Iran lashed out at the United States and the United Kingdom for covering war crimes committed by Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
The U.N. experts monitoring sanctions against Iran released a report in January that concluded Iran was not complying with the arms embargo because it failed "to take the necessary measures" to prevent the supply of missiles and drones to Houthi Shiite rebels fighting the internationally-recognised government.
The U.N. Security Council consists of 15 member nations and Al Jazeera noted that Russian Federation used its veto, and other member states abstained from voting, preventing the resolution from passing.
A group of United Nations experts monitoring the sanctions on Yemen reported to the Security Council in January that it had "identified missile remnants, related military equipment and military unmanned aerial vehicles that are of Iranian origin and were brought into Yemen after the imposition of the targeted arms embargo".
The Saudi-led Coalition to support Legitimacy in Yemen called on the United Nations to put Houthi militants, including Head of the Revolutionary Committee Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, in the list of sanctions issued under resolution 2140.
Nine votes and no vetoes from the five permanent council members - Britain, France, China, Russia and the United States - are required to adopt resolutions at the Security Council.
The organisers say they hope to repeat the initiative elsewhere in the capital and in other areas of the country soon.
The civil war has been devastating on the civilians, as thousands have been killed and millions more are in dire need of aid.
Amid a dispute between the government and the Houthis over who should receive public sector salaries and as the local currency has shed much of its value, many employees - including some medical staff - have not received wages in over a year.
He made remarks on what was mentioned in a report on sanctions in Yemen, stressing that the coalition adheres to all standards and human rights laws.
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.
Unless more is done by USA allies to deter Iran, Trump has said he will stop waiving US sanctions against Iran as required under the nuclear deal in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear activities.