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MEDIA ALERT: UN peacekeepers injured in Lebanon

July 27th, 2011, Media Alerts

LEBANON – Five French soldiers working for the United Nations peacekeeping force were wounded after a roadside bomb exploded near the city of Sidon in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, July 26.

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MEDIA ALERT: Indictments made for Hariri’s murder

June 30th, 2011, Media Alerts

BEIRUT, LEBANON – Arrest warrants for four Shia Hezbollah members submitted by UN tribunal for 2005 bombing that killed Hariri and 22 others.

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MEDIA ALERT: Indictments made for Hariri’s murder

June 30th, 2011, Media Alerts

BEIRUT, LEBANON – Arrest warrants for four Shia Hezbollah members submitted by UN tribunal for 2005 bombing that killed Hariri and 22 others.

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US walks out of United Nations over Ahmadinejad remarks

September 23rd, 2010, Media Alerts

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK – Diplomats representing the United States and other Western powers have walked out on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech to the UN General Assembly.

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Swadesh Rana

Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute

July 14th, 2010, Afghanistan, Asia, Author/Novelist, Bangla, Defense and Security, English, Hindi, India, International Relations, Media, New York, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Panjabi, Terrorism, United Nations, Urdu, USA, War and Conflict

Swadesh Rana

Dr. Swadesh Rana’s is a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute and former Chief of the Conventional Arms Branch in the United Nations Department of Disarmament Affairs. She was a member of the political cabinet of UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros Ghali. She is also former Senior Associate at the Indian Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses.

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African states call for UN intervention in Somalia

July 6th, 2010, Media Alerts

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – East African leaders have called for the United Nations to deploy a major peacekeeping force in Somalia.

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