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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending that the General Assembly accept new members to the United Nations, and approving any changes to its charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations and international sanctions as well as the authorization of military actions through resolutions – it is the only body of the United Nations with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The council held its first session on 17 January 1946.

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Palestinians' Abbas, at U.N., says U.S. offers Palestinians 'Swiss cheese' state

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, appearing before the United Nations Security Council, angrily rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday as a gift to Israel and..
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Palestinians' Abbas denounces U.S. peace proposal as gift to Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, appearing before the United Nations Security Council, angrily rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday as a gift to Israel and..
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Palestinian president urges world to reject 'Swiss cheese' plan [Video]Palestinian president urges world to reject 'Swiss cheese' plan

Addressing the UN Security Council, Mahmoud Abbas says US proposal 'annuls the legitimacy of the Palestinian rights'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published

Aid groups warn of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in northwest Syria [Video]Aid groups warn of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in northwest Syria

As aid groups urge ceasefire in Idlib region, UNSC set to meet over Turkey-Russia tensions, diplomats say.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Palestinians push for UN action over Trump Middle East plan [Video]Palestinians push for UN action over Trump Middle East plan

President Mahmoud Abbas to address UNSC on Palestinian rejection of the US Middle East proposal within two weeks.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published

Palestinian president to take Trump's Middle East plan to UN [Video]Palestinian president to take Trump's Middle East plan to UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to press UN Security Council in February about President Trump’s Middle East plan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:12Published

Abbas To Speak To UN Security Council About US - Middle East Peace Plan [Video]Abbas To Speak To UN Security Council About US - Middle East Peace Plan

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak to the 15-member United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks. According to Reuters, he'll speak about the US Middle East peace plan, unveiled by..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

UNSC votes to extend Syria's cross-border aid [Video]UNSC votes to extend Syria's cross-border aid

The United Nations Security Council agrees to extend its Syria aid programme - but with big cuts.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published

Iran's Foreign Minister Calls US Soleimani Strike an Act of Terrorism and War [Video]Iran's Foreign Minister Calls US Soleimani Strike an Act of Terrorism and War

Zarif was scheduled to deliver an address to the U.N. Security Council in NYC on Thursday.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:32Published

Mike Pompeo Criticized Russia And China's UN Veto [Video]Mike Pompeo Criticized Russia And China's UN Veto

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized a veto by Russia and China of a United Nations security council resolution. According to CNN, the resolution would allow humanitarian aid to reach Syrian..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

U.S. and Iranian envoys engage in rare direct dialogue [Video]U.S. and Iranian envoys engage in rare direct dialogue

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations made a rare compassionate public gesture toward her Iranian counterpart in the Security Council chamber on Thursday, expressing condolences over the death of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

U.S. probe of Saudi oil attack points to Iran: report [Video]U.S. probe of Saudi oil attack points to Iran: report

The United States said new evidence and analysis of weapons debris recovered from an attack on Saudi oil facilities on Sept. 14 indicates the strike likely came from the north, reinforcing its earlier..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

 

Canada's Trudeau seeks to rescue faltering U.N. bid on Africa trip

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves for Africa on Thursday to revive what diplomats say is a faltering bid for a rotating seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Reuters - Published

U.N. Security Council to meet Thursday to discuss Idlib, Syria: Security Council source

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Thursday to discuss the current situation in the Syrian city of Idlib, a Security Council source said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Draft U.N. resolution condemns Israeli annexation in Trump peace plan

A draft United Nations Security Council resolution on Tuesday condemned an Israeli plan to annex its settlements in the West Bank in a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel peace proposal.
Reuters - Published

Europe to avoid taking Iran nuclear dispute to U.N., EU's top diplomat says

The European Union will extend indefinitely the time limit to resolve disputes in the Iran 2015 nuclear accord to avoid having to go to the U.N. Security Council or triggering new sanctions, the EU's..
Reuters - Published

Trump adviser Kushner to brief U.N. leaders on Mideast plan

President Donald Trump's senior adviser, Jared Kushner, will brief U.N. Security Council ambassadors on Thursday about the Middle East peace plan that Trump unveiled last week, a U.S. official said on..
Reuters - Published

Palestinians push U.N. action over U.S. peace plan, Abbas to speak at U.N. Security Council

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan, Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on..
Reuters - Published

Palestinian President Abbas to speak in U.N. Security Council on U.S. peace plan: envoy

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan, Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on..
Reuters - Published

After Russia, China veto, U.N. says medical aid for Syria stuck in Iraq

Truckloads of medical aid for civilians in Syria's northeast is stuck in Iraq, the United Nations aid chief said on Wednesday, after Russia and China prevented the U.N. Security Council from renewing..
Reuters - Published

U.S. decries Iran threat to withdraw from global nuclear treaty

A U.S. envoy said on Tuesday that Iran's threat to quit the global nuclear treaty if European countries refer Tehran to the U.N. Security Council after declaring it in violation of a 2015 pact would..
Reuters - Published

Iran says it will quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to U.N.

Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn..
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If nuclear issue is referred to U.N., Iran will pull out of the NPT: Iran foreign minister

If Iran's nuclear file is sent to the United Nations Security Council, then Iran will withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday,..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: U.N. sanctions experts warn - stay away from North Korea cryptocurrency conference

United Nations sanctions experts are warning people not to attend a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea in February, flagging it as a likely sanctions violation, according to a confidential report..
Reuters - Published

U.N. renews Syria cross-border aid operation but halves crossings, length of time

The U.N. Security Council on Friday renewed a six-year-long cross-border operation delivering aid to millions of Syrian civilians but the number of crossings and length of authorization were halved to..
Reuters - Published

Syria cross-border aid to end Friday if U.N. Security Council fails to break deadlock

A six-year-long United Nations operation delivering aid across the Syrian border to millions of civilians will expire at midnight on Friday if a deadlocked U.N. Security Council cannot reach a..
Reuters - Published

Iran's Zarif accuses U.S. of violating U.N. deal by denying him a visa

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Tuesday of violating its agreement with the United Nations by denying him a visa to speak at a Security Council meeting amid..
Reuters - Published

U.S. denies Iran's Zarif a visa to attend U.N.: U.S. official

The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S...
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U.S. accuses Russia, China of blocking U.N. statement on Baghdad embassy attack

The United States accused Russia and China on Monday of blocking a United Nations Security Council statement "underscoring the inviolability of diplomatic and consular premises" after a Dec. 31 attack..
Reuters - Published

Saudi Arabia condemns Turkish escalation in Libya: statement

Saudi Arabia condemns "the recent Turkish escalation in Libya" and the Turkish parliament's approval of a troop deployment to Libya, and considers it a violation of U.N. Security Council decisions, the..
Reuters - Published

Iran tells U.N. it reserves right to self-defense over Soleimani killing

Iran told the United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday that it reserves its right to self-defense under international law after the United States killed Qassem..
Reuters - Published

Russia, China to hold more U.N. talks on lifting North Korea sanctions: diplomats

U.N. Security Council members are due to meet informally on Monday for a second round of negotiations on a Russian and Chinese proposal to lift a raft of sanctions on North Korea, a move that some..
Reuters - Published

Russia, China have blood on their hands after veto on Syria cross-border aid: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Russia and China had blood on their hands after the two countries used a veto of a U.N. Security Council resolution to block cross-border aid..
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Russia, backed by China, casts 14th U.N. veto on Syria to block cross-border aid

Russia, backed by China, on Friday cast its 14th U.N. Security Council veto since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011 to block cross-border aid deliveries from Turkey and Iraq to millions of..
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Russia fails to get U.N. approval for Syria cross-border aid deliveries from Turkey

Russia failed on Friday in a bid to get the U.N. Security Council to extend authorization of Syria cross-border aid deliveries from two points in Turkey after Moscow vetoed a rival draft resolution..
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In rare move, U.S. and Iranian envoys talk after U.N. meeting on nuclear deal

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft made a rare compassionate public gesture toward her Iranian counterpart in the U.N. Security Council chamber on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

U.N. Security Council set for showdown over Syria cross-border aid deliveries

For the past six years the United Nations and other aid groups have been crossing into Syria from Turkey, Iraq and Jordan at four places authorized by the U.N. Security Council to deliver humanitarian..
Reuters - Published

China says lifting some U.N. sanctions on North Korea could help break deadlock

China and Russia are pushing the U.N. Security Council to lift some sanctions on North Korea to ease the country's humanitarian concerns and to "break the deadlock" in stalled denuclearization talks..
Reuters - Published

China postpones U.N. Security Council discussion on Kashmir: diplomats

China has postponed a discussion by the U.N. Security Council planned for Tuesday about the situation in the disputed Indian territory of Jammu and Kashmir because the U.N. peacekeeping mission there..
Reuters - Published

China says hopes Security Council reaches consensus on North Korea sanctions

China hopes the U.N. Security Council will reach a consensus on a draft resolution regarding easing sanctions on North Korea, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a media briefing on..
Reuters - Published

China says hopes U.N. Security Council speaks with one voice on Korean Peninsula issue

China hopes the U.N. Security Council speaks with one voice on the Korean Peninsula issue, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular press conference on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir on Tuesday at China's request

The United Nations Security Council will meet at China's request on Tuesday to discuss the situation in the disputed Indian territory of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats said.
Reuters - Published

U.S. says now not the time for U.N. to consider lifting North Korea sanctions

The U.N. Security Council should not be considering "premature sanctions relief" for North Korea as it is "threatening to conduct an escalated provocation, refusing to meet to discuss..
Reuters - Published

North Korea says ready to respond to any corresponding measure that U.S. chooses

North Korea's foreign ministry criticized the United States for convening the U.N. Security Council and warned that it is ready to respond to any corresponding measure that Washington chooses, state..
Reuters - Published

U.S. tells U.N. it is ready to be flexible in North Korea talks, warns against provocations

The United States is ready "to simultaneously take concrete steps" toward a deal aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs, but the Security Council must be prepared to..
Reuters - Published

China's U.N. envoy says 'imperative' Security Council ease sanctions on North Korea

China's U.N. Ambassador Zhang Jun said it is "imperative" that the United Nations Security Council ease sanctions on North Korea in a bid to support talks between Pyongyang and the United States and..
Reuters - Published

U.N. unable to verify that weapons used in Saudi oil attack were from Iran

The United Nations is "unable to independently corroborate" that missiles and drones used in attacks on Saudi oil facilities in September "are of Iranian origin," Secretary-General Antonio Guterres..
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U.N. Security Council to meet Wednesday on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council will meet publicly on Wednesday over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, diplomats said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

U.S. to ask U.N. to discuss possible escalatory provocation by North Korea

The United States will ask the United Nations Security Council to this week discuss North Korea's recent missile launches and the "the possibility of an escalatory DPRK provocation," said a U.S. State..
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U.S. has not yet decided whether to hold U.N. meeting on North Korea rights abuses

The United States has not yet decided whether to hold a United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss human rights abuses in North Korea on Tuesday, said U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft..
Reuters - Published

Iran vows to continue missile work, dismisses EU powers' U.N. letter

Iran on Thursday rejected pressure to shelve its ballistic missile program after a European letter to the U.N. Security Council accused Tehran of developing missiles capable of being delivering nuclear..
Reuters - Published

Iran ballistic activities do not conform with U.N. resolution: France

France said on Thursday that Iran's ballistic missile activities did not conform with a U.N. Security Council resolution enshrining a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015 and called on the country to..
Reuters - Published

EU powers' letter to U.N. on Iran's missiles shows 'miserable incompetence': Zarif

Iran said on Thursday a letter from three European powers to the U.N. Security Council accusing Tehran of having nuclear-capable ballistic missiles showed their "miserable incompetence" in fulfilling..
Reuters - Published

North Korea warns U.N. Security Council against discussing country's human rights

North Korea told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that it would consider any discussion of the country's human rights situation a "serious provocation" and Pyongyang would "respond..
Reuters - Published

After Libya arms embargo breaches, U.N. Security Council warns countries to stop

The United Nations Security Council called on all countries on Monday to implement an arms embargo on Libya and to stay out of the conflict after U.N. sanctions monitors accused Jordan, the United Arab..
Reuters - Published

Australia condemns 'glacial' reform to UN Security Council

Australia’s ambassador to the United Nations Mitch Fifield has urged reform to the UN’s Security Council is needed in an "increasingly complex and contested world".
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U.N. investigators eye 160 Islamic State militants over Yazidi massacres

United Nations investigators have so far identified 160 Islamic State militants accused of massacres of Yazidis in northern Iraq in 2014 and are building legal cases against them, the head of the team..
Reuters - Published

Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen down 80%: U.N. envoy

United Nations Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths told the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the number of air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen has dropped nearly..
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U.S. pitted against Britain, France, South Africa, others at U.N. over abortion

The United States told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that it opposed references to sexual and reproductive health and the safe termination of pregnancies, pitting Washington against Britain,..
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