LONDON, As the 2018 World Cup reached its climax Sunday, no one could draw more satisfaction from the tournament than Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The mega sporting event, which Putin personally lobbied to secure for Russia, has allowed the Kremlin …Read more
UNITED NATIONS, The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan after approving a United States-drafted resolution which expresses deep concern at the failures of the country's leaders to bring an end to hostilities there.
An …Read more
JUBA, Since the start of the conflict in South Sudan in 2013, widespread and systematic sexual violence has been used as a pervasive tactic of war and terror, says a high-level United Nations envoy after visiting the war-torn country and …Read more
WASHINGTON, The United Nations Security Council has adopted a U.S.-drafted resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan until May 2019.
The resolution includes a travel ban and an asset freeze on South Sudanese military officials Malek Reuben Riak …Read more
CAIRO, Syrian government forces continue to regain ground in the south of the country, moving closer to the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Meanwhile, Israel continues to urge Russia to prevent Iranian and pro-Iranian militia forces from getting …Read more