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Yemen’s newly appointed Prime Minister Khaled Bahah (L) swears in before the country’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi at the Presidential Palace in Sana’a on November 9, 2014. (REUTERS/Yemen’s Defence Ministry/Handout via Reuters)

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Delegates stand during a moment of silence in honor of victims of terrorism at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council regarding the threat of foreign terrorist fighters during the 69th session of the UN General Assembly at UN headquarters, Wednesday, September 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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US President Barack Obama and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk shake hands during meetings in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 12, 2014. (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

Ukraine parliament appeals to UN over Crimea

Ukraine parliament appeals to UN over Crimea

Kiev, Reuters—Ukraine’s parliament appealed on Thursday to the United Nations to discuss the occupation by Russian forces of its Crimea peninsula and said it reserved the right to ask individual countries for help in resolving the issue. In a debate hours before...
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The United Nations Security Council votes on a resolution that will require Syria to give up its chemical weapons Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at UN Headquarters (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Jordan seeks UN Security Council seat

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Jordan formally nominated itself as a candidate to take the vacant seat on the UN Security Council on Monday, following Saudi Arabia’s surprise decision to decline a seat on the world body last month. “Jordan’s decision comes after...