Facilitated by the Palestinian Authority, Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa sought to condemn Israel for it’s demolition of 10 apartment buildings illegally built, in what Israel’s High Court determined a high security threat to the State by ignoring their location and defiantly constructing them along Israel’s security barrier.
UNITED NATIONS – The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel’s demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem, diplomats said.
Israel said the 10 apartment buildings demolished on Monday, most of them still under construction, had been built illegally and posed a security risk to Israeli armed forces operating along a barrier that runs through the West Bank. Continue Reading »
Syria’s ambassador to the UN relays message to UN Security Council: Demand halt to Israeli airstrikes in Syria, otherwise we will retaliate against Israel’s international airport outside Tel Aviv.
By Israel Today Staff
Syria’s ambassador to the UN on Tuesday told the world body that his nation (presumably with the help of its Iranian allies) would attack Ben Gurion International Airport if Israel didn’t stop bombing targets in the war-torn country.
“Syria will practice its legitimate right of self-defense and respond to the Israeli aggression on Damascus International Airport in the same way on Tel Aviv airport,” Syrian Ambassador Bashar Jaafari warned members of the UN Security Council, insisting that they “stop the Israeli repeated aggressions on the Syrian Arab republic territories.” Continue Reading »
Explaining veto, Amb. haley said, “When the United Nations sides with terrorists over Israel, as the Kuwait resolution does, it only makes a peaceful resolution to this conflict harder to reach…It is resolutions like this one that undermine the UN’s credibility in dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
– Watch: Nikki Haley warns UNSC of impending U.S. veto
WASHINGTON — When the Trump administration demanded a UN Security Council vote on Friday meant to counteract a Kuwaiti resolution condemning Israel, the Israelis saw the birth of a new diplomatic strategy that it hopes becomes the norm.
Under the plan, Israel would no longer face hostile votes at the council without the US counter-punching, demanding a vote on language that calls out “the hypocrisy of the council,” Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, told The Jerusalem Post on Friday. Continue Reading »
At an emergency UN Security Council meeting on attacks against Israel, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemn the council for refusing to make a statement condemning Hamas’ attack on Israel, acknowledging a ‘Double Standard’ reserved only for Israel. – WATCH Amb. Nikki Haley’s entire speech.
By Itamar Eichner
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the “the dangerous and destructive activities” of the Hamas terror group in Gaza on Wednesday afternoon during remarks made at a UN Security Council, during which she also accused its members of a “different” standard.
The Security Council met at the behest of the United States to discuss Tuesday’s Gaza mortar and rocket attacks on south Israel, which left 3 soldiers wounded, prompting an IDF military response. Continue Reading »
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 »
Palestinian leaders, enraged at President Trump for blocking their ability to cynically manipulate the UN for political support, are now seeking ways to rid the United States of its veto powers at the Security Council.
By Ryan Jones
The United Nations has lost all credibility.
Not because it puts repressive regimes like Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iran on the councils responsible for human and women’s rights.
No, the UN has lost all credibility because it allows America to prevent the Palestinians from wasting the world’s time with pointless (and unsubstantiated) condemnations of Israel.
Palestinian leaders furious with the UK backing Trump’s veto of untrue propaganda statement Kuwait submitted for the Palestinians at the UNSC, claiming that the Gaza border riots were actually “peaceful demonstration.”
By Ryan Jones
US President Donald Trump at the weekend instructed his ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, to block a Security Council statement blaming Israel for Palestinian deaths during Friday’s Hamas-led riots along the Gaza security fence.
Hamas blames Israel for these 15 killed Palestinians – social media
Hamas reported that at least 16 Palestinians had been shot and killed by Israeli forces after the terror group sent some 30,000 Gazans to attempt to breach the barrier and enter southern Israel. Continue Reading »
In latest diplomatic game of tit-for-tat, Palestinian chairman Abbas sets his cohorts to the UN Security Council seeking to upgrade their non-state status at the UN, knowing the expected US veto will render their efforts theatrical at best.
By Itamar Eichner
The Palestinians are planning to ask the UN Security Council to upgrade their status from a non-member observer state to a full member state with voting rights at the United Nations.
President Obama’s motive for changing the status quo of Jerusalem at the UN Security Council was personal, not patriotic. His decision to allow the immoral, anti-Israel vote to be passed was bad for America, for peace, and for America’s closest ally, Israel. Obama would never have done it except as a lame duck, for it was simply an act of a single vengeful individual who put a personal pique over American policy.
– Alan Dershowitz: The Jerusalem conflict is all Barack Obama’s Fault
Revised Security Council Resolution now requires supplemented UN forces to demonstrate a robust physical presence on the ground, to now enter every village and to report, in real time, Hezbollah’s violations of Security Council Resolution 1701.
By Nitsan Keidar
Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, on Wednesday welcomed the adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution regarding the mandate of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
According to the decision made upon the annual renewal of this mandate, UNIFIL is now required to expand its reports to the Security Council and take deliberate action against Hezbollah’s violations. Continue Reading »
As the UN Security Council considers renewing mandate of what appears to be an impotent peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, the US, with Israeli recommendations, propose granting UNIFIL greater powers to monitor Hezbollah and fulfill its responsibilities under its original mandate.
By Itamar Eichner
Israel and the US are gearing up to launch a new initiative aimed at expanding the powers and responsibilities assigned to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in its monitoring of Hezbollah, as the UN Security Council prepares to discuss this week the renewal of its mandate.
Map is made by Thomas Blomberg using the UNIFIL map, deployment as of July 2006 as source.
With Obama’s actions at the UNSC concluding Jewish growth in West Bank as illegal, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has branded the resolution a “terrible mistake” that distracts from the tyranny and abuse Gazans are living under by a brutal Hamas government.
By i24NEWS – AFP
At a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday focusing on developments in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said there must be “consequences” for supporting the Gaza-based Hamas terrorist group.
WATCH U.S. envoy to the UN Nikki Haley tells Security Council, “The incredibly destructive nature of Iranian and Hezbollah activities throughout the Middle East demands much more of our attention. It should become this council’s priority in the region,” instead of engaging in what she called “routine Israel-bashing.”
By News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Iran and its ally Hezbollah on Thursday of conspiring to destabilize the Middle East — a charge “categorically” rejected by Iran’s U.N. envoy as a “misleading propaganda campaign” perpetrated by Israel and others in the region. Continue Reading »
As Trump’s United States Ambassador to the UN takes presidency of UN Security Council in April, Nikki Haley pledges to put a halt to its focus on the Arab-Israeli conflict, and end the body’s obsession with Israel.
By David Rosenberg
The United Nations Security Council has a new Council President this month.
United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley will preside as President of the Council, a position which rotates within the 15-member body each month. Haley assumed control of the council from Matthew Rycroft of Great Britain, and is slated to hand off the position to the representative of Uruguay in May. Continue Reading »
WATCH U.S. Amb. to the UN Nikki Haley’s adamantly pro-Israeli speech regarding the UN’s outrageously built-in double standard against Israel, that even had Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sharing the video with a personal ‘thank you’ on his Facebook page.
By Itamar Eichner
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s pro-Israeli words spoken against the UN have swept over the web. Even Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared the video and posted on Facebook: “US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, thank you for your unequivocal support for Israel! It’s time to put an end to the absurdity in the United Nations.” Continue Reading »
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