Trump’s support for Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights expected to make waves at UN

President Trump on Thursday tweeted his support for the United States to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, but like his move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Trump's decision is at odds with United Nations resolutions and likely won't bode well with U.S. critics at the world body.

Kim Jong Un under fire for flagrantly violating sanctions with his mysterious, growing fleet of luxurious vehicles

Despite the robust United Nations sanctions that have long been slapped upon North Korea – banning sales of luxury goods and vehicles to the nuclear weapons-procuring and human rights-abusing government – leader Kim Jong appears to have no problem curating an extravagant car collection, and flagrantly flashing the violations for the world to see.

Critics slam UN for pointing fingers at Israel in new report while not also condemning Hamas’ use of human shields

It has almost been one year since the start of the Gaza-Israel border uprisings that left 189 Palestinians dead in a monthslong rash of violent demonstrations demanding an end to the blockade on Gaza and the right to return to their lands. To mark the March 30 anniversary, a three-person U.N. war crimes investigation team, as part of a Commission of Inquiry (COI), has released a report indicating that Israeli security forces committed possible war crimes and crimes against humanity, and this week called on Israelis to prevent snipers from using lethal force against demonstrators.

Israel’s Ambassador calls on United Nations Security Council to condemn Hamas following rocket attacks

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, has sent a letter to the U.N Security Council that called on the 15-member body to meet and condemn the series of rocket attacks that were launched at Israel overnight.

India-Pakistan tensions will only die down when both sides ‘can go back to their people and claim victory’, experts say

Tensions are rising as nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other's fighter jets on Wednesday, prompting international powers to urge restraint as relations between the two Asian nations showed no signs of improvement

‘Worthless’ UN blasted for weak Venezuela response, playing into Maduro’s hands

As the Venezuelan government burns aid convoys, represses its people and forces them to eat out of garbage trucks, critics say the United Nations is struggling to find its voice -- issuing weak statements of condemnations in the face of totalitarianism, while a pro-Venezuela coalition digs in at U.N. headquarters