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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter. Its powers include establishing peacekeeping operations, enacting international sanctions, and authorizing military action. The UNSC is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions on member states.

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Iran's Zarif says ending arms ban 'inseparable' from nuclear deal [Video]

Iran's Zarif says ending arms ban 'inseparable' from nuclear deal

As the US tries to rally support to extend UN arms embargo on Iran it faces scepticism from UNSC members.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published
Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council [Video]

Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council

The UN Security Council holds a virtual session on Ethiopia's controversial dam project, which has caused a bitter dispute with Egypt and Sudan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published
UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans [Video]

UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans

At Security Council meeting, leaders warn Israel's unilateral action in occupied West Bank threatens peace prospects.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published
Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks [Video]

Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Egypt appeals for UN Security Council help on Ethiopia's Nile dam after latest round of talks ended without a deal.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published
U.N. Humiliates Trudeau [Video]

U.N. Humiliates Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bid to get Canada back on the United Nations Security Council was dashed Wednesday. Trudeau was humiliated. The UN dealt a decisive and embarrassing loss to him and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:29Published
Combating terrorism going to be priority for us in Security Council: India's Envoy to UN [Video]

Combating terrorism going to be priority for us in Security Council: India's Envoy to UN

The India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador TS Tirumurti informed on June 18 that the United Nations member States elected India for non-permanent seat in the Security..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:32Published
India secures UNSC seat, sails through with 184 out of 192 valid votes polled [Video]

India secures UNSC seat, sails through with 184 out of 192 valid votes polled

India on June 17 secured a comfortable victory in the United Nations Security Council elections to join the powerful 15-nation body as a non-permanent member for the 2021-22 term. With 184 votes out of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:03Published
MEA launches brochure outlining India's priorities for UNSC seat campaign [Video]

MEA launches brochure outlining India's priorities for UNSC seat campaign

Union Minister for External Affairs, Dr S Jaishankar launched brochure outlining India's priorities for United Nations Security Council (2020-2021) seat campaign on June 05. India is the sole contender..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:48Published

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