The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced the move late Tuesday, 19 June 2018. “It is time for countries who know better to demand changes,” said Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN.
The United Kingdom condemned the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, 18 June 2018 over the body’s long-standing anti-Israel bias.
The Lebanese Shi’ite terror group Hezbollah has refused demands by Russia that it withdraw its forces from southwestern Syria as part of larger removal of foreign military assets from the vicinity of the Israeli border.
PM Netanyahu on 11 June praised the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee for approving his suggestion to deduct the cost of damage from Gaza-sparked fires from the payments transferred to the Palestinian Authority.
In an online outreach, Israel has shared some of its expertise in dealing with water challenges with Iran, which is facing critical water shortages.
A facility in Iran’s Natanz nuclear plant to build advanced centrifuges will be completed in a month, Iran’s nuclear chief announced on 6 June 2018.
The majority of the 15 states on the UN Security Council were “willing to blame Israel, but unwilling to blame Hamas, for violence in Gaza,” the American Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said on Friday 1 June 2018.
Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas and an allied terrorist group claimed joint responsibility on Tuesday 29 May 2018, for dozens of mortar rounds and rockets fired at Israel.
Three Israeli soldiers have reportedly been wounded during multiple barrages of mortar shells and short-range rockets fired by terrorist forces operating out of the Gaza Strip.