The United Nations Security Council took the first steps in considering the Palestinian’s request for statehood, meeting behind closed doors on Monday on the controversial bid. The arm twisting has begun.
The Israeli proposal would allow the Palestinians to establish a state within existing borders in Gaza and the West Bank and deal with all the tough stuff later.
The United Nations confrontation over Palestinian statehood became a major issue in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday. Leading GOP contender Rick Perry accused President Barack Obama of appeasing terrorists and betraying Israel.
With most of the world’s leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.
The temporary building on the north lawn of the complex was evacuated Tuesday, but staff and diplomats were allowed to return a few minutes later.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is standing behind his claims that the United States was behind the 9/11 attacks — a statement President Barack Obama said is “hateful.”
President Obama told a U.N. conference that the U.S. is changing its approach to development to focus less on spending money and more on really helping countries develop.
With protestors demanding his arrest outside the United Nations, inside Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told world leaders to make plans for a new world order.
One of the world’s most despised leaders was quite possibly the safest man in New York City on Monday night. The city is going to great lengths to protect Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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