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Nonexistent ‘Palestine’ Becomes Chair of Major U.N. Bloc

TEL AVIV – The UN General Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to appoint the “State of Palestine” as chair of Group 77, the biggest bloc of developing countries at the United Nations, which would see it able to act like a full UN member state in the coming year. 

Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process

EU Sides With UN Envoy in Spat with Palestinian Authority

TEL AVIV – Amid sharp objections from the Palestinian leadership, the European Union on Sunday supported United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolay Mladenov’s efforts to reach a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.

Donald Trump

Caroline Glick: Trump Speech at U.N. Restored U.S. Leadership

Trump’s doctrine of patriotism, maligned as somehow un-American by his critics, is the most American of doctrines. His speech was a seminal event in U.S. foreign policy because it restored a long tradition of American foreign policy.

Afghanistan's Chief of Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, talks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan Monday night, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win." (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Afghan Leader Admits to ‘Unprecedented Overtures to the Taliban’ at U.N.

Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday that Kabul in the last year has made an “unprecedented” offer of unconditional peace talks to the Taliban as well as the chance to operate as a legitimate political group.

Jordan's King Abdullah II makes a plea for aid for Palestinian refugees in a speech at the UN General Assembly

Jordan’s King Urges U.N. to Declare War on ‘Islamophobia’

Jordanian King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein, while addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, called on the international community to combat “Islamophobia,” deeming it a threat that fuels terrorism along with jihadi ideology.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his swearing in ceremony on June 2, 2018, in a picture released by the presidency

Egyptian President Blasts U.N. as Ineffective, Lacking Credibility

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, during his address before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, condemned the international body for lacking credibility and being ineffective in the Arab region and Africa, citing the ongoing conflicts in Libya, Syria, and Yemen.

US President Donald Trump sparked laughter at the normally staid UN General Assembly debate when boasted that his administration had achieved more than any other in US history

Establishment Media Sides with Countries Laughing at America at U.N.

During President Trump’s speech in front of the United Nations (U.N.) on Tuesday, some audience members from other nations laughed at the president, leading many members of the establishment media to celebrate the laughter. “In less than two years, my administration has

Yemeni women and children wait during food distribution in the province of Hodeida on May 30, 2018. - Hodeida port, Yemen's largest entry point for aid, is now in the crosshairs of the Saudi-led coalition which is intent on cutting off the Huthi rebels from alleged Iranian arms shipments. The …

U.N.: 70% of Yemeni Women Forced to Marry Before 18 to Cope with War

About 70 percent of girls in Yemen are forced to marry before they reach the age of 18 as “a coping strategy” against the “worsening” humanitarian crisis in the country driven by hunger and disease, a United Nations official declared on Monday.

Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, left, and his vice presidential formula Marta Lucia Ramirez raise arms after winning the first round presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won 39 percent trailed by leftist former leftist rebel and …

Trump at U.N.: Colombia Responded to Record Cocaine Crops by Electing Conservative

U.S. President Donald Trump, while speaking at the United Nations Monday, attributed hardline conservative Iván Duque’s recent presidential election victory over his leftist opponent in Colombia to his aggressive anti-drugs policy at a time when the country is reportedly producing more cocaine than ever.

A "cambullon" (small lab to produce cocaine base paste) at a clandestine farm in southeast Columbia

Colombia Sees Biggest Cocaine Boom Ever After Deal with FARC Communists

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime revealed in a report Wednesday that Colombia produced record yields of cocaine in 2017, a major blow to joint U.S.-Colombian investment in dissuading peasants from harvesting coca leaf and an outcome some conservatives predicted as inevitable to peace talks with the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

TOPSHOT - A little girl is pictured during a march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, on September 2, 2018. - At least two people were injured on Sunday, when alleged paramilitaries fired against an opposition march, which ended up in violence in eastern Managua. (Photo by INTI …

Nikki Haley Leads U.N. Security Council Debate on Nicaragua

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley led a United Nations Security Council debate on the crisis in Nicaragua on Wednesday, as Daniel Ortega’s communist regime continues to brutally repress political dissidents.