UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process

News in Brief 16 October 2017 (PM)

Take “coordinated steps” to prevent violence over Kirkuk, urges UN chief

The Iraqi government and Kurdish authorities need to take “coordinated steps” to prevent violence across the governorate of Kirkuk, said the UN chief António Guterres on Monday.

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"Vital” that status quo is preserved for Jerusalem sites: UN Coordinator

It is “vital” that the status quo for Jerusalem’s holy sites is preserved, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process said on Tuesday, following days of violent unrest that has claimed seven lives.

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News in Brief 2 March 2017 (AM)

Taliban attacks which killed 15 in Kabul condemned by Security Council

Terrorist attacks which killed at least 15 people in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, have been strongly condemned by the UN Security Council.

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News in Brief 16 January 2017(PM)

Iran nuclear accord marks significant milestone: UN

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Hebron now “epicentre of violence” in Israel-Palestine unrest

The “epicentre of violence” in on-going clashes between Israelis and Palestinians has moved from Jerusalem, to the West Bank city of Hebron.

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