probes trafficking-terrorism nexus

The permanent delegations of Qatar and Holland to the United Nations (UN) Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) organised a meeting at the headquarters of Holland's permanent delegation in New York to launch the committee's report.

Turkey says UN investigation on Khashoggi killing has to be launched

Turkey says UN investigation on Khashoggi killing has to be launched

A United Nations investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has to be launched, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday.

Qatar reaffirms commitment to combating terrorism financing

Qatar reaffirms commitment to combating terrorism financing

Qatar has renewed its commitment to comply with international obligations to curb the financing of terrorism, and has strengthened its co-operation with international and regional partners by signing regional and bilateral agreements, stressing its active participation in counter-terrorism arrangeme

UN expert to lead probe into Khashoggi murder

UN expert to lead probe into Khashoggi murder

The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions said on Thursday she would travel to Turkey next week to head an "independent international inquiry" ...

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

UN calls for 'rapid and unimpeded' aid access to Myanmar's Rakhine

UN calls for 'rapid and unimpeded' aid access to Myanmar's Rakhine

The United Nations called on the Myanmar government on Monday to allow "rapid and unimpeded” humanitarian access to Rakhine State, where fighting between government troops and autonomy-seeking rebels has displaced thousands of people.

UN ceasefire monitor head visits key Yemen port

UN ceasefire monitor head visits key Yemen port

The head of the United Nations team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah on Monday visited its lifeline docks, a port official said.

QRCS, UN agree to work together in war zones

QRCS, UN agree to work together in war zones

Two senior officials from Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the United Nations (UN) have agreed to work together to alleviate the suffering of war-affected and neediest populations, particularly in Yemen, Somalia, Syria, and Palestine.