Palestine Decries Israel’s Interpol Credit Gains as Propaganda

Israel is claiming credit for blocking Palestine’s effort to become a member of the global police organization known as Interpol at its latest general assembly held in Bali, Indonesia. Prime Minister Netanyahu applauded the “very intensive work” of the Israeli Read more

Israel Frowns at UNESCO Resolution, Recalls Ambassador

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted the resolution, which disregarded Jewish ties to the Al Aqsa by endorsing that of the Palestinians following a secret ballot by members of its World Heritage Committee. Such resolutions are usually Read more

Mideast: UNESCO Resolution Calling Israel Occupying Power Irritates Tel Aviv

Israeli authorities and Jewish communities have vociferously condemned a resolution by the UN Science, education and culture agency calling Israel an “occupying power” and putting Temple Mount as part of Palestinian cultural heritage. Twenty-four countries, including Russia and China, voted Read more

Israel Could Sign Nuclear Test Ban in 5 Years, CTBTO Executive Secretary

The Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Lassina Zerbo is expecting Tel Aviv to ratify the treaty by 2021. Zerbo, who had met Prime Minister Netanyahu in June, said “I’m putting five years as the Read more

New Israeli Cabinet, a Threat to Regional Stability, Erekat

The appointment of a hardline right-winger as Israel’s defense minister represents a real threat to regional stability, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Wednesday. In response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to bring in ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman as Read more