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Posts Tagged: United Nations Security Council

July 6, 2017 9:47 am

US, Russia Clash Over Approach to North Korea Nuclear Threat

The US and Russia clashed at the United Nations Security Council over how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program, a confrontation throwing into doubt US hopes...

April 29, 2017 12:00 pm

At UN Security Council, Tillerson Presses for Economic Sanctions on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the escalating threat of a nuclear North Korea to the United Nations Security Council Friday, urging member countries to...

April 23, 2017 8:39 am

Haley to UN: Focus on ‘Destructive Nature’ of Iran and Hezbollah, Not on Israel

JNS.org - At a United Nations Security Council meeting Thursday, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the world body should focus more attention on...

February 10, 2017 12:10 pm

Report: Israel Permanently Downgrades Ties With New Zealand, Senegal

Israel has permanently downgraded its diplomatic ties with New Zealand and Senegal, punishing these countries for co-sponsoring an anti-settlement resolution in the United Nations Security Council...

January 17, 2017 3:43 pm

Israel’s UN Envoy Tells Security Council Anti-Settlement Resolution Emboldens Terrorists

JNS.org -- Israel's ambassador to the United Nations told the UN Security Council Tuesday that the body's condemnation of Israeli settlements last month has emboldened Palestinian terrorism. Danny Danon -- who made...

January 5, 2017 10:38 am

Senate Leaders Back Bipartisan Bill Condemning UN Resolution Against Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - The top leaders in the US Senate — Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) and Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) — have announced...

January 4, 2017 10:08 am

Hispanic Christian Group Joins Lobbying Effort Against Anti-Settlement UN Vote

JNS.org - A leading pro-Israel Latino organization is planning to mobilize its supporters to lobby Congress next week to reject United Nations Security Council Resolution...

December 30, 2016 1:25 pm

Dozens of New Zealand Pro-Israel Groups Slam Government for Role in Pushing Anti-Israel UN Resolution

JNS.org - Over two dozen pro-Israel groups and hundreds of individuals in New Zealand have penned a letter to Prime Minister Bill English strongly criticizing his...

December 30, 2016 1:09 pm

Australia’s Prime Minister Turnbull Condemns ‘One-Sided’ UN Resolution Against Israel

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has condemned the United Nations Security Council resolution against Israel last week, slamming it as “one-sided” and “deeply unsettling.” Turnbull made the...

December 27, 2016 3:59 pm

At Dedication Ceremony for Ancient Jerusalem Street, Israel Strikes Defiant Tone on UN Resolution

JNS.org - In the wake of the Dec. 23 United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, the Jerusalem Municipality held a symbolic dedication Tuesday for...

December 27, 2016 10:50 am

Russian Israel Envoy: Moscow’s Misgivings About Timing, Content of UN Resolution Nixed by Other Security Council Members

A Russian diplomat claimed Tuesday that his country had misgivings about the timing and content of last week’s United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli...

December 26, 2016 1:57 pm

Netanyahu in Wake of UN Resolution: ‘I Won’t Let Us Be Spit On’

JNS.org - Following Friday’s United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toughened his government's response against countries that supported Resolution 2334....

December 23, 2016 4:40 pm

Dershowitz: Trump Was Right to Try and Stop Obama From Tying His Hands on Israel

The Egyptian decision to withdraw the one-sided anti-Israel United Nations Security Council resolution should not mask the sad reality that it is the Obama administration...

December 23, 2016 12:09 am

Report: US Would Have Abstained From Vote on UN Measure Against Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - The United States was reportedly prepared to break from longstanding policy this week and abstain from voting on a United Nations Security Council resolution demanding...


Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...


Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...


Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...