Attorney Representing Victims of Terror: Interpol Membership for Palestinian Authority is ‘Travesty of Justice’
“Interpol ... member states will share sensitive information with Palestinian police, whose members have been accused of ... countless murders and heinous attacks."
Israel is deeply worried that sensitive information it has already shared, and any it might share with other member states, could be compromised if the PA wins Interpol membership.
The latest Iranian missile test is "further proof of Iran's aspirations to become a world power," said Liberman.
"We cannot let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building dangerous missiles," Trump said.
Watch: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Remarks to 72nd UN General Assembly (With Transcript of...
Iran vows to destroy my country every day... is conducting a campaign of conquest across the Middle East and is developing ballistic missiles to threaten the entire world.
“In over 30 years in my experience with the UN, I never heard a bolder or more courageous speech."
"We cannot let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building dangerous missiles..."
It appears that the path to influencing Israel's foreign policy goes through the US Jewish community's leadership forum.
Friday’s envelope preceded Netanyahu’s arrival in New York by several hours.
"Most people would say there’s no chance whatsoever; I actually think with the capability of Bibi and frankly the other side I really think we have a chance. "
"We will not recognize Israel... I declare this clearly. My friends, Hamas, you should not recognize Israel, you are not required to."
A senior White House official performed a familiar juggling act saying the administration was optimistic about the peace process in general, but no one expects a breakthrough or even tangible progress this week.
The United States called on member nations of the United Nations Security Council to sever financial and diplomatic relations with North Korea as part of tightening sanctions against Pyongyang.
“In his speech, Abu Mazen (the PA leader’s nom de guerre) will detail all the planned steps of the next stage ahead of the UN bid.”
Israeli officials shared a list with Christian clergymen of peacemaking initiatives carried out for the benefit of the Palestinian Authority this summer. There's been no reciprocal gesture from Ramallah, however.
PM Netanyahu and Pres. Trump are slated to meet Monday; they're expected to discuss Iran’s presence on Israel’s northern border, and the looming deadline for Trump’s approval or cancellation of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran.
Sweden was one of the first Western nations to recognize the Palestinian Authority as an independent sovereign nation.
Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, and to address the General Assembly on Tuesday.
Israel contends there is no existent legal ‘State of Palestine’ and thus it cannot be accepted as a member at the UN or in any of its agencies.
“We have proven once again that there is no role we cannot fulfill in the world’s most important international organization.”
“By definition, this is a compromise in order to get everyone on board,” French UN Ambassador François Delattre told reporters.
"We did not gather the Jews from all four corners of the earth in order to turn them into a nuclear target."
The Israeli initiative to change the Palestinians' 70-year-old refugee status takes advantage of a window of opportunity created by the current administration rigid and often hostile approach to the UN and its agencies.
The U.S. says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has “basically slapped everyone in the face” who has asked him to stop testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
"What we do on North Korea will have a real impact on how other outlaw nations who seek nuclear weapons choose to conduct themselves in the future."