Iraq: UN envoy strongly condemns attacks during Muslim holiday

The top United Nations envoy in Iraq on Saturday condemned “in the strongest terms” a series of attacks that killed and injured a number of people during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

On International Day of Non-Violence, UN envoy voices concern over rise in Iraqi violence

In a message commemorating the International Day of Non-Violence, the top United Nations envoy in Iraq today voiced deep concern over the recent uptick in violence across the country, urging all Iraqis to commit to the resolution of differences through non-violent means.