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UN-Arab League Envoy Regrets Syria Truce Not Fully Successful

U.N.-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi expressed regret on Monday that a U.N.-brokered truce had not been more successful in…

October 30, 2012 9:29
 
Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi

Iran keeps Hormuz open as long as it serves its interests

Experts say that a heavy Western naval presence in the Gulf and surrounding area is a big impediment to any attempt to block the waterway

July 31, 2012 10:03
 
N.Korea Sanctions

UN publishes report on N.Korea sanctions violations

After more than a month's delay due to Chinese objections, the United Nations on Friday published a report on North Korea that says a panel of independent experts is investigating reports of possible North Korean arms deals with Syria and Myanmar.

July 1, 2012 10:03
 
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UN confirms top us Middle East diplomat to take UN post

The United Nations confirmed on Monday that Jeffrey Feltman, until recently the top U.S. diplomat for the Middle East, will soon take up a senior post at the United Nations.

June 12, 2012 11:11
 
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Crude oil rises $2 on Spain rescue, Iran

UN nuclear watchdog, Iran fail to reach deal on probe; Eurozone agrees to lend Spain up to 100 billion euros

June 11, 2012 10:22
 
EU Allows Iran Oil Insurance For Now, To Decide In May

EU Allows Iran Oil Insurance For Now, To Decide In May

EU irons out Iran oil embargo details; Targets 17 Iranians with sanctions

March 25, 2012 4:11
 
UN Atom chief doesn’t rule out Iran ‘cleaning’ army site

UN Atom chief doesn’t rule out Iran ‘cleaning’ army site

The UN nuclear watchdog does not rule out that Iran may be trying to clean up a military site inspectors want to visit as part of an investigation into possible Iranian research relevant to atomic bombs, the agency's chief said on Friday.

March 10, 2012 4:48
 
UN watchdog says nuclear talks with Iran failed

UN watchdog says nuclear talks with Iran failed

The UN nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday it had failed to secure an agreement with Iran during talks over disputed atomic activities and that the Islamic Republic had rejected a request to visit a military site.

February 22, 2012 12:45
 
Chinese Premier stresses urgency in addressing chaos in Syria

Chinese Premier stresses urgency in addressing chaos in Syria

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Tuesday it was urgent to prevent war and chaos in Syria and vowed to work through the United Nations to seek an end to civil strife in the country.

February 14, 2012 2:48
 
Saudi King slams veto of Syria UN resolution

Saudi King slams veto of Syria UN resolution

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Friday slammed the Russian and Chinese veto of a UN resolution on Syria as an "unfavorable" move.

February 11, 2012 6:00