Tag: United Nations

Haley: Abstention From UN Resolution Condemning Israel Was a ‘Terrible Mistake’

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, President-elect’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was sharply critical of outgoing Ambassador Samantha Power’s decision to abstain from voting on a Security Council resolution in December condemning Israeli settlements, calling it a “terrible mistake” and a “sad day for America.” “As to the U.N., things will be […]

Top UN official: 10,000 civilians killed in Yemen conflict

The United Nations’ humanitarian aid official in Yemen said Monday that the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ Jamie McGoldrick told reporters the figure is based on lists of victims gathered by health facilities and the actual number […]

Obama says UN vote didnt rupture US-Israel relations

US President Barack Obama played down fallout from a US abstention on a United Nations resolution last month demanding an end to Israeli settlements in occupied territory, saying it did not trigger a significant break in relations with Israel.Relations between the United States and Israel, which have soured during Obamas eight years in office, reached […]

A Secret UN Resolution | Prophecy Update

An international conference attended by 70 nations will be held in Paris, France on Sunday, January 15th. The stated purpose of the conference is to promote a two-state solution between Palestinians and Israelis. The UN Security Council is scheduled to meet two days later on January 17th. The Security Council adopted a resolution on December […]

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 […]