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Lebanon to complain to UN about Israel
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Lebanon to complain to UN about Israel

Lebanon says it will complain to Security Council over Israel’s alleged breach of its air space. By Elad Benari  – Arutz Sheva Lebanon on Friday said it would lodge a complaint with the UN Security Council over Israel’s alleged breach of its air space in an air strike on a Syrian […]

Abbas: We Will No Longer Deal with Israel if UN Bid Fails
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Abbas: We Will No Longer Deal with Israel if UN Bid Fails

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas warned on Tuesday that his administration would “no longer deal” with Israel if a United Nations Security Council resolution demanding an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria fails.   “If the Arab-Palestinian initiative submitted to the Security Council to put an end to (Israeli) occupation […]

Again: Russia Vetoes Resolution on Syria
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Again: Russia Vetoes Resolution on Syria

In what has become routine since the start of the Syrian civil war, Russia on Thursday night once again blocked a UN Security Council statement on Syria.   This time, the U.S.-drafted resolution condemned the Syrian government’s increasing military offensive on the city of Aleppo, according to AFP.   The […]

Jordan Elected to UN Security Council
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Jordan Elected to UN Security Council

The UN General Assembly on Friday elected Jordan to the Security Council seat that Saudi Arabia rejected in an unprecedented act, reports The Associated Press.   Jordan was elected to the two-year term on the council with 179 “yes” votes in the 193-member General Assembly, according to the report.   […]

Time to Take Measures Against Hizbullah
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Time to Take Measures Against Hizbullah

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, called the Security Council on Monday to take strong measures against the Hizbullah terror group, after it launched a drone into Israel.   “Some countries that are sitting around the Council’s table continue to provide free rein to Hizbullah to raise money […]