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Syria Security Council

UN Demands Immediate Aid Access In Syria

Posted 12.02.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is expressing alarm at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria and demanding immedi...

Russia Dismisses Britain's Syria Resolution

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Britain on Wednesday that the U.N. Security Council should not consider a d...

50 Countries Urge UN To Intervene In Syria

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - More than 50 countries asked the U.N. Security Council on Monday to refer the ...

Deadlocked Security Council Members Bicker Over Syria Violence

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 25 (Reuters) - U.N. Security Council members blamed each other for rising violence i...

Security Council Extends U.N. Monitor Mission In Syria

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday renewing the 300-strong U.N. observer force in Syria for 30 ...

Annan Wants 'Consequences' If No Immediate Syria Cease-Fire

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN and EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

GENEVA — Syrian President Bashar Assad has discussed the possibility of forming a transitional government for his country as proposed by an inte...

West: Syria Headed For Full-Blown Civil War

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

By Mariam Karouny and Dominic Evans BEIRUT, May 31 (Reuters) - Syria is nearing full-blown sectarian civil war that would be catastrop...

U.S. Proposes New Syria Resolution

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key U.N. Security Council members began discussing a possible new resolution Tuesday that demands an end to the violence in Sy...

Strengthening the UN's Ability to Maintain International Peace and Security

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Lawrence Wittner

When it comes to international peace and security, the United Nations is notably lacking in power. Its resolutions along these lines are often ignored or go unenforced. Frequently, they are not even adopted.

Envoys: UN Close To Deal On Syria Resolution

Reuters | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Several U.N. Security Council members said they were close to a deal on Thursday on the wording of a dr...

Qatar, Arab League Urge UN Council To Act On Syria

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The head of the Arab League and the prime minister of Qatar urged the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to take sw...

Diplomats Demand That Assad Step Down

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Louis Charbonneau AMMAN/UNITED NATIONS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces reasserted control of D...

Russia and China: UN-Responsible on Syria

Don Kraus | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
Don Kraus

By using their veto power, Russia and China are not meeting their special responsibility to protect Syria from mass atrocities and major human rights violations.