Tag: United Nations

Is it time for the US to resign from the Human Rights Council?

Israel is working to persuade the Trump government to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, and Deputy Prime Minister Michael Oren has begun a campaign to persuade the US to quit the council he calls an “anti-Semitic body.” Oren spoke yesterday with Deputy Secretary of State Erin Berkley, who earlier this month addressed the […]

Trump administration boycotts UN council session over anti-Israel ‘bias’

The Trump administration said Monday that it is boycotting a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, amid growing concerns by the administration over the U.N.’s anti-Israel stance. The boycott, first reported by The Washington Free Beacon, comes as the council was expected to adopt a number of anti-Israel resolutions Monday. The council has […]

Israel already preparing for end of UN ban on Iran missile activity

Throughout international talks with Iran over its nuclear program, Israeli leadership offered a common refrain: Ten years may be a long time in the life of a politician, but it is nothing in the life of a nation.In that spirit, Israel’s government is already planning for the expiration of several critical provisions in the deal […]

ADL urges UN to recall ‘biased’ report terming Israel ‘apartheid regime’

The Anti-Defamation League on Thursday urged the UN to immediately recall a UN agency’s “hostile and biased” that accuses Israel of being an “apartheid regime.” The 74-page document, published by the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on Wednesday, points a finger at Israel for racial discrimination toward Palestinians. Is this the […]

First Step to Armageddon

Invasion of Jerusalem by the International Forces by Irvin Baxter UN Security Council Resolution 2334 – December 23, 2016 “1. Reaffirms that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to […]

Fulfilling the End Time Mission

In this blog post, Irvin Baxter explains Endtime’s mission, how we are fulfilling it, and how you can join to advance the Kingdom! Jesus clearly told His disciples what they needed to do. “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15   Our […]

Is this the beginning of a new era for Israel at the UN?

With the new administration in the White House and Ambassador Nikki Haley representing the United States at the UN, Israel now has “an opening” for change at the international body, Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday. In her first press briefing on January 27, Haley strongly denounced the Security […]

Both Sides in Battle for Aleppo, Syria Guilty of Repeated War Crimes

Both sides in Syria’s civil war committed repeated war crimes during the battle for Aleppo last year — indiscriminately killing men, women and children during months of “unrelenting violence,” a United Nations report said Wednesday. Airstrikes by the Syrian government and its Russian backers were responsible for “claiming hundreds of lives and reducing hospitals, schools […]

Report: Benjamin Netanyahu told ministers he urged Trump to quit UN rights body

Amid reports that the Trump administration is considering pulling the US out of the UN Human Rights Council, Army Radio on Thursday reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he had been the one to urge the US president to do so. Upon the premier’s return this week from his recent string of high-profile […]

Trump Administration Puts UN Human Rights Council on Notice; ‘Obsession With Israel’

The Trump administration put the U.N. Human Rights Council on notice Wednesday, criticizing the Geneva-based body for its “obsession with Israel” and also taking a swipe at the presence among its members of rights-abusing regimes. “As we consider our future engagements, my government will be considering the council’s actions with an eye toward reform to […]