Tag: United Nations

U.N. Climate Fund Could Take a Big Hit if Trump Keeps Election Promise

Developing countries need an almost incomprehensible amount of money—likely trillions of dollars—to help them mitigate and adapt to climate change. The U.S. and other wealthy nations, seen as the main polluters, have agreed to pitch in. That is why the United Nations created the Green Climate Fund, which is now the largest multinational cash pool […]

Trump Against the Establishment | Prophecy Update

Exodus 23:32-33 instructs Israel concerning those inhabiting the land of Israel: Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods. They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.   Exodus 34:13 adds: But […]

As Paris peace summit nears, Israel makes ‘big efforts’ to prevent another UN resolution

Israel is making “a very great effort” to prevent another anti-Israel resolution at the UN Security Council, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. Netanyahu’s comments came at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, in which he pointed out that the Frenchled Mideast summit in Paris is just a few days away. The summit, […]

Netanyahu thanks US Congress for opposition to UN resolution

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed members of the United States House of Representatives in a video statement Friday afternoon, thanking them for their support of Israel in the face of the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council in December.“After the outrageous anti-Israel resolution at the UN, the US House of Representatives voted […]

House overwhelmingly condemns UN’s anti-Israel resolution

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution rebuking the United Nations for passing Resolution 2334 that condemned Israeli construction in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem. The bipartisan House measure passed 342-80, according to Politico. It is likely to be followed by a similar, largely symbolic non-binding resolution in the […]

Abbas: UNSC resolution says settlements illegitimate, not Israel

UN Security Council resolution 2334 was not an anti-Israel decision, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday evening, speaking to a group of some 200 Israeli activists, professors, and former officials. “UNSC resolution 2334 was not against Israel; it was against settlements, no more, no less,” Abbas told the Israelis, who traveled from all […]

McConnell, Schumer sign onto resolution condemning UN Israel vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) are signing on to a resolution objecting to a United Nations Security Council vote that condemned Israeli settlements. The resolution urges all U.S. presidents to “uphold the practice of vetoing all United Nations Security Council resolutions that seek to insert the Council into […]

UN follows up settlement vote with ‘blacklist’ plan for Israeli companies

Critics who thought the U.S. opened the UN’s anti-Israel floodgates by abstaining on a vote condemning settlements last week say an obscure subsequent move by the world body to establish a “blacklist” of Israeli companies proved them right. Lost amid the angry words that followed the Dec. 23 UN Security Council vote that critics called […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: 2nd UN resolution possible before Obama leaves; bars media from speech to top diplomats

There are currently efforts underway to bring another resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian issue to the UN Security Council before US President Barack Obama leaves office on January 20, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday. The prime minister, speaking to a year-end meeting of Israel’s ambassadors and chiefs of missions in Europe, said that while […]

New UN chief: 2017 ′a year for peace′

Antonio Guterres has taken charge of the United Nations with a New Year’s appeal to put peace first. The former UN refugee chief has vowed to make necessary changes to restore faith in the organization. New United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked the world “to put peace first,” in New Year’s comments on Sunday, marking […]