The United Nations Security Council may push for an additional resolution targeting Israel before President Obama leaves office next Friday, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said on Thursday. Noting that the UN Security Council, which in December passed a resolution lambasting Israel for Jewish communities in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria, was

scheduled to meet on January 17th, just three days ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration and two days after a conference in Paris intended to pressure Israel and the Palestinian Authority to reach a final status agreement. Danon slammed the conference, calling it a “reward” for the Palestinian Authority’s refusal to engage in direct negotiations with Israel. READ MORE