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‘Very survival’ of Iraqi State at risk, UN mission warns, as UN chief calls for calm and restraint

New York: The UN chief on Monday issued a call for “calm and restraint” in the Iraqi capital Baghdad following a day of reportedly violent protests in and around the national parliament building, in the wake of the announcement from political leader and cleric Muqtada al-Sadr that he was leaving politics.

UN in Iraq calls for dialogue following attack; civilian casualties reported

New York: Following reports on Wednesday of civilian casualties during airstrikes on the Iraqi city of Ninewa, the UN Assistance Mission (UNAMI) reiterated that Iraqi sovereignty and territorial integrity “must be respected at all times”.

Iraq: UN mission urges ‘maximum restraint' following deadly attack on foreign troops

New York/IBNS: The UN mission in Iraq has called for ‘maximum restraint’ following a deadly attack on foreign forces serving under the United States-led coalition against the militant group ISIL.

Iraq summons ambassadors of 4 countries over "interference in internal affairs"

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Monday said it has summoned the ambassadors of four countries to Iraq over a statement considered by the ministry as "interference in Iraq's internal affairs."

Iraq protests: UN calls for national talks to break ‘vicious cycle’ of violence

New York/IBNS: The UN’s most senior official in Iraq, visited protesters in central Baghdad on Wednesday, calling for “a national dialogue to identify prompt, meaningful responses to break the vicious cycle of violence” which has roiled the country during the past five days.

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year

New York, May 22 (IBNS): Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  

Iraq milestone: Some four million people return home, displacement drops to four-year low

New York, Sept 5 (IBNS): For the first time in nearly four years, the number of displaced Iraqis has fallen below two million, according to a new report released on Tuesday by the United Nations migration agency.

One in four Iraqi children impacted by conflict, poverty; education key for lasting peace – UNICEF

New York, Jan 20 (JEN): More than four million children have been impacted by extreme violence in Iraq, many robbed of their childhood and forced to fight on the frontlines, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Friday.