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UNSC resolution on Syria UNSC unanimously extends cross border aid to Syria’s rebel held areas

Russia reiterated its demand that this mechanism should be allowed only for a limited period of time and called for the end of Western unilateral sanctions on Syria, the main cause of the humanitarian crisis in the country

UNSC on Ben-Gvir storming Al Aqsa UNSC meet on Ben-Gvir’s storming of Al-Aqsa compound ends with calls for maintaining status quo

China and Russia have blamed Israel for provoking violence in the region. Palestinians also slammed the UNSC for failing to take any concrete action despite Israel’s repeated violations of international law

Afghan women banned from NGOs UN agencies say work will have to be partially halted in Afghanistan due to ban on women employees

After banning women from attending universities and other higher educational institutions, the Taliban government in Afghanistan has also banned NGOs from employing women staff

Why do rebel militias continue to kill in the Congo?

In a recent incident, the M23 rebel group has been accused of killing at least 300 civilians by the Congolese government. Kambale Musavuli from Centre for Research on the Congo traces the history of this rebel group.

“After two decades of war, the Congolese people are saying enough is enough”: M23 and war-making in the Congo

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Congolese activist and researcher Kambale Musavuli about the latest offensive of the M23 rebel group in the eastern part of the DRC and the broader history of proxy warfare in the region.

Russia-Ukraine war For India, a frank talk with Biden on Ukraine may help

If India is dead serious in its mission to bring peace to the steppes along the Dnieper River, the thing to avoid is any temptation to do grandstanding, to create optics or to insert into the news cycle for its own sake. Instead it should talk to the US

Yemen 21st Sept revolution anniversary Yemenis mark Houthi capture of Sanaa and condemn Saudi-led war

On September 21, 2014, a Houthi-led armed resistance captured Yemen’s capital Sanaa and forced the Saudi and US-backed President Abdrabbu Mansur Hadi to flee

Israeli attack in Syria Fresh Israeli attacks in Syria cause material damage in Aleppo and Damascus 

This was the third such instance of Israeli aggression inside Syria this month. Israel has carried out thousands of such strikes inside Syria since 2011, in complete violation of the UN charter

Riyad Mansour Palestine UN At UNSC meeting, Israel’s atrocities under the scanner

The Palestinian envoy recently announced a renewed effort to gain full UN membership following UN Security Council discussions on conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories and the political process

Turkish attacks in Iraq Iraq demands UN intervention against continued Turkish violations of its sovereignty

During a special session of the UN Security Council on Tuesday, UN Special Representative in Iraq Jeanine Hennis Plasschaert said that the Turkish attack on Zakho in Iraqi Kurdistan earlier this month showed “shocking disregard for civilian life”

China, Russia on North Korea China, Russia blame US for stoking tensions in Korea, call to ease sanctions on DPRK

The two nations defended their earlier veto against the UN Security Council resolution to impose further sanctions on North Korea and argued that the US has played a major role in stoking tensions in the peninsula

Israeli aggression in Syria At least four soldiers killed in Syria in deadliest Israeli airstrikes this year

Thursday’s strike was the ninth violation of Syrian airspace by Israel this year. Israel has carried out hundreds of such unprovoked strikes since the beginning of the war in Syria in 2011