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U.N. council mulls condemning Iran over Yemen's Houthis' getting missiles

(Reuters) - - Britain, the United States and France want the United Nations Security Council to condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group and commit to take action over the sanctions violations, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Saturday.

U.N. Security Council mulls Saudi praise for Yemen aid pledge

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is considering a British proposal to praise Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for pledging nearly $1 billion to ease Yemen's humanitarian crisis, as U.N. experts accuse a Saudi-led military coalition of using "the threat of starvation as an instrument of war" in Yemen.

U.N. chief set to appoint Britain's Martin Griffiths as Yemen envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres notified the Security Council on Tuesday of his intention to appoint former British diplomat Martin Griffiths as his new envoy charged with trying to broker peace in Yemen, diplomats said.

UN chief set to appoint Briton Martin Griffiths as Yemen envoy

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Tuesday that he intends to appoint Britain's Martin Griffiths as the new UN peace envoy to Yemen, according to a letter obtained by AFP. War-wracked Yemen...Show More Summary

U.S. urges U.N. to hold Myanmar military accountable for 'ethnic cleansing'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday described Myanmar denials of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims as "preposterous" as it called on the U.N. Security Council to hold the military accountable and pressure leader Aung San Suu Kyi "to acknowledge these horrific acts that are taking place in her country."

U.N. says Reuters report on Myanmar massacre demands 'attention, action'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and other reports of grave abuses "demand our attention and action," a senior United Nations official told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday.

Several options to kick-start Mideast peace talks: Palestinian U.N. envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A collective Middle East peace process could be led by the U.N. Security Council, a "Quartet" expanded to include China and Arab states or an international conference, the Palestinian U.N. envoy said on Thursday, all options involving the United States.

Maldives top judge threatened with death: lawyer

The Maldives' top judge received death threats before his arrest in a regime crackdown, his lawyer said Thursday ahead of a United Nations Security Council hearing on the island nation's political crisis. Chief Justice Abdulla SaeedShow More Summary

Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services: U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Most armed groups involved in human smuggling and trafficking in Libya have links to the country's official security institutions, sanctions experts said in a confidential report to a U.N. Security Council committee seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Russia: US hasn't made a case for new action against Iran

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's U.N. ambassador said Wednesday the United States has not made a case for new Security Council action against Iran with parts of missiles the Trump administration claims were supplied by Tehran to Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Mahmoud Abbas to deliver a rare address at UNSC meeting

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to deliver a rare address at the United Nations Security Council later this month.

Abbas to address U.N. Security Council on Feb. 20 amid U.S. tensions

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on Feb. 20 during the body's monthly meeting on the Middle East amid tensions over the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Show More Summary

Myanmar tells U.N. Security Council: Time not right for visit

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Myanmar told the United Nations Security Council not to visit during February this year because it was "not the right time," Kuwait's U.N. Ambassador Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi said on Thursday, adding that the country did not completely reject the proposed trip.

Abbas to address U.N. Security Council on Feb. 20 amid U.S. tensions

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on Feb. 20 during the body's monthly meeting on the Middle East amid tensions over the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

At U.N., Russia proposes new inquiry into chemical attacks in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia proposed on Tuesday that the U.N. Security Council create a new inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, a move the United States slammed as a bid to distract from a French initiative to target perpetrators of such strikes.

France called for UN Security Council meeting over Syria: FM

France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over "humanitarian risks" as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said on Sunday in Algiers. "France is very preoccupied by the situation in Syria and by the brutal degradation of the situation," Jean-Yves Le Drian said. Show More Summary

Nations at North Korea meeting commit to considering more sanctions

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A 20-nation meeting on North Korea agreed on Tuesday to consider imposing unilateral sanctions on Pyongyang that go beyond those required by U.N. Security Council resolutions, the United States and Canada said in a joint statement.

UN Security Council meets Afghan leaders in Kabul trip

Representatives of the United Nations Security Council including US ambassador Nikki Haley held talks with Afghanistan's top leaders during a three-day visit to the war-torn country that ended Monday. The unannounced trip by representatives...Show More Summary

Trump official proposed withdrawing US troops from Eastern Europe to please Putin: report

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An official for President Donald Trump National Security Council proposed to draw down United States’ armed forces in Eastern Europe to please Vladimir Putin, The Daily Beast reported Tuesday. Kevin Harrington, the NSC’s senior official for strategic planning, suggested withdrawing...

U.N. meeting on Iran protests called by U.S. criticized at Security Council

A United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday to discuss recent protests in Iran turned into criticism of the United States for requesting to meet on what some member states said was an internal issue for Tehran. France's ambassador...Show More Summary

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