Families fleeing West Mosul in Iraq get frontline emergency aid from UN
Peace in Syria is a “moral and political imperative”: UN chief
The UN Secretary-General has issued two “urgent” appeals to all parties involved in Syria’s civil war, as it enters its seventh year this week.
More than half of Syria’s hospitals closed or “partially functioning”
After six years of brutal civil war less than half of Syria’s hospitals are still working normally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday.
Conflict in Libya’s east linked to executions, hostage-taking
Serious rights violations in Libya have been reported since the recent outbreak of fighting in the oil-rich east.
UN anti-drug chief details efforts made to rein in narcotics
Suffering of Syria children “hit rock bottom” in 2016, UNICEF says
UNHCR assisting thousands of newly displaced in Yemen
Mass destruction and killings linked to Turkey security operation
Details have been released of widespread destruction and death in Turkey during Government security operations against Kurdish separatists.
Deadly attack on wedding party “ugly crime”: UN Iraq mission chief
A terrorist attack in Iraq which targeted a wedding party has been condemned by the senior UN official in the country as “an ugly crime against the innocent.”
Security Council condemns terrorist attack on Afghan military hospital
A terrorist attack on a military hospital in Afghanistan on Wednesday has been condemned in the strongest terms by the UN Security Council.