MIDDLE EAST

13/Mar ‘Unprecedented suffering’ for Syrian children in 2016 – UNICEF

12/Mar  Syria: UN chief Guterres condemns terrorist attacks in Damascus

10/Mar  Security Council encourages Syrian parties to take part in UN-supported talks ‘without preconditions’

09/Mar 

Yemen: UNICEF vaccination campaign reaches five million children
UN refugee agency issues renewed funding plea for Syria, as conflict enters seventh year

Next intra-Syrian talks set for late March – UN envoy

07/Mar 

UN agency expanding camps around Mosul to cope with surge in displacement

03/Mar 

Intra-Syrian talks conclude in Geneva with ‘clear agenda’ and plans to resume later this month

Iraq: 15,000 children flee west Mosul over past week as battle intensifies, says UNICEF

21/Feb – UN refugee agency focuses on sheltering displaced as Iraqi offensive moves to west Mosul

‘Time running out’ for 1.4 million children in ‘man-made’ crises in Africa, Yemen – UNICEF
Yemen’s brutal two-year conflict forcing displaced to return home amid persisting risks – UN

18/Feb – UN aid agencies preparing for ‘all scenarios’ as western Mosul military operations set to begin

17/Feb – Iraq: UN condemns car bomb attack in Baghdad

16/Feb – Iraq: UN health agency delivers medical aid to newly retaken areas of Mosul

14/Feb – In Oman, UN chief Guterres seeks ways to help bring peace to Middle East

12 Feb – UN chief Guterres engages in ‘constructive’ discussions on Yemen, Libya with Saudi Foreign Minister

10 Feb –  Yemen: As food crisis worsens, UN agencies call for urgent assistance to avert catastrophe

08 Feb

Yemen: UN, partners seek $2.1 billion to stave off famine in 2017
Security Council, UN mission condemn attack near Afghanistan’s Supreme Court

07 Feb

Israeli legislation on settlements violates international law, says UN chief Guterres
Adapting to increased military pressure, ISIL shifts to ‘dark web,’ UN Security Council told

06 Feb

UN Middle East envoy ‘concerned’ over scheduled vote on Israel’s settlement regularisation bill
Syria: UN provides emergency water around Aleppo, as 1.8 million cut off from water supply