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Arab League calls for UN to prevent Israeli plan to expel Gazans

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 01:37 GMT

The Arab League sent an urgent letter to the United Nations, calling for preventing an Israeli plan to expel the people of Gaza amid the ongoing military operations.

Secretary general of Union for the Mediterranean lauds Egypt, Cyprus efforts to limit repercussions of climate change

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 12:57 GMT

Kamel’s remarks came during the inauguration of Heads of State Summit for the launch of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) Climate Change Initiative (EMME-CCI) with the participation of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Abul Gheit: We work with UN to get Libya out of current political stalemate

Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Abul Gheit discussed with Bathily the latest developments in Libya and agreed on continued consultations between the Arab League and the UN to restore stability to Libya.

AL chief sends letters to world leaders on dangerous situation in Palestine

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 10:39 GMT

The letters were sent to the UN Secretary-General, the foreign ministers of the United States, Russia, France, Britain, China, and Germany.

Interview: UFM Secretary-General speaks MED youth challenges, opportunities

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 03:18 GMT

With youth making half of the population in the south Mediterranean countries, the rate of young unemployed graduates stands above 25 percent.

7th International Forum on Arabic Fiction concludes on April 24

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 - 10:42 GMT

The closing ceremony of the seventh International Forum on Arabic Fiction will be attended by Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem.

Reforms program behind Egypt's economic stability: Arab banks union

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 02:13 GMT

The Egyptian financial policy aims at decreasing the budget deficit through increasing revenues and rationalizing spending.

Security Council debates women, peace, security

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 08:40 GMT

The UN Security Council discussed on Friday the existing gender gaps in peace efforts, humanitarian settings and decision-making positions.

U.N. chief launches reform initiatives in 72nd GNA session

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 09:41 GMT

In a press conference on Wednesday, the UN-SG announced forming an advisory board on mediation and launching the U.N. Gender parity strategy

U.N. must be an instrument in diplomacy for peace: U.N. Chief

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 06:30 GMT

In preparation for UNGA 72nd session on September 12, the U.N. News Center interviewed the Secretary General on the U.N. role in facing challenges in the world.

UNGA 72nd session agenda and main topics of discussion

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 07:00 GMT

The annual event includes a series of meetings, where member states and organizations discuss and debate political, humanitarian, economic, and security issues.

UNSC renews mandate of UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 01:56 GMT

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) extended on Wednesday the mandate of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for one year.

UNSG visit to Israel& Palestine; fruitful amid US pressure?

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 08:22 GMT

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General (SG), Antonio Guterres, will visit Palestine and Israel on August 28, for the first time since his appointment

United Nations SG deplores Palestinians Deaths in Jerusalem

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 - 12:43 GMT

United Nations SG expressed concern, on Friday, about the recent escalating violence happening in the old city of Jerusalem.

#openAl-AqsaMosque and #AlAqsa launch to support Jerusalem

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 09:22 GMT

Social media users launched an electronic campaign on Saturday following the Israeli forces’ closure of the holy mosque compound on Friday.

UN Secretary General visits Ukraine to discuss security

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 09:17 GMT

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres paid his first official visit to Kiev, Ukraine on Sunday where he stressed.

UNSC adopts first-ever resolution on mine action

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 08:07 GMT

UNSC unanimously adopted on Friday a resolution on mine action calling to end immediately any indiscriminate use of explosive devices .

Meet the new Lebanese head of the UN mission in Libya

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 10:31 GMT

Salame is recognized as one of the most respected actors and observers of conflict resolution and Middle East politics

SG appoints a Lebanese head of UN mission in Libya

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 12:47 GMT

UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, announced the appointment of Lebanese Ghassan Salame as the SG special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya .

UNSG alarmed by human suffering endured across Syria

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 07:35 GMT

Civilians continue to be killed, injured and displaced at a terrifying rate in Syria.