Next week the PLO leadership plans to present a proposal to change the status of the Palestinian Authority from a “transitional authority” to a “state under occupation.”
Most transported illegals said they had been flown from Israel to a third country in Africa with their grant money, but were met with little further support beyond their accommodation on the first night there.
Effectively killing UNRWA and replacing it with an organization which has mobility rather than stagnation as its goal could result in an end to a 7-decade tragedy.
"Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supports a gradual cut to UNRWA," said a senior Israeli official.
"It’s the friends who are with you during the challenging times that will never be forgotten."
“We’re trying to move for a peace process, but if that doesn’t happen, the president is not going to continue to fund that situation.”
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas paid a “state visit” to India in May 2017 -- his sixth visit to the country -- and was reassured of India's "unwavering support."
“It is my conviction that it is inside UNESCO and not outside it that states can best seek to overcome differences in the organization’s fields of competence.”
In addition to the US and Israel, the countries that voted against the condemnation were Nauru, Palau, Togo, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Guatemala, and Honduras.
PM Netanyahu recognized the potential of flipping more needy, third-world countries to the side of the angels by helping them financially.
It appears that Israel will not be able to walk out in a huff and slam the door on the United Nations Educational, Scientific...
It's not known how the Palestinian Authority responded to the Japanese peace summit proposal.
As with Guatemala, the embassies will transfer from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem only after the relocation of the U.S. Embassy.
The US is the largest financial contributor to the United Nations, providing 22% of the entire UN budget in 2017.
“We define this ‘sanctions resolution’ ... as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our republic, as an act of war."
Israel and the Jewish nation should be the first to donate to this organization and the last to leave. However, in ... UNESCO, sane countries have nothing to find.”
UNRWA states some 450,000 refugees are registered with UNRWA in Lebanon, with many living in the country’s 12 permanent refugee camps.
Both of the US north American neighbors, Canada and Mexico, abstained, so they get to come party.
"This vote will make a difference on how Americans look at the UN and on how we look at countries who disrespect us in the UN."
Oren also suggested the United States close the PLO mission in Washington DC in response to the vicious anti-American campaign waged by the Palestinian Authority's leading Fatah faction.
The resolution, "expressing in this regard its deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem... calls upon all States to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem..."
The proposed resolution contains sanctions that would ban sale or delivery of close to 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea.
“Jerusalem is our capital. Always was, always will be... I do appreciate the fact that a growing number of countries refused to participate in this theater of the absurd."
"If this body were really united for peace, it would pass a resolution condemning Palestinian violence.”
America will put our embassy in Jerusalem. That is what the American people want us to do, and it is the right thing to do. No vote in the United Nations will make any difference on that.