UNSC fails to reach consensus on Palestine’s UN membership bid

United Nations Security Council The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has encountered a significant hurdle in reaching a consensus on Palestine’s bid for full UN membership. Despite a clear majority in favour of advancing Palestine’s membership, the Security Council has failed to achieve unanimity on the matter. The current president of the Council, Maltese Ambassador … Read more

Canadian Forces personnel deploy to Jamaica to train troops for Haiti mission

Approximately 70 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members were deployed to Jamaica on Friday to train military personnel from several Caribbean countries who are bound for Haiti as part of a multinational security force led by Kenya and backed by the United Nations. The Canadian personnel will provide training on core peacekeeping skills and combat first aid to troops … Read more

Ben-Gvir slammed for irresponsible handling of Israeli national security – Israel Politics

Melanie Swan of The Telegraph reported that Israel’s National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir was banned from receiving intelligence briefings after a series of alleged leaks of sensitive documents. The report claims that Ben-Gvir, in violation of the security guidelines he has been trusted to protect, is facing a ban by the National Security Council. Additionally, several … Read more

White House confirms reports of Russia’s ‘troubling’ anti-satellite weapon capability

The White House publicly confirmed on Thursday that Russia has obtained a “troubling” emerging anti-satellite weapon but said it cannot directly cause “physical destruction” on Earth. White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said U.S. intelligence officials have information that Russia has obtained the capability, but that such a weapon is not currently operational. … Read more

United Nations Security Council: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar says India will surely get Security Council seat but not easily

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Saturday that he was 100 per cent confident that India will get a permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council but it won’t be easy as there are a lot of countries who want to “block us”. Jaishankar, who is here to attend the two-day Indian Ocean … Read more