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World - Region
2/8/2023 8:38:50 PM
Senior Libyan officials from both rival administrations on Wednesday endorsed a coordination mechanism to clear the war-torn country of foreign troops and mercenaries, the United Nations announced.

World - Region
2/8/2023 7:46:01 PM
The EU plans to host a donors conference in March to mobilise international aid for Syria and Turkey to deal with the devastating impact of this week's earthquake, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday as a leading United Nations official on Wednesday called for the facilitation of aid access to rebel-held areas in Syria's northwest, warning that relief stocks will soon be depleted.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/7/2023 7:28:54 PM
Some external parties have to cease attempts to divert Libya's political process to suit their interests, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said in a meeting on Tuesday with UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Abdoulaye Bathily.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/7/2023 3:52:53 PM
Cairo hosted on Tuesday meetings of the Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) under the auspices of the United Nations to discuss the departure plan for mercenaries and foreign forces from Libya, state-owned news agency MENA reported.

World - International
2/7/2023 12:38:16 PM
The United Nations chief warned Monday that the world is facing a convergence of challenges "unlike any in our lifetimes'' and expressed fear of a wider war as the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine approaches.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/2/2023 4:10:00 PM
Egypt's permanent delegation to the United Nations received on Thursday the rotating chairmanship of the UN African Group in New York for February 2023, following the end of the Senegalese presidency of the group for January 2023, a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

World - Region
2/2/2023 11:28:01 AM
Iran's envoy to the United Nations said arch-enemy Israel was "responsible" for a drone attack on a defence ministry site in central Isfahan province, Iranian media reported on Thursday.

World - International
2/1/2023 6:16:31 PM
The United Nations announced Wednesday that one of its rights experts will visit the Guantanamo Bay detention facility later this month, in a first such visit after two decades of requests.

World - International
1/31/2023 2:03:12 PM
Azerbaijan appealed Tuesday to the United Nations' highest court to urgently order Armenia to stop the laying of land mines and booby traps on Azerbaijani territory and disclose the location of such explosives that already have been placed, in the latest legal battle focused on the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/28/2023 12:16:09 PM
The Conference on Disarmament (CD) resumed on Friday its formal sessions under the Egyptian presidency, with Ambassador Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin, permanent representative of Egypt to the United Nations in Geneva, chairing the meetings.

World - Africa
1/24/2023 11:31:59 PM
After five consecutive below-average rains, the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa is expanding and deepening, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

World - International
1/22/2023 8:05:00 PM
The United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC) has condemned the "vile" act of burning the Quran in Sweden on Saturday by a far-right party leader.

World - Africa
1/22/2023 3:18:12 PM
The US ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, is the second Cabinet member heading to Africa as part of President Joe Biden's big push to engage with the world's second-largest continent.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/20/2023 12:22:08 PM
Egypt has called on Israel at the United Nations Security Council to stop its unilateral actions, warning that those actions undermine the two-state solution.

World - Africa
1/18/2023 10:50:48 PM
Mass graves containing the bodies of 49 civilians have been discovered in northeastern Congo after a series of weekend attacks blamed on a local militia, the United Nations said Wednesday.

World - War in Ukraine
1/14/2023 10:17:57 AM
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy wants to visit the United Nations to address a high-level meeting of the 193-member General Assembly on the eve of the first anniversary of Russia's Feb. 24 invasion of his country if the security situation permits, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Friday.

World - Region
1/12/2023 10:16:03 AM
The United Arab Emirates on Thursday named a veteran technocrat with experience in both renewable energies and the oil business to be the president of the upcoming United Nations climate negotiations in Dubai, highlighting the balancing act ahead for this crude-producing nation.

World - Region
1/11/2023 10:57:45 PM
On his first visit to the region since his appointment as the UK Minister for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and United Nations, Lord Tariq Ahmad visits on Wednesday, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and met Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad al-Malki.

Opinion - Opinion
1/11/2023 4:25:00 PM
There is no doubt that the Egyptian economy is going through some challenging times.

World - International
1/11/2023 11:37:27 AM
An estimated five million children under the age of five died in 2021, the United Nations said Tuesday, urging health care investment in underserved communities around the globe to avoid this "immense, intolerable and mostly preventable loss of life."

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