Tag: United Nations

2nd Amendment threatened in Obama’s trade plans

Gun Owners of America is blasting a congressional proposal that empowers Obama to unilaterally negotiate international agreements as “a ‘bait and switch’ scheme that could seriously impact the Second Amendment.”   House and Senate committees are currently preparing to hand Obama so-called “fast-track” trade promotion authority. It would enable the president to unilaterally negotiate the […]

Hezbollah not interested in escalation, UN tells Israel

Israel said on Thursday it received a message from the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah that it was backing away from further violence, a day after the worst deadly clashes in years erupted along the border.   Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Israel had received a message from a UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon that Hezbollah […]

Israel Responsible for Death of Peacekeeper

Spain on Wednesday said Israeli fire had killed a Spanish UN peacekeeper serving in south Lebanon and called on the United Nations to fully investigate the violence.   The Security Council condemned the death of the Spanish corporal who died from wounds sustained during an exchange of fire between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters on […]

What to Expect in 2015

PROPHETIC FULFILLMENTS POSSIBLE FOR 2015 by Irvin Baxter   In order to consider what prophetic fulfillments are likely for 2015, we need to understand the major prophecies that will come to pass between now and the Second Coming of Jesus. This is because many prophecies are fulfilled incrementally and over a period of several years. […]

What to Expect in 2015

PROPHETIC FULFILLMENTS POSSIBLE FOR 2015 by Irvin Baxter   In order to consider what prophetic fulfillments are likely for 2015, we need to understand the major prophecies that will come to pass between now and the Second Coming of Jesus. This is because many prophecies are fulfilled incrementally and over a period of several years. […]

Come to Jerusalem Instead of ICC

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday urged Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to renew peace talks instead of pursuing efforts at the International Criminal Court (ICC) or United Nations.   “There is no other way than direct negotiations. Unilateral steps will not solve the conflict, but just give more power to the extremists,” Rivlin […]

Quartet to Meet to Discuss Israel-PA Peace

Envoys from the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and Russia will meet later this month to discuss the next steps to address the Israeli-Palestinian Arab crisis, officials said Thursday, according to AFP. The gathering of the group, known as the Middle East diplomatic quartet, will take place January 26 in Brussels to […]

UN says alarmed by ‘downward spiral’ of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed that Israelis and Palestinians are engaged in a downward spiral of actions and counter actions and calls on both sides not to exacerbate existing divisions, a senior UN official said on Thursday.   Israel is withholding critical tax revenue and seeking ways to prosecute Palestinian leaders for war crimes […]

‘UN Encouraging PA to Avoid Negotiations’

“In 1967, eight Arab heads of state attended a summit in Khartoum to formulate the policies of the Arab states in conflict with Israel. They emerged with their famous three ‘no’s’ – no negotiations, no recognition of Israel, and no peace. Even when it seemed impossible, Israel continued to strive for peace,” said Prosor.   […]

Mother of 4-year-old killed by mortar during Gaza war testifies in UN inquir…

Israel is officially boycotting a UN commission investigating possible war crime committed during Operation Protective Edge, known as the Schabas Commission, but this has not stopped Gaza border community members from testifying in front of the commission. In the past few days, several residents have given their testimony, including the mother of Daniel Tregerman – […]