Tag Archive for United Nations Security Council

Kushner to update UN prior to Abbas’ condemnation of Trump Peace Initiative

A US official said Jason Kushner will travel to New York City to brief the UN Security Council on the White House’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan and the Palestinian leadership’s opposition before the Palestinian autocrat, Mahmoud Abbas, presents a possible anti-Trump resolution.



US special envoy Jason Kushner may brief the United Nations Security Council about the Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” ahead of a possible New York visit by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

A US official said, “Kushner will travel to New York on Thursday to brief UNSC Ambassadors on our Vision for Peace.” Continue Reading »

Greenblatt tells UN: PA inventing crisis over Israel’s withholding taxes

Jason Greenblatt, President Trump’s Mideast envoy, tells U.N. Security Council: PA’s political decision to blame Israel by rejecting $150 million in tax revenues, only hurts Palestinians in useless gesture.
• Kuwait tells UNSC: Many here believe Palestinians “have the right … to do whatever they want with their money.”

By Associated Press & Israel Hayom Staff


An “overwhelming” number of U.N. Security Council members oppose Israel’s decision to deduct money that Palestinians transfer to the families of terrorists who carried out attacks on Israel from their monthly tax revenue, Kuwait’s U.N. ambassador said Friday.

Mansour Al-Otaibi told reporters after a closed-door council meeting that Israel’s action was “in violation of existing bilateral agreements.” Continue Reading »

Israel’s envoy asks UN Security Council to condemn Abbas’ antisemitic diatribe

Ambassador Danny Danon, Israel’s envoy to the United Nations, appeals to the Security Council to condemn Palestinian leader Mohmoud Abbas’ blaming of the Jews thenselves for of the Holocaust.
• Watch highlights of Abbas’ detestable rant.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon sent a letter to the UN Security Council demanding condemnation of the latest anti-Semitic remarks by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

“Such a hateful diatribe against a people who have undergone thousands of years of intolerable persecution, is completely unacceptable. I call on all leaders of good faith to condemn these repeated hateful remarks and demand a full and sincere apology from Mr. Continue Reading »

Israel weights withdrawing candidacy on United Nation Security Council

Israel is expected to withdraw its candidacy for a place on the UN Security Council since the Foreign Ministry pointed out Israel’s victory against Germany, Belgium, after failing to launch a campaign for the seat, is now highly unlikely.

By Shlomo Cesana


Israel is expected to withdraw its bid for a seat on the c Security Council that it had hoped to secure for the first time this June, with chances of winning considered slim.

Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the UN Security Council.

To win the seat, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also serves as Israel’s foreign minister, and Israel’s entire diplomatic establishment, would have to launch an aggressive campaign and meet with foreign dignitaries. Continue Reading »