Kim breaks agreements with the US and announces a ‘new strategic weapon’

posted in: Far East, News

Despite the latest threats, President Donald J. Trump believes that the North Korean leader will respect his commitments on denuclearization.  Kim condemns joint US-South Korea military exercises and other sanctions.  “There will never be denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.” Seoul … Read More

Abbas, Guterres discuss recent Israeli escalations

posted in: Middle East, News

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General in New York, on Monday, during which he briefed him on the latest developments in the Palestinian issue, including the recent Israeli escalations in the occupied Palestinian territories. AhlulBayt … Read More

United Nations cuts budget by USD 286 million; US claims credit

posted in: News, United States

The UN has approved a USD 286 million cut in its annual budget for the next year, a five per cent “historic reduction in spending” that the US said it had negotiated. The General Assembly on Sunday approved the regular … Read More

Top diplomat urged “time is of the essence” for solution in North Korea, U.N. says

United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman (2nd R) arrives at Beijing airport after his return from North Korea in Beijing, China, December 9, 2017. (Thomas Peter – Reuters) UNITED NATIONS — The most senior United Nations diplomat to travel to … Read More

Hariri rejects Israeli claims about ‘missile factories’ in Lebanon

posted in: Israel, News

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri has rejected Israel’s claims that Iran is building factories to produce missiles in Lebanese territory, accusing the Israeli regime of carrying out “deception campaigns.” In an interview with French daily Le Monde, which was published … Read More

Iran Building Weapons Factories in Lebanon and Syria, Israel Says

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JERUSALEM — Israel is using a visit this week by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to highlight concerns about what it says are Iran’s efforts to produce advanced, precision weapons in Lebanon and Syria. “Iran is busy turning Syria … Read More

PA Hysterical Over Possibility of Israeli Seat at UN Security Council

posted in: Israel, News

If Israel is chosen to fill a seat in the United Nations Security Council it would be a political farce and a scandal, Ahmad Majdalani, member of the PLO Executive Committee, said on Saturday, according to Palestinian news agency WAFA. … Read More