One million species, or a quarter of all that are left, are now under threat of extinction

A quarter of the world’s species are under threat of extinction. This tarsier appears to think he could be one of them.(Credit: igorot/Depositphotos) Earth stands to lose a massive 25 percent of its biodiversity, warned UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay as she … Read More

UNGA to disavow Jewish ties to Jerusalem, call for Golan withdrawal

posted in: Israel, News

The resolution also stated that “any actions taken by Israel, the occupying Power, to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration on the Holy City of Jerusalem are illegal.” Haley: U.S. to oppose UNGA call for Israel to return Golan Heights … Read More

Saudi Relations at a Crossroads

posted in: Middle East, News

ROBBINS: Hi. Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Council on Foreign Relations conference call on U.S.-Saudi relations at the crossroads. We’re very lucky to have with us Steven A. Cook, who is Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East … Read More

Analysis: Putting the Western Wall on the itinerary for world leaders

posted in: Breaking News, News

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will be the latest leader to officially put the Western Wall on his itinerary on Friday. >  An historic day at the Western Wall >  Vice President Mike Pence ‘inspired’ after praying at Western Wall … Read More