Turkish Prime Minister agree to cooperate on PKK's activities
Prime Minister Erdogan
received Iraq's Foreign Minister
Zebari. At the beginning of the meeting, Foreign Minister presented the
Iraq's government and...
UN chief concerned
over Israel's plans for new settlements in East Jerusalem
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced deep concern over the continuing
planning for new Israeli settlements in occupied East Jerusalem, stressing...
Saudi Arabian Ambassador a flagrant violation of law, Obama says
President Obama called Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia to
express the solidarity of the United States and Saudi Arabia in the face of
Netanyahu willing to meet PA Chairman Abbas
Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke with Baroness Catherine Ashton, the European
Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...
Yemen deteriorating dramatically, UN envoy warns Security Council
The top United Nations official on Yemen briefed the Security Council
on the "very serious" situation inside the country as violent clashes
Veto of UNSC
action defends Syria's sovereignty and integrity, Russia says
The situation in Syria cannot be considered in the Security Council in isolation
from the Libyan experience, Russian Representative Vitaly Churkin says...
and China veto draft Security Council resolution on Syria
China and Russia today vetoed a draft resolution in the Security Council that
had strongly condemned Syrian authorities for their violent crackdown against...
Egypt is making
progress on transition, Panetta says
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said that he has full confidence
in Egypt's ability to transform itself to a civilian-led democracy following
26 years of...
The West targets
Syria due to its pan-Arab stances, Iranian official says
Syrian Speaker of the People's Assembly, Mahmoud al-Abrash, discussed
with Iranian Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani, means of enhancing bilateral...
cease in Yemen, watchful France reiterates
France is keeping watch to ensure that the Security Council continues to monitor
the situation attentively, and will speak up again should there be any increase...
FM Westerwelle urges UN resolution on Syria
In the light of escalating violence in Syria, Foreign Minister Westerwelle
considers a corresponding UN Security Council resolution long overdue. "The...
countries have launched a new multilateral organisation
to fight terrorism
Speaking at the launch in New York on Thursday, the U.S. Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton said the new group would become “a counter-terrorism network...
Council bans investment in Syrian oil industry
In view of the gravity of the situation in Syria, the Council
reinforced EU sanctions against the country's regime and banned investment
in key sectors of the...
the only path to Middle East peace, Israeli leader says at UN debate
Lasting peace in the Middle East will only be achieved through direct negotiations
between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and not through the imposition of...
Council urges end to violence and attacks against civilians in Yemen
The Security Council has urged all sides in Yemen to refrain from violence,
including attacks against unarmed and peaceful civilian demonstrators, and
can be opportunity to institutionalize positive change, Jordanian King says
King Abdullah said the Arab Spring can be an opportunity to institutionalize
positive change that is necessary for a strong, secure, prosperous future.
should become observer State at UN as an intermediate step, France says
Palestine should become an observer State at the United Nations as an intermediate
step towards becoming a full Member State, French President Sarkozy...
leader updates UN General Assembly chief as statehood bid nears
At that meeting Mr. Abbas informed Mr. Ban that he would present him with
a letter requesting all UN Member States to support the full membership...
welcomes the formation of a Syrian National Council
The MFA declared that "All initiatives aimed at unifying the opposition
and which offer the prospect of a democratic Syria that respects all of its
on the verge of a humanitarian disaster, UNICEF warns
Yemen remains on the verge of a humanitarian disaster, with rates of malnutrition
that are among the highest in the world especially among children in...
pushes for an international commission of inquiry on Syria
The appointment on the 12th of September in Geneva by the President of the
Human Rights Council of the members of the international commission of inquiry...
will back any Palestinian UN bid to achieve statehood
"We will, of course, vote for any of the Palestinian
proposals. But I must say that we did not push them toward this," Russia’s
Permanent representative to...
rejection of any pressure on Syria
China renewed rejection of any pressures on Syria, saying "the
crisis should be solved through dialogue and consultations instead of pressures.
will continue to adhere to the peace treaty with Egypt
Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu expressed gratitude to President Barack Obama,
and cited also the intervention of the Egyptian Commandos which...
its commitment to support stability and security of Bahrain
The Council of Ministers of the GCC renewed
its commitment to support stability and security of the Kingdom of Bahrain,
and supported the wise steps...
says mass arrests of protesters not consistent with serious reform in Syria
The UN Secretary-General is following with deep concern the escalating violence
against peaceful protesters in Syria. He calls on the Syrian...
General condemns Israel's seizure of Gaza-bound French ship "dignity"
Pr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has strongly condemned Israel for taking over the
French ship "Dignity" carrying humanitarian aid and sympathisers...
sees relation between al-Qaeda and extremist leaders of opposition
The presidential mosque crime was one chapter of a filthy game related to
the relation between the al-Qaeda organization and extremist leaders...
Security Council condemn attacks on embassies in Syria
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council condemned in
the strongest terms the attacks against embassies in the Syrian capital...
Karolos Papoulias visits Israel
The Greek President
is visiting Israel on an
at the invitation of President Peres. President Peres thanked his guest for Greece's...
summons U.S, French Ambassadors over visit to Hama without permission
Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Sunday summoned the U.S. and French
ambassadors to inform them of its strong protest on their visits...
Arslan agree on consolidating Lebanon's unity and strength
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed with Head of the Lebanese Democratic
Party MP Talal Arslan the situation in Lebanon after the...
deserted" after recent fighting, UN agency finds
The United Nations refugee agency has found the north-western Syrian town
of Jisr al-Shugour and surrounding villages to be virtually empty of...
concerned by worsening sectarian tensions in the north of Lebanon
In the northern Lebanese town of Tripoli clashes arose between groups of followers
of the Sunni and Alawite sects of Islam living there that...
of power in Yemen cannot take place without President Saleh
Deputy Minister of Information Abdu al-Janadi has announced that the surgery
of President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been successful and noted that...
Secretary is "deeply concerned" by situation in Syria
Foreign Secretary William Hague has issued a statement following the ongoing
violence in Syria. He said he "remain(s) deeply concerned by the very...