Security Council

North Korea: U.S. Human Rights Advocacy ‘a Serious Political Provocation’

North Korea’s state media assailed the United States and allies at the United Nations Tuesday for helping pass a resolution condemning Pyongyang’s decades-long systematic human rights abuses, calling the resolution “a serious political provocation against the dignified” Korean state.

The Associated Press

In Major Win for Trump, U.N. Security Council Votes to Slap Sanctions on North Korea

NEW YORK CITY — The United Nations Security Council Saturday voted unanimously to slap major sanctions on North Korea in a major win for Trump’s hardline approach to China, and for U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley — who pulled a rabbit out of a hat in pressuring China and Russia to avoid using their veto power.

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has been leading the charge at the UN Security Council for tougher sanctions against North Korea

Draft U.N. Resolution Would Hit North Korea with Sanctions on Key Exports

A draft U.N. Security Council resolution, seen by Breitbart News, would hit North Korea with a fresh wave of sanctions and aim at the regime’s key exports of coal, iron, lead, and even seafood in response to its recent missile launches – although the resolution’s fate in the Security Council is far from certain.

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley (C), Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho (L) and South Korean Ambassador Tae-yul Cho arrive to give a press briefing before a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, at UN headquarters in New York on May 16, 2017. The United States …

Israel Warns Iran Against Arming Hezbollah In Lebanon

TEL AVIV – Israel has sent messages to Iran via diplomatic channels in Europe warning the regime that it “will not tolerate” expanding Hezbollah’s arsenal with weapons factories in southern Lebanon.

hezbollah

Poll: Most Israelis Believe Trump Will Be Friendly To Israel

JERUSALEM – A majority of Israeli Jews support settlement construction and believe President Barack Obama to have been “unfriendly” towards Israel during his tenure, a new survey published in the wake of the anti-settlements United Nations Security Council shows.

settlement

Abbas’ Fatah Party Posts Cartoon Stabbing ‘Settlements’ to Thank UN For Vote

TEL AVIV – Following the passage of an anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party posted a cartoon on its official Facebook page on Saturday, featuring a large knife stabbing “settlements” and the words “Thank You” to the countries that voted for the resolution.

Fatah cartoon UN anti-settlements resolution Courtesy Palestinian Media WatchFatah cartoon UN anti-settlements resolution Courtesy Palestinian Media Watch

Netanyahu: I Hope Obama Will Continue to Support Israel at United Nations

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that despite his disagreements he enjoyed his meetings with President Barack Obama over the past seven years, but that he hopes the commander-in-chief will not advance a last-ditch peace initiative before leaving office on January 20.

JERUSALEM , ISRAEL- MARCH 20: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference on March 20, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. This is Obama's first visit as President to the region, and his itinerary will include meetings with the Palestinian and Israeli leaders as …

88 Senators Call On Obama To Uphold U.S. Veto On UN Israel Resolutions

TEL AVIV – Eighty-eight U.S. senators on Tuesday released a bipartisan letter to President Barack Obama urging him to uphold the U.S. policy of vetoing any one-sided United Nations resolutions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ahead of his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (L) jokes with South African President Jacob Zuma, who was talking on the phone, during a luncheon hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the 70th annual UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters September 28, 2015 …

Danon: Obama Aides Know UNSC Mideast Resolution Won’t Work

Most of those around President Barack Obama understand that a US-initiated resolution at the Security Council to lock in parameters of an Israeli-Palestinian agreement will not contribute to the diplomatic process, Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told The Jerusalem Post.

Danny Danon