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US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talk during welcome ceremony in Tel Aviv, Monday, May 22,2017. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Trump’s Reported Frustration with Netanyahu on Peace Process Is His Own Fault

The left-wing Israeli daily newspaper Ha’aretz reported Wednesday that President Donald Trump told United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres last week that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was proving to be a bigger obstacle to peace than Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Venezuelan refugees

Venezuela Keeps Spot on Human Rights Council as UN Urges Nations to Take Its Refugees

As the United Nations urges nearby countries to take more responsibility for refugees from the famine-stricken socialist experiment in Venezuela, it is failing to put any significant pressure on President Nicolás Maduro’s government for its appalling human rights record – made worse by Venezuela’s continued presence on the U.N.’s Human Rights Council.