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Iran Further Breaches Nuclear Deal, Says It Can Exceed 20% Enrichment

'We have started lifting limitations on our Research and Development imposed by the deal'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20% level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in further breaches of commitments to limit its nuclear activity under a 2015 deal with world powers.

Trump Peace Envoy Scolds U.N.: Israel Bashing Will Not Foster Peace

'This was a very unconventional speech in front of a crowd that is used to the conventional'

President Donald Trump's Middle East peace envoy on Tuesday delivered a scathing rebuke of the United Nations before the body's Security Council, telling member states that the organization's constant Israel bashing does nothing to help the parties get any closer to worthwhile negotiations.

How the Palestinians Created Their Own Plight

Essay: Israel is not the one denying the Palestinians an independent state

Mahmoud AbbasIt is easy to forget that, in 1947, when the United Nations recommended the creation of a Jewish state in Mandatory Palestine, the international body also recommended the creation of an Arab state—what would today be a national home for the Palestinians. The idea was to partition the land into two separate entities—in other words, a two-state solution. Indeed, in 1988, the Palestine National Council described the partition resolution as what "still provides those conditions of international legitimacy that ensure the right of the Palestinian Arab people to sovereignty."

U.N., Congress Give Iran Pass on Murdering Scores With Landmines in Yemen

On International Mine Awareness Day, Iran is not held accountable

YemenThe international community handed Iran a collective pass this week as it commemorated its annual landmine awareness day with almost no mention of the growing strife in Yemen, where around one million Iranian landmines have been placed underground, threatening scores of civilians.

U.N. Censors Israeli-Made Wine During Holocaust Event

'The incident reveals the duplicity of U.N. Holocaust events'

The United Nations stands in midtown ManhattanThe United Nations is again facing accusations of anti-Israel bias for erasing from display the location of an Israeli-made bottle of wine during a recent Holocaust remembrance event, according to pictures provided to the Washington Free Beacon.