Tag: United Nations

At UN, Syria Tries to Divert Chemical Weapons Focus Onto Israel

Hours after Tuesday’s deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province, an Assad regime representative in New York said the Syrian government condemned the use of all weapons of mass destruction, and then tried to turn the attention onto Israel and other critics instead. Speaking at the U.N. Disarmament Commission session, the delegate called chemical […]

Tillerson to chair U.N. meeting on North Korea nuclear program

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea on April 28 to discuss how the body can combat Pyongyang’s banned nuclear and missile programs, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Monday. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions aimed at impeding the development of its nuclear […]

US withdraws funding for United Nations Population Fund

The US says it is withdrawing funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that promotes family planning in more than 150 countries. The state department says the agency supports or participates in a programme of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation in China. But the UNFPA says this is an “erroneous claim”, and […]

UN issues condemnation of new Israeli settlement

Israel’s decision to build the first new government-sanction settlement in a quarter-century elicited a 75-word condemnation from from UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday morning. The statement said that Guterres “took notice with disappointment and alarm” at the decision by Israel “to build a new settlement in the occupied Palestinian territory.” Trump accepts Amona settlement […]

Haley: UN no longer has ‘Israel bias’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday took a swipe at the Obama administration, saying the “Israel bias” has been wiped out at the U.N. “We changed the Israel bias that’s happening at the United Nations by making sure we call out anyone that focuses on that as opposed to focusing on […]

In first White House meeting in 7 years, Egypt expected to focus on security assistance

An Egyptian president will visit the White House for the first time in seven years on Monday when Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sits down with US President Donald Trump. The meeting is expected to focus on shared security concerns in the region. Sisi and Trump have reportedly struck up a rapport in phone calls preceding Monday’s […]

U.N. calls on Gulf countries to do more to help Syrian refugees

A senior United Nations refugee official on Sunday called on Gulf Arab states to give more to help Syrians displaced by six years of civil war, saying she saw little sign that the crisis would end any time soon. Speaking during a visit to Kuwait to sign a $10 million aid agreement for Syrian refugees […]

Arab states to UNESCO: Reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem

Arab states plan to contest Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem at the upcoming UNESCO Executive Board meeting in Paris, according to a draft text obtained by Israeli officials. The resolution, due for a vote on May 1, states: “any action taken by Israel, the Occupying Power, to impose its laws, jurisdiction, and administration on […]

UN ‘disappointed and alarmed’ by approval of new town

A spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres condemned the Israeli Security Cabinet’s approval last night of a new town for the former residents of the destroyed Samaria community of Amona Spokesman Stephane Dujarric expressed “disappointment and alarm” at the announcement. “The Secretary General has consistently stressed that there is no Plan B for Israelis […]

UN Bias Against Israel | Prophecy Update

We have been watching, for years, the ongoing fulfillment of prophecy, which lets us know we are just prior to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ and the battle of Armageddon!