United Nations Security Council

UN Security Council unanimously votes to renew Libya's mission mandate until January 31

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 12:36 GMT

UNSMIL will therefore continue to support the country's transitional authorities in the run-up to the 2021 general election scheduled to be held in Libya on December 24.

Egypt deeply concerned over plans to partially open Cyprus' Varosha

Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 02:35 GMT

The Egyptian ministry’s statement called the step as a violation of the UN Security Council-related resolutions.

UNSC session: Egypt, Sudan explain GERD threats amid Ethiopian intransigence, members call for resuming talks

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 11:39 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Sudanese counterpart, Mariam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi delivered speeches at Thursday’s session of the United Nations Security Council, explaining the threats the Ethiopian dam poses on their peoples and water rights in case no binding agreement is reached among their three countries.

Egypt’s FM meets with Arab committee concerned with coordinating on GERD with UNSC

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 07:37 GMT

The committee includes Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Morocco and the Arab League. This comes in preparation for the planned Security Council issue on GERD.

UN Security Council agrees to send observers to Libya

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 12:40 GMT

United Nations Security Council gave the green light to deploy 60 observers to the ceasefire in Libya

Developments of COVID-19, Libya, Israeli-Palestinian conflict on UN Security Council Agenda in August

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:25 GMT

The United Nations Security Council announced discussing number of critical issues as part of August agenda, including the developments of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Syria, Yemen, Guinea-Bissau and Somalia, as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Egypt calls on UN Security Council to hold states backing terrorism liable

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 12:58 GMT

A top Egyptian diplomat on Friday called on the United Nations Security Council to undertake its responsibilities, including holding states supporting and funding terrorism accountable.

Forming agreed gov’t, dismantling militias ways to end Libyan crisis: Egyptian FM

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 06:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt supports the political dialogue to resolve the Libyan crisis, in accordance with the Cairo Declaration on Libya Egyptian President has announced in June.

Sudan reviews milestones of negotiations on GERD with observers

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 10:11 GMT

The Sudanese Ministry of Water Resources said the country has submitted illustration for its views and main milestones of tripartite negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam since 2011.

Egypt hands draft resolution on GERD to Security Council

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 03:06 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday said Egypt has introduced a draft resolution on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to the United Nations Security Council, a day after he voiced Egypt's concern about the dam's safety on lives of more t

UN Security Council to hold session on GERD Monday

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, held by France this month, said an open session on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue will take place on Monday, June 29, Sky News reported.

What to expect after Egypt asked Security Council to intervene over GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

“The Egyptian eagerness to go to the Security Council is a step that its various aspects were assessed, whether it will succeed or not,” Abu Taleb says.

Egypt is not ‘escaping’ GERD talks by mediating UN Security Council: FM Shoukry

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry negated that Egypt is escaping negotiations of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by referring the issue to the United Nations Security Council.

Egypt's Foreign Minister says UN must stop Ethiopia on dam fill: AP

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to fill its massive, newly built hydroelectric dam on the Nile River next month amid a breakdown in negotiations, Egyptian Foreign Minis

Egypt refers GERD issue to UN Security Council

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 10:11 GMT

Egypt called Friday the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), to intervene in the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis

Iraq: We'll go to UN if Israel has attacked our military posts

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 - 11:02 GMT

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al Hakim stressed that Iraq would take legal action at the United Nations if it finds out that Israel was involved in targeting its military posts, according to Al Sumaria news channel.

UN Security council fails to adopt Russian resolution on Syria

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 05:43 GMT

The United Nations Security Council failed to adopted a Russian-drafted resolution on Saturday that would have condemned "the aggression against Syria

Mahiga praises Egypt’s role in UN, says Tanzania aware of Nile importance

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 12:58 GMT

Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Augustine Mahiga thanked Egypt for its efforts and role in UNSC.

Kuwait to lead Arab Group at UNSC starting from Monday

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 01:15 GMT

After a 40-year absence, Kuwait commences its non-permanent membership seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) starting from Monday.

Arab FMs call on UNSC to recognize US decision as contradictory to international law

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 03:44 GMT

Arab foreign ministers called on UNSC to issue a resolution confirming that the U.S.’ decision contradicts internationally legitimate resolutions.

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