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World - Region
3/8/2023 11:46:33 AM
The UN Middle East peace envoy urged Israel and the Palestinians Wednesday to calm surging violence in the occupied West Bank, a day after the latest Israeli raid killed at least six people and and wounded two dozen others.

World - Region
3/1/2023 10:56:48 AM
The Security Council has an obligation to find ways to "provide protection" for Palestinian civilians, the population's ambassador to the United Nations pleaded Tuesday after Israeli settlers attacked a town in the occupied West Bank.

World - Region
2/28/2023 11:11:56 PM
Libya's parliament hit back Tuesday at the UN envoy to the war-torn country after he criticized its failure to agree on a legal basis for elections and proposed an UN-led initiative.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
2/27/2023 6:05:35 PM
The success of urban development and the shift towards smart green cities requires investment in human capital and advanced technology, in addition to localising development and the good management of the wealth of data of smart cities, said Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN climate change high level champion for Egypt and UN special envoy on financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

World - International
2/26/2023 2:32:08 PM
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will help kick off the latest and longest-ever session of the U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday, with Iran's foreign minister, a senior Russian envoy, and the top diplomats of France and Germany among scores of leaders set to take part.

World - Region
2/23/2023 5:30:37 PM
Switzerland's ambassador to Iran on Thursday faced accusations of betraying the women-led protest movement after she wore all-enveloping black Islamic dress on a visit to a holy shrine alongside clerics.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/16/2023 10:53:16 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reaffirmed to the UN special envoy to the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh Egypt’s stance on the necessity of reaching a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the GERD, which takes into account the interests of all three countries - Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia - and preserves Egypt’s water rights.

World - Region
2/11/2023 12:13:43 PM
The results of the visits of Hans Grundberg, the secretary-general’s special envoy for Yemen, and US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking, to the region to revive the Yemeni consultations, extend a UN-sponsored truce and expand its provisions in Yemen, which is set to enter its ninth year of war, are not yet clear.

World - International
2/8/2023 9:24:27 PM
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday decided to recall his country's envoy to France "for consultations" after Paris intervened to fly out French-Algerian activist Amira Bouraoui wanted by Algiers.

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 3:22:48 PM
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry warned against the “serious repercussions” of the continued escalations in the Palestinian territories on security and stability in the region as well as on the chances of a two-state state solution, a statement by the ministry said on Tuesday.

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.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/1/2023 7:02:50 PM
France's envoy on international support to Lebanon Pierre Duquesne, who is currently visiting Egypt, applauded on Wednesday Egypt’s efforts to establish a regional power grid.

World - War in Ukraine
1/31/2023 8:21:37 PM
Lithuania's foreign minister on Tuesday urged European Union countries not to host Russian ambassadors, as diplomatic tensions between the Baltics and Moscow rise following the invasion of Ukraine.

World - Region
1/30/2023 5:50:51 PM
Tehran on Monday summoned a Ukrainian diplomat to protest "biased" remarks by a presidential aide in Kyiv over a recent drone strike in Iran, the Islamic republic's foreign ministry said.

World - War in Ukraine
1/23/2023 4:23:01 PM
Moscow on Monday downgraded diplomatic relations with Estonia and ordered its ambassador to leave Russia, accusing the Baltic country of "total Russophobia."

World - Region
1/17/2023 6:29:26 PM
Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman on Tuesday to protest a move by Israeli police to block the Jordanian envoy from entering a volatile holy site in Jerusalem. The incident quickly escalated tensions between the neighbors and reflected the heightened sensitivity around the sacred compound under Israel's new ultranationalist government.

World - Region
1/17/2023 4:59:32 PM
Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Libya Abdoulaye Bathily on Monday stressed the need for holding credible and inclusive elections to restore the legitimacy of the Libyan institutions.

World - Region
1/16/2023 8:12:37 PM
The UN special envoy for Yemen said Monday he is encouraged by intensified regional and international diplomatic activity to end the country's eight-year conflict. He urged the warring parties to work toward "a shared vision'' with concrete steps to restore peace to the Arab world's poorest nation.

World - War in Ukraine
1/12/2023 4:00:03 PM
Russia and Ukraine have not reached a new prisoner exchange agreement during talks in Turkey, Moscow's envoy told AFP on Thursday, saying her earlier remarks about a swap were misinterpreted.

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