Palestinian refugees to get $72 million

BY YNETNEWS— The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Chief, Filippo Grandi, signed a $72 million financing agreement towards the Agency’s General Fund. Speaking at a signing ceremony at UNRWA’s Vocational Training Centre in Gaza City, Grandi expressed gratitude to…

The Palestinian campaign to delegitimize Israel

BY JONATHAN SCHANZER AND DAVID BARNETT, NATIONAL INTEREST— Israeli envoy Isaac Molho met Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat recently for the third time in the new year. The talks, widely praised across the international community, have been billed as a much-needed jumpstart for negotiations between the two sides. But they are actually a distraction from the…

The UN's indifference

BY JOSEPH KLEIN, FRONTPAGEMAG— The “international community” is always quick to blame Israel for any reprisals it takes against Palestinian terrorists. Accusations of “collective punishment,” “disproportionate force,” and “extrajudicial targeted assassinations” are regularly hurled at Israel from the chambers of the dysfunctional Human Rights Council and other United Nations bodies, including the UN Security Council.…