United Nations

Haley to UN Security Council: Don't turn a blind eye to Iran

(Worthy News) – The UN Security Council must not ignore Iran’s aggressive behavior, its ballistic missile testing and its violation of this body’s resolutions regarding its military activity, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday. She urged the 15-member body in New York to follow in the footsteps of the United…

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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

(Worthy News) – Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan’s Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country’s civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. The United Nations must send…

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In unsubtle critique, Israel gifts UNESCO Arch of Titus replica

(Worthy News) – Israel handed a replica of a frieze from the Arch of Titus to the head of UNESCO, using the monument commemorating Rome’s victory over Jerusalem for a not-so-subtle critique of the organization’s resolutions that ignore Jewish links to the holy city. The idea originally came from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after the…

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Corruption? Shmorruption! Polls show Israelis don’t care

(Worthy News) – If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was handed the public opinion polls that ran in the weekend newspapers when he arrived home from the United Nations General Assembly, he probably had a relatively relaxing holiday. The polls were taken for Yediot Aharonot – which has a reputation of being against the prime minister…

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Trump aide Greenblatt returning to Israel for peace talks: official

(Worthy News) – President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is returning to Israel to “continue the peace track” after the president met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last week in New York, a White House official said on Sunday. “While President Trump had productive meetings with…

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North Korean foreign minister: We may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific

(Worthy News) – South Korean media reports that North Korea’s top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong-un’s vow to take the “highest-level” action against the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho commented Thursday on the sidelines of a United Nations gathering followed…

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At the UN, Israel sets red lines for Iran

(Worthy News) – On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly and reminded the world of Israel’s resourcefulness and courage. Netanyahu also drew specific red lines against Iranian expansionism in Syria. “I warned,” he said, “that when the sanctions on Iran would be removed, Iran would behave like a hungry tiger…

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