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Trump Pulls US Out Of UN Human Rights Agency

UNESCO’s mission statement: “Contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter.” The Associated Press reports: U.S. officials have told the Associated Press that the United States is pulling ...

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Trump To Send Jared Kushner Back To The Middle East

Trump is sending Jared back to the Middle East because the real estate developer wasn’t able to solve a 50 year-old battle on the first visit: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who is Trump’s son-in-law, Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will travel to the region. The trio will meet with leaders from ...

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ISRAEL: Noted Diplomat Jared Kushner Arrives To Broker Peace, Journalist Forced To Delete Photos

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has arrived in Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories for a whistlestop visit aimed at restarting the long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Kushner’s carefully managed visit – conducted far from media scrutiny and lasting less than a day – comes amid scant indication of any imminent breakthrough between ...

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ISRAEL: Furious Netanyahu Orders Officials To Attend Trump Airport Reception, Some Planned To Boycott

The Guardian reports: Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has reportedly been forced to order his ministers to attend the airport reception for Donald Trump on Monday, after discovering that a number had planned not to attend. According to reports in the Israeli media, an angry Netanyahu was informed on Sunday that party heads and a number of ministers planned to ...

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Palestinian Group Calls For Anti-US “Day Of Rage”

The Associated Press reports: Palestinian activists are calling for a “Day of Rage” when President Donald Trump visits the West Bank on Tuesday. A group calling itself the Supreme National Leadership Committee is calling for public demonstrations across the West Bank. The committee includes various Palestinian political factions, including President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement. The demonstrations are meant to draw ...

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Trump To Palestinian President: You Get Along With Israel Unbelievably Well And Work Together Beautifully

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump asserted on Wednesday that the Israel government and the Palestinian Authority “get along unbelievably well.” During a press conference with State of Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas, Trump praised Palestinian National Authority for its efforts to combat ISIS. “I also applaud the Palestinian Authority’s continued cooperation with Israel,” Trump said. “They get along unbelievably well. ...

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Loony Louie Gohmert Preps Bill To Defund United Nations And Make It A Crime To Recognize Palestine

From the far-right Western Journalism: Between Friday’s stab-in-the-back betrayal of one of the country’s closest allies and Wednesday’s insult-to-injury speech by Secretary of State John Kerry, President Barack Obama’s foreign policies are careening to the end of his term like a runaway train. But a conservative Texas congressman wants to put on the brakes. Rep. Louie Gohmert, the veteran Republican ...

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Netanyahu Tags Trump’s Kids In “Thank You” Tweet

Says it all, doesn’t it? The Washington Post reports: President-elect Donald Trump tweeted messages Wednesday showing his support for Israel and accusing President Obama of making inflammatory statements and damaging relations between Israel and the United States. Trump tweeted that he could no longer allow Israel to be treated with disdain and urged Israel to “stay strong” until he takes ...

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Israel Suspends “Working Ties” With Twelve Nations Over UN Security Council’s Anti-Settlements Resolution

CNN reports on Twitter that Israel has suspended its “working ties” with all twelve nations who voted in favor of Friday’s United Nations Security Council resolution against settlements in Palestinian-claimed territory. Those twelve nations are Britain, France, Russia, China, Japan, Ukraine, Angola, Egypt, Uruguay, Spain, Senegal and New Zealand. The United States abstained in that vote, but Israel has openly ...

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Don Lemon Demands Israeli Ambassador Show Proof US Orchestrated UN’s Settlements Resolution [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During a contentious and heated exchange on CNN this morning, anchor Don Lemon attempted to get Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer to present evidence that the Obama Administration was involved in orchestrating the recent UN resolution on settlements. “Ambassador, what’s the evidence that the United States is behind this gang-up? I’ve heard that a lot,” ...

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Netanyahu Blasts Obama For “Gang-Up” On Palestine, Looks Forward To Working With His “Friend” Trump

Politico reports:  The United States on Friday abstained as the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution — vigorously opposed by President-elect Donald Trump and the government of Israel — that criticizes Israeli settlement construction in land claimed by the Palestinians for a future state. The measure, though largely symbolic, was the first the Security Council has adopted on Israel ...

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US Abstains As UN Security Council Denounces Israeli Settlements As Having “No Legal Validity” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: The United States has allowed the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israeli settlement as having “no legal validity”. The Security Council voted today on a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements after four council members again put forward the measure a day after Egypt withdrew it under pressure from Israel and US President-elect Donald Trump. ...

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Today On World Net Daily

According to World Net Daily, God is sending Hurricane Joaquin to punish America for flying the Palestinian flag over the United Nations. Which the USA had nothing to do with, but whatevs. They write: “The storm became Hurricane Joaquin as Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was preparing to host a U.N. Security Council meeting on Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, as the ...

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Vatican Recognizes “State Of Palestine”

Via the Associated Press: The Vatican has officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty. The treaty, which was finalized Wednesday but still has to be signed, makes clear that the Holy See has switched its diplomatic relations from the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine. The Vatican had welcomed the decision by the U.N. General ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Protesters Hang Palestinian Flag From Manhattan Bridge

Via the New York Daily News: A giant flag soliciting support for Palestinians in Gaza was unfurled from the Manhattan Bridge Wednesday — a second apparent breach of security in a month on an East River span. The banner boasting the colors of the Palestinian flag was hung about dusk from the south edge of the bridge close to the ...

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Telegraph: Israel Bombs Gaza Hospital

The Telegraph reports: A dozen shells hit the Al Aqsa hospital in the town of Deir el-Balah, Palestinian health official Ashraf al-Kidra said. He said four people were killed and 60 wounded when the shells landed in the administration building, the intensive care unit and the surgery department. A doctor at the hospital, Fayez Zidane told Al Aqsa TV station, ...

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BREAKING: Israel Begins Ground Offensive In Gaza Strip, Troops Are On The Move

Via the New York Times: Israel began a ground invasion into the Gaza Strip Thursday night, saying it would target tunnels that can infiltrate its territory after cease-fire talks failed to de-escalate the air war that has raged for 10 days. The military released a statement at 10:39 p.m. saying the goal of the operation was to “establish a reality ...

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St. Patrick’s Redux: Boycott Israel Groups To March In Israel Day Parade

Groups that call for boycotting Israeli companies will be permitted to march in New York City’s annual Israel Day Parade. The Jewish Press published an op-ed last month: Ironically, the ‘conscience-struck’ Jewish boycotters never boycott Arab or Moslem businesses, despite the ubiquitous terrorism and their violations of human rights. Their outrage is only against the Jewish state and its Jews. ...

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Ariel Sharon Dies At 85

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died today at the age of 85. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the nation bowed its head to a man he described as “first and foremost a brave soldier and an outstanding military commander” who “had a central role in the battle for Israel’s security from the very beginning.” In many ways, Mr. Sharon’s ...

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Pam Geller Is Very Upset About New Campaign From “Seattle’s Jew-Haters”

Shrieking harpy Pam Geller is battling yet another transit agency. The Jew-haters are at it again. The relentless Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign (SeaMAC) has launched another vicious Goebbels-style blood libel against the Jews in Seattle. Yes, this is Seattle where we are moving forward with our lawsuit against Seattle transit for their refusal to run our FBI Global Faces of ...

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