Category Archives: United Nations

Jordan switches on world’s largest solar plant in refugee camp

Jpost Middle East By REUTERS November 13, 2017 LONDON/ZAATARI – Jordan has switched on the world’s largest solar plant inside a refugee camp, providing renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. The 12.9 … Continue reading

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WATCH: US Ambassador Haley vows to end Obama’s ‘cowardly betrayal’ of Israel

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, addressed the Israeli American Council (IAC) National Conference in Washington, DC and vowed that the “cowardly act” of allowing passage of Resolution 2334, which labelled Israel a violator of international law, was … Continue reading

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After tense negotiations, UN agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon

Jpost Arab Israeli Conflict By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF August 31, 2017 Cambodian soldiers serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), stand for their National Anthem during a send-off ceremony at Pochentong Air Base in Phnom Penh January … Continue reading

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UN Syria investigator: Enough evidence to convict Assad of war crimes

Jpost Middle East By REUTERS / August 13, 2017 The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria has gathered enough evidence for President Bashar al-Assad to be convicted of war crimes, a prominent member of the commission, Carla del Ponte, said … Continue reading

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Israel grants asylum to persecuted Iranian journalist

World Israel News August 6, 2017 An Iranian journalist threatened with the death penalty in her home country has found refuge in Israel.  Iranian Nada Amin, a journalist whom the Islamic Republic is persecuting for her views, has been granted … Continue reading

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Danon to Security Council: Demand an end to Palestinian incitement

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By Danielle Ziri / July 24, 2017 NEW YORK –  If the Security Council wants to deescalate the situation in Israel, they should demand that the Palestinian Authority stop promoting violence, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations … Continue reading

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Danon calls on UNSC to take action against PA’s payments to terrorists

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By Danielle Ziri/ May 12, 2017 NEW YORK – Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon asked the UN Security Council on Thursday to “take action” and call on the Palestinian Authority to stop paying terrorists … Continue reading

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