Tag : United Nations
Temple Mount title : Israel Slams UNESCO for Discounting Jewish, Christian Connections to Biblical City Jerusalem
summary : The city of Jerusalem is claimed as a holy city for three major world religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. However, the nation of Israel has slammed a United Nations cultural agency for ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to the biblical city.
date : Jul 09, 2015 05:56 PM EDT
Saeed Abedini and family title : American Pastor Saeed Abedini Beaten in Iranian Prison; ACLJ Calls for Immediate Release
summary : Prisoners in Iran attacked American pastor Saeed Abedini last week in an unprovoked manner. Prison guards intervened after he called out for help.
date : Jun 11, 2015 08:55 PM EDT
Sexual Slavery by ISIS title : U.N. Special Representative: ISIS Forces Women in ‘Extreme’ Sex Slave Trade With Few Escape Options
summary : Reports from Iraq and Syria have claimed that the terror group known as ISIS has engaged in acts of “extreme” sexual violence against women, including putting them up on the auction block. The enslaved women have few escape options.
date : May 27, 2015 03:40 AM EDT
Palmyra title : Ancient Syrian City of Palmyra, a World Heritage Site, Falls to ISIS Control
summary : The terror group known as ISIS continued its bloody rampage across Syria on Wednesday, this time taking control over the ancient ruins of Palmyra.
date : May 21, 2015 10:44 AM EDT
French Soldiers Accused of Refugee Child Sex Abuse title : French Peacekeepers 'Raped and Sodomized' Refugee Children in Africa, UN Aid Work Suspended for Leaking 'Confidential' Report
summary : Residents of a refugee camp in the Central African Republic have made disturbing claims against members of the French military on Thursday, accusing them of sexually abusing children as young as nine years old. A United Nations aid worker who also leaked a report of the allegations on Wednesday has been suspended.
date : May 01, 2015 11:04 AM EDT
Nepal Earthquake title : Nepal Earthquake Update: Death Toll Numbers Revised As Need Grows
summary : The death toll from the Nepal earthquake has gone above 5,200, and those left homeless in its aftermath desperately need tents and other supplies.
date : Apr 29, 2015 03:40 PM EDT
Nimrud Destroyed by ISIS title : ISIS Destroys Ancient Iraqi City of Nimrud; U.N. Condemns Action as ‘A War Crime’
summary : The terror group known as ISIS continued its campaign of wiping out anything it considers being not compatible with its brand of Islam. Now it has taken out that fury on the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud over the weekend.
date : Apr 13, 2015 05:55 PM EDT
ISIS Controls Palestinian Refugee Camp Yarmouk title : ISIS Militants Occupy Refugee Camp Yarmouk in Syria, Sparking Fears Of Mass ‘Slaughter'
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has been making inroads in Syria, occupying part of a Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus on Thursday. The United Nations has expressed concern that a “potential massacre” could take place there.
date : Apr 11, 2015 01:38 AM EDT
Benjamin Netanyahu title : Reelection of Israeli PM Netanyahu Places Intense Pressure on President Obama and Current U.S.-Israel Relationship
summary : Despite media reports claiming otherwise, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu survived a tough reelection campaign in the Jewish state. His unexpected strong campaign victory could drastically affect the current diplomatic relationship between Israel and the United States.
date : Mar 19, 2015 07:23 PM EDT
ISIS terror title : ISIS Does Its Best to Eliminate All Traces of Christianity in Parts of Iraq and Syria under Its Control
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has persecuted Christians and other minorities in the areas of Iraq and Syria it controls. Now it has turned its focus to eliminating all traces of Christianity in the region.
date : Mar 17, 2015 06:09 PM EDT
title : U.S. Slams Sudan on Blocking U.N. Investigation into Mass Military Rape of 200 Women, Girls in Darfur
summary : A report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed that over 200 women and girls were raped by the Sudanese military in October 2014, prompting condemnation by the United States. The Sudanese government has denied all allegations.
date : Feb 12, 2015 08:17 PM EST
Yemen Unrest title : United Nations Issue Dire Warning on Yemen’s Freefall as al-Qaida Makes Its Move
summary : Shortly after the United Nations warned that the country of Yemen could enter a civil war and break apart soon, fighters linked to al-Qaida managed to seize a large army base in the southern part of that country.
date : Feb 12, 2015 04:50 PM EST
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