Tag: United Nations

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 […]

The Election of Donald Trump – A Fulfillment of Prophecy?

Every nation answering to one single global governing authority Bible prophecy provides us with a clear view of future events in the end time. One of the most recognizable prophecies is the establishment of a world government, which will be ruled by the Antichrist just prior to the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming […]

Netanyahu is rallying Israelis against Obama and the UN

Benjamin Netanyahu has been unrelenting in his criticism of the Obama administration over what he condemned as its “shameful” decision not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a halt to Israeli settlement-building. But with the clock ticking down on Barack Obama’s presidency, a possibly more amenable Republican Donald Trump waiting in the […]

Israel suspends ties with 12 UN Security Council nations

Israel’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that it was “reducing” working ties with 12 of the UN Security Council countries that voted to pass a resolution urging Israel to stop building settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon told reporters that Israel was “temporarily reducing” visits and work with embassies, refuting reports that […]

King David’s response to the UN’s anti-Israel resolution

“I wish to bring before you King David’s response to the Security Council’s recent resolution regarding Judea and Samaria.” So said Rabbi Zalman Melamed on Monday, speaking before hundreds of students and guests at a Hanukkah candle-lighting in the presence of Israel’s President Reuven Rubi Rivlin. With a hint of a smile betraying his delight […]

Mahmoud Abbas: UN resolution lays groundwork to end Israeli settlements

The Palestinian president has expressed hope that a Middle East conference in France will set a timetable to end settlements – as Israel pushed ahead with plans to build thousands of homes in contravention of a recent UN resolution. Mahmoud Abbas spoke days after a US abstention allowed the security council to condemn Israeli settlements […]

Backfire: Obama’s Israel slap could prompt U.S. to leave U.N.

WASHINGTON – “Never let a crisis go to waste,” President Obama’s first chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel once famously advised Democrats. Republicans look increasingly determined to now use that advice against Obama. President Obama (Photo: Twitter) The president’s refusal to veto a United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements, documented in detail by WND on Friday, is […]