U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power (C) addresses the U.N. Security Council at the U.N. headquarters in New York, July 18, 2014.
On July 14th, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution allowing UN humanitarian aid convoys to pass directly into rebel-held areas without approval from the Syrian government.
The U.S. Treasury Department targeted a key Hezbollah procurement network: a Beirut-based network of companies called Stars Group Holding, with subsidiaries in China and the United Arab Emirates.
There were many notable outcomes at the recently concluded 26th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council or UNHRC in Geneva, Switzerland.
Tensions are high between Israelis and Palestinians in the wake of the vicious killing of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers and the brutal murder of a Palestinian teen who was kidnapped and killed after the bodies of the three Israeli teens were discovered.
Negotiations have always been about a choice for Iran’s leaders.
President Barack Obama has requested an additional $500 million from Congress to train and equip “appropriately vetted elements” of the moderate Syrian opposition.