Iraq

Iraq: UN envoy welcomes latest transfer of Iranian exiles to transit centre

The United Nations top official in Iraq today hailed the announcement of a further transfer of Iranian exiles currently located in a camp outside of the capital, Baghdad.

UN envoy appalled by wave of attacks across Iraq

The United Nations top envoy in Iraq today strongly condemned a wave of deadly attacks which left dozens dead and hundreds more wounded across the Gulf country.

Ban calls for peaceful transfer of Iranian exiles from Iraqi camp

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged all parties to avoid violence and work together to peacefully conclude the transfer of the remaining Iranian exiles residing in a camp in Iraq.

UN envoy urges Iraq to avoid violence in relocating Iranian exiles from camp

At a meeting with the Iraqi Government, the United Nations top official in the Middle Eastern country today urged the authorities to avoid violence in resolving the situation of more than 1,000 Iranian exiles currently located in a camp in Iraq.

UN expert urges halt to executions and surrounding secrecy in Iraq

An independent United Nations human rights expert today voiced alarm about reports that Iraqi authorities have upheld death sentences for up to 196 prisoners – in one province alone – and called on the Government to halt its secrecy over executions.

UN calls for cooperation to find solutions to relocate Iranian exiles in Iraq

The United Nations refugee agency today called for cooperation, patience and understanding among all parties involved in finding solutions for the 3,200 Iranian exiles residing in Camp Ashraf in Iraq.

UN panel pays out $1.3 billion in reparations for Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait

The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), which settles the damage claims of those who suffered losses due to Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait, today made $1.3 billion available to six successful claimants.

Security Council extends mandate of UN Assistance Mission for Iraq by 12 months

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for another year, while also reiterating its encouragement of further progress on the country’s security, humanitarian, human rights and political fronts.

UN puts forward roadmap for relocation of Iranian exiles from camp in Iraq

The United Nations mission in Iraq today presented a roadmap to the Government suggesting a series of steps to complete the peaceful relocation of Iranian exiles from Camp Ashraf to Camp Hurriya.

Iraq: UN condemns wave of attacks

The United Nations mission in Iraq today strongly condemned the wave of attacks that started yesterday in the Middle Eastern country, killing dozens and injuring many more.