U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened to seek to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran if the U.N. Security Council does not approve a resolution that would indefinitely extend the arms embargo on Tehran, which is set to expire in October.
The U.N. envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets” in recent months.
The U.S. won't issue Iran's foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request.
A United Nations vehicle was targeted in a bombing Sunday in the Afghan capital Kabul and initial reports indicated at least one foreign citizen was killed, an Afghan official said.
As dozens of heads of state convene for the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York this week, the lingering conflict in Syria is taking a back seat.
Things UK PM Boris Johnson said at UN: "Pink-eyed Terminators from the future." ''Terrifying limbless chickens." ''Your fridge will beep for more cheese."
The United Nations says its panel of experts on Yemen have arrived in Saudi Arabia to investigate an attack on the kingdom's oil facilities.
Three U.S. allies on condemned the "repeated provocative launches" of ballistic missiles by North Korea, saying they violate U.N. Security Council resolutions banning any such activity.
The 101-page report released by Agnes Callamard stated that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible for Khashoggi's killing.