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UN Security Council rejects US draft resolution on Gaza

New York: The United States has voted against a Kuwait-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution calling for the protection of Palestinian civilians, while being the only country to back its own measure condemning Hamas for the recent violence in the Gaza Strip. More than 120 Palestinians have been killed and …

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U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

United Nations: The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea following its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test, a move that analysts said could have a significant impact on the isolated country’s struggling economy. The resolution seeks to ban nearly 90 percent of refined petroleum product …

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US isolated after vetoing UN call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

United Nations: The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. The remaining 14 council members voted in favour of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, which did …

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UN Security Council to vote today on draft rejecting US decision on Jerusalem

United Nations: The UN Security Council will vote today on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump´s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats said. Egypt requested the vote on Sunday, a day after it presented the measure that is likely to be vetoed …

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