EghtesadOnline: Two high-ranking members of the Islamic Republic of Iran Medical Council (IRIMC) have formally called on the United Nations to help eliminate US restrictions against the supply of medicines and medical services to Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Following the approval of a measure by lawmakers that allows Iran to formally join the UN treaty for combating the financing of terrorism earlier this week, Iranian residents in South Korea can now open bank accounts, said the secretary-general of Iran-South Korea Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: Laughter during U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly was a sign of the United States’ isolation, the head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, Fars News reported.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with Trump vowing more sanctions against Tehran and Rouhani suggesting his American counterpart suffers from a “weakness of intellect.”
EghtesadOnline: Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met in New York.
EghtesadOnline: The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting later Wednesday after the U.S. confirmed North Korea’s rocket launch on July 4 was its first intercontinental ballistic missile.
EghtesadOnline: The UN welcomes "a significant drop in violence" in Syria, as the ceasefire in the country appears to be holding.
EghtesadOnline: The UN urged Israel to decide the fate of prisoners held under the so-called administrative detention without trial or charge amid a fresh wave of hunger strikes by Palestinians in protest against their arbitrary incarceration.
EghtesadOnline: The United Nations released $50 million from an emergency response fund to help six “severely underfunded and neglected aid operations,” including in Yemen, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chad.