United Nations General Assembly

UN Condemns Iran's Human Rights Violations

General Assembly condemns human rights violations in Iran, welcomes pledges by President Rouhani to improve in some areas.Elad Benari, 12/19/2013, 5:08 AM

Watch Live: PM Netanyahu at the UN Assembly

Tune in for the Israeli Prime Minister's speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, 10/1/2013, 7:05 PM

Abbas Planning Another UN Move, Says Israeli Official

Israel believes that Abbas's willingness to meet Netanyahu may be a ploy to buy time so he can make more unilateral moves at the UN.Elad Benari, 6/26/2013, 5:47 AM

ICC Examining 'Legal Implications' of PA Statehood Bid

The International Criminal Court says it is considering the legal implications of the UN vote to recognize the PA as a non-member state.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/30/2012, 10:26 PM

Report: Sanctions Hit Iran 'Hard'

A new report says Iran is being hard hit by international sanctions, but evidence shows its nuclear development program is galloping ahead.Chana Ya'ar, 9/27/2012, 1:24 PM

UN Chief Wags Finger at Ahmadinejad on ‘Inflammatory Rhetoric’

Ban Ki-moon warned Ahmadinejad of the”potentially harmful consequences of inflammatory rhetoric” three days before he speaks to the UN. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2012, 7:30 AM

PA: Going to UN Is Part of ‘Peace Process’

The PA has decided, in effect, that going to the UN to meet its demands is part of the “peace process” that required direct talks. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/20/2012, 9:08 PM

US to Oppose Abbas’ Bid for Statehood

The Obama administration says it will “make the case” at the UN for Israeli-PA talks when Abbas bids for recognition of the PA. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 9/11/2012, 9:39 AM

Prosor: PA Gets Attention but not a Country

Abbas will probably succeed in gaining UN status as a non-member observer, but the PA will be no closer to statehood, says Ron Prosor.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2012, 6:23 PM

Prosor Attacks Syria in Fiery UN Speech

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, fiercely attacks Syria and its ambassador during a speech to the General Assembly.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/4/2012, 12:33 AM

UN Condemns Syrian Government, Demands Political Transition

UN General Assembly votes 133-12 to condemn the Syrian government, demands a political transition in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2012, 11:34 PM

Abbas Warns: We'll Go to UN General Assembly

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in France: We may seek non-member status at the United Nations if peace talks with Israel do not resume.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2012, 11:13 PM

UN General Assembly Condemns Syria

The United Nations passed a non-binding resolution condemning 'systemic human rights violations' in Syria by the Assad regime.Gabe Kahn., 2/17/2012, 2:12 PM

UN Denounces Iran for Human Rights Violations

UN General Assembly approves a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran.Elad Benari, 12/20/2011, 8:57 AM

UN Condemns Syria

The United Nations has voted to condemn the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for its murderous nine-month campaign of violence.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2011, 11:11 PM

PA Official: Obama's UN Speech Idiotic

PA officials condemn President Obama's speech to the United Nations, say the speech was "idiotic" and "disappointed" the Palestinians."Elad Benari, 9/28/2011, 3:13 AM

I Stand Ashamed as My Country Votes for the New Nazis

I stand ashamed that my country will vote for the PLO, an organization of murderers and Holocaust deniers, that tortures prisoners and wishes to form a Judenrein entity. But Italy has been there before. Giulio Meotti, 11/29/2012, 6:38 PM