UN experts speak out against “disturbing” mass arrests and detention of Iranian journalists.
Porous borders and the continued presence of 200,000 armed revolutionaries complicate the Libyan government’s control.
UN-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will brief the UN Security Council behind closed doors.
Insistance that a 2012 missile launch was a purely scientific endeavor hasn’t stopped the UN from levying a new round of sanctions.
A diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Syria seems increasingly unlikely, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon warned Tuesday.
The United Nations has seen an increase in reports of sexual violence within Syria, a senior humanitarian official said Friday after briefing the UN Security Council on the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Military operations against Islamist rebel groups in Mali are already proving difficult in certain parts of the country, French Defense Minister Jean Yves Le Drian said Wednesday.
France briefed the Security Council Monday afternoon on its ongoing military operations against Al Qaeda linked rebel fighters in the north of Mali.
The Security Council President told reporters late Thursday that terrorist actions in northern Mali now present “a direct threat to international peace and security.”
UNICEF says it has received reports rebel groups and government militias in the Central African Republic have been actively enlisting children as new recruits.