Haley’s Comet: Video of US Ambassador shooting down UN anti-Israel bias goes viral

By Brian Schrauger, Jerusalem Journal— Yesterday at 1:41am Israeli Standard Time, UN Watch, a non-proft organization that monitors UN activities, posted a video to its Facebook Page. Alerted to the post, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu took a look. Quickly sharing the clip on his Facebook Page, he thanked the featured speaker. Soon Israel’s Ministry of…

President Trump Defunds All UN Bodies Who Recognize The Palestinan Authority

By Valerie Locke, Breaking Israel News— President Donald Trump has signed an executive order halting all US funding to United Nations agencies which recognize the Palestinian Authority (PA) or Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) as a full member, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Other international bodies and programs which recognize the Palestinians will also…

Trump said set to halt funding for UN agencies, other groups that give PA, PLO full membership

BY ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing two executive orders that would halt US funding to the UN and other bodies that grant full membership to the Palestinian Authority and the PLO, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The orders would reduce the United States’ role in international bodies, including…

Nikki Haley blasts UN on anti-Israel bias, funding during confirmation hearing

By Fox News— South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was on offense Wednesday during her confirmation hearing to become United Nations ambassador, blasting the U.N. for its treatment of Israel and taking a tough line against Russia. Haley, during her testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also questioned the disproportionate funding the U.N. receives from…

Tillerson criticizes U.S. decision to abstain from U.N. Israel vote

By Steven Mufson and Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post— Rex Tillerson condemned the Obama administration’s decision not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution critical of Israel’s development of settlements on the West Bank. The former ExxonMobil chief said the resolution was “not helpful” and “undermines” the conditions for peace talks to continue. He described Secretary…