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US sinks UN resolution on Yassin

The US has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the killing of the spiritual leader of Palestinian militant group Hamas. Sheikh Ahmed Yassin – a paraplegic who used a wheelchair – died on Monday in an Israeli missile attack. A majority of council members voted for the resolution, but the US employed the veto reserved for permanent members. The US called the resolution “one-sided”. It had demanded Palestinian militant groups be named in it. The resolution’s sponsor Algeria said it seemed the Security Council was “doomed to fail” when dealing with Middle East issues. Full Story

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