The US seized a North Korean ship and moved it thousands of miles to check whether it’s being used to violate sanctions

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An undated photo from the US Department of Justice shows “Wise Honest,” a North Korean cargo ship, that the US has now seized. Department of Justice via AP The US has sailed a North Korean cargo ship thousands of miles … Read More

UN Security Council Rejects U.S., Russia Resolutions On Venezuela

A demonstrator holds a Venezuelan flag on the bridge in Urena, Venezuela, on the border with Colombia. The UN Security Council has rejected rival resolutions on the crisis in Venezuela presented by the United States and Russia. The United States … Read More

In Japan, Angela Merkel warns against treating North Korea naively

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Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Emperor Akihito on the second and final day of her visit to Japan. Later events with students and scientists covered topics from North Korean disarmament through to cows’ digestion. Angela Merkel had a third and … Read More

Israel’s ‘Arbitrary’ Airstrikes on Syria Must Stop, Russia Warns

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Syria’s UN envoy says on the same day that if Israel attacks Damascus, it can reach Tel Aviv as well. File photo: Missile fire over Damascus, Syria, January 21, 2019.SANA via Reuters Syria: If Israel can strike Damascus, we can … Read More

Palestinians launch bid for full UN membership

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Speaking a day after Donald Trump said he would unveil a new Mideast peace plan within months, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said the US president could not be regarded as a neutral brokerTIMOTHY A. CLARY (AFP) The Palestinians will launch … Read More

Abbas, Guterres discuss recent Israeli escalations

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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

Netanyahu: UN must take action on Hezbollah tunnels

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged the UN Security Council to take action against Hezbollah tunnels dug under the Israel border from Lebanon. Speaking ahead of a Security Council session on the issue, Netanyahu said the UN presence in … Read More

Israel, US demand UN action against Hezbollah, Lebanon for attack tunnels

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In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 photo, UN peacekeepers hold their flag while standing next to Hezbollah and Lebanese flags, at the site where Israeli excavators are working, near the southern border village of Mays al-Jabal, Lebanon   AP Photo/Hussein Malla … Read More

UN proves Houthi missiles found in Yemen were made in Iran

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A handout picture made available by the Iranian Army office reportedly shows a Sayad missile fired from the Talash missile system during an air defence drill at an undisclosed location in Iran on November 5, 2018. (File/AFP) Iran has pressed … Read More

Houthi leader calls for a ceasefire in Yemen as pressure grows on Saudis

(CNN) Rebels in Yemen announced Sunday that they would stop missile and drone strikes on Saudi coalition targets at the request of the United Nations. The development comes as Riyadh faces growing pressure to put a halt to the violence in … Read More

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