United Nations

International Response to Attack on Saudi Oil Urges Caution

The international response to an apparent Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields urged caution and a careful investigation before assigning blame for the strike or taking retaliatory action. Many of these responses suggested the world’s oil supply is robust enough to absorb the loss of Saudi production without major economic disruptions.

A picture taken on September 15, 2019 shows the entrance of an Aramco oil facility near al-Khurj area, just south of the Saudi capital Riyadh. - Saudi Arabia raced today to restart operations at oil plants hit by drone attacks which slashed its production by half, as Iran dismissed US …

Palestinians Reignite ‘Zionism is Racism’ Lie at the UN

TEL AVIV – At a United Nations panel on racism, the Palestinian Authority re-invoked the decades-old charge that “Zionism is racism” and further claimed that Israel is “weaponizing” antisemitism in order to prevent the Palestinians from having their own state.

Palestinians hold up placards outside the United Nations headquarters in Beirut to protest against a US-sponsored Middle East economic conference in Bahrain on June 25, 2019. - US President Donald Trump's administration organised the conference, which is to be held on June 25 and 26 in Manama for the unveiling …