U.S. Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council Travesty

Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from this charade sends a signal that the United States, the UN’s largest funder, will no longer tolerate business as usual, including double standards and hypocrisy, at the UN By Joseph A. Klein, CFP United Nations Columnist The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights […]

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Abbas Angry at Trump for Cutting Funds to UNRWA and Private Plane Budget

After UNRWA Funding Cut Uproar, PA Buys $50 Million Private Jet for Abbas The plane was reputedly paid for out of the PA budget ($20 million) and from the Palestinian National Fund ($30 million). Despite widespread financial fear about funding and the outrage at cuts to terror-backing UNRWA funds, Hadashot news reported today that PA Chairman Mahmoud […]

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Is Britain Still America’s Closest Ally? Plans to Continue to Fund UNRWA

Britain will continue to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) as well as “Palestinian refugees” across the Middle East, the country’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, stated on Sunday night. Burt said in a statement quoted by Haaretz that his country also […]

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Bolton: UN Budget Cuts ‘Real Opportunity’ for Trump Admin

Former U.S. Ambassador John Bolton Tuesday applauded cuts to the United Nations budget, saying they are a “real opportunity” for President Donald Trump’s administration to rethink the United States’ share of what it contributes to the world agency and possibly even pulling out of the U.N. Human Rights Council. “There are plenty of parts of […]

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Russia Defends Islamic Terrorists Again: Gives Hezbollah Diplomatic Cover in UN

Haaretz: Russia threatened to veto US and Israeli moves against Hezbollah last week as the UN weighed extending and expanding UNIFIL’s mandate: However, during the negotiations over the wording of the resolution, significant portions endorsed sought by the United States and Israel were removed, chiefly the direct reference to Hezbollah as conducting prohibited military activity […]

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Amid Reported Preparations for Another ICBM Launch, Haley Says Kim Jong-un is ‘Begging for War’

(CNSNews.com) – Kim Jong-un is “begging for war,” U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley told the U.N. Security Council on Monday, urging it to adopt the “strongest possible” measures against North Korea, because “only the strongest sanctions will enable us to resolve this problem through diplomacy.” Speaking at an emergency council session called in […]

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Israeli Envoy Tells UNESCO His Leaking Toilet ‘Is Much [More] Important Than the Decision You Just Adopted’

(CNSNews.com) – An Israeli diplomat demonstrated his contempt for a U.N. Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) decision to designate the traditional burial place of the biblical patriarchs as part of Palestinian territory by saying a call from his plumber about a leaking toilet was more important, and excusing himself from the proceedings. The farcical […]

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Russia Blocks UN Condemnation of North Korea

Russia on Thursday objected to a United Nations Security Council condemnation of North Korea’s latest rocket launch, Reuters reported. The reason for Russia’s objection, diplomats said, was the fact the U.S.-drafted statement labeled the rocket that was tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and Moscow disagrees. Security Council statements have to be agreed upon by […]

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At UN Meeting Near Auschwitz, Israel Calls for Minute’s Silence; Cuba Requests One for the Palestinians

(CNSNews.com) – Cuba’s delegate at a U.N. meeting an hour’s drive from the site of a Nazi extermination camp in Poland objected Tuesday to an Israeli request for a minute’s silence for Holocaust victims – then called for another one, for the Palestinians. The meeting of the U.N. Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) heritage […]

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Anti-Semitic UN Chief Blasts Israeli ‘Occupation’

Disband the UN UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday blamed “Israeli occupation” for imposing a “heavy humanitarian and development burden” on Palestinian Arabs, calling for the establishment of a Palestinian state. In a statement released on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Six Day War, Guterres said, “Today marks […]

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