UN rights experts urge Saudi authorities to halt death sentences on children

United Nations human rights experts have urged Saudi Arabia to immediately halt the execution of six people sentenced to death for crimes allegedly committed when they were under the age of 18. The experts warned that carrying out the sentences Read more

UN human rights experts urge Egypt to release jailed poet

Galal El Behairy has been held in detention since February after penning a song critical of Egypt’s policies, prompting United Nations human rights experts on Thursday to urge the government to release him immediately, a UN release says. The song Read more

UN, Egypt helped avert another Israel-Palestine war in Gaza, Security Council told

Intense diplomatic efforts by the United Nations and Egypt have helped avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war in Gaza that appeared just “minutes away” over the past weekend, a senior UN official said on Tuesday. “After intense efforts by the United Nations Read more

US Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem, Step Outside International Legitimacy, Morocco’s King

King Mohammed VI, Chairman of Al Quds Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation – a grouping that comprises 57 countries representing over one billion citizens, has described the American decision to recognize Al-Quds as the capital of Israel and Read more