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UN envoy voices serious concern over demolition of Palestinian property in West Bank

The senior United Nations envoy for the Middle East peace process, Terje Roed-Larsen, voiced serious concern today for the demolition of Palestinian homes and commercial property in the West Bank town of Tulkarem by the Israeli military.

Clear consensus for Quartet’s efforts to settle Middle East crisis, Security Council told

There is a clear consensus within the international community of support for the diplomatic Quartet’s efforts to reach a permanent settlement to the situation in the Middle East based on two sovereign states, living side-by-side in peace and security, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today.

UN officials stress importance of London talks on Palestinian reform

Attending the London conference on Palestinian reform today, the senior United Nations envoy for the Middle East, Terje Roed Larsen, described the talks as an "invaluable" meeting that helps to move the process forward.

Following weekend of bloodshed, Annan voices extreme concern at Middle East violence

Following a weekend that saw further bloodshed in the Middle East, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today voiced his extreme concern at the level of violence and growing number of casualties in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Senior UN envoy in Saudi Arabia for talks on Middle East peace initiatives

A senior United Nations envoy for the Middle East, Terje Roed-Larsen, is in Saudi Arabia for talks with officials on various initiatives striving to achieve peace in the region.

Senior UN envoy condemns deadly suicide bombing in Tel Aviv

The top United Nations envoy in the Middle East, Terje Roed-Larsen, has condemned the double suicide bombing by Palestinian militants in Tel Aviv over the weekend in which at least 20 people were killed and dozens more wounded.

Annan condemns 'morally reprehensible' suicide bombings in Tel Aviv

In a strong condemnation of the deadly double suicide bombing by Palestinian militants in Tel Aviv, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called such terrorist attacks "morally reprehensible and completely unjustified."