The trump administration is withholding half of its planned aid to the united nations agency that helps palestinian refugees the former us army officer who that background comes in handy as he makes the case that aid cuts can hurt us national security interests the following are more highlights. Watch: with the trump administration threatening cuts for palestinian support, aid groups wonder what comes next left: a palestinian man stands next to a cart carrying a flour sack distributed by the united nations relief and works agency ( unrwa) in khan younis refugee camp in the southern gaza. 4 september 2014 s/2014/650, this was a report on the question of palestine submitted to the general assembly 4 may 2009 s/2009/250, this was the secretary-general's summary of the report of the un board of inquiry into nine incidents involving un facilities and personnel in gaza between 27 december and 19. Palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas on tuesday called for the convening of an international conference by mid-2018 to pave the way for recognition of palestinian statehood as part of a wider middle east peace process after freezing contacts with the united states over president donald. From the moment the un was established up until the present moment, the palestinians have been victimized either by the use of the un to pursue at the same time, partly in reaction to this sense of impotence when it comes to imposing its views effectively on behavior, the un slaps, sometimes strongly,. Danon said that the only way it [israeli-palestinian peace] is going to work is with direct negotiations between israel and the palestinians following abbas' remarks, us ambassador to the un nikki haley said that, while washington is ready to speak to the palestinian leadership, we will not chase after. In a closed-door session held at a request of kuwait to discuss the bloody incidents in the gaza strip on friday evening, the un security council failed to agree on a statement condemning israel's repression of the palestinian popular protests on the anniversary of the land day the decision was to go for.
The palestinians will submit a resolution on israeli settlements to the un security council “very soon,” saeb erekat, the secretary-general of the palestine liberation organization and chief palestinian negotiator, tells newsweek consultations with the un body's members began on thursday, after israeli. If the palestinians go ahead with their initiative at the un general assembly, it is a foregone conclusion that the resolution will be adopted by a substantial majority such a un resolution may well give the palestinians a feeling of satisfaction and be seen as a successful attempt to internationalize the dispute however. Timid response to killing of ibrahim abu thurayya another worrying sign of pro- israel bias.
Un security council convenes without israel's ambassador □ palestinian premier joins call to investigate israel's actions □ israeli arab ngo blasts israel for ' unlwaful' use of snipers. But for many on the ground, the resolution approved by the un general assembly was nothing more than a symbolic act it's a pointless exercise, amany khalifa, a political activist in jerusalem, told al jazeera the palestinian authority (pa) has to evaluate the whole diplomatic process of going to the un.
By going to the un, the palestinians have violated the agreements with israel and israel will act accordingly what legal action could the palestinians consider in april, the prosecutor of the icc rejected a 2009 declaration by the palestinian authority unilaterally recognising the court's jurisdiction. Answer format, it goes on to discuss the technical parameters and procedures for statehood, rights and representation, and the status of the plo, as well as legal implications faqs on un membership for and recognition of the state of palestine us campaign to end the israeli occupation, june 2011.
Things have not been going well for us president donald trump ever since he decided to recognise jerusalem as the capital of israel after the us made an unprecedented threat to fellow members of the international community ahead of a dramatic vote at the united nations, washington came out looking. Egyptian president abdel-fatah al-sisi called for the peace and security of the israeli citizen together with the peace and security of the israeli citizen, in an impromptu plea to resolve the israeli-palestinian conflict during his statement at the united nations general assembly in new york city, tuesday. Washington (ap) -- the trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the un agency for palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization,. It is in these teeming streets and alleys that president trump's threat to block millions of dollars in funding for palestinians probably would be felt the most much of that aid goes to the un agency that works with palestinian refugees, and almost everyone here relies on the services it provides.
Excellency sheikh sabah al-khaled al-hamad al-sabah, president of the security council, excellency mr antónio guterres, secretary-general of the united nations, excellencies members of the security council, seventy years have passed since palestine's nakba, from which 6 million palestine [read more. Mahmoud abbas, the president of the palestinian authority (pa) and chair of the palestine liberation organization (plo), plans to call on the united nations in september to recognize a palestinian state and admit it as a full member of the organization this strategy marks a dramatic shift in the palestinians' approach to the. The question of palestine is inextricably linked with the history of the united nations and is one of the longest-standing issues on the organization's agenda, united nations secretary-general antónio said in his message commemorating the international day of solidarity with the palestinian people.
In response to the call of unrwa's commissioner-general, deputy prime minister and minister of development cooperation alexander de croo has decided to allocate 19 million euro over the next 3 years to unrwa, the united nations agency which provides humanitarian help to palestinian refugees. Palestinian president mahmoud abbas today said the palestinians will “go to the united nations security council” over full un membership after the us decided to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital abbas, who spoke at an extraordinary meeting of the organization of islamic cooperation in istanbul. What if i were to pay $3 million dollars to have your father shot in the head that's the question i asked michael lynk, the united nations' so-called “special rapporteur” on israel, this past week when he presented a report to the un human rights council, a hostile anti-israel and anti-jewish body it was an. Palestinian president mahmoud abbas said on wednesday the palestinians will go to the united nations security council over full un membership after the us decided to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital.
When asked by pollsters in 2007, a majority of israelis said their government should be more willing to make decisions within the united nations, even when that means sometimes going along with a policy that is not israel's first choice as for the palestinians, without appeal to the united nations and to international laws. Issues relating to the state of israel, the state of palestine and other aspects of the arab–israeli conflict occupy repeated annual debate times, resolutions and resources at the united nations since its founding in 1948, the united nations security council, as of january 2010, has adopted 79 resolutions directly related to. Palestinian president mahmoud abbas said on wednesday the palestinians will go to the united nations security council over full un membership after the us decided to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital abbas, who spoke at an extraordinary meeting of islamic leaders in istanbul on us. It is one of a number of moves the palestinians are taking at the un this week to underscore their claim that israel and the us are isolated on the world stage when it comes to the israeli- palestinian conflict on wednesday, the general assembly will vote on a resolution stipulating the right of the palestinian.