United Nations

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Name: United Nations
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 6 mins ago - 10 reports

Ban assures Fiji

THE Fijian Government is working closely with the United Nations on negotiations for the release of 45 captured Fijian peacekeepers in the Golan Heights by Syrian rebel group Al-Nusra.Prime Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama said UN Secretary-General ... [Published Fiji Times - 33 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 6 reports

Forced External Interference Destroys State, as Seen in Iraq – Russia’s UN Representative

MOSCOW, September 2 (RIA Novosti) – Forceful external interference does not create democracy, but leads to the destruction of the state, Alexey Borodavkin, Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in ... [Published RIA Novosti - 24 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 10 mins ago - 8 reports

Filipino Peacekeepers In Golan Heights Escape: ‘Greatest Escape’ Pulled Off Against Syrian Rebels, How Did The Filipino Peacekeepers Escape?

(Photo : Twitter: CBS News)Filipino peacekeepers make "greatest escape" from Al Qaeda-linked militants in SyriaFilipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights  escape happened as the men slipped away from their captors' clutches under the cover of darkness around ... [Published Travelers Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 28 reports

Syrian rebels clash with UN forces in Golan Heights

Syrian rebels including the Al-Qaeda-linked Al Nusra Front have been fighting in the Golan Heights area with the Syrian military for some time. On Saturday, rebels surrounded a UN military encampment within the Golan Heights and clashes ensued. A different ... [Published Digital Journal - 13 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 21 reports

Islamic State Commits Crimes against Humanity in Iraq - UN

GENEVA –Violence carried out by the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq, including murders, executions, abduction, sexual violence and torture, amount to crimes against humanity, the United Nations said on Monday.The UN’s statement came ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 50 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

UN rights council condemns Islamic State atrocities

The UN Human Rights Council has condemned jihadist group Islamic State for committing atrocities in Iraq and decided to dispatch investigators to the country to collect evidence.The council said in a resolution that it “condemns in the strongest possible ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 16 reports

1,420 people killed in Iraqi violence in August: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 1 (APP): At least 1,420 Iraqis have been killed and 1,370 injured in terrorist attacks and sectarian violence during August, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement on Monday. ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Filipino ‘blue helmets’: Courage under fire

11:34 pmWhat played out in the Golan Heights last week would have made a great war movie.Seventy-five Filipino troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in the Golan, the no-man’s land between Syria and Israel, were surrounded by Syrian rebel fighters, ... [Published Manila Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 51 reports

UN peacekeepers rescued from Golan Heights

Irish members of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force convoy manoeuvre near the border of Syrian territory — AFPAustralia will drop military equipment and aid to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, militantsPhilippines ... [Published Asian Age - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 25 reports

UN troops escape standoff in the Golan Heights

Philippines military chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang says that more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights have been moved to a ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 65 reports

Peacekeepers on Golan moved to safe area, UN and Philippines say

, on the Syrian side near the Quneitra border crossing, along the rocky frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. — Reuters pic EIN ZIVAN (Golan Heights) Aug 30 — All the Philippine UN peacekeepers trapped by Islamist militants on ... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 36 reports

Militants attack Syria's UN peacekeeper

Dozens of Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights have come under attack by foreign-backed terrorists fighting the Syrian government. Philippine Defense Minister Voltaire Gazmin said the militant assault had started early on Saturday.Gazmin also noted ... [Published Press tv - Aug 30 2014]

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Sudani stressed that "the acts of the IS are a threat not only to Iraq but to the whole region" warning they posed "an imminent danger for all countries of the world"
"As we come to the last two weeks of campaigning for this historic election, let me point outout to you and the people of Fiji the choice we have in this election."
" During the meeting heard the reports of the heads of military departments of the situation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions ", - said in the report."
...Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga of the Fijian Army said that they had assurances that the men were being well-treated:[quote "However, we are still very concerned that we cannot confirm at this stage their exact location, whether they are still in Syria or whether they have been moved to neighboring countries" . UNDOF was set up after the Golan Heights were seized by Israel during the TheThe Fijian and Philippine troops are serving with UNDOF in the Golan Heights...

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