United Nations chief vows to combat anti-Semitism and racism
30 August, 2017, 01:49 | Author: Ora Austin
To avoid genuine "bias" in their pursuit of peace, future USA policymakers will have to accept this fact - and resolve to make indefinite occupation less comfortable for Israel than it now is.
The Russian press reported that the Israeli prime minister told Putin that the Guards of the Islamic Revolution of Iran and Hezbollah fighters have been preparing to attack Israel by using Syria as a springboard.
Iran, Israel's arch-enemy, has been Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad's staunchest backer and has provided militia fighters to help him in Syria's civil war.
Guterres is scheduled to return to New York Wednesday, the same day as a decision on UNIFIL's mandate is expected to be made by the Security Council. Rivlin called on Guterres to work to end the discrimination against Israel in branches of the United Nations. He pointed specifically to the refusal by the United Nations cultural body, UNESCO, to affirm a connection between Israel and Jerusalem. Later in July, Unesco further angered Israel by listing the Old City of Hebron in West Bank as an endangered Palestinian world heritage site.
The site has been at the center of recent tensions after Israel installed, then removed, metal detectors following the deadly shooting of two Israeli policemen.
"I think it has an absurd obsession with Israel, flagrantly discriminatory tactics, you don't have to be the Israeli prime minister to understand that, and I think people of good faith and common sense understand that", he said.
US President Donald Trump has said he wants to reach the "ultimate deal", but he himself has cast doubt on the two-state solution, saying he could support a single state if this meant peace.
Vice President Mike Pence said in July that relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is only a matter of time.
On Sunday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told a group of dovish Israeli lawmakers that he had met with Trump officials 20 times, but had no idea what their stance on issues was, describing the administration as "in chaos".
Guterres is scheduled to spend the third day of his trip in the Gaza Strip, where he will visit United Nations facilities but won't meet with its militant Hamas rulers.
On Monday, Hamas s head in Gaza, Yahya al-Sinwar, said it had increased its military capabilities thanks to newly improved relations with Iran, but stressed it was not seeking war.
Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman denounced unauthorized Jewish outposts in the West Bank on Tuesday, a day after the prime minister vowed not to uproot settlements in the territory.
The world No 46 will face either Sweden's Rebecca Peterson or Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic for a place in the last 32. It continues a disappointing year for 29-year-old Kerber , who has not won a title since her victory in NY 12 months ago.
When Trump made the initial Tweet a month ago, it drew the ire of both parties, civil rights advocates and the LGBT community. Staff Sergeant Schmid said, "I love serving my country, which I've been doing for more than 12 years".
The decision comes after Pyongyang did not respond to a South Korean message regarding the unclaimed body of North Korean origin. North Korea held two tests of its ballistic missiles in July causing an acute reaction on the part of the U.S.
The Daily Telegraph claims that City have offered a contract worth £325,000 a week and the 28-year-old has accepted the deal. Another player who could potentially be involved in any deal, this is what one source is telling us, is Sergio Aguero .
Some of the companies that will incorporate the tool into their products include Sonos , Bose, Sound United, and Samsung. Amazon Music Unlimited (for students) is available in the USA starting today for the low-low price of $4.99 per month.
The three countries will hold a five-day round of negotiations on first September to rewrite the 23-year-old agreement. Despite the president's reputation for shooting from the hip, Taylor said his remarks need to be taken seriously.
Numerous killings could have been prevented if local health authorities had acted on their suspicions at the time, Mr Kühme said. He was sentenced two charges of endeavored murder and two checks of murder by an Oldenburg court in 2015.
The Murdoch-Gordon joint bid was contingent on a suite of media reforms which have been blocked by the Australian senate. However, they backed away from issuing the credit and in June the government placed Ten into voluntary administration .
The lanky Indian came out with lot of unforced errors specially after putting up all her effort in the big rallies. An extraordinary net return gave her another point and she grabbed the game point when Okuhara went long.
Heat advisory for Bay Area through Monday
Chula Vista is also forecast to hit 92 on Wednesday, which would be four degrees higher than the previous record for the date. Riverside is expected to reach 108 while Lake Elsinore could hit 110 - both would tie record highs.