The move comes as President Trump and his Middle East point men, Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, prepare for the rollout of a much-vaunted but as yet unclear peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians.
Israeli Ambassador Danny Damon responds to Antonio Guterres' report by saying that "the only protection the Palestinian people need is from their own leadership."
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said the U.S. "can no longer play a leading role" in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
The Vermont senator (pictured, right) is facing criticism from progressives for his stance on Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
The United Nations has officially condemned Israel for shelling its emergency shelters in Gaza during the summer of 2014. The attacks left hundreds injured and at least 44 dead.
The UN human rights commissioner's response to an effort by US lawmakers to smear an investigation of potential Israeli war crimes affirms her role as a major "voice of the victim everywhere"The U lawmakers to smear an investigation of potential Israeli war crimes affirms her role as a "voice of the victim everywhere".
Chris Gunness, a UN Relief and Works Agency official, said that the IDF had been notified of the "precise location" of the organization's school-turned-shelter in Jabaliya at least 17 times before what he and his colleagues termed Israeli artillery killed "children as they slept next to their parents" Wednesday .
Despite Israeli water-muddying, there isn’t any doubt that the Israelis struck the school, nor is there any evidence that the school was an origin point for any Hamas rockets.
A new element entered the current Gaza war on Thursday, as Israel shelled a U.N. school full of displaced persons taking refuge there and large protests broke out in the Palestinian West Bank.