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The BBC will appeal to the United Nations in Geneva to protect its staff and their families in Iran as authorities in the Islamic Republic escalate “years of persecution and harassment,” Agence France-Presse reported Monday. BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, said in a statement on Monday that journalists will describe in...

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Syrian military forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have continued their offensive against rebel forces in eastern Ghouta. The Syrian Army is poised to cut the city in two as troops advancing from the east link up with those from the west. According to the United Kingdom based Syrian Observatory...

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North Korea has been shipping supplies to Syria that could be used to produce chemical weapons, a United Nations expert panel has found. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that North Korea had sent acid-resistant tiles, valves and thermometers to Syria. The information was revealed in a leaked report...

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Speaking Wednesday at a United Nations Security  Council briefing on Syria, the United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called Saturday’s incursion by an Iranian drone into Israeli airspace “a wake-up call for all of us.” Haley punctuated her assessment by noting that the incursion suggested that “Iran and...

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A member of the Palestinian delegation to the United Nations told a group of students that Palestinians are “very expert at throwing the stones” and that they would not stop teaching their children to do so, Ynet reported Tuesday. In the recording obtained by Ynet,  Abdallah Abushawesh, who is both...

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Referring to a recent “hate-filled” speech given by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in which he declared the Oslo Accords dead, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council Thursday, “A speech that indulges in outrageous and discredited conspiracy theories is not the speech of...

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A report from a United Nations panel found that remnants of missiles used in Yemen’s civil war originated in Iran, showing that Iran did not block the transfer of ballistic missiles to Yemen’s Houthi rebels, in violation of a UN Security Council resolution, CNN reported Monday. UN Security Council Resolution...

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United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Tuesday said the U.S. would be seeking emergency sessions at the UN Security Council and the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Commission in the coming days to speak out on the unfolding protests in Iran. The people of Iran are crying...

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United States ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, on Wednesday hosted 64 representatives of nations who abstained, voted ‘no’ or remained absent in a December UN General Assembly vote condemning President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Jerusalem Post reported that, under the title...

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A number of countries supporting Thursday’s United Nations General Assembly vote against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital have “questionable records of their own,” Jake Tapper said in a commentary during his show The Lead on CNN. Tapper singled out critics such as Venezuela, Syria, Yemen and North...

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