Israeli settlements

Report: UN Human Rights Council Targets Israel, Ignores Firms Operating In Occupied Territories Worldwide

TEL AVIV – The UN Human Rights Council is ignoring the fact that more than 40 European companies – most of which are under some degree of state control in their home countries – operate in four areas around the world deemed occupied by the United Nations even while the agency continues to boycott businesses that operate in Israeli settlements, a new report found.

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Israel Summons EU Official For Dressing Down

The Israeli Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Deputy European Union Ambassador Mark Gallagher for a clarification, after the EU accused Israel of demolishing Palestinian homes in Area C of the West Bank.

European Union flags are pictured outside the European Commission building on October 24, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium.