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U.S. quits U.N. human rights body, citing anti-Israel bias

3 months, 29 days ago
WASHINGTON: The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing…

U.N. Security Council delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution

7 months, 23 days ago
UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT: The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing…

U.N. invites warring parties to Syria talks this week

2 years, 8 months ago
The United Nations invited Syria's government and opposition to peace talks in Geneva on Friday, but Saudi-backed opponents of President Bashar al-Assad have yet to decide whether to drop their objections to taking part.