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“By definition, this is a compromise in order to get everyone on board,” French UN Ambassador François Delattre told reporters.
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."
"The resolution requires UNIFIL to open its eyes, and forces it to act against Hezbollah's terror buildup in the area."
The visit takes place against a background of growing criticism of the United Nations’ performance in the Middle East, particularly along Israel’s northern border with Lebanon.
Iran is mulling “U.S. disloyalties along with increasing level (sic) of cooperation with our neighboring countries.”
The family of the terrorist from Maxim's restaurant has earned tens of thousands of dollars in payments for her crime.
'Three world religions have strong roots in Jerusalem, which in 1947 received a special status from the UN.'
Mahmoud Abbas has suspended all Palestinian Authority contacts "at all levels" with Israel over the Temple Mount crisis, meanwhile.
Prime Minister Netanyahu met with President Kagame last July in Kigali, Rwanda when he visited East Africa.
"Our attitude on trade changes when countries do not take international security threats seriously."
'The message is that the establishment of Iranian arms factories will be intolerable for Israel,' the diplomat said.
Danon: “It is unfortunate that UNIFIL has chosen to turn the other way as Hezbollah continues to operate in the region."
Danon called on the Security Council to demand that the government of Lebanon dismantle these observation posts immediately.
“The Security Council has provided a platform to anti-Semitic comments and a malicious blood libel,” the Ambassador said.
"We should designate Hamas as a terrorist organization in a resolution, with consequences for anyone who continues to support it. That is how we can help build a more peaceful Middle East."
One might think that Arab Gulf states had never offered to improve ties with Israel at all, given this behavior.
The Arab refugees have their own separate agency which is connected to incitement against Israel, and which perpetuates the refugee problem rather than solve it.
Israel called on the Security Council to strongly and unequivocally condemn Hamas and its repeated abuse of civilian infrastructure, and to designate Hamas group as a terrorist organization.
The UNSC extended existing sanctions to 14 individuals and four entities in North Korea.
North Korea recently developed a new missile called the Scud-ER (extended range), capable of flying up to 1,000 kilometers – as far as Japan.
The Security Council noted Pyongyang is “diverting resources to the pursuit of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons" while its citizens have "great unmet needs.”
Steinmeier welcomed UN Security Council Resolution 2334 that condemned Israel's annexation of eastern Jerusalem, among other things.