Deep in Libya's southern Sahara, men in army uniforms guard a pipeline at the El Sharara oilfield. Hundreds of kilometers to the north, rival fighters turn off the pumps to stop the oil flowing.
Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Saturday to formally present a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council that will set a timeframe for the creation of a Palestinian state.
The ministers set up a committee com
Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region wastes food worth at a cost of over $60 billion dollars annually, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
That comes up to around 250 kg of food is discarded per indi
Bahrain has contributed around $1 million to a United Nations (UN) fund to fight Ebola.
The UN Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund, which now totals almost $1 billion, is meant to "ensure a coherent UN system contribution
The United Nations Security Council imposed targeted sanctions on Friday on Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and two senior Houthi rebel leaders for threatening the peace and stability of the country and obstructing the political
Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit fast-worsening risks, a UN report showed on Sunday.
The 40-page synthesis, summing up 5,000 pa
Bahrain's Premier is urging an international partnership to strengthen security, stability and quality of life.
In a statement marking UN Day, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa stressed the
Uncertainties about long-term curbs on greenhouse gas emissions meant to be agreed at a UN summit next year will not deter many big businesses from green investment because they say it already makes economic sense.
The United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs (Undesa) has released the Arabic version of the UN eGovernment Survey 2014 from Bahrain which was translated from English by the eGovernment Authority.
The Survey was o
Bahrain has become the only state from the Middle East to be recognised by the United Nations (UN) for outstanding progress in eGovernment.
The recognition is for countries that have sought to revamp eGovernment portals and IT pro