United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appealed to the Israelis and the Palestinians to fulfil their obligations under international law and the Road Map, a widely endorsed plan for peace in the Middle East.
Secretary-General Kofi Annan, currently travelling in the Middle East, today hailed the restoration of Iraq's sovereignty as a chance to reconstruct the war-ravaged nation and pledged the full support of the United Nations in this endeavour.
Thirty years after it was first established, the United Nations peacekeeping force observing the ceasefire between Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights had its mandate extended today through the end of the year.
Hailing an end to the occupation of Iraq, the United Nations Security Council today welcomed the handover of full responsibility and authority to the country's "fully sovereign and independent" interim Government, while condemning ongoing violence.
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today welcomed Iraq back into the family of independent and sovereign nations and urged the country's people to consolidate stability and foster understanding.
The United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) today announced plans to rule in two weeks on a case concerning the legality of Israel's construction of a wall in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Members of the diplomatic Quartet on the Middle East today hailed Egypt's efforts to help both sides to the conflict to establish arrangements supporting the Israeli initiative to withdraw from Gaza, the United Nations reported.