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Ban: Assad has taken Syria 'hostage'

As talks renew, UN chief slams the way in which Assad's future has held up a diplomatic solution to the civil war for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2015, 6:34 PM

UN chief calls for Netanyahu-Abbas talks

UN Secretary-General says it's for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to meet face-to-face to lower tensions over terror wave.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/23/2015, 9:32 PM

UN Chief 'not optimistic' after Middle East visit

UN Secretary-General tells the Security Council he is not optimistic following talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.Ben Ariel, 10/22/2015, 2:12 AM

Danon Shows Ban Victims of Terror in Hospital

Palestinians are 'educated to murder,' the ambassador tells UN secretary general, whom he is accompanying on his Israel visit.Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 10/21/2015, 6:28 PM

UN Chief to Brief Security Council on Mideast Trip

Ban Ki-moon to brief the Security Council on his trip to the Middle East by video-conference from Ramallah.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2015, 6:15 AM

Herzog: Silence Could be Support for Terror

Opposition leader meets UN chief, warns that the world must not be silent in the face of the terror wave.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2015, 12:13 AM

Netanyahu: Abbas Hasn't Condemned One Attack

In meeting with UN Sec. General Ban Ki-moon, Netanyahu accuses Mahmoud Abbas of 'fanning the flames' of terror.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 10:00 PM

UN Chief in Israel, Urges to 'Calm Tensions'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the start of his surprise visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 7:02 PM

Israeli Envoy Demands UN Condemn PA Incitement

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas: "We welcome every drop of blood spilled in Jerusalem...blood on its way to allah... theMark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 10/20/2015, 6:43 PM

Ban Ki-Moon in Surprise Visit to Israel, PA

UN chief records video message to Arabs and Jews, apportions blame for violence equally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 10:01 AM

UN Chief Urges Iran to Halt Executions

UN Secretary-General calls on Iran to impose a moratorium on executions after two juvenile offenders hanged.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2015, 4:45 AM

Rare Event: UN's Ban Condemns Joseph’s Tomb Arson

Danon's influence? UN Secretary General condemns 'reprehensible arson attack' by Palestinian 'protesters.'Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 10/18/2015, 7:47 AM

UN Chief Wants Review of Israeli Use of Force

Ban Ki-moon questions whether Israel uses too much force when trying to stop terror attacks. No reported comment on Palestinian terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 8:25 PM

Ban Upset by Killing of Arabs, not Murders of Jews

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemns killing of four Arab rioters - but fails to mention Arab terror wave.Mark Langfan A7 UN Reporter, 10/8/2015, 8:36 PM

Yemeni Rebels Confirm Commitment to End Crisis

Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing they agree to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2015, 5:10 AM

Ban Blames Israel for Recent Clashes with Arabs

UN Secretary-General makes no mention of Jewish victims of terror while demanding 'urgent action by both sides' to curb violence.Cynthia Blank, 10/6/2015, 10:56 PM

UN Asks Iran to Help Foment Peace in Syria

Ban Ki-Moon urges Iran to 'promote political solution' despite Tehran's terror proxy support, backing of Russian military involvement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2015, 7:12 AM

UN Chief Appeals for Calm after Terror Attack

Ban Ki-moon condemns Palestinian terrorist attacks, says he's 'troubled' by praise from Palestinian leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2015, 4:02 PM

Righteous EU Gentiles Were Behind UNHQ Tashlich

It was not Israel or American Jews, but a new pro-Israel European Christian advocacy group, which engineered the diplomatic coup.Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 9/28/2015, 9:26 PM

Liberman: The Middle East is Burning

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on the int'l community to pressure Israel, PA into talks. Liberman: UN's priorities are wrong.Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2015, 7:46 PM

Ban Ki-Moon Takes Part in Tashlich Ceremony

UN ambassadors from over 10 countries also participated in the ceremony for casting off sins.Yoni Kempinski, 9/22/2015, 11:11 AM

Netanyahu: We're Maintaining Status Quo

PM Netanyahu tells UN Secretary-General Israel is strictly maintaining the status quo on the Temple Mount, despite Palestinian incitement.Elad Benari, 9/18/2015, 6:12 AM

Quartet, Arab Invited to Restart Peace Talks

Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia to be involved in international efforts to 'solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.'Arutz Sheva North America, 9/4/2015, 10:01 PM

Hamas Demands UN Secretary-General Resign

Hamas spokesperson says he should resign for accepting 'false' Israeli narrative about kidnapped IDF soldier Hadar Goldin.Dalit Halevy, 8/29/2015, 11:08 PM

Edelstein to UN Chief: Iran Wants to Destroy Us

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Iran: 'I believe someone when he says he wants to destroy me.'Orly Harari, 8/29/2015, 8:51 PM

Prosor Demands UN Chief Condemn Latest Attacks

Israel’s UN ambassador points out 'immoral' trend, in which terrorists pose as people who need help and then attack Israelis.Elad Benari, 8/18/2015, 5:44 AM

Prosor Complains Against Anti-Semitic UN Executive

Israel UN ambassador submits demand for investigation into Rima Khalaf, who compared Israel to Nazi Germany.Gil Ronen, 8/17/2015, 10:56 AM

Prosor Urges UN Chief to Condemn Car Terror Attack

Israeli ambassador urges UN Secretary-General to condemn attack in Samaria, just as he condemns terror against Palestinians.Elad Benari, 8/7/2015, 3:13 AM

UN Chief Appeals for Urgent Funding for UNRWA

Ban Ki-moon raises alarm over a $100 million shortfall in funding for the UN aid agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2015, 2:14 AM

Ban Blasts 'Settler Violence' After Arson Attack

Ban Ki-moon condemns the killing of 18-month-old Arab baby, blames "repeated acts of settler violence".Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/1/2015, 12:17 AM

UN: Beit El Housing 'An Impediment to Peace'

UN's Ban Ki-Moon decries approval of 300 homes in Beit El, 504 in Jerusalem, urges 'accountability.'Tova Dvorin, 7/29/2015, 9:53 PM

Ban Hails Deal as 'Vital Contribution' to ME Peace

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon welcomes 'historic' Iran deal as 'testament to the value of dialogue' - before the terms are published.Tova Dvorin, 7/14/2015, 1:24 PM

UN Chief Urges Gazans to Provide Info on Israelis

Ban Ki-moon calls on Gazans with knowledge of two missing Israeli civilians to provide information about their possible whereabouts.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2015, 6:12 AM

ISA, IDF Nab 40 Hamas Terrorists in Shechem Area

Security forces uncovered a large-scale effort by Hamas to create an operative terror infrastructure.Kobi Finkler, 7/1/2015, 1:00 PM

'Israeli Citizens Deserve Same Empathy'

Israeli ambassador to UN, Ron Prosor, blasts Secretary-General for issuing no condemnation of terror attacks against innocent Israelis.Nitsan Keidar, 7/1/2015, 9:12 AM

UN Urges Israel to Restore Permits to Gazans

Despite rocket attacks on Israel, Ban Ki-moon urges Israel to ease restrictions on travel for Gazans during the month of Ramadan.Elad Benari, 6/25/2015, 3:13 AM

'My Friends Died to Save Human Lives' in Gaza War

Haim Yellin pens fiery letter to UN Secretary-General reminding him that IDF soldiers died to protect Gazan children.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/19/2015, 1:54 PM

Netanyahu Blasts UN 'Hypocrisy'

"There is no limit to the hypocrisy", says PM after UN chief accuses Israel of making Gazan children "suffer".Elad Benari, 6/19/2015, 12:05 AM

Hotovely: UN's Ban is Showing His Anti-Israel Bias

Pointing out daily slaughter of children in Middle East, deputy FM slams UN head's accusation about Gazan children.Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2015, 10:27 PM

Ban: Israel Made Gazan Children 'Suffer'

UN demands Israel make steps to protect children in Gaza, failing to note Hamas civilian shields and embedding of terror infrastructure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2015, 7:58 PM

Ambassador: UN Report Another 'Hatchet Job'

The UN's report on children and armed conflict is “inaccurate,” to say the least, said Ron Prosor, Israel's ambassador to the UN.Yaakov Levi, 6/18/2015, 10:54 AM

Chief Rabbi Tells UN's Ban: Fight the Boycott

Rabbi Yosef addresses World Congress of Religious Leaders, warns 'words can kill' and recites a Jewish prayer for peace.Orli Harari, 6/10/2015, 2:57 PM

UN Leaves Israel Off Child Rights Blacklist

After pressure from Israel to keep off and NGOs to put on, Ban Ki-Moon decides not to place IDF on 'List of Shame.'Cynthia Blank, 6/8/2015, 9:15 PM

HRW: Put Israel on Child Rights Violators List

Human Rights Watch urges UN chief to resist pressure and add Israel to an annual "List of Shame" of children's rights violators.Elad Benari, 6/5/2015, 1:15 AM

Report: Israel Won't be in UN Report on Children

Diplomats claim Israel pressured UN chief to keep it off list of states responsible for violating children's rights in armed conflicts.Elad Benari, 5/29/2015, 4:44 AM

UN Push to Blacklist IDF

UN's Children and Armed Conflict group says IDF should be added to blacklist for deaths of Palestinian children during Protective Edge.Cynthia Blank, 5/28/2015, 8:34 AM

UN Chief Deplores Israel's 'Settlement Activity'

Ban Ki-moon says "settlements are illegal under international law", notes "unilateral actions" will not be recognized.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/16/2015, 2:04 AM

UN Chief to Look for 'Realistic Options' for Peace

Ban Ki-moon says he will investigate whether resumption of peace talks is possible after new government is sworn in.Elad Benari, 5/8/2015, 3:15 AM

Hamas Welcomes Blaming of Israel for Attacks

Hamas spokesman says UN report proves Israeli "war crimes against Palestinian civilians".Elad Benari, 4/28/2015, 3:12 AM

UN Blames IDF for Attacks on Hamas Rocket Caches

Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon deplores IDF attacks on 'UN schools' - despite three proven incidents they were being used to store rockets.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 7:57 PM

UN Chief Tries Shakshouka on Independence Day

In honor of Independence Day, Israel's UN ambassador treats Secretary-General to a popular Israeli dish.Ben Ariel, 4/24/2015, 4:14 AM

Ban Ki-Moon Tries Shakshouka

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor share Israeli egg dish in honor of Israel's 67th Independence Day.Cynthia Blank, 4/23/2015, 10:04 AM

UN Chief Concerned Over Renewed Yemen Airstrikes

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voices concern after Saudi-led coalition renews airstrikes on Houthis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2015, 4:45 AM

UN Chief Doesn't Support Comments on Armenians

Spokesman for Ban Ki-moon says he considers the slaughter of Armenians "atrocity crimes".Ben Ariel, 4/14/2015, 6:47 AM

Ban in Iraq, Where US and Iran Vie for Influence

UN head meets Iraqi PM, president and FM for talks of an undisclosed nature, as US and Iran try to assert themselves in key Tikrit battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2015, 11:09 AM

Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital Idlib

Syrian affiliate Nusra Front paves way for 'emirate' to rival ISIS's Raqa 'caliphate' headquarters; only second capital to fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 8:06 PM

Ban Urges Netanyahu to Commit to Two States

UN Secretary-General calls PM Netanyahu, tells him the two-state solution is "the only way forward".Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/20/2015, 11:16 PM