On top of restrictions of movement and closure of schools resulting from coronavirus, stress has been on the rise among confined families, raising the likelihood of domestic violence, the UN children's agency says
While Pompeo makes unprecedented visit to a West Bank settlement, a General Assembly committee redoubled its commitment to a two-state solution with 163 states voting in favor
Trucks carrying food, fuel and medical supplies have been stuck outside the region’s borders since the conflict began two weeks ago ■ 30,000 Ethiopians have fled into Sudan, but many won't leave for fear of ethnic violence
Plans to build beyond Green Line before Biden enters White House 'damage prospects for a future contiguous Palestinian State and for achieving a negotiated two-State solution,' Nickolay Mladenov says
UNRWA issues emergency call for donations as 28,000 staff could go unpaid as years of funding cuts and a Trump decision to defund the organization take their toll
Following July explosion at the Natanz nuclear site, Tehran said it would build a new, more secure, structure in the mountains around the area
At the Security Council, Israel's ambassador to the UN says he 'actually want[s] to thank Iran' for the role it played in deals with the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan
Israel stopped renewing work visas for members of the international staff at the UN Human Rights Office, forcing them to leave the country
A jubilant Iran plays down the prospect of purchases, while U.S. rejects expiration and vows to impose unilateral sanctions on sellers
The last two decades saw the number of disasters caused by extreme weather nearly double, report finds
The food agency has helped some 97 million people in about 88 countries each year, striving to promote peace in conflict-battered areas
The Rome-based organization says it helps some 97 million people in about 88 countries each year
In UN speech, PM says Iran will have enough enriched uranium in a few months for two nuclear bombs
At the UN General Assembly, Trump says 'must hold China accountable' for coronavirus ■ Iran's Rohani says U.S. can impose 'neither negotiations nor war'
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, the annual meeting of member states has been scaled back, with the majority of delegates addressing the assembly from remote locations
13 of the 15 Security Council members say U.S. move to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran is void because it uses a mechanism agreed to under the 2015 nuclear deal which the United States quit in 2018
As the U.S. seeks to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran, Trump plans to issue an executive order to impose U.S. sanctions on anyone who deals with Tehran
UNRWA provides aid to millions of Palestinian refugees, but faces a budget deficit without donations from the U.S. which refused to fund the agency for the past two years
Open letter decries 'atrocities' in China's remote Xinjiang region, where more than 1 million people are held in camps
Report details signs the Assad regime continues to perpetrate rape, torture and murder as the country adds the challenge of the coronavirus to nine years of war
Myanmar military faces charges of genocide for chasing 730,000 Rohingya out of the country in 2017 in what the United Nations described as 'a textbook example of ethnic cleansing'
Due to competing demands such as the coronavirus pandemic, Yemen's aid response is poorly funded and remaining money is drying up
Thirteen council members expressed opposition, arguing that Washington's move is void given it is using process agreed under 2015 nuclear deal
Pompeo triggers 30-day countdown to return UN sanctions on Iran, but Security Council members say move is void as Trump pulled out of Iran nuclear deal in 2018
Iran condemns Israeli-backed move, warning of 'dangerous consequences'
Sanctions will extend a 13-year arms embargo on Iran, following failed U.S. bid at the UN Security Council to indefinitely extend an international arms embargo on the country
Verdict in bombing that killed former prime minister comes as Lebanon continues to reel from the aftermath of the massive Beirut explosion and an economic crisis
Ruling expected on Tuesday in trial of four Hezbollah operatives allegedly involved in the killing of 22 people, including former Lebanese prime minister
Israeli foreign minister says Security Council vote against U.S. resolution could have dangerous consequences; Iran hails 'humiliating' defeat for U.S.