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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Prime Minister Netanyahu Cuts Funding to UN

Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Foreign Ministry to cut $ 2 million from Israel’s payments to the UN, in light of the hostile proposals adopted by the UN Human Rights Council last week. This amount will be used to deepen and expand Israeli projects in the field of international […]

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Trump Administration Boycotts UN Human Rights Council’s Anti-Israel Hatefest

By Joseph A. Klein The Trump administration decided to boycott the United Nations Human Rights Council’s special session bashing Israel this week. The Council is devoting time, during its regular annual month-long meeting in March, to take up ‘Agenda Item 7’ dealing with the “human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories.” Israel […]

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