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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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Officials Steal Food Aid Meant for Boko Haram Survivors

Abuja (teleSUR) – The northeastern region of the country is home to people driven from their homes by Boko Haram. About 1.5 million people are currently facing famine. A Nigerian Government official said food aid sent to displaced people has been “diverted,” which is code for stolen. This marks the first time the government officially admits […]

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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 […]

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South Sudan Forces Killed 114 Civilians in 6 Months: UN

Juba (Tasnim) – South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town between July 2016 and January 2017, as well as committing uncounted rapes, looting and torture, the UN human rights office said on Friday. “Attacks were committed with an alarming degree of brutality and, like elsewhere in the country, […]

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‘The G-7 Are Terrorists!’: Hundreds Protest Italy G-7 Meeting on Syria

After U.S. airstrikes, “Hands Off Syria” demonstrations have cropped up throughout the world, including in Syria itself. Hundreds of protesters poured into the streets of Lucca, Italy, to protest the two-day meeting of G-7 foreign ministers who had gathered mainly to talk about Syria. RELATED: Putin Claims US Preparing Chemical Weapons False Flag in Syria The […]

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Nikki Haley champions Israel’s anti-BDS policy

New York (MEE) – As calls gain momentum for boycott against Israel, its supporters are looking for ways to push back against Palestinian activism. Nikki Haley is the new pro-Israel rock star in the United States. At the sound of the UN ambassador’s name at a pro-Israel conference on Wednesday, the crowd broke into applause. When Haley walked […]

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Syria to UN: Punish Israel for Attack on Airbase

(GPA) Damascus – The Syrian government has appealed to the United Nations to punish Israel for an alleged rocket attack on a major military airbase yesterday about two hours after a suicide bombing in Damascus. Last night Damascus was hit by two atrocities, starting with the second terrorist attack in government held territory this year […]

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UN: Israeli Occupation is Biggest Roadblock in Palestinian Development

(GPA) New York – The United Nations Country team in Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) has released a report stating that the biggest hindrance to the economy of Palestine is the Israeli occupation. The 180 page report, titled “Leave No One Behind: A Perspective on Vulnerability and Structural Disadvantage in Palestine” details the constraints placed on […]

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Hands Off Syria Coalition Slams US Policy, Corporate Media Lies

(TeleSUR) New York – Speakers repeatedly called on the U.S. to stop its regime change policy in Syria. At a press conference at the United Nations, the Hands Off Syria Coalition — an international initiative calling on the U.S. government and its Western allies to stop intervening in Syria — discussed their objectives and goals and debunked some […]

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Houthis Establish New Government in Yemen, UN Not Happy

(GPA) Sana’a, Yemen – The Houthis and their allies announced this week the formation and swearing-in of a new government in the capital city of Sana’a. The National Salvation Government immediately came under criticism from the United Nations as a “new and unnecessary obstacle” to peace. But is it? The new National Salvation Government was announced on […]

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