Islamic State flag
23 Jun, 2015

Two boys were reportedly strung up outside the offices of the religious police in Syria

10 Mar, 2015

Samantha Power urges Europe to increase military spending and provide more peacekeepers

30 Sep, 2014

It's also time to reduce the role of the Middle East's chief mediator – the United States

10 Sep, 2014

Libya's parliament has decamped to a ship in the country's east, while Islamist militants roam the capital of Tripoli

An Iranian missile on display during a military parade
21 Jul, 2014

Iran upholds part of international agreement, as nuclear talks extended until September

10 Jul, 2014

Ambassador warns the UN that stolen uranium could be used for terrorist acts

31 Mar, 2014

UN panel publishes most comprehensive climate change study yet, but will it prove controversial?

10 Feb, 2014

Ceasefire set to continue in the 'capital of the revolution', but what's next for Geneva II?

Victoria Nuland
07 Feb, 2014

Assistant secretary of state, Victoria Nuland, apologises to EU counterparts for 'undiplomatic language'

20 Jan, 2014

Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran