Low growth, rising population, drought and floods have contributed to worsening food insecurity in the region.
UN Security Council members hold rare "closed consultations," called by Beijing, on disputed Kashmir where New Delhi is accused of abuses against its mostly-Muslim population.
The non-binding resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump's order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by Iran dramatically escalated tensions between the two foes.
Contrary to the Houthi claim, UN investigators suggest their evidence has increased the possibility that it was Tehran that launched the attack using long-range and sophisticated weaponry.
According to the presentation, users will be able to choose four different settings for replies: Global, Group, Panel, Statement.
US-Iranian absolutism could have been mitigated had the European Union and the United Nations shown some teeth over the last two years
The two camps, Al Asad and Erbil have played a critical role in the US military campaigns in the Middle East.
Prices of oil jump on concerns that Iran might respond to the killing of its top general Qasem Soleimani by the United States by disrupting global supplies of energy from the Mideast.
The withdrawal of US troops from West Africa will affect the region as well as the militarisation in Africa
Billions cheered in 2020 after a tumultuous year dominated by demonstrations calling for political dissent and action on climate change.
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