Danish Official Who Snubbed Israel to Head UNGAFormer Danish parliament speaker Mogens Lykketoft urges 'human rights' and 'peace' - but refused to meet with Israeli officials.
UN to Hold First-Ever Conference against Rising Anti-SemitismThursday's meeting at the General Assembly co-hosted by Israel, the US and Canada; meeting scheduled even prior to Paris attacks.
UNGA Demands Israel Pay for Oil Spill in Lebanon During 2006 WarNon-binding resolution claims Israel caused massive oil spill from airstrike during 2006 war; Israel rejects biased resolution.
Obama at UN: Conflict with Israel is 'Excuse to Distract' ArabsUS president pleads with Iran to do a nuclear deal before he is forced to make even more concessions to meet Iran’s 'energy needs.'
Hamas Welcomes, U.S. Condemns UN VoteHamas hails the UN decision to recognize 'Palestine', calls it a victory. "The decision changes nothing," says U.S. ambassador Rice.
Most of Europe Voted in Favor of 'Palestine'The Czech Republic was the only European country that voted against the recognition of “Palestine”.
Prosor: UN Resolution Pushes Peace Backward"The world waits for Abbas to speak the truth that peace can only be achieved through negotiations," says Israeli ambassador.
UN Recognizes 'Palestine' with Overwhelming Majority138 countries vote in favor of accepting 'Palestine' as non-member observer state. Ayalon: This is a historic defeat for Palestinians.
Abbas Rejects Last Minute U.S. Pressure on UN BidU.S. Deputy Secretary of State and Middle East envoy meet Abbas, fail to get him to withdraw his resolution to the UN.
Israel to Fight PA's UN Bid, Debate What to Do NextThe Foreign Ministry is already working on a strategy for the day after the PA's “observer state” status vote set for Thursday at the UNGA.