Tag : United Nations
President Trump title : Evangelical Leaders React to President Donald Trump's U.N. Speech: 'It's an Answer to Prayer'
summary : Franklin Graham has thanked God for "a president who stands for truth and is not afraid to speak truth to the whole world" after Donald Trump addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in New York City.
date : Sep 20, 2017 10:18 AM EDT
Sen. Marco Rubio title : US-Israel Relations: US Senators Unanimously Sign Letter Calling on UN to End ‘Unacceptable’ Bias Against Israel
summary : In a strongly worded letter, the Senate of the United States called on the United Nations to put an end to its bias against Israel.
date : Apr 30, 2017 08:56 AM EDT
Angelina Jolie with refugees title : Angelina Jolie: Refugee Policy Should Be Based on 'Facts, Not Fear'
summary : American filmmaker, actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, who also serves as a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, stated in an opinion-editorial in the New York Times Thursday it is simply not true that U.S. borders are overrun, or that refugees are admitted to the United States without close scrutiny.
date : Feb 03, 2017 07:39 AM EST
Nikki Haley title : Nikki Haley Criticizes UN on Anti-Israel Bias During Ambassador Confirmation Hearing
summary : S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley took issue with what she believes is United Nations' members lack of support to Israel during her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday to become U.N. ambassador for the United States. She also spoke against Russia, and questioned what she called disproportionate funding the U.N. receives from the U.S.
date : Jan 19, 2017 04:18 PM EST
Civilians in Mosul title : Iraqi Forces Conduct Second Massive Operations To Retake Mosul
summary : Ground operations and airstrikes have been considered to be the biggest offensive since the liberation of Iraq in early 2000 from deposed leader Saddam Hussein.
date : Dec 30, 2016 10:31 AM EST
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu title : Israel Risks 'Two-State Solution' For Peace With Palestine Over Settlements Issue, Kerry Says
summary : Peace efforts face "grave jeopardy" between Israel and Palestine according to US Secretary of State John Kerry. Israeli Prime Minister says that this statement is not balanced.
date : Dec 29, 2016 01:32 AM EST
Israel title : UN Pushes to Condemn Illegal Israeli Settlements While US Abstains
summary : US abstains from voting in the UN Security Council resolution to declare Israel's settlements illegal, apparently withdrawing support for it's long-time ally.
date : Dec 23, 2016 11:52 PM EST
Destroyed Aleppo Hospital in Syria title : Aleppo Evacuation Begins: End Of Fighting Spelled Victory For Syrian Government
summary : The exodus of civilians from the beleaguered city of Aleppo has begun as thousands are expected to be shuttled out of the city in the next few days. Rebel fighter have also been granted safe passage to areas beyond government control.
date : Dec 15, 2016 09:53 PM EST
Aleppo title : Syria Aleppo Crisis Update: Evacuations to Begin as Opposing Forces Agree on Truce, Ceasefire Back on Track
summary : Evacuation of civilians and rebel troops may start anytime Thursday as both sides finally come to a compromise on conditions for the ceasefire.
date : Dec 14, 2016 09:18 PM EST
Destroyed Aleppo Hospital in Syria title : Syrian War Update: Government Regains Control of Aleppo, Rebels Agree to Leave
summary : Agreement finally reached to end the Syrian civil war as rebel fighters, including civilians have been granted safe passage for evacuation.
date : Dec 14, 2016 10:25 AM EST
Destroyed Aleppo Hospital in Syria title : Syrian Regime Says It May Soon Regain Control of Aleppo, But UN Fears More Atrocities Reported
summary : UN fears more lives at stake with the advances made by government troops to retake Aleppo and put an end to the Syrian Civil War. Safe passage for civilians sought.
date : Dec 12, 2016 11:48 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian War Update: Thousands Of Civilian Flee As Syrian Forces Begin Ceasefire
summary : Thousands of refugees from Aleppo are making their way to safer ground. Although fighting has not completely stopped, civilians would be able to flee from danger.
date : Dec 08, 2016 10:27 PM EST
Syria Civil War title : Syrian war update: Rebels to allow civilian evacuation by calling for truce
summary : Thousands still trapped in war-torn rebel strongholds without food and medical supplies, Rebel forces agree to five-day ceasefire so civilians could evacuate safely
date : Dec 07, 2016 11:36 PM EST
Syrian Civil War Ceasefire title : Syrian War Update: Talks For Peace Amidst War Must Push Through, Stresses EU Chief
summary : Peace talks must continue to focus on the direction and future of Syria, according to the EU Foreign Policy chief to map out long-term solutions for the region.
date : Dec 05, 2016 09:04 AM EST
Twitter title : Twitter Warns Law Enforcement Agencies On Using Its Data For Surveillance
summary : Twitter is taking an action against the inappropriate use of their service. The social media platform has a policy that prohibits developers from allowing any other entity, like the law enforcement agencies, to use their data for surveillance. Twitter issued a warning that they will suspend or terminate the access of those that violate their rules.
date : Nov 24, 2016 11:49 AM EST
Connectivity title : Nearly 4 Billion People Are Still Offline, A UN Report Revealed
summary : Internet access is a privilege that can be enjoyed by less than half of the world's population. On the other hand, nearly 4 billion people are still offline. The recent report of the United Nation's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) also showed how the use of internet varies among countries, gender, educational background, economic status and other factors.
date : Nov 23, 2016 11:08 AM EST
Angelina Jolie Lebanon title : Angelina Jolie Proclaims World is Failing Displaced Global Refugees
summary : Humanitarian, actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie said Tuesday that the international community must address the root causes of the global refugee crisis. The actress, who often serves as a advocate for the United Nation's refugee agency, said as a diplomatic solution eludes politicians, simply coping with the growing humanitarian crisis is not a viable alternative.
date : Mar 16, 2016 12:44 PM EDT
Sudan War Crimes title : War Crimes of Africans Burned Alive, Mass Rapes Confirmed by South Sudan Church Reps
summary : South Sudan local church officials confirmed a recently released United Nations report describing the horrors of Africa's civil war, including mass rapes as well as children and disabled people being burned alive, hanged or cut to pieces. The U.N. report is definitely reliable, stated the unnamed church sources to news agencies. The violent conflict produced shocking news stories of people being forced to eat human flesh and drink blood, the African Union revealed in October 2015.
date : Mar 14, 2016 01:28 PM EDT
Iraqis Displaced by Terrorism ISIS title : ISIS Genocide Against Christians in Middle East Acknowledged By UN and EU
summary : The UN is estimating that 3500 people in religious and ethnic groups are being held as slaves in Iraq alone, with as many as 18,800 total civilians having been killed since 2014. The UN is charging ISIS jihadists with, "war crimes, crimes against humanity, and possibly genocide."
date : Jan 21, 2016 02:42 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian Refugees Christian Response: UN Challenges All Nations To 'Be Much More Ambitious' In Assisting Refugees
summary : The civil war in Syria has forced millions of Syrian refugees to be displaced and flee their home country for a better life. The UN estimates that there are 4.39 million that need assistance. UN refugee agency Chief Filippo Grandi is challenging countries around the world to be more proactive in helping to settle Syrian refugees. During a visit to a refugee camp he said efforts, "cannot only concern the countries neighboring Syria," and that, "I think we need to be much more ambitious. What is needed is a better sharing of responsibilities.''
date : Jan 20, 2016 01:49 PM EST
ISIS title : Iraq: 19,000 Civilians Killed In Less Than 2 Years, UN Report Finds
summary : Nearly 19,000 civilians were killed in Iraq during the 21-month period between January 2014 and October 2015, a toll that United Nations' representatives are calling "staggering" in a new report released Tuesday.
date : Jan 19, 2016 10:12 AM EST
Syria title : Syria's Foreign Ministry Calls on UN: ISIS Abducting, Murdering Hundreds of Innocent People
summary : ISIS reportedly stormed the city of Deir Ezzor in northern Syria over the weekend. At least 400 families of pro-regime fighters were captured by ISIS and transported to the countryside, according to The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and CNN. In a similar report, Syria's official news agency, SANA, stated that ISIS had, "committed a massacre in al-Bagaliyeh,"which is just north of the city. Approximately 300 were murdered. On Monday, Syria's Foreign Ministry delivered letters to the UN requesting assistance.
date : Jan 19, 2016 08:18 AM EST
title : Woman Condemned to Stoning Death in Iran On United Nations Human Rights Day
summary : While International Human Rights Day was observed on Thursday, Iran announced another woman was sentenced to death by stoning. Identified only by the initials “A.Kh,” the woman was convicted of allegedly being involved in her husband's murder.
date : Dec 11, 2015 05:23 PM EST
Donald Trump title : Donald Trump Makes Comments On Syrian Christians Denied Entry into U.S.; Claim Rated as ‘False’
summary : Real estate mogul and controversial Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has made remarks about the plight of Christians in Syria. Unfortunately, his comments were less than truthful on the matter.
date : Jul 21, 2015 01:32 PM EDT
Yazidis Refugees title : UN Report Shows Unabated Killings in ISIS Territory; Support for Survivors 'Completely Inadequate'
summary : A new report from the United Nations has revealed that civilians in Iraq have endured unabated killings and widespread human rights violations, particularly in areas controlled by ISIS. Those who escape from ISIS control often find little support in coping with their struggles.
date : Jul 16, 2015 03:03 AM EDT
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