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UN to vote on MH17 tribunal, Russia likely to block

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on July 29 on a bid for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia said on Friday it was likely to block the move.

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UN to vote on endorsing Iran deal on July 20

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday (July 20) on a resolution that would endorse a deal placing long-term curbs on Iran's nuclear programme but would retain an arms embargo and ban on the supply of ballistic missile

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UN likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week

The United Nations Security Council is likely to vote next week on a resolution to endorse the Iran nuclear deal and terminate targeted sanctions, but retain an arms embargo and ballistic missile technology ban, diplomats said. Th

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Goal to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 realistic: UN

The world can end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the UN said on Tuesday, highlighting global success in rolling out life-saving drugs over the last 15 years. The UN Millennium Development Goal to halt and reverse the spread of the dis

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$3.4bn pledge for Ebola recovery made at UN

Some $3.4 billion in pledges were made at the UN on Friday to help Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stamp out Ebola and begin rebuilding health systems and economies devastated by the worst outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever.

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Bahrain outlines sustainable development to UN

A document outlining the Arab world’s position on sustainable development was presented to the United Nations (UN) yesterday (July 7) by Bahrain’s Social Development Minister Faeqa Al Saleh. It is known as the “B

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Bahrain’s election to UN session vice-presidency hailed

Bahrain’s election to the vice-presidency of a UN General Assembly session was hailed yesterday (July 7) as a major diplomatic achievement and international recognition. Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa sa

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UN alerts groups to prepare to deliver relief to Yemen

The United Nations has alerted aid groups to be prepared for a possible humanitarian pause in fighting in Yemen, starting as early as Friday (July 3), that would allow them to deliver assistance to some of the 21 million people in need.

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Big hurdles to Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms

As a June 30 deadline for a final nuclear deal approaches, major differences remain between Iran and world powers on several key issues including sanctions relief and U.N. access to Iranian sites, a senior Western diplomat said on Friday.

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UN urges more shipments to Yemen amid famine threat

The United Nations Security Council and UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien have pushed for more aid and commercial access to Yemen, where a near total blockade by Saudi Arabia has slowed shipments to the war-torn Arabian Peninsula country to a tri

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