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One-fifth of incoming UN Security
Council has no ties with Israel

The UN Security Council on October 14. (photo: Reuters)

The United Nations, in an annual exercise, voted in five countries last week to begin serving two-year stints on the Security Council, beginning on January 1. Although there was some good news for Israel in the results, most of it was bad.

The good news is that the Turkey of Israel-bashing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan failed in its bid for one of the five rotating, non-permanent seats, losing in balloting to Spain. The bad news is that of the five new members, two of them – Venezuela and Malaysia – do not even have diplomatic relations with Israel.

Egypt invites Israel, Palestinians to renew ceasefire talks

Egypt has invited Israel and the Palestinians to resume ceasefire negotiations in Cairo next week, nearly two months after the sides ended fighting in Gaza.

The talks would resume where a single day of negotiations left off in late September in Cairo, as the sides briefly convened ahead of several weeks of religious holidays.

Abbas is inciting jihad, has joined
ranks with IS, Liberman says

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman speaks to Channel 2
on Saturday, October 18. (screen capture: Channel 2)

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Saturday compared PA President Mahmoud Abbas to the Islamic State and said that the Palestinian leader’s call to defend the Temple Mount from “settlers” is evidence of his attempt to fan the flames of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and turn it into a religious war.

The foreign minister was responding to remarks by Abbas on Friday, in which the Palestinian Authority leader said that Israeli “settlers” had no right to “desecrate” the Temple Mount and should be prevented from accessing the site deemed holy to both Judaism and Islam.

Abbas reiterated those statements Saturday, saying his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site against visiting Jews, whom he referred to as a “herd of cattle.”

US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian border town Kobani

The battle in Kobani (photo: Reuters, Kai Pfaffenbach)

The US military said Sunday night it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed weeks of US and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani, near the Turkish border. The US said earlier Sunday that it had launched 11 airstrikes overnight in the Kobani area.

In a statement Sunday night, US Central Command said US C-130 cargo planes made multiple drops of arms and supplies provided by Kurdish authorities in Iraq. It said they were intended to enable continued resistance to Islamic State efforts to take full control of Kobani.


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