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Michelle Nichols

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges

Jul 18 2019

UNITED NATIONS United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen.

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy

Jul 18 2019

UNITED NATIONS Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained.

Iran's Zarif says U.S. travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman'

Jul 17 2019

UNITED NATIONS Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York are "basically inhuman."

Iranian diplomats, families living in New York face U.S. travel curbs

Jul 16 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States has tightly restricted the travel of more than a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a U.S. diplomatic note to sent to the Iran mission to the United Nations and seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York

Jul 15 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said on Monday.

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces'

Jul 12 2019

NEW YORK Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from "overseas forces," in a veiled reference to China. | Video

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return?

Jul 07 2019

Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants.

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return?

Jul 07 2019

Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants.

FACTBOX-Iran nuclear row: could U.N. sanctions return?

Jul 07 2019

July 7 Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants.

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return?

Jul 07 2019

Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants.

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