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‘Children urgently need our protection,’ warns UN child rights envoy as casualties mount in Yemen



Alarmed by the rising number of child casualties in Yemen, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui today urged all parties involved in military operations “avoid creating new risks” for crisis-torn country's children and to adhere to international law.


Iraq: UN envoy welcomes armed forces victory against ISIL in Tikrit

The top UN official in Iraq has welcomed the recent victories of the Iraqi Security Forces in liberating the town of Tikrit from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and associated armed groups.



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