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10/28/2015   --   10:41 AM
UN chief condemns Saudi airstrike to hospital in Yemen

Politics - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the airstrikes by the Saudi-led Coalition that hit the Hayadeen Medical Hospital in Sa'dah, Yemen.

9/10/2013   --   12:56 AM
Military action in Syria risks igniting regional war: Iran UN envoy

Politics - Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Mohsen Naziri Asl has warned military action in Syria will spark a “deeper crisis” and stir a “regional war”.

4/28/2013   --   4:52 PM
Iran urges high participation in UN meeting on nuclear disarmament

Politics - Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaei has called for concerted efforts to ensure maximum international participation at an upcoming UN meeting on global nuclear disarmament.

4/23/2013   --   11:17 AM
UN Chief: Arab States Must Stop Arming Syrian Militants

Politics - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on certain Arab states to stop supplying weapons to Syrian militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

2/16/2013   --   6:12 PM
A letter to Ban Ki-moon

Politics - Iran's permanent Ambassador to UN Mohammad Khazaee's letter to UN SG dated 15 February 2013 in reaction to the article in Washington Post:

2/15/2013   --   11:58 AM
World needs rules on cyberattacks

Politics - By Alireza Miryousefi and Hossein Gharibi

2/6/2013   --   1:27 PM
NAM Urges UNSC to Show Strong Reaction to Israel's Brutalities

Politics - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) must condemn the Zionist regime's recent air raid on Syria, the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) said in a statement.

1/17/2013   --   8:31 PM
Tehran committed to IAEA safety standards: Iran ambassador to UN

Politics - Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaei says Tehran is fully committed to the application of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s safety regulations in all of its nuclear facilities.

1/16/2013   --   9:29 AM
Iranian Army rejects media claims on US warplanes intrusion

Politics - An Iranian Army commander has rejected media claims that several US warplanes have intruded into the Islamic Republic’s airspace.

1/4/2013   --   8:34 PM
Syrian government committed to political solution for unrest: Iran MP

Politics - An Iranian lawmaker says the Syrian government’s 'political behavior' proves that it remains committed to a negotiated solution to the ongoing crisis in the country.

1/3/2013   --   8:29 PM
US court rejects lawsuit demanding details on American drone attacks

Politics - A US court has rejected a lawsuit by a media outlet demanding that US President Barack Obama’s administration disclose the details of targeted killings by drone strikes.

12/29/2012   --   12:30 PM
Foreign powers undermine UN role in resolving Syria unrest: Iran MP

Politics - A senior Iranian lawmaker says pressure and influence of the world powers on the United Nations has undermined the body’s role in resolving the Syria unrest.

12/29/2012   --   12:30 PM
Non-binding UN resolutions cannot help Rohingyas: Iran MP

Politics - An Iranian lawmaker says non-binding resolutions adopted by the UN will not help improve the situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, urging the UN to take practical measures.

12/22/2012   --   8:10 PM
UN resolution on human rights situation in Iran illegal: Lawmaker

Politics - An Iranian lawmaker has censured a recent resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly on human rights situation in Iran as “illegal.”

12/13/2012   --   11:23 AM
Iran seeks establishment of justice-based world order: Spokesman

Politics - Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast says the Islamic Republic follows a foreign policy that seeks to bring about the establishment of a justice-based global order.

11/30/2012   --   10:53 AM
Hamas welcomes UN Palestine state vote

Politics - Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has hailed the UN General Assembly’s vote to grant the Palestinians an upgraded status of non-member observer state, calling it a “victory.”

11/30/2012   --   10:52 AM
Palestine status upgraded at UN

Politics - The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine’s status at the UN from “observer entity” to “observer non-member state” despite strong opposition by Israel and the US.

11/28/2012   --   8:25 PM
US using UN resolution to settle political scores with Iran: MP

Politics - An Iranian lawmaker says the US and its allies are trying to settle political scores with the Islamic Republic by passing a UN resolution against Iran’s human rights situation.

11/17/2012   --   4:28 PM
Iran High Council for HR slams US visa denial
US not allow Iran's HR delegation attanding UN Third Cmomittee

Politics - Khabar Online: Iran's High Council for Human Rights has denounced the United States for refusing to issue visas for an Iranian delegation to the UN Third Committee, saying Washington is abusing from its position as host country to the UN.

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