Tag Archive for anti-Israel resolution

CNN, NBC, Reuters each have sources Obama planned to betray Israel at UN


Diplomats expose the Obama administration for planning to allow  the anti-Israel resolution, a unilateral move by Abbas’ Palestinian Authority, that sought to bypass direct peace talks with the Jewish state and undermine Israel by classifying Jewish home construction in Judea & Samaria and parts of Jerusalem as illegal.

By Elad Benari


The United States was planning to abstain from the vote at the UN Security Council on a resolution which would have called on Israel to halt “settlement building”, U.S.-based media outlets reported on Thursday.

Several diplomatic sources told NBC News that the outgoing Obama administration had planned to abstain from the vote, which would have been seen as a slight to Israel. Continue Reading »

Israel turns to Egypt to postpone UNSC anti-Israel resolution after Obama’s silence


view videoAfter Obama’s months-long refusal to guarantee an American veto, Israel persuades Egypt to postpone today’s UN security council vote requiring Israel’s ‘immediate and complete halt to all [Jewish] construction in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem.’
– WATCH: Netanyahu urges US to veto resolution.

By Reuters


Egypt postponed “potentially indefinitely” a UN Security Council vote on Thursday on a resolution it proposed demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, diplomats said, saying Cairo acted under pressure from Israel.

US's Obama vs Egypt's Fattah al-Sisi, who's the most dependable? - Wikimedia Commons

US’s Obama vs Egypt’s Fattah al-Sisi, who’s the most dependable? – Wikimedia Commons

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab nation to make peace with Israel, put off the vote because of pressure from Israel, diplomats said. Continue Reading »

Jerusalem thanks Tanzania for assisting Israel during UNESCO anti-Jewish resolution


Thanks to Tanzanian President John Magufuli, references to the Jewish holy sites in Jerusalem, during the discussions of the 2nd UNESCO resolution, were more respectful, and Israel was not referenced solely as an occupying force.

By Itamar Eichner


Tanzania, a once unlikely ally, made a significant impact in softening the langauge in a recent United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolution disregarding Jewish ties with Jerusalem, which followed another that was passed the previous week.

Due to Tanzanian interventions during the discussions of the second resolution, references to Jewish holy sites in Jerusalem were slightly more respectful, and Israel was not referenced solely as an occupying force. Continue Reading »