Ban Ki Moon

UN Chief to Look for 'Realistic Options' for Peace

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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
UN Chief Links Palestinian State and Democracy

UN Chief Links Palestinian State and Democracy

UN chief says Israel should negotiate for a Palestinian state, claims this is the "only way for Israel to remain a democratic state".Elad Benari, 3/19/2015, 6:13 AM
UN Fumbles as Syria War Hurtles into Year 5

UN Fumbles as Syria War Hurtles into Year 5

Rights groups accuse world powers of 'failing Syria,' as Ban urges Security Council to rally and do something as bloodbath continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2015, 10:57 PM
UN: Airstrikes to Stop ISIS History 'War Crimes'

UN: Airstrikes to Stop ISIS History 'War Crimes'

Ban calls for action after ISIS demolishes ancient cities and artifacts, as Iraqi minister says the US-led coalition must act from the air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2015, 10:20 AM
Ban Calls on Israel to Resume Transfer of PA Taxes

Ban Calls on Israel to Resume Transfer of PA Taxes

UN Secretary-General expresses concern after PLO decides to end security cooperation with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2015, 11:21 PM
Ban Ki Moon at Chabad, J'lem Synagogue Marks 120

Ban Ki Moon at Chabad, J'lem Synagogue Marks 120

UN Chief will address 1,500 youths, as bustling synagogue built from Western Wall stones and Shiloach water celebrates historic day.Hillel Fendel, 2/25/2015, 11:05 PM
Ayala's Classmates: Where's the Condemnation?

Ayala's Classmates: Where's the Condemnation?

Classmates of 11-year-old firebomb victim write to UN chief, ask for condemnation of attack.Elad Benari, 2/13/2015, 6:14 AM
UN Chief Condemns ISIS Killing of Pilot

UN Chief Condemns ISIS Killing of Pilot

UN Secretary-General says ISIS is "a terrorist organization with no regard for human life".Ben Ariel, 2/4/2015, 2:16 AM
'World Has Yet to Blame Iran for Lebanon Attack'

'World Has Yet to Blame Iran for Lebanon Attack'

PM Netanyahu speaks with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, notes there has been no condemnation of Iran for last week’s attacks.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2015, 1:16 AM
Rivlin Urges UN Chief to Act Against Anti-Semitism

Rivlin Urges UN Chief to Act Against Anti-Semitism

President Rivlin meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ahead of UN session for Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2015, 5:12 AM
UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Palestinian Authority will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2015, 6:12 AM
UN Chief: More Countries Will Recognize Palestine

UN Chief: More Countries Will Recognize Palestine

Ban Ki-moon calls on Israel and PA to resume peace talks, predicts the “momentum” of countries recognizing “Palestine” will grow.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2014, 2:16 AM
UN Chief: Israel, PA 'Standing at the Precipice'

UN Chief: Israel, PA 'Standing at the Precipice'

Ban Ki-moon calls on Israel, PA to return to negotiations 'before it's too late'; Europeans not bothering to wait to declare 'Palestine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2014, 9:11 PM
UN Chief Urges 'Flexibility' in Iran Talks

UN Chief Urges 'Flexibility' in Iran Talks

UN Secretary-General urges all parties in nuclear talks between Iran and world powers to show flexibility in order to resolve the dispute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2014, 5:12 AM
UN Chief Calls for 'Difficult Decisions'

UN Chief Calls for 'Difficult Decisions'

Ban Ki-moon condemns Har Nof terrorist attack, says leaders on both sides should make the difficult decisions that will promote stability.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2014, 3:44 AM
UN Chief Urges 'Dialogue' as Violence Continues

UN Chief Urges 'Dialogue' as Violence Continues

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges Israelis and Palestinians to reduce the simmering hostilities.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2014, 3:13 AM
UN Launches Inquiry into Gaza Airstrikes

UN Launches Inquiry into Gaza Airstrikes

UN head Ban Ki-moon announces commission of inquiry to investigate alleged Israeli strikes on Gaza schools during Operation Protective Edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2014, 8:04 PM
UN Commends Israel for Fighting Ebola Outbreak

UN Commends Israel for Fighting Ebola Outbreak

In rare nod, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon lauds Jewish state's efforts to send experts to Africa, says he can 'count on' Israel.Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 10:07 AM
UN Chief to Investigate Attacks on Gaza Facilities

UN Chief to Investigate Attacks on Gaza Facilities

Ban Ki-moon announces investigation into attacks on UN's Gaza facilities and the use of UN sites to store weapons.Ben Ariel, 10/22/2014, 3:14 AM
Hamas-sponsor Qatar Eyeing UN Control

Hamas-sponsor Qatar Eyeing UN Control

Qatari Emir puts former PM in running for replacement of Ban Ki-Moon in 2016, as lead terror sponsor state aims to take over the UN.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2014, 11:07 PM
UN Calls on Israel, PA to End 'Unilateral Actions'

UN Calls on Israel, PA to End 'Unilateral Actions'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says 'tough compromises' need to be made, insists 'two-state solution' the only way forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2014, 9:06 PM
Ya'alon: Tunnels? No Gaza Rehabilitation

Ya'alon: Tunnels? No Gaza Rehabilitation

Meeting with UN chief, Defense Minister makes clear that Israel will stop Gaza's rehabilitation process if Hamas keeps building tunnels.Hezki Baruch, 10/21/2014, 4:15 AM
At UNHQ, Min. Ya’alon Begins ‘Real’ Gaza War

At UNHQ, Min. Ya’alon Begins ‘Real’ Gaza War

Analysis: Defense Minister will have to describe to Ban Ki-moon the war crimes Hamas committed, and defend Israel against false claims.Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 10/20/2014, 10:25 PM
Ebola and Islamic State Require the Same Prescription

Ebola and Islamic State Require the Same Prescription

A prescription to eradicate both scourges. David Singer, 10/15/2014, 7:19 AM
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Tours Hamas Terror Tunnel

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Tours Hamas Terror Tunnel

While saying he was 'shocked' by tunnels, Ban calls for talks leading to 'harmony' with terror group that has restarted tunnel digging.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 10/14/2014, 6:37 PM
Ban Says Gaza Ruin 'Beyond Description'

Ban Says Gaza Ruin 'Beyond Description'

UN Secretary General expresses shock at destruction in Gaza, in yet another PR move supporting Hamas.Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 1:40 PM
ADL Decries UN Chief's 'Stunning' Bias

ADL Decries UN Chief's 'Stunning' Bias

Ban’s 'failure to publicly call on Palestinians to reject violence conveys to Hamas there are no consequences for its murderous terrorism.'Sarah Leah Lawent, Gil Ronen, 10/14/2014, 11:35 AM
Livni to Ban: Oppose Abbas's Unilateral Moves

Livni to Ban: Oppose Abbas's Unilateral Moves

Justice Minister tells UN chief that backing PA's moves at the UN sends a message that negotiations can be bypassed.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2014, 4:46 AM
Rivlin to Ban: Israel's Security First

Rivlin to Ban: Israel's Security First

Israeli President defends Israel's right to self-defense to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, says onus is on Palestinians to disarm.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 6:26 PM
Netanyahu Slams Ban Ki-Moon's 'Occupation' Remarks

Netanyahu Slams Ban Ki-Moon's 'Occupation' Remarks

PM fires at UN's muddling of basic facts regarding Gaza. 'There is no occupation of Gaza, because we withdrew,' he explains.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 4:53 PM
Netanyahu Cries 'Status Quo' on Temple Mount

Netanyahu Cries 'Status Quo' on Temple Mount

PM blames 'Palestinian extremists' for constant Muslim rioting at Judaism's holiest site - but vows to keep 'status quo' despite terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 4:15 PM
Ban Slams 'Settlement Building' Despite Freeze

Ban Slams 'Settlement Building' Despite Freeze

UN chief visiting Ramallah criticizes 'provocations' at Temple Mount, hitting out at Israeli police - not Arab rioters.Ari Yashar, 10/13/2014, 1:07 PM
UN Chief: 'Occupation' to Blame for Gaza War

UN Chief: 'Occupation' to Blame for Gaza War

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says Gaza hostilities were caused by a "restrictive occupation that has lasted almost half a century".Elad Benari, 10/13/2014, 6:16 AM
Ban Ki Moon to Visit Gaza; Qatar Donates $1B

Ban Ki Moon to Visit Gaza; Qatar Donates $1B

Mega-conference on 'rebuilding Gaza' hailed as victory by Hamas as int'l aid money pours in; FM: no rebuilding without Israel's consent.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2014, 2:49 PM
Netanyahu: Hamas Committing a Double War Crime

Netanyahu: Hamas Committing a Double War Crime

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, says UN is biased against Israel while protecting Hamas.Ben Ariel and Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2014, 2:16 AM
UN Security Council Scrambles on Ebola Crisis

UN Security Council Scrambles on Ebola Crisis

Over 2,400 killed by lethal virus, as UN seeks international response; US ambassador says response so far insufficient.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2014, 10:55 PM
UN Chief Welcomes Release of Fijian Peacekeepers

UN Chief Welcomes Release of Fijian Peacekeepers

Ban Ki-moon welcomes the release of 45 UN peacekeepers who were kidnapped by the Al-Nusra Front.Ben Ariel, 9/12/2014, 2:42 AM
UN to Investigate Israeli Strikes on Gaza Schools

UN to Investigate Israeli Strikes on Gaza Schools

Ban Ki-Moon tells Arab paper he will 'put on trial' those who struck schools - despite their rampant use as terror sites and weapons caches.Ari Yashar, 9/10/2014, 10:55 AM
Mother of Murdered 4-year-old Says Hamas Must Go

Mother of Murdered 4-year-old Says Hamas Must Go

Gila Tragerman slams UN for letting terrorists act from their facilities, still no response on letter to Ban Ki-Moon on Hamas war crimes.Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 9/5/2014, 12:13 PM
Daniel's Mother Asks Ban: Why Are You Silent?

Daniel's Mother Asks Ban: Why Are You Silent?

Gila Tragerman, mother of murdered four year-old Daniel, pens a poignant letter to the man who wants Israel's 'war crimes' investigated.Tova Dvorin, 9/4/2014, 5:50 PM
UN Chief 'Alarmed' by State Land Designation

UN Chief 'Alarmed' by State Land Designation

UN Secretary General fears Israel’s decision to declare 988 acres of land in Judea as state land will lead to "settlement activity".Elad Benari, 9/2/2014, 1:16 AM
UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

Ban Ki-moon calls for the immediate release of 43 peacekeepers who were kidnapped by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 5:12 AM
UN Chief Hopes Ceasefire will Lead to Peace

UN Chief Hopes Ceasefire will Lead to Peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voices hope that Gaza ceasefire will set the stage for talks on a final Israeli-PA peace deal.Elad Benari, 8/27/2014, 4:44 AM
Syria Death Toll 100 Times Higher Than Gaza

Syria Death Toll 100 Times Higher Than Gaza

Outgoing UN rights chief slams her org. for 'paralysis' on Syria as death toll edges towards 200,000; Ban warns UN losing credibility.Ari Yashar, 8/22/2014, 1:56 PM
UN Chief Condemns Breach of Gaza Ceasefire

UN Chief Condemns Breach of Gaza Ceasefire

Ban Ki-moon says he is "gravely disappointed" by the resumption of hostilities in the region, calls for permanent ceasefire.Elad Benari, 8/20/2014, 6:15 AM
From Israel's Press: Conversations with a Blasé Israel

From Israel's Press: Conversations with a Blasé Israel

A popular weekly column addresses the attitude of Israeli Society to the world as a result of Operation Protective Edge. Uriah Kenig, 8/12/2014, 8:25 AM
UN Chief Welcomes Ceasefire, Urges Long-Term Truce

UN Chief Welcomes Ceasefire, Urges Long-Term Truce

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges Israel and Hamas to "avoid any steps which would lead to a return to violence."AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2014, 5:16 AM
UN Chief Condemns Rocket Attacks

UN Chief Condemns Rocket Attacks

UN chief Ban Ki-moon expresses "deep disappointment" over the failure to extend the 72-hour truce, says it is "absolutely essential".Elad Benari, Canada, 8/8/2014, 9:25 PM