United Nations condemns Israel for 'excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force' against Palestinians

United Nations condemns Israel for 'excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force' against PalestiniansThe United Nations has overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning Israel’s use of “use of any excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force” against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Scores have died and thousands have been injured as Israeli troops have responded with live fire to protesters near a border fence, who have in some cases in some cases carrying burning tires and floating explosives on kites. By a vote of 120 to 8, the United Nations approved a resolution decrying the “use of live ammunition against civilian protesters, including children, as well as medical personnel and journalists” and underscoring its “grave concern at the loss of innocent lives”.


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United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against PalestiniansBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an “international protection mechanism” for occupied Palestinian territory. The General Assembly adopted a resolution with 120 votes in favor, eight against and 45 abstentions.


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Palestinians recall envoys to 4 EU nations after US embassy move

Palestinians recall envoys to 4 EU nations after US embassy moveThe Palestinian Authority has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their ambassadors attended an Israeli reception marking the US embassy’s move to Jerusalem, it said Wednesday. The statement from the PA’s foreign ministry said the EU nations’ ambassadors had attended the reception on Sunday, a day before the US opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem. The embassy move and Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has deeply angered Palestinians, who see the Israeli-annexed eastern sector of the city as the capital of their future state.


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US To Open New Embassy In Jerusalem, But Other Nations Prefer To Wait For Peace Deal

  1. US To Open New Embassy In Jerusalem, But Other Nations Prefer To Wait For Peace Deal  HuffPost
  2. Israeli military drops warning leaflets into Gaza as border protests build  Reuters
  3. US Embassy to Jerusalem, Eric Greitens trial: 5 things you need to know Monday  USA TODAY
  4. Exit the Peacemaker  Slate Magazine
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Bolton: European nations 'will see that it's in their interests' to withdraw from Iran deal

  1. Bolton: European nations ‘will see that it’s in their interests’ to withdraw from Iran deal  The Hill
  2. Trump repeats misleading claim on Iran’s military budget  CNN
  3. French president Emmanuel Macron says he called Trump about Iran nuclear deal withdrawal  CBS News
  4. Trump triumphs on North Korea, stands strong on Iran, but media attacks continue  Fox News
  5. The End of the Iran Deal and Trump’s New, Confrontational Foreign Policy  The New Yorker
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Trump Deflects On Remarks About African Nations; Doesn't Apologize On Immigration

  1. Trump Deflects On Remarks About African Nations; Doesn’t Apologize On Immigration  NPR
  2. Trump and Nigerian President Buhari deflect awkward question  BBC News
  3. ‘Sh–hole’ no more: Trump now says there’s ‘no place more beautiful’ than Nigeria  USA TODAY
  4. Trump talks North Korea summit, sidesteps Africa comments in meeting with Nigerian President  CBS News
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