Tag: UN General Assembly

Trump wins Davos raves for 'landmark' tax cut

Netanyahu, Trump Slated to Meet in Davos This Week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It will be the fourth meeting between the two men since Trump took office last year.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump "bound himself forever" to the history of Jerusalem by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Netanyahu Thanks Countries That Supported Israel at UN Vote

Israel on Thursday dismissed a UN vote that rejected the American recognition of Israel as Jerusalem’s capital, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanking the U.S.A and several other countries for standing up for “the truth.”

Anti-Israel protesters hold up placards as a group marches towards the US embassy during a protest in Kuala Lumpur on November 23, 2012. Dozens of students after offering their Friday prayers marched towards the US embassy while holding placards and banners to condemn Israel military aggression in Gaza and demanded …

UN Plans Nine More Anti-Israel Resolutions

Next month, the UN General Assembly is expected to affirm east Jerusalem’s status as “occupied territory,” call for international companies to boycott Israel and condemn Israel’s presence on the Golan Heights.

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Iraq Says it Wants World’s Help to Build Nuclear Reactor

NEW YORK — Iraq’s foreign minister asked nuclear countries for help building a nuclear reactor Saturday, over 35 years after Israeli jets destroyed the country’s first attempt to build a nuclear program.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opens the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2014 in New York City. World leaders, activists and protesters have converged on New York City for the annual UN event that brings together the nations for a week of meetings and …

Israel Summons Ecuador’s UN Ambassador For Equating Zionism with Nazism

Just as a parade of Latin American leaders to Jerusalem created the impression that Israel’s relationship with that region of the world has rarely been better, along comes Ecuador to spoil the party Modi Efraim, the Foreign Ministry’s deputy director- general for Latin America, summoned on Sunday the chargé d’affaires at the Ecuadorean Embassy to protest comments Ecuador’s ambassador to the UN made in the General Assembly last week equating Zionism with Nazism.

United States Secretary of State John Kerry looks on during the closing ceremony of the eighth round of US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at the Great Hall of the People on June 7, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Report: Kerry Told Netanyahu U.S. Undecided on UN Resolution

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend that the Obama administration has not yet made a decision on whether to back a UN Security Council resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after the November presidential elections.

A man walks past the rubble of a building following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in the Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo on April 18, 2015. Aleppo has been devastated by fighting since rebel fighters seized its eastern half in 2012, setting up a front …

Kerry Admits Diplomacy at Impasse as Syrian Truce Collapses

The United States and Russia ended any pretenses Thursday of their cease-fire for Syria remaining in force after days of increased violence and the Syrian military’s announcement of a new offensive in Aleppo.