United Nations



  • sandstorm conf 2017-06-24 16:04

    Iran to hold intl. conf. on combating sand storms

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – Iran is organizing a three-day international conference on combating sand and dust storms in July, with participation of representatives from over 30 countries across the world.

  • khoshroo 2017-06-22 11:23


    Coop. with Afghanistan pathway to regional peace, stability

    TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to UN Gholamali Khoshroo has delivered speech On"The Situation in Afghanistan" before the Security Council.

  • UN SG 2017-06-20 23:54


    UN making effort to address conflict-related sexual violence causes

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – UN Secy. Gen. Antonio Guterres in his message on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June 2017, said the UN is making every effort to address the root causes of conflict-related sexual violence by using preventive diplomacy, fostering peace building and development, encouraging national action, and ending gender discrimination.

  • Rohingya 2017-06-20 12:14

    Rohingyas fall victim to UN’s corporate-dominated agenda

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Strategist and activist supporting Rohingya rights in Myanmar says a document recently revealed about UN mission in Myanmar shows how its humanitarian goals are ignored by the corporate-dominated agenda of the UN.

  • غلامعلی خوشرو 2017-06-20 09:49

    Iran objects to Tillerson’s interventionist remarks in Congress

    TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s permanent envoy to the UN protested to the UN chief in a letter on Monday over recent anti-Iran remarks made by the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Congress.

  • ابوبکر البغدادی 2017-06-17 09:19

    UN unable to confirm death of ISIL leader Baghdadi

    NEW YOEK, Jun. 17 (MNA) – The UN cannot confirm through independent sources that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIL leader was killed in a Russian airstrike, UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a briefing on Friday.

  • wheat 2017-06-14 16:24


    Iran’s 2017 wheat output to exceed five-year average by 25%

    TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) – In its latest quarterly report, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) points to stability in Iran’s wheat production in 2017 and the possibility to reach a yield of 13.5 million tons.

  • UN Secretary General 2017-06-13 15:58

    UN SG supports UNRWA after criticism by Israeli regime

    NEW YORK, Jun. 13 (MNA) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guiterres ratified his support to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), after Benjamin Netanyahu called to dismantle it.

  • Ocean 2017-06-07 15:41

    UN turns attention to water problems

    NEW YORK, Jun. 07 (MNA) – The United Nations was inundated on Tuesday by water issues: The Ocean Conference focused on rising, polluted seas while the Security Council examined the threat to international peace and security by conflicts involving fresh water that crosses borders.

  • UN secretary general 2017-06-07 13:17

    UN SG`s statement on 1967 Arab-Israeli war anniversary

    TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) – 5 June 2017 marks 50 years since the start of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, which resulted in Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Syrian Golan and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Syrians.

  • amir-abdollahian-garry lewis 2017-05-31 12:49

    Iran urges UN to play more active role in regional stability

    TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said the UN is expected to play a more active role in promoting regional peace and stability.

  • یمن 2017-05-28 14:55

    UN ignores war-torn Yemen's pleas for aid

    SANAA, May 28 (MNA) – In an interview with Sputnik, Yemen's Deputy Information Minister Hashim Sharafaddin made a point of expressing his disappointment with the United Nations, which has repeatedly ignored the country's requests for humanitarian assistance amid starvation and devastating Saudi bombardments.

  • Oceans 2017-05-28 14:24

    Our oceans, our future

    TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day.

  • Mosul 2017-05-28 13:20

    UN concerned on civilians in ISIL-controlled Mosul areas

    NEW YORK, May. 28 (MNA) – UN Deputy Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O'Brien, has today expressed his concern over the lives of tens of thousands of civilians remaining in ISIL-controlled Mosul areas.

  • عبور مهاجران 2017-05-28 09:25


    More than 1.5K migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017

    TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said Friday that 1,530 migrants and refugees died crossing the Mediterranean in 2017.

  • Trump doesn’t understand international relations, Iran’s Shamkhani says 2017-05-24 19:50

    SNSC head:

    World unsafe due to UN inaction, weakness

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani criticized UN for its weakness and passiveness towards illegal military interventions against other countries which has resulted in ongoing insecurity in the world.

  • rouhani 2017-05-24 12:16

    World leaders felicitate Rouhani on reelection

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) – A number of international officials congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection as president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  •  António Guterres 2017-05-22 16:03


    UN chief urges all sides to restore calm, stop violence

    NEW YORK, May 22 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is deeply concerned about the military escalation at the Brak al-Shati air base in southern Libya and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and restore calm, the UN chief's spokesman said today.

  • اقتصاد جهانی 2017-05-19 11:20

    UN report shows economic fall in poor regions

    TEHRAN, May. 19 (MNA) – The United Nations released a report titled World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2017 which shows growth in world economy with poor prospect for underdeveloped economies.

  • khoshroo 2017-05-17 09:23


    Women main victims of crises in ME

    TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo has said the women are the main victims of recent crises in the Middle East region, including cruel sanctions.

  • MISTURA 2017-05-17 08:52

    De Mistura proposes to create consultative mechanism on Syria's const'l issues

    GENEVA, May 17 (MNA) – UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura proposed to create a technical, consultative mechanism on Syrian constitutional and legal issues.

  • معصومه ابتکار 2017-05-14 23:31

    Iran to host 1st UN summit on dust storms in July

    SANANDAJ, May 14 (MNA) – Iran’s Head of Department of Environment and VP Masoumeh Ebtekar said Tehran will host UN summit on dust storms in July.

  • FAO 2017-05-13 15:08

    FAO adopts new guidelines for tackling climate change

    ROME, May 13 (MNA) – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced new guidelines aimed at supporting countries in meeting their commitments to tackle climate change.

  • خوشرو 2017-05-13 10:53

    Iran's UN envoy:

    Belt-Road Initiative good for Iran, ME and world

    UNITED NATIONS, May 13 (MNA) – Iranian envoy to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo in an interview with China's Xinhua on Wed. warmly praised the Belt and Road Initiative, saying it is good for Iran, the Middle East and the rest of the world.

  • Sudan 2017-05-10 16:45

    UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

    NAIROBI, May 10 (MNA) – than a million children ran away from war in South Sudan, since the armed conflict started in December 2013.

  • WFP 2017-05-06 21:18


    Hunger increases immigration flow, armed conflict

    ROME, May 06 (MNA) – The World Food Program (WFP) indicated that there is close link between the increased hunger, the immigration flow and armed conflict.

  • press freedom 2017-05-03 14:59

    UN Chief calls for 'an end to all crackdowns against journalists'

    TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2017, called for an end to all crackdowns against journalists because a free press advances peace and justice for all.

  • Africa 2017-05-03 12:41

    UN demands more help for central African republic

    NEW YORK, May 03 (MNA) – The World Food Program (WFP) demanded Tuesday more funds to help the Central African Republic, a nation receiving each time less financial support and resources, and at the same time, facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the planet.

  • Assad-Guterres 2017-04-24 10:09

    Assad receives congratulation cable from Guterres on Independence Day

    DAMASCUS, Apr. 24 (MNA) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday a cable of congratulation from United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the occasion of Syria’s Independence Day.

  • s arabia women 2017-04-24 09:02

    Making an arsonist the fire chief:

    Saudis elected to UN women's rights board

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia, notorious for its poor record on women’s rights, has been elected to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.