STATE DEPT. DELAYS U.N. BODY’S EFFORT TO CONDEMN ISRAEL

The State Department last week successfully convinced the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) to defer a vote on the Goldstone Report, which accuses Israel of war crimes for defending itself against Hamas rocket attacks. The HRC’s vote could have led to the United Nations taking punitive action against Israel. Top State Department officials noted that […]

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Taliban claims responsibility for UN blast

ISLAMABAD | Taliban Islamic militants claimed responsibility Tuesday for the deadly suicide bombing at the U.N. food agency’s heavily fortified compound in Islamabad, saying international relief work in Pakistan was not in “the interest of Muslims.” The attack, which killed five workers for the World Food Program on Monday, pushed the U.N. to temporarily close […]

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