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A Call for International Action

Paul Scham | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Paul Scham

A crucial dilemma will shortly face the United States in the United Nations, where a resolution is expected to be introduced in the Security Council by France that will seek to set the parameters for a permanent settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israel Says Will Not Cooperate With UN Gaza Investigation

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it would not cooperate with a United Nations Human Rights Council investigation into this yea...

If Netanyahu Talks Iran, It Is About Israel

Shai Franklin | Posted 11.23.2013 | World
Shai Franklin

For all its indispensable weapons, Israel's greatest strategic asset is the credibility of the United States of America, and not the bait-and-switch of temporal red lines, kitschy cartoon bombs, and UN speeches geared to impressing Republicans in America and Israelis back home.

Israel Boycotts U.N. Review Of Its Human Rights Record

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 01.29.2013 | World

GENEVA -- Israel became the first nation to skip a U.N. review of its human rights record without giving a reason – and then won a precedent-set...

Palestinian Statehood Bid Expected To Divide European Union

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — The European Union remains undecided whether to support the Palestinian push for recognition at the United Nations later this month, ...

U.N. Secretary-General Has Harsh Words For Israel

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Visiting U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon said Saturday that Israeli settlement building anywhere on occupied land is illegal and mu...

UN Durban II Draft Amended To Drop Israel Criticism

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

United Nations officials said Tuesday that Muslim-backed references to 'defamation of religion' and criticism of Israel have been dropped from a draft...

Israel Shells UN Headquarters In Gaza

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli artillery shells struck the U.N. headquarters in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, setting a food warehouse ablaze and...

Israel Seeks Three Hour Ceasefire for Screen Actors Guild Awards Show

Scott Blakeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Blakeman

Although Israel is planning many more days of bombing and killing in Gaza, it reportedly wants a three hour ceasefire to allow its troops to watch the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild awards, live from Hollywood on January 25.