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UN chief warns:

'Lebanon cannot become another Gaza'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is concerned by tensions between Israel and Hezbollah: One rash move could trigger a catastrophe that goes far beyond the border.

'Lebanon cannot become another Gaza'

'Shocking and unacceptable'

UN spokesperson blasts Ambassador Erdan

UN spokesperson criticizes Erdan for sharing video of his blasting UN for blacklisting Israel: Something I've never seen in my 24 years serving this organization.

UN spokesperson blasts Ambassador Erdan

Foreign Minister Katz:

'There will be consequences for Israel's relations with the UN'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz blasts UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for adding the IDF to the blacklist of countries and entities that harm children during conflict: The inclusion of Israel in the list is a deplorable act.

'There will be consequences for Israel's relations with the UN'

Guterres to put Israel on UN blacklist

UN Secretary-General informed IDF Attaché in Washington that he is adding Israel to list of countries and groups that harm children in conflict zones.

Guterres to put Israel on UN blacklist

UN chief criticizes Israel:

'UN premises are inviolable'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns Israel’s strike on UNRWA school in which terrorists who took part in the October 7 massacre were eliminated.

'UN premises are inviolable'

UN Secretary-General to meet families of hostages

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to have first meeting with members of the Tikva Forum of families of hostages next week.

UN Secretary-General to meet families of hostages

Erdan to Guterres:

'Stop eulogizing terrorists, start standing up to them'

Israeli Amb. to the Un condemns Secretary-General for writing in memorial book for the 'butcher of Tehran,' questions if he gave any thought to Ebrahim Raisi's thousands of victims.

'Stop eulogizing terrorists, start standing up to them'

Another outrageous statement

UN chief equates October 7 and Gaza situation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns Hamas’ October 7 attack on Israel, and in the same breath criticizes "collective punishment of the Palestinian people.”

UN chief equates October 7 and Gaza situation

UN chief demands 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appeals for immediate halt to Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

UN chief demands 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza

UN Secretary-General demands Israel end Rafah operation

Antonio Guterres says he is 'disturbed' by Israeli operation to end the Hamas threat, calls for ceasefire that would leave Hamas in power.

UN Secretary-General demands Israel end Rafah operation

Will Israel be added to the UN blacklist?

Israel is faced with a growing prospect that the UN will include Israel on the list of countries and organizations that harm children in war zones.

Will Israel be added to the UN blacklist?

UN chief:

'Nothing can justify the horror unleashed by Hamas'

Six months into the war, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres denounces the horrors unleashed by Hamas and calls for the release of hostages.

'Nothing can justify the horror unleashed by Hamas'

Nearly 80 days later:

UN chief replies to plea to free hostages

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres replies to letter from eight Nobel Prize laureates, which was sent on the 100th day of the hostage crisis that began on October 7: Our efforts will not abate until all hostages are released.

UN chief replies to plea to free hostages

UN chief:

'Resolution on Gaza ceasefire must be implemented'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for immediate implementation of UN Security Council resolution demanding a ceasefire in Gaza: Failure would be unforgivable.

'Resolution on Gaza ceasefire must be implemented'

The UN sows the seeds of its own demise

Israel tags Guterres and UN as anti-Semitic and anti-Israel. Today's resolution is proof of the UN's uselessness as a force to solve world conflicts. Op-ed.

The UN sows the seeds of its own demise

Foreign Minister:

'UN became antisemitic, terror-supporting under Guterres'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz lashes into UN Secretary-General after Guterres visits Egypt, calls line of trucks waiting to enter Gaza a 'moral outrage.'

'UN became antisemitic, terror-supporting under Guterres'

UN Amb. to Arutz Sheva:

'UN Secretary General is a Hamas accomplice'

Gilad Erdan, Israeli Amb. to the United Nations, responds to United Nations report, says any famine in Gaza is the fault of Hamas, who raid humanitarian aid.

'UN Secretary General is a Hamas accomplice'

Erdan on UN chief:

'He cares more about terrorists than about hostages'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN slams UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who called Israel’s war against Hamas a “catastrophic onslaught” against Gaza.

'He cares more about terrorists than about hostages'

Foreign Minister to UN chief:

'You brought the UN to an all-time low'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz writes scathing letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attacking his lack of response to report on Hamas rapes, growth of institutional UN antisemitism during his tenure.

'You brought the UN to an all-time low'

'Bias and hatred against Israel'

Guterres makes another outrageous comparison

UN Secretary-General mentions sexual crimes committed by Hamas in the same breath as unverified claims of sexual violence against Palestinian detainees. Erdan: What kind of twisted conscience does he have?

Guterres makes another outrageous comparison

UN Amb to Arutz Sheva:

'UN's silence forces us to take action'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan tells Arutz Sheva the UN's continued ignoring of Hamas' atrocities and the plight of the hostages requires Israel to take action that will make the UN come to them to ask what it can do.

'UN's silence forces us to take action'

Erdan to UN chief:

'Convene Security Council to discuss Hamas rapes'

Israel’s UN Ambassador calls on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres immediately convene the Security Council to discuss the UN report which acknowledged the sexual crimes committed by Hamas during and after October 7.

'Convene Security Council to discuss Hamas rapes'

Liberman:

UN Secretary-General 'hypocritical and antisemitic'

MK Avigdor Liberman rips Secretary-General António Guterres, calls for him to be declared persona non grata.

UN Secretary-General 'hypocritical and antisemitic'

Antonio Guterres is responsible for Gazan civilians

Any use of the word "genocide" should be directed to the United Nations, which, under Guterres' watch, has not seen to the removal of civilian Gazans from the war zone. Op-ed.

Antonio Guterres is responsible for Gazan civilians

Erdan:

'UN chief sees others' flaws, is blind to his own'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan accuses UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of responsibility for the UN's failure to condemn Hamas massacre and agencies' support for the terrorist organization.

'UN chief sees others' flaws, is blind to his own'

Guterres to protesters:

'There's a glimmer of hope for hostage release deal'

UN Secretary-General to protest who said he works more for the sake of UNRWA than that of the hostages: I have no authority. If I had any, they would have already been released.

'There's a glimmer of hope for hostage release deal'

Israel's Ambassador to the UN:

'United Nations is collaborating with Hamas'

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Gilad Erdan, sharply criticized the UN’s response to the Gaza war and called Secretary-General Guterres 'the head of the snake.'

'United Nations is collaborating with Hamas'

UN chief:

'Hospitals must be kept free of combat'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns the IDF’s operation in a Khan Yunis hospital which housed dozens of Hamas terrorists during the war.

'Hospitals must be kept free of combat'

Due to anti-Israel statements:

Knesset Speaker cancels meeting with UN chief

Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana says he decided not to give Antonio Guterres any legitimacy following his latest criticism of Israel's actions in Gaza.

Knesset Speaker cancels meeting with UN chief

UN Secretary-General:

'If I were PM, my main priority would be hostages'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres meets protesters calling for the release of hostages, says he is worried a deal will fall through because of statements by Hamas and Netanyahu.

'If I were PM, my main priority would be hostages'

Erdan to UN chief:

'You should ensure Hamas does not survive'

Israeli Ambassador responds after US Secretary-General warns against Israeli operation in Rafah: A ceasefire means keeping the genocidal Hamas terrorists in power.

'You should ensure Hamas does not survive'

Watch:

UN chief insists no double standards on Israel

Channel 12 News correspondent presses UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on his criticism of Israel, to which he replies: Even when there are human shields, there is an obligation to protect civilians.

UN chief insists no double standards on Israel

UN chief announces 'independent' UNRWA investigation

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announces former French foreign minister Catherine Colonna to head investigation into accusations UNRWA employees took part in October 7 massacre.

UN chief announces 'independent' UNRWA investigation

UN Secretary-General pleads not to end UNRWA funding

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says UNRWA staff involved in the October 7th massacre will be held accountable but asks nations not to suspend funding. Israeli Ambassador: 'Proves again that Israeli lives are not really important to him.'

UN Secretary-General pleads not to end UNRWA funding

UN chief at it again:

'Killings of Gazans are utterly unacceptable'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticizes Israel again, calls for “immediate humanitarian ceasefire to relieve the suffering in Gaza".

'Killings of Gazans are utterly unacceptable'

UN Secretary-General:

'I remember the hostages at every moment'

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for the immediate release of all the hostages in a meeting with their families in the World Economic Forum.

'I remember the hostages at every moment'

Erdan to UN chief:

'Very least you can do is call out the terrorists'

Israel’s UN Ambassador responds after Antonio Guterres says "we cannot allow what has been happening in Gaza to continue".

'Very least you can do is call out the terrorists'

UN chief calls for 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza

As Gaza war marks 100 days, Antonio Guterres says the humanitarian situation in Gaza is "beyond words."

UN chief calls for 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza

Ambassador Erdan to UNSG:

'Why are you so focused only on helping terrorists survive?'

UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his regret that the Security Council failed to call for a ceasefire.

'Why are you so focused only on helping terrorists survive?'

FM Cohen blasts UN chief:

'His tenure is a danger to world peace'

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen criticizes Antonio Guterres who invoked rarely used UN Charter article to force a ceasefire in Gaza.

'His tenure is a danger to world peace'

UN Sec-Gen invokes rare article in attempt to force a ceasefire

Antonio Guterres invokes rarely-used Article 99 for the 1st time to demand Security Council force a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

UN Sec-Gen invokes rare article in attempt to force a ceasefire

Erdan responds to UN chief:

'He does not acknowledge Hamas committed any crimes'

Israel's UN Ambassador responds to Secretary-General's remarks about sex crimes committed by Hamas on October 7.

'He does not acknowledge Hamas committed any crimes'

Almost two months later:

UN chief acknowledges Hamas rapes

UN Secretary-General says there are "accounts" that Hamas committed sexual violence. Erdan: Even now he refuses to accept the evidence.

UN chief acknowledges Hamas rapes

Fact-checking UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Users of X used community notes to refute one of the Secretary-General's claims about the invasion of Gaza.

Fact-checking UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN chief:

'Transition period on way to two-state solution needed in Gaza'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says UN protectorate in Gaza would not solve the conflict there.

'Transition period on way to two-state solution needed in Gaza'

MK Danon: I don't know if Guterres is UN or Hamas spokesman

MK Danny Danon harshly criticized UN Secretary General António Guterres after he attacked Israel again

MK Danon: I don't know if Guterres is UN or Hamas spokesman

Int'l law expert:

UN is anti-Israel? Antisemitism, it's always been antisemitism

Human Rights Voices President Anne Bayefsky speaks to Arutz Sheva about the UN's failure to condemn Hamas, campaign to destroy Israel.

UN is anti-Israel? Antisemitism, it's always been antisemitism

Guterres:

'Civilian deaths show something wrong with Israel response'

UN Secretary-General continues his criticism of Israel's self-defense against Hamas, ignores Hamas use of human shields.

'Civilian deaths show something wrong with Israel response'

UN chief urges 'humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza

In a post on X, Antonio Guterres says "need for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza is getting more urgent with every passing hour."

UN chief urges 'humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza

Guterres: 'Gaza becoming a graveyard for children'

UN Secretary-General continues to condemn Israel rather than Hamas for using human shields or launching rockets at Israel.

Guterres: 'Gaza becoming a graveyard for children'

MDA director to UN chief:

'Are attacks on Magen David Adom not worthy of your ‘horror'?'

Magen David Adom Director General responds to UN Secretary General, who criticized Israel for striking ambulance used by Hamas terrorists.

'Are attacks on Magen David Adom not worthy of your ‘horror'?'

MK Danny Danon:

'Sever all ties with the UN Secretary General'

Former Israeli Ambassador to UN, MK Danon: ‘UN Secretary General legitimizes massacre of Jews. It is our duty to sever all ties with him.'

'Sever all ties with the UN Secretary General'

Israel's UN Amb:

'Guterres did not apologize for 'vacuum' remarks, must resign'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan rejects UN Secretary Gneral's explanation for saying Hamas attack 'did not happen in a vacuum.'

'Guterres did not apologize for 'vacuum' remarks, must resign'

Guterres:

'My 'vacuum' remarks were miresprensented, I condemned Hamas'

UN Secretary-General says he is "shocked" his claim that the Hamas massacre 'did not happen in a vacuum' was taken as a justification.

'My 'vacuum' remarks were miresprensented, I condemned Hamas'

'UN chief failed the test'

Yad Vashem blasts UN chief's statements on Hamas war

'Slaughter of Jews by Hamas on October 7th was genocidal in its intents and immeasurably brutal in its form,' Yad Vashem's Dani Dayan says.

Yad Vashem blasts UN chief's statements on Hamas war

UN Sec.-Gen. slams 'violations' of humanitarian law in Gaza

'Horrendous attacks cannot justify the collective punishment of the Palestinian people,' UN's Guterres says.

UN Sec.-Gen. slams 'violations' of humanitarian law in Gaza

After outrageous comments:

UN chief meets hostages' families, condemns Hamas

Antonio Guterres says "nothing can justify" abducting of civilians, after saying Hamas attack “did not happen in a vacuum”.

UN chief meets hostages' families, condemns Hamas

Bennett to CNN:

'Sec. General's 'vacuum' comments prove again UN is a sham'

Former PM of Israel says Antonio Guterres' remarks blaming Israel for Hamas massacre 'tantamount to understanding Nazis or Al Qaeda.'

'Sec. General's 'vacuum' comments prove again UN is a sham'

Op-ed:

Guterres is right, Hamas’ massacre didn’t happen in a vacuum

The UN which Mr. Guterres leads helped create the conditions for Hamas to commit the worst massacre of Jews since the Holocaust. Op-ed.

Guterres is right, Hamas’ massacre didn’t happen in a vacuum

Israel's ambassador demands Guterres resign as UN Sec. Gen.

Amb. Erdan: UN Sec. Gen, who shows understanding for the mass murder of children, women, and the elderly, is not fit to lead the UN.

Israel's ambassador demands Guterres resign as UN Sec. Gen.