The Israeli minister of military affairs has lashed out at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for its condemnation of the recent Gaza carnage, saying Tel Aviv and the US should immediately withdraw from the Geneva-based body.
The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, a day after Israeli troops unleashed a brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters, killing dozens of people and wounding over 2,700 others.
Emergency teams of specialists from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and United Nations agencies have been deployed to the African country to tackle the spread of a new wave of Ebola epidemic.
The United Nations Human Rights office has warned that April has been the deadliest month this year so far with a "sharp" increase in civilian casualties in Yemen, amid continued Saudi aggression against its impoverished Arab neighbor.
The Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences (IAMS) has presented its findings related to a recent suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma to the UN, calling on the world body to resolve ambiguities surrounding the alleged assault.
A UN Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar.
A United Nations official said more than 4,000 people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar's military and an ethnic armed group in the country's remote north over the past weeks as a long-simmering conflict intensifies.