Israel Ambassador to UN: No ‘Two Sides’ Concerning Gaza

“There is Hamas that attacks and fires over 460 missiles at civilians, and there is Israel that protects its people,” Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon said. “The Security Council must condemn Hamas for its aggressive assault and finally designate it as a terrorist organization.”

State Department Stands With Israel Over Gaza Rocket Attacks

“We are aware of reports of ongoing rocket and mortar attacks from Gaza against targets in Israel,” a State Department official said “We condemn these attacks and call for their immediate halt. We stand with Israel as it defends itself against these attacks.”

State Dept. Issues New Policy: No Visas for Same-Sex Spouses of UN Staffers

The Trump administration issued a new policy effective Monday, in which domestic partners of foreign diplomats and UN officials posted in the United States must show the State Department proof of marriage by December 31, or leave the country within 30 days. This means that same-sex partners of foreign staffers who are not legally married will no longer be eligible for a spousal visa allowing them to remain in the U.S.