As people in Eastern Ghouta continued to die, the United Nations Security Council continued to argue.The UN humanitarian chief has been urging the Security Council to call for a desperately needed ceasefire to deliver food and medicine to Eastern Ghouta.Members of the Security Council gathered to vote on the resolution, but it was clear Russia wanted amendments and would not let the resolution pass in its current form.Al Jazeera's diplomatic editor James Bays reports from the UN.
A UN Security Council meeting that was supposed to condemn the reported use of chlorine gas by the Assad government in Syria has failed to agree on a statement. The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has accused Russia of shielding the Syrian government for its alleged use of chemical weapons. But her Russian counterpart, Vassily Nebenzia, accused Haley of "artificially heating up" the chemical weapons issue. Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from the United Nations.
Israel's UN Ambassador says such a move will put an end to any possibility of future peace talks. Every month, the Council meets to discuss the conflict. Normally Ambassadors of Israel and of Palestine attend but in an unusual move, President Mahmoud Abbas will himself attend. He is angered by the Trump administration’s decision to formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the last straw was President Trump’s attack on him last week at Davos.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
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