According to Turkey's letter to the United Nation's Security Council regarding its shooting down of a Russian fighter jet, the Turkish military did not know the nationality of the plane.
In August, Subhi Nahas made history, testifying before the United Nations Security Council’s first summit on violence against LGBT people by the so-called Islamic State. Speaking to a packed room that included an extraordinary number of U.N. Show More Summary
The European Union will continue to support the moderate opposition faction, including Syria's National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces (SOC), the European Council said in a statement on Monday.
Russia should cooperate with United Nations Security Council members to resolve the Syrian crisis diplomatically and fight the Islamic State jihadist group, the UK Foreign Office (FCO) told Sputnik on Friday.
Former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd claims that Bashar Assad’s government provides the Syrian people with the best chance for achieving stability.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign minister said on Tuesday his country was working on a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at stopping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces from using barrel bombs against his population.
In our recent blog Making History at the U.N., we told the story of openly gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas, who recently made history when he addressed the first ever meeting of the United Nations Security Council concerning the human rights of LGBT refugees. Show More Summary
Former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd told Sputnik that Russia's Syrian policy helps the US to back away from its misguided anti-Assad stance.
Former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd claims that the United States should be relieved by Russia’s assistance to the Syrian government in its fight against ISIL.
On August 24, Subhi Nahas made history, testifying before the United Nations Security Council’s first summit on violence perpetrated against LGBT people by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS). A Systems Administrator and Designer forShow More Summary
Subhi Nahas, an openly gay Syrian refugee from Idlib, a city north of Damascus, made history last week when he and a gay Iraqi refugee addressed the first ever meeting of the United Nations Security Council concerning the human rights...Show More Summary
Russia has backed off objections to a United Nations probe to determine who carried out chemical weapons attacks in Syria, allowing the Security Council to create a new investigative unit on Thursday empowered to assign blame.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas watched in fear as the al Qaeda-linked group Nusra Front took over his home town of Idlib and began torturing and executing men suspected of being gay. Then, with the rise of Islamic State, came videos of gay men being hurled from buildings.
Human Rights Watch | – – (New York) – The United Nations Security Council should impose an arms embargo on the Syrian government following the government’s repeated air attacks on Douma’s popular…
On August 24, Iraqi and Syrian nationals targeted by ISIS for being gay will speak to the UN Security Council, the first such meeting addressing LGBT rights.
On the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Security Council heard testimony Friday about the devastating effects of barrel bombs and other indiscriminate weapons being used against civilians in Syria, according to François Delattre, the French ambassador to the United Nations. Closed to the public, the hearings took place two days after U.N. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The sound of whirring helicopter blades fills Syrians with fear that "hell and fire" is about fall in a barrel bomb, a rescue worker told the United Nations Security Council on Friday as pressure mounts for the body to take action to stop civilian killings in Syria.
US National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said the Syrian government “is not and cannot be a partner in the fight against ISIL."
Here’s Angelina Jolie at the UN, and she didn’t mince words: the UN security council’s failure to act to help Syrian refugees was a travesty. RELATED: Angelina briefed the United Nations on her recent trip to a Syrian refugee camp. She...Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie arrives for the United Nations Security Council Meeting on the situation in the Middle East and Syria on Friday morning (April 24) in New York City. The 39-year-old actress and activist briefed the UN on the Syrian refugee crisis and urged the world powers to do more to help those displaced throughout the [...]