United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, is “an important diplomatic victory” Thursday and made the case to “preserve it.” “I believe the JCPOA was an important diplomatic victory and I think it will be important to preserve it,” Guterres said in an interview with
WASHINGTON, DC — Colombia is receiving more refugees from Venezuela each month than Italy did from the Middle East and Africa when the European migrant crisis, dubbed the worst refugee calamity since World War II, reached its pinnacle, a United Nations official asserted Monday. Chiara Cardoletti, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) deputy regional representative
Russian representatives at the United Nations Security Council vetoed a resolution proposed by the U.N. to open an inquiry into the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons. The resolution would have initiated a year-long investigation by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to determine whether Bashar al-Assad’s regime was responsible for the
Aid workers sent to conflict zones representing the United Nations and international charities routinely sexually assault the very people they are sent to help, a former aid worker has claimed. An investigation by the BBC revealed that that the exploitation is so widespread in Syria that some women refuse to go to aid distribution centres
The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a ceasefire resolution for Syria on Saturday, but the bombing of the Eastern Ghouta suburb near Damascus continued, with at least 24 more deaths after the resolution was passed. Symptoms of chlorine gas exposure have been reported from one of the bombing sites, raising fears that
by Breitbart Jerusalem20 Feb 20180 20 Feb, 201820 Feb, 2018 The Times of Israel reports: US Vice President Mike Pence has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual policy conference. Pence’s participation was confirmed on Monday. Last week, AIPAC announced that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would speak in person
FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images by Simon Kent14 Feb 20180 14 Feb, 201814 Feb, 2018 “France will strike” if chemical weapons are found to have been used against civilians in the Syrian conflict in violation of international treaties, French President Emmanuel Macron has warned. Macron delivered the warning in a telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), reportedly attended a private dinner in New York with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan in 2013. According to Forward, Democratic Reps. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Gregory Meeks (D-NY) also attended the dinner, reportedly arranged by Iranian diplomats