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UN team suspends mission after being targeted by snipers

The UN team tasked with investigating an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs has halted its mission after being targeted by unidentified snipers on Monday. Unidentified snipers shot at U.N. experts on Monday , ...

26/08/2013 - 12:33 - comment 0

UN chemical weapons team to return to Syria

mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the UN is responsible ... and the UN is responsible for the mission.On Tuesday, experts from the O ... On Tuesday, Sigrid Kaag, the special coordinator for the mission to dismantle Syria’s chemicals, told ...

06/08/2014 - 07:56 - comment 0

Convoy forced to pull back from UN Golan Heights rescue mission

shelled the area where the UN workers are being held. A convoy of U.N. vehicles ... when the army shelled the area, a watchdog said Friday.“When the U.N. vehicles entered into Jamla, the Syrian army shelled a nearby village. The U.N. cars then withdraw from Jamla,” said Syrian Observatory ...

09/03/2013 - 07:01 - comment 0

Ragheb Alama takes no prisoners on his first mission as UN Ambassador

Ragheb Alama took his first mission as UN Ambassador ... visited Lebanon’s largest detention facility on an official mission, where he vowed to help any inmates in need. This marked Alama’s first mission as a UN Ambassador. Ragheb tweeted: “I’ll be making a visit ...

25/05/2014 - 10:59 - comment 0

Veteran UN diplomat to lead Syria's chemical weapon elimination

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday named Sigrid Kaag as the leader of the UN's joint mission with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ... Ban Ki-moon Sunday named Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with the Organization ...

14/10/2013 - 08:23 - comment 0

Russia may give $2 million to UN chemical watchdog for Syrian mission

million to the UN chemical watchdog mission responsible for eliminating Syria's chemical weapons ... mission providing $6 million in equipment, training and cash to the OPCW and the UN. Britain, Canada, ... to the UN chemical watchdog mission responsible for eliminating Syria's chemical weapons and is ready ...

13/11/2013 - 13:33 - comment 0

UN observers end mission in Syria

the completion of the mission of the UN observers in Syria as the powers were unable to agree on measures to deal ... Thursday the completion of the mission of the UN observers in Syria as the powers were unable to agree ... was that the conditions were not met for the pursuit of this mission" said France's ambassador to the UN Gerard ...

16/08/2012 - 19:59 - comment 0

UN Security council praises progress in Syria, backs joint chemical weapons mission

in Syria. UN leader Ban Ki-moon proposed the mission, and has said that up to 100 experts will be needed ... The UN Security Council praised progress in Syria and backed a joint mission proposal Thursday to eliminate banned arms in Syria in cooperation ...

11/10/2013 - 08:12 - comment 0

UN appoints Dutch official to head Syria mission, increases peace talk efforts

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon appointed Assistant Secretary General Sigrid Kaag Wednesdat to lead the joint mission to eradicate Syria's chemical weapons ... in mid-November. The UN appointed Assistant Secretary General Sigrid Kaag to lead ...

17/10/2013 - 07:35 - comment 0

UN Security Council Meets Tuesday over UN Mission in Sahara

The UN security council is scheduled to meet next Tuesday to renew the mandate of MINURSO (French acronym for the UN mission in charge of supervising ... for the UN mission in charge of supervising the holding of a referendum in the Sahara), according ...

19/05/2010 - 11:22 - comment 0