Syria: IAEA could ask for “intrusive inspections”

The International Atomic Energy Agency director general Yukiya Amano said, that (IAEA) wants access to get to the Dair Alzour desert site that was bombed by Israel in 2007 & others in Syria. Syria is a close friend of Iran, which is already facing 4 rounds of UN nuclear sanctions, & the atomic activities of […]

Sudan: UN peacekeepers to police parts of south-north border

On Wednesday, the Security Council diplomats said that the United Nations peacekeepers could create limited buffer zones in hot spots along the border of south and north Sudan before a referendum on independence is held in the south of the country. Their comments came as a result of a request by Salva Kiir the South […]

Saudi Foreign Minister slams UN double standard

The United Nations has been urged to enforce the principles of its charter effectively without adopting double standard by Saudi Arabia. It also criticised the use of veto power by some permanent members to block the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions. Addressing the 65th session of the UN General Assembly, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince […]

$2.6 billion appeal for flood-hit Pakistan by UN

On Friday, the United Nations and its partners launched the the largest everappeal for over $2.6 billion to help up to 14 million flood victims for one year. The money would help fund 483 projects, which are to be carried out by 15 UN bodies, the International Organisation for Migration and 156 national and international […]