Middle East

Disturbed by deaths of Palestinian children, Annan stresses need to protect civilians

Distressed by a series of children’s deaths during the ongoing Israeli operations in the occupied Palestinian territory, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on the Government of Israel to take steps to avoid civilian casualties.

UN envoy, Annan condemn suicide attack in Tel Aviv market

Top United Nations officials today denounced a suicide attack of a market in Israel, which killed at least three people and wounded many more.

Chief of UN atomic watchdog reiterates call for Iran's nuclear compliance

The United Nations nuclear watchdog agency's top official today called on Iran to do its utmost to build confidence by suspending activities related to uranium enrichment and reprocessing-related activities.