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Posts Tagged: Syria UN

April 15, 2018 10:31 am

In Ironic Twist, Syria to Head UN Panel on Chemical Disarmament - Despite allegations that it carried out yet another deadly chemical weapons attack last Saturday, Syria will next month chair the United Nations disarmament forum that produced...

September 25, 2013 8:54 am

Syria Exemplifies Failure of the United Nations

The U.N. General Assembly's 68th session will open its annual "general debate" in New York on Tuesday, with leadoff speakers including President Obama and Iranian President...

June 9, 2013 11:04 am

Netanyahu: ‘Israel Cannot Depend on International Forces for its Security’

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began Sunday's weekly cabinet meeting by announcing that he had spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the weekend about...

May 24, 2013 12:43 pm

UN Diplomat: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Not Less Important than Syria Carnage

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Process Robert Serry addresses the UN Security Council. Photo: UN. A senior United Nations diplomat told the international...

April 9, 2013 12:38 am

Syria Rejects Ban Ki-moon Proposal for Chemical Weapons Team

Al Arabiya - Syria will not accept a chemical weapons team, as proposed by U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, to probe the alleged use of...

March 7, 2013 1:31 am

Syrian Rebels Seize UN Peacekeepers Near Golan

Jerusalem Post - Syrian rebels say they have seized a convoy of United Nations observers near the Golan Heights, according to videos posted on...

January 25, 2013 5:15 pm

Barak: Lack of Response to Syria Crisis Means Countries Can’t Count on Outside Support

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said global inaction on the violence in Syria is a sign that most countries cannot count on outside support or protection,...

January 21, 2013 9:21 am

Syrian Refugees Attempting to Cross Jordanian Border Gunned Down by Assad Forces

Al-Arabiya - Syrian refugees seeking shelter away from violence in the country are being gunned down by President Assad's forces alongside the Jordanian ...

January 17, 2013 11:22 am

Does Anyone Give a Damn About Syria?

It's hard to believe that every day the news reports have Syrians dying like flies and no one seems to give much of...

June 15, 2012 2:22 pm

Syria and Decline of the UN

The crisis over Syria is the third major case of mass murder in the last 20 years in which the U.N. has...

May 8, 2012 1:50 pm

Syria’s Unfolding Tragedy: What Can Be Done?

As the carnage in Syria continues, the powers that are capable of taking serious measures to stop it are busy finding excuses to explain their...

February 14, 2012 12:01 am

Amateur Hour at the U.N.

Last week, Russia and China obstructed the Obama administration's Syria policy by vetoing an anti-Assad Security Council resolution backed by the Arab League,...


Michigan Democrats Demand GOP Apology for Holocaust Social Media Post

Michigan Democrats on Thursday demanded that the Michigan GOP apologize for a post linking the Holocaust to a contemporary gun rights debate. “Before they collected all these wedding rings…they collected all...


Thousands of Israelis Block Streets in Protest of Judicial Overhaul

Israelis took to the streets en masse on Thursday in protest against the government's overhaul of the court system, blocking roadways across the country and intensifying a months-long campaign decrying the move. Thousands of people waving flags and blaring horns...

Middle East

Jerusalem Sending ‘Conciliatory Messages’ to Amman - Israel is increasing its diplomatic outreach to Jordan amid anger in Amman over a speech by Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich dismissing Palestinian peoplehood and displaying a map of the...

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