Tag Archive for UNSC

Huckabee: Defund United Nations, reallocate the financing to U.S. veterans


In the wake of the anti-Israel resolution, several American lawmakers have called for the U.S. to stop funding to the UN until the resolution is reversed. Former Arkansas Governor, “We ought to take that money that’s going to the UN and make it available to veterans.”

By Elad Benari


Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee suggested on Thursday that, in the aftermath of the United Nations resolution condemning Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria, that the United States pull its portion of the international body’s funding.

Speaking on Fox News, Huckabee said the hundreds of millions to billions of dollars could be better allocated to serve American veterans. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Foreign Minister Bishop said Australia wouldn’t have supported UNSC resolution


According to the Australian newspaper, FM Bishop indicated the gov’t would not have supported the Security Council’s move, saying, “In voting at the UN, the ­Coalition government has consistently not supported one-sided resolutions targeting Israel.”


The US may have worked for the passage of last Friday’s anti-settlement resolution in the UN, and western countries like Britain, France, Japan and Spain may have supported it, but if Australia was on the UN Security Council, it would likely not have voted for it, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop indicated on Thursday.

PM Netanyahu with Australian FM Julie Bishop. - Photo- Amos Ben-Gershom:Israel's GPO

PM Netanyahu with Australian FM Julie Bishop.

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WATCH: Israeli Ambassador: Obama orchestrated “ganging up on Israel” at U.N.


WATCH: Israeli Ambassador to US tells CNN that Israel will present unquestionable evidence to President-elect Trump identifying the White House as driving force behind anti-Israel resolution at UN Security Council.

Mordechai Sones


Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer spoke with CNN Monday, stating that Israel has proof that US President Obama’s administration is behind Friday’s UN Security Council resolution on Judea, Samaria, and east Jerusalem.

“We will present this evidence to the new administration through the appropriate channels. If they want to share it with the American people they are welcome to do it,” said Dermer.

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Abbas confidant reveals: Palestinians ‘to prosecute hundreds of IDF officers at ICC’ 


In an Israel TV2 report, it was reported by a close Abbas associate that the Palestinians Authority has collected names and photographs of hundreds of Israeli soldiers in order to have them charged by the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

By i24news


The Palestinian Authority is in the process of collecting the details of various Israeli soldiers in order to take them to the International Criminal Court in 2017, a prominent Palestinian journalist said Sunday, according to Israel’s Channel 2.


In showing the public his true feeling towards Israel, Obama opens the door for Abbas’ PA to pursue countless charges against Israeli citizens at the ICC and elsewhere.

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VIDEO: PM Netanyahu tells cabinet, contrary to denials, UNSC resolution originated with Obama Administration


view videoWATCH: Netanyahu briefs cabinet members with Jerusalem’s initial plan to deal with UN Security Council vote, tells ministers to “behave with discernment, responsibility, and also with composure.”

By Nitzan Keidar


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opened this morning’s (Sunday) weekly government meeting with the decision of the UN Security Council regarding the communities of Judea and Samaria.

“I join in the government member’s feelings of anger and frustration at the decision which is imbalanced and hostile to Israel that was improperly taken by the Security Council,” opened Netanyahu.

English follows opening address in Hebrew
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Ramifications to yesterday’s UNSC resolution: Legal boycotts, sanctions & ICC lawsuits


view videoAlthough the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the UN Security Council has no immediate practical ramifications, it could pave the way for lawsuits against Israel at the ICC, the EU and others could initiate sanctions against any Israeli company or institution seen as violating resolution, and of course this resolution legitimizes boycotts on all settlement products, services, and organizations.

By Itamar Eichner


The UN Security Council’s Resolution 2334, which was adopted on Friday, may not have immediate practical ramifications, but it could open the door to lawsuits against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague and for sanctions to be imposed on Israel—both by the UN and by individual countries. Continue Reading »

Israel accuses Obama of conniving, “shameful move against Israel at the UN”


Israeli officials are fuming at President Obama. “The US administration secretly cooked up with the Palestinians an extreme anti-Israeli resolution behind Israel’s back which would be a tail wind for terror and boycotts and effectively make the Western Wall occupied Palestinian territory.”
– In betraying Israel in such an unprecedented way, Obama was also forcing a new, anti-Israel policy, on the upcoming Trump presidency.

By Elior Levy and Roi Kais


An Israeli official on Friday accused President Barack Obama of colluding with the Palestinians in a “shameful move against Israel at the UN” after learning the White House did not intend to veto a Security Council resolution condemning settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem the day before. Continue Reading »

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 »

Jimmy Carter pens op-ed in the NYT urging Obama, America Must Recognize Palestine


The former US president urges Obama to push for a one-sided UN Security Council resolution, rewarding the Palestinians for their entrenchment, while imposing harmful realities on Israel.



Former US president Jimmy Carter has called on the outgoing Obama administration to take steps toward recognizing a Palestinian state before leaving office in January.

Former U.S. President Carter gives a hug to his friend, Hamas terror-leader, Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza in 2009

The 39th US president made the call in an op-ed published Monday in the New York Times under the title “America Must Recognize Palestine.”

“We do not yet know the policy of the next administration toward Israel and Palestine, but we do know that the current administration is keen on achieving a two state solution,” Carter wrote. Continue Reading »

Israel outs Iran for smuggling munitions to Hezbollah on commercial airline


Israel’s envoy to the UN, Danny Danon, sent an urgent letter to the Security Council, “The Iranian Al-Quds Force packs weapons, ammunition and missile technology to Hezbollah in suitcases and puts them on Mahan Air flights.”



Iran is smuggling weapons and ammunition to Hezbollah through commercial flights from the Islamic Republic to Lebanon, according to intelligence information revealed by Israel’s UN ambassador to the Security Council, which was cleared for publication on Tuesday.

UN Ambassador Danny Danon sent an urgent letter to the Security Council members in which he revealed the smuggling route from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to Hezbollah: “The Iranian Al-Quds Force packs weapons, ammunition and missile technology to Hezbollah in suitcases and puts them on Mahan Air flights.” Continue Reading »

Danon asks UN Security Council: Why no condemnation that PA supports & aids terror attacks?


Israeli Ambassador to UN exhibits photos of Palestinians celebrating following the deadly shooting attack, says to the Security Council, “The time has come for the in’l community to explicitly & unconditionally declare, that support for terror, or aid to terrorists, is unacceptable.”

By Shimon Cohen


Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, penned a letter to the UN Security Council, calling upon the body to demand the Palestinian Authority condemn the murder of Yosef Kirma and Levana Malichi in Jerusalem on Sunday.

Israel's envoy to the UN, Danny Danon - Press release photo

Israel’s envoy to the UN, Amb. Danny Danon – Press release photo

In his letter, Danon noted the numerous expressions of joy and celebrations by Arabs in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria following the terror attack.
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Senators send Obama message: Continue vetoing anti-Israel UNSC resolutions


88 Senators from both parties follow the 394 members of the House of Representatives urging Obama in a bipartisan letter to maintain the United States’ policy of vetoing all one-sided, Palestinian inspired UN Security Council resolutions on the Israeli-PA issue.

By Elad Benari


A group of 88 senators on Monday signed a bipartisan letter urging President Barack Obama to maintain the long-standing U.S. policy of vetoing any one-sided United Nations Security Council resolutions on the Israeli-Palestinian Arab issue.

The letter, initiated by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Mike Rounds (R-SD), cites Obama’s 2011 General Assembly address in which he said, “Peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the United Nations.” Continue Reading »

UN Security Council criticizes Israel for mistreating Palestinian children


The UN ignored the 47 acts of terrorism against Israelis that have been carried out by Palestinian youth since last fall, as well as the non-stop incitement in Palestinian schools to hate & kill Jews, but focused on exaggerated and/or fabricated charges against Israel.



NEW YORK – Israel was criticized for committing violations against Palestinian children by countries including Venezuela, Iran and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday as the United Nations Security Council, presided this month by Malaysia, held a meeting focusing on Children in Armed Conflict.

UN – Uninvolved in Peace on the ground, at the General Assembly Hall, or at the UN Security Council.

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Terror victim’s husband sends letter to Ban Ki Moon condemning UNSC for its inhumanity


Natan Meir sends strongly worded letter to UN chief Ban Ki Moon denouncing Security Council’s lack of humanity after being ignored by every UNSC representative.

By Elisha Ben Kimon


Natan Meir, who lost his wife Dafna Meir in a terror attack at their home in Otniel,  was snubbed by every ambassador at the UN security council after being officially invited by Israeli Ambassador Danny Dannon, where they were present at a UN Security Council meeting dealing with the situation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Natan Meir and his daughter with Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Dannon

He then wrote a strongly worded letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon decrying his treatment by the ambassadors.

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