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April 19, 2024 11:25 AM

US stops UN from recognizing a Palestinian state through membership

The United States on Thursday effectively stopped the United Nations from recognizing a Palestinian state by casting a veto in the Security Council to deny Palestinians full membership of the world body. It vetoed a draft resolution that recommend...

April 18, 2024 11:08 AM

EU leaders back new Iran sanctions after attack on Israel

European Union leaders decided on Wednesday to step up sanctions against Iran after Tehran's missile and drone attack on Israel left world powers scrambling to prevent a wider conflict in the Middle East. The summit in Brussels is the first meeting ...

April 18, 2024 9:56 AM

UN Security Council to vote Friday on Palestinian UN membership

 The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to vote Friday on a Palestinian request for full U.N. membership, said diplomats, a move that Israel ally the United States is expected to block because it would effectively recognize a Palestinia...

April 17, 2024 6:42 PM

UN appeals for $2.8 bln for Gaza, West Bank aid

The United Nations appealed on Wednesday for $2.8 billion in funding to assist more than three million people in Gaza and the West Bank until the end of the year, to help ease food shortages and prevent looming famine in Gaza. A flash appeal publish...

April 15, 2024 4:59 PM

Europe joins US in urging restraint by Israel after Iranian attack

Israel's European allies urged it on Monday to show restraint over Iran's weekend missile and drone attack, calling on Israeli leaders to step away from "the edge of the cliff" of escalation in the Middle East. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...

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