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Yemenis Sit Between the Hammer and Anvil of US-backed Saudi Siege and Airstrikes

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni forces launched a long-range ballistic missile at the King Khalid Airport in early November in retaliation for the Saudi-led war against Yemen. Days later, Saudi Arabia tightened their already-existing blockade. This impacts Yemeni life in a number of ways and puts millions of Yemenis on the brink of death. Nearly 1,000 days […]

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Israel and Saudi Co-Sponsor Anti-Assad UN Resolution

New York (MEMO) – Israel, for the first time, has co-sponsored a resolution with Saudi Arabia at the UN. The draft resolution at the Human Rights Council, which was also supported by the US, France, and Germany was submitted against the Assad government, elicited condemnation from the Syrian representative. The Saudis gave their backing for the resolution condemning […]

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Russia Proposes UN Peacekeeping Mission in Ukraine

New York (SCF) – Russia has proposed a draft resolution to the UN Security Council on the establishment of a UN mission that would provide security for Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors’ activities in eastern Ukraine. “I consider the presence of peacekeepers, or rather people who would provide security for the OSCE mission, absolutely appropriate, […]

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Nikki Haley was offered Secretary of States job and turned it down

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – Nikki Haley demanded ‘policy freedom’ from Trump and as UN Ambassador it seems she has got it. The highly controversial US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has stated that prior to Donald Trump taking office, he offered her the position of Secretary of State, the American equivalent of Foreign Minister, but she […]

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UN Urges US-Led Coalition to Rein in Airstrikes in Syria’s Raqqa

Raqqa (TNA) – The United Nations called on Thursday for a humanitarian pause to allow an estimated 20,000 trapped civilians to escape the Syrian city of Raqqa, and urged the US-led coalition to rein in air strikes that have caused civilian casualties. “Boats on the Euphrates must not be attacked, people who come out cannot risk […]

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US wants UN Mission in Lebanon to Report on Hezbollah ‘Violations’

Beirut (MEE) – The UN Security Council is set to vote on renewing international peacekeepers’ mandate in Lebanon at the end of the month. The United States wants UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon to take on an expanded mission and investigate alleged violations by Hezbollah in the volatile area near the border with Israel, Ambassador Nikki Haley said […]

Israel & Palestine

UN Rights Expert ‘Israel Cannot Make Unilateral Decisions about Al-Aqsa Mosque’

New York (TNA) – A UN rights expert said the Israeli regime cannot make “unilateral decisions” about the management of al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds), calling on the international community to put a “complete end” to the regime’s occupation of the Palestinian lands. “…Israel cannot make unilateral decisions about the management of the Haram […]

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Bolivia to Prioritize Occupation of Palestine During UN Security Council Presidency

Sucre (GPA) – Bolivia’s ruling Movement for Socialism party has a longstanding history of supporting Palestine’s struggle for liberation. As Bolivia’s presidency of the U.N. Security Council begins in June, coinciding with 50 years of Israel’s illegal occupation, President Evo Morales announced Monday that the occupation of Palestine will be a priority. “Our priorities: conflict in […]