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Iraq: Security Council told ‘despair’ has ‘given way to hope’ but road to stability ‘long and far from easy’

Despite some positive developments following years of brutal conflict, Iraq is gripped by political stalemate and a continued humanitarian crisis that is hampering the stabilization of the country, the head of the UN Assistance Mission in the country, (UNAMI), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, told the Security Council on Wednesday.

News In Brief 12 March 2018

  • “Highest ever number” of Syrian children died in 2017: UNICEF report
  • “Proud feminist” Guterres praises women “calling out” abuse and discrimination
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News in Brief 02 January 2018

Hundreds seek refuge around UN camp in CAR

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News in Brief 01 September 2017 (AM)

Casualty figures show month-on-month decline in Iraq: UNAMI

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Appeal for justice for Iraqi rape survivors

Thousands of Iraqi women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by extremists should receive care, protection and justice.

Furthermore, children born to them as a result of such violence should not face a life of discrimination and abuse.

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UN Gender Focus: Iraqi women, Kenyan youth delegates and women drug addicts

Appeal for justice for Iraqi rape survivors

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News in Brief 22 August 2017 (AM)

Appeal for justice for ISIL’s women victims in Iraq

Authorities in Iraq are being urged to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by ISIL fighters receive care, protection and justice.

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Security Council urged to continue Iraqi support following Mosul victory

Iraq will continue to require international support in the wake of the military victory in the northern city of Mosul, the Security Council heard on Monday.

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News in Brief 30 March 2017 (AM)

UN official strongly condemns “heinous” terrorist attack in Iraq

A suicide bombing in Iraq on Wednesday has been strongly condemned by the senior UN official in the country.

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News in Brief 9 March 2017 (PM)

Deadly attack on wedding party “ugly crime”: UN Iraq mission chief

A terrorist attack in Iraq which targeted a wedding party has been condemned by the senior UN official in the country as “an ugly crime against the innocent.”

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