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Danon congratulates new UN Secretary-General

UN General Assembly officially appoints Antonio Guterres to replace Ban Ki-moon.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2016, 4:16 AM

ADL condemns Abbas 'sidestepping' UN speech

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas 'falsely cast Israel as an impediment to peace' rather than working towards a solution via direct negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2016, 8:39 AM

Abbas to bring up 'right of return' in UN speech

PA media hints that Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will bring up demands for all 'Palestinian rights.'Dalit Halevi, 9/22/2016, 7:05 AM

Erdogan: We'll promote solution between Israel and the PA

Turkish President tells UN General Assembly his country would use the reconciliation agreement with Israel to bring about peace.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 5:13 AM

French President Hollande on Syria: Enough is enough

In speech to UN General Assembly, Francois Hollande calls for 'quick end' to war in Syria, blames regime for collapse of truce.AFP, 9/20/2016, 10:19 PM

Obama at UN: Recognize Israel, end the 'occupation'

In his last UN General Assembly speech, President Obama speaks about his vision for global future, including Israel and the Palestinians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 5:40 PM

Oren: Hillary's not a little girl anymore; race takes its toll

Deputy Minister for Diplomacy in the Prime Minister's office Michael Oren talks American politics in an interview with Arutz ShevaNitsan Keidar, 9/13/2016, 10:54 PM

Will Netanyahu meet Obama in September?

Officials on both sides of the Atlantic are working to arrange a meeting between the two at the UN, though for very different purposes.Nitzan Keidar, 8/29/2016, 6:46 PM

New UN symposium for Israeli technology in Africa

Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon is set to host an event at the UN called "Israeli Innovation & Technologies in Africa".Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 6:11 PM

'We need a UN that brings Israel closer, not pushes it away'

Ambassador David Pressman of the United States UN delegation criticizes UN treatment of Israel, calls for change of attitudeShai Landesman, 6/23/2016, 12:22 PM

UN General Assembly adopts Israel's agriculture resolution

UN votes in favor of an Israeli resolution on agricultural technology for sustainable development despite efforts by Arabs to block it.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2015, 1:44 AM

Canada's new PM supports Israel at UN

Government of Justin Trudeau votes against the six resolutions condemning Israel passed by the UN General Assembly.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2015, 5:46 AM

Amid terror wave, UN adopts six resolutions - all anti-Israel

'Surreal'? Israel should hand Golan Heights to Assad regime, and has no right to sovereignty in Jerusalem, according to General Assembly.Ari Soffer, 11/25/2015, 2:25 PM

Iranian FM Under Fire for Shaking Obama's Hand

Mohammad Javad Zarif ignored Iran's 'red lines,' asserts MP, by shaking hands with the president of an 'enemy nation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 5:16 PM

Netanyahu to Tell UN: Enough Muslim Incitement over Temple Mount

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will leave for the U.S. on Tuesday, in advance of his expected appearance at the UN Thursday.Eliran Aharon, 9/28/2015, 8:59 PM

At UN, Jordan's King Abdullah Threatens Israel over Temple Mount

Speaking at UN General Assembly, Jordan's King Abdullah 'rejects any threat to the Arab character' of Jerusalem.Yaakov Levi, 9/28/2015, 8:23 PM

Netanyahu to Meet Kerry in New York

Prime Minister would like to meet Obama as well but an invitation has not been issued yet.Nitsan Kedar, 9/9/2015, 10:26 AM

'Terrorism Does Not Distinguish Between Blood'

President Reuven Rivlin, speaking at UNGA, says that the 'mission of today' is preventing Holocaust-level genocide from Islamists.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 9:38 PM

Rivlin Leaves for New York, Will Address UN on Holocaust Day

Israel is not compensation for the Holocaust, but the Holocaust proved why there was a need for the State of Israel, says President Rivlin.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2015, 1:50 AM

UNGA Demands Israel Pay for Oil Spill in Lebanon During 2006 War

Non-binding resolution claims Israel caused massive oil spill from airstrike during 2006 war; Israel rejects biased resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2014, 5:33 PM

UN Votes to Try North Korea for Crimes Against Humanity

UN General Assembly votes to try Kim Jong-Un at ICC over atrocities committed against his own people; North Korea calls it 'political plot.'Ari Yashar, 12/18/2014, 8:52 PM

Israel: Geneva 'Human Rights' Convention Undermines Int'l Law

US, Israel boycott Geneva Conventions conference on 'human rights' in the Middle East as 'political exercise.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 5:06 PM

UN Criticizes Israel for Not Joining Proliferation Treaty

United States and Canada among five countries to oppose Arab resolution criticizing Israel for refusing to join NPT.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2014, 3:14 AM

Netanyahu at UN: 'ISIS is Hamas, Hamas is ISIS'

In landmark speech, PM calls UNHRC 'an oxymoron' - and defends Israel as 'the most moral army in the world.'Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2014, 8:09 PM

Netanyahu Departs for New York, Vows to 'Fight the Lies' at UN

Prime Minister reiterates his pledge to refute the 'slander and lies' spread by PA and Iranian leaders at UN plenum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2014, 10:53 AM

Liberman: 'Even the Arab World Tires of Abbas'

Abbas's accusations of Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza have hurt - not helped - the campaign for 'Palestinian independence,' FM says.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Tova Dvorin, 9/28/2014, 9:00 AM

Abbas: Israel in ‘New War of Genocide’ Against Palestine

Arutz Sheva brings you excerpts from Mahmoud Abbas's speech at the UN General Assembly Friday.Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 9/28/2014, 4:46 AM

MKs Unite to Condemn Abbas's 'False and Outrageous' UN Tirade

Politicians fume at PA's 'war crimes' accusations; even leftist MKs say 'true peace lovers' should reject Abbas mudslinging.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2014, 10:59 PM

Iranian President Rouhani Uses Racist Phrase at UN

Hassan Rouhani saved by quick-thinking translator, after using racist word for black people in General Assembly speech.Ari Soffer, 9/27/2014, 8:51 PM

US Slams Abbas Over 'War Crimes' Accusations Against Israel

Abbas accuses Israel of 'genocide' at the UN General Assembly - prompting a sharp rebuke from Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2014, 7:36 PM

Watch: Abbas's Staff Scuffle with UN Security

Security staff protecting PA Chairman scuffle with security guards after prevented from following Abbas into the General Assembly chamber.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/25/2014, 12:40 AM

Obama: Too Many Israelis Ready to Abandon Peace

U.S. President says the status quo in the Arab-Israeli conflict "is not sustainable" as he addresses the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/24/2014, 6:41 PM

Abbas Will 'Drop a Bomb' on Israel at the UN

Abbas is in New York riling up students against 'drunk' Israel, ahead of UN address to get world behind 'Palestinian strategy.'Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 7:32 AM

General Assembly Says Crimea Referendum is Invalid

UN General Assembly approves a non-binding resolution calling the Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine invalid.Elad Benari, 3/28/2014, 4:14 AM

New York Times: Netanyahu on 'Messianic Crusade'

Ten days after attacking Netanyahu in front page op-ed, Times calls him 'shrill', 'frozen in the past.'Gil Ronen, 10/12/2013, 7:55 PM

Netanyahu Speech Too 'Combative' for NYT

Influential newspaper warns it could be "disastrous" to exaggerate the Iranian threat.Gil Ronen, 10/2/2013, 9:10 AM

Netanyahu Convoy Leaves to Meet Obama

The Prime Minister is expected to speak with U.S. President about a resolve to stop Iran from arming themselves with nuclear weapons.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/30/2013, 4:37 PM

Netanyahu's UN Speech 'Depends on Obama'

Prime Minister wants to hear what Obama has to say before deciding what to say to the world.Eliran Aharon, 9/30/2013, 10:07 AM

Netanyahu to Tell UN: Iran Has Enough Uranium for Nukes

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu plans to tell the UN that Iran has enough uranium to produce nuclear weapons, reports the Sunday Times.Elad Benari, 9/29/2013, 5:00 AM

Netanyahu to 'Tell the Truth' at the UN

"I intend to tell the truth in the face of the sweet talk and charm offensive of Iran," says PM as he leaves for New York.Elad Benari, 9/29/2013, 3:41 AM

UN Hails Iran For Shift in Attitude on Nuclear Program

Western diplomats welcome "significant shift" in Iran's attitude following high-level UN talks, but skepticism remains.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/27/2013, 1:45 PM

Analysis: Obama's Learning Curve Meets Bibi's Red Line

During last year's UNGA meeting, Obama had time for an appearance on "The View," but not to meet Netanyahu. Has something changed?Gil Ronen, 9/17/2013, 11:09 AM

Netanyahu Postpones UN Speech to Meet Obama

Last year, Obama preferred “The View” to a meeting with the PM. This year, the meeting will take place.Gil Ronen, 9/17/2013, 9:22 AM

Arabs, Leftists Harass Shimon Hatzaddik Jews With Signs

Arab and leftist anarchists posted signs in Jerusalem's Shimon Hatzaddik neighborhood calling for Jews to be expelled from their homesDavid Lev, 12/9/2012, 5:33 PM

PA Official: Britain Has 'Historic Responsibility' for PA

Britain has a "historic responsibility" to support the PA's unilateral statehood bid, says the PA's envoy to Europe.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 7:52 AM

Abbas Confirms UN Bid for November 29

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announces that the PA will present its bid for non-state UN membership on November 29.Elad Benari, 11/13/2012, 12:12 AM

PA Unveils UN Membership Resolution

PA envoys unveil the resolution they hope will give them observer membership at the United Nations.Elad Benari, 11/9/2012, 5:13 AM

Iranian Official Mocks Netanyahu's UN Speech

A senior Iranian foreign ministry official says that "everyone" is mocking Israel because of PM Netanyahu's UN speech.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 11:31 PM

PA to Submit UN Statehood Bid After U.S. Elections

PLO's Hanan Ashrawi says the PA will submit a resolution seeking enhanced UN observer status after the U.S. presidential election.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2012, 11:29 PM

Romney: I Stand with Netanyahu

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney expresses solidarity with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu after UN speech.Elad Benari, 9/28/2012, 5:43 AM

Ya'alon: Setting 'Red Lines' Has Saved Lives

Strategic Affairs Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon welcomes Netanyahu's UN speech.Elad Benari, 9/28/2012, 2:17 AM

Abbas Says Judea and Samaria Communities Are 'Ethnic Cleansing'

PA Chairman condemns Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria as "ethnic cleansing", asks UN General Assembly to recognize "Palestine".Elad Benari, 9/28/2012, 12:01 AM

Netanyahu Lands in NYC, Heading to UN

Prime Minister expected to be explicit about the red line that will trigger attack on Iran.Gil Ronen, 9/27/2012, 5:26 PM

Video: Prime Minister Addresses U.N.

Netanyahu wants the international community to spell out "red lines" in Iran's nuclear weapons program that will trigger a military strike.Gil Ronen, 9/27/2012, 5:23 PM

Morsi Hits Out at Israel Over Iran and Peace

In a UN speech, Egypt's new president hits out at Israel over its veiled threats to attack Iran and the deadlock in the peace process.Elad Benari, 9/27/2012, 2:54 AM

Protesters Outside UN: 'No, No, Ahmadinejad!'

"The executioner and criminal Ahmadinejad doesn't represent the Iranian people," said opposition supportersGil Ronen and AFP, 9/26/2012, 10:10 PM

Netanyahu on UN: 'Black Day' for those Who Didn't Walk Out

Before boarding flight to New York, Prime Minister pens message: Jewish people surmounts all obstacles.Gil Ronen, 9/26/2012, 8:54 PM