UN Security Council demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains from vote

UN Security Council demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains from vote

After the United States abstained from voting, the UN Security Council on Friday passed a resolution demanding Israel stop building settlements on occupied Palestinian territory, a reversal of the usual US practice of protecting Israel. The resolution was put forward at the 15-member council for a vote on Friday by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and […]

France urges businesses to label goods from Israeli settlements

France urges businesses to label goods from Israeli settlements

France published an official notification Thursday urging businesses to use labels to identify goods produced in the Israeli settlements, prompting a swift condemnation from Israel. It was not immediately clear whether the notice published in the French Official Journal is binding for retailers or a recommendation. A press official with the trade ministry said late […]