Israel, US ‘Boycott’ UN Session On Gaza Conflict

Israel, US ‘Boycott’ UN Session On Gaza Conflict

Israeli and American representatives were conspicuously absent from the UN Human Rights Council session on the Palestinian territories on Monday. The session aimed to look into the Gaza conflict which killed 2,200 people in 50 days in 2014. “I note the...
U.S. to Fund Afghan Forces at Peak Level Through 2017: Officials

U.S. to Fund Afghan Forces at Peak Level Through 2017: Officials

(Reuters) – The United States will keep funding Afghan security forces at the targeted peak personnel level of 352,000 at least through the 2017 fiscal year, extending a financial commitment that has cost about $4 billion annually, U.S. officials said on Monday....