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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 1 day ago

Consultative Meeting to Be Held in Amman, Jordan, on 26-27 February 2020

The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen (OSESGY) is hosting a consultative meeting with a group of Yemeni public and political figures in Amman, Jordan, on 26-27 February 2020. The meeting brings together a diverse group of Yemeni stakeholders, both men and women, including members of some political parties and independent public figures. Discussions will focus on approaches to resume the official peace talks under the auspices of ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 5 days ago

WHO Sounds Alarm over Africa Coronavirus Preparedness

The World Health Organization warned Saturday that African health systems would be ill-equipped to respond to the deadly coronavirus outbreak should cases start to proliferate on the continent. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on African Union member states 'to come together to be more aggressive in attacking' the virus, known as COVID-19. 'Our biggest concern continues to be the potential for COVID-19 to spread in countries with weaker health systems,' Tedros, ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 7 days ago

UNSMIL Hopes to Resume Second Round of Talks of Libyan Joint Military Commission

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) hopes to resume the second round of talks of the Libyan Joint Military Commission (5+5), while expressing its strong and renewed condemnation of the bombing of Tripoli’s seaport yesterday by the Libyan National Army, which resulted in a number of casualties and could have led to a real disaster had the vessel transporting liquefied gas been hit. The Mission calls for an end to ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 8 days ago

Briefing of Special Envoy of UN Secretary-General for Yemen to Security Council Open Session

The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, Antonio Gueterres, briefed the open session of the security council, tackling the latest developments in the Arab country facing a five-year Saudi-led aggression. What follows is the text of the briefing: Thank you very much Mr. President, thank you Members of the Council, We are witnessing in Yemen what we have long feared. Since October, I have briefed this Council several times on ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 13 days ago

WHO Adviser Says Wuhan Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of World’s Population

As of Thursday, the number of registered Wuhan coronavirus infections topped 65,213, while the death toll from the disease outbreak has risen to 1486. An advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) tracking the transmissibility of the new coronavirus warned that two-thirds of the world’s population could be infected with the virus, according to Bloomberg. Ira Longini, a top infectious-disease scientist and co-director of the Centre for Statistics and Quantitative Infectious Diseases ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 16 days ago

Novel Coronavirus 'Very Grave Threat' for the World: WHO

Novel Coronavirus 'Very Grave Threat' for the World: WHO
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 23 days ago

World Currently 'Not in a Pandemic' of China Virus: WHO

World Currently 'Not in a Pandemic' of China Virus: WHO
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 35 days ago

UN Special Envoy Calls for De-escalation of Violence in Yemen

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, is deeply alarmed by the latest round of violence in Yemen which resulted in the death of many innocent civilians, according to a statement obtained by Ahmad Hajj Ali, Al-Manar Website Correspondent at UN Office in Geneva. The statement added that Mr. Griffiths had been in contact with the parties reiterating his call for de-escalation. “Mr. Griffiths calls on all the parties involved to ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 68 days ago

Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen’s Briefing to the Security Council 20 December 2019

Al-Manar Website Correspondent in Russia Ahmad Hajj Ali AS DELIVERED Geir O. Pedersen United Nations Special Envoy for Syria BRIEFING TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL 20 December 2019 Madame President, 1. One year ago, many believed that the Syrian conflict was winding down. Yet the past 12 months have seen a steady stream of violence, punctuated by escalations, that continue to this day, across many areas of Syria – such as the northwest, ...
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