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Airdrops Deliver 762 Tons of Aid to Syrian City Besieged by Daesh - UN

A series of airdrops since April 10 have provided relief supplies to about 100,000 people in the eastern Syrian city of Deir-ez-Zor, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien has told the UN Security Council.

UN Syria envoy to consult Security Council on peace talks

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he will speak to the U.N. Security Council and announce afterward plans for the resumption of stalled peace talks between the government and the opposition. Staffan de Mistura says he will ask the council on Thursday for “the best options for the resumption of the […]

UN Syria Envoy to Inform UNSC Thursday on New Round of Intra-Syrian Talks

UN Special Envoy for Syria said that the date of the next round of intra-Syrian reconciliation talks will be announced once consultations are held with the UN Security Council.

UN lifts last sanctions on Liberia in sign of support

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift the last remaining sanctions on Liberia in a sign of support for the government’s progress toward peace after two civil wars. The resolution adopted by the U.N.’s most powerful body terminated an arms embargo on armed groups and dissolved the council committee […]

US Unwillingness to Condemn Daesh Actions Raises Questions in Moscow

Mikhail Ulyanov,the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control said that Washington blocked at the UN Security Council the issue to condemn the Daesh use of chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq.

Russia Ready to Participate in UN Int'l Anti-Terrorist Front

Russia is ready to participate in the broad international anti-terrorist front establishment on the UN basis, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said Tuesday.

Damascus in Letters to UN: Latakia Attacks Aimed to Derail Syria Talks

The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent letters Monday to the UN chief and the Security Council, condemning the attacks in the cities of Jabla and Tartus in Latakia, claiming they aimed to derail the Syrian peace talks.

UN Plots War On Free Speech To Stop "Extremism" Online

Submitted by Alex Newman via The new American (h/t Brandon Smith), The United Nations Security Council wants a global “framework” for censoring the Internet, as well as for using government propaganda to “counter” what its apparatchiks...Show More Summary

UN Security Council visits Kenya to discuss Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Members of the United Nations Security Council are urging Kenya’s government not to forcibly evict refugees from a sprawling camp that is home to hundreds of thousands of Somalis. The Security Council members met with President Uhuru Kenyatta in the capital, Nairobi, on Friday, Kenya’s presidency said in a statement. Kenya […]

NSA Provided Intelligence That Secured Iraq War Vote

According to two internal NSA documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and released by The Intercept on Monday, SIGINT provided by NSA helped the US mission to the United Nations secure the 2003 UN Security Council resolutions to wage war in Iraq.

Russia's Stance on Golan Heights Status Unchanged - Kremlin

Moscow's stance on the Golan Heights status is unchanged and is based on international law and the UN Security Council resolutions, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

Nigeria hosts regional summit on battling Boko Haram

Regional and Western powers meet to agree on closer military cooperation as UN security council asks for new strategy.

UN Backs Summit to Fight Boko Haram Across Africa – Security Council

The UN has given its support to a regional security summit among four sub-Saharan nations of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon this weekend to strengthen the fight against the Islamist group Boko Haram, the UN Security Council said in a statement.

Attacks on Civilian Facilities in Syria May Constitute War Crimes - UNSC

Recent attacks in Syria, which claimed the lives of civilians, may amount to war crimes, Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the UN and President of the Security Council in May, said Thursday.

US, Russia Win Praise for Efforts to Arrange Syria Ceasefire - UNSC

Negotiating efforts by Russia and the United States to arrange a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria have been welcomed by fellow members of the UN Security Council, according to a statement read by Egypt’s UN Ambassador Abdellatif Aboulatta on Thursday.

UN Security Council Urged to Take Action Against ISIS Militants for Genocide, War Crimes

The United Nations Security Council, the branch that has the power to act and send assistance to persecuted people, is being urged to examine the ongoing genocide of Christians and other minorities being carried out by ISIS.

UNSC to Meet Wednesday on Countering Daesh Narrative

Countering the narratives of the Daesh terrorist group will be the topic of a UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday.

US Not Looking to Punish Iran for Russian S-300 Defense Shipments

US State Department's spokesperson explained that the Russian sale of the S-300 air defense system to Tehran does not violate the Iran nuclear agreement or existing UN Security Council sanctions.

New Fronts Emerge in Africa's "Arc of Terrorism"

By Michelle DeFreese At the UN Security Council meeting in May 2013, the President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingé, warned of an arc of terrorism spreading across the continent from Mauritania to Nigeria extending into the Horn of Africa. Show More Summary

Microsoft to speak at UN Security Council meeting about ‘Digital Terror’

‘Digital terror’ is becoming an increasingly worrisome method that terrorists are using to spread their propaganda and ideas. The UN Security Council has become increasingly concerned by the use of the Internet and social media to spread violent extremism, and has asked social media and internet companies to respond to the use of their services […]

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