Tag: anti-Israel resolution

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Top Obama Aide Rhodes’ Fabrication On Israeli Settlements Spurs Call For PBS Correction

TEL AVIV – A senior aide to President Barack Obama made the wildly exaggerated claim in an interview on PBS that Israel was constructing “tens of thousands” of new settlements in the West Bank, an error that prompted the network’s ombudsman to demand a “clarifying or correcting” statement from the news program on Friday.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (R) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) hold a news conference about military assistance to Israel at the U.S. Capitol September 20, 2016 in Washington, DC. Graham is threatening to stall approval of an agreement on military assistance between the U.S. and Israel by introducing legislation that …

Republican Senators Introduce Bill to Defund UN Over Anti-Israel Resolution

On Thursday, Republican Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced legislation that would defund the United Nations over the Security Council’s passage of UN Resolution 2334, which calls Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”

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Senate Moves To Denounce UN For Anti-Israel Resolution

TEL AVIV – Congressional Republicans are moving quickly to denounce the United Nations for its recent Security Council resolution deeming all Israeli settlements as “flagrant violation[s] of international law.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump meeting at the Trump Tower in New York, September 25, 2016. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Israel To Present Trump With ‘Evidence’ Obama Was Behind UN Resolution

TEL AVIV – Israel’s ambassador to the United States warned Tuesday that the country will provide “evidence” to President-elect Donald Trump that President Barack Obama was behind Friday’s anti-settlement resolution at the United Nations Security Council. Ambassador Ron Dermer told CNN

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Netanyahu: UN Resolution Claims Western Wall Is ‘Occupied Territory’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed President Barack Obama for allowing the UN to “gang up” on Israel by passing a “disgraceful” UN resolution that labels the Western Wall and Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City occupied territory.

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Clinton Blasts Israel Boycott Ahead Of Methodist Church Vote

TEL AVIV – Hillary Clinton reiterated her position that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was an impediment to peace, ahead of her Methodist church’s bid to join the Israel boycott, The Times of Israel reported.