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'Salute to mass-murderer'

UN General Assembly to meet to remember Iranian President Raisi

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan expressed outrage over the announcement of the meeting. 'I assume that the next step will be renaming the Human Rights Council in his memory.'

UN General Assembly to meet to remember Iranian President Raisi

Human rights expert:

'Biden Admin. stands for mass murderer at Security Council'

Human Rights Voices President Professor Anne Bayefsky speaks to Arutz Sheva about the moment of silence held for the 'butcher of Tehran' at the UN Security Council.

'Biden Admin. stands for mass murderer at Security Council'

In honor of the 'butcher of Tehran'

Moment of silence held for Ebrahim Raisi at UN Security Council

Security Council members stand, hold moment of silence for man dubbed the "butcher of Tehran" for the thousands of executions he oversaw, and who helped plan the October 7 massacre.

Moment of silence held for Ebrahim Raisi at UN Security Council

Human rights expert:

'UN Security Council refused to hold meeting on Israeli hostages'

Human Rights Voices President Professor Anne Bayefsky tells Arutz Sheva reports that the Security Council met to discuss the hostages' plight last week are misinformation and the meeting was held outside the Security Council, which refused to hold it.

'UN Security Council refused to hold meeting on Israeli hostages'

UN: 800,000 have been evacuated from Rafah

UNRWA Chief Philippe Lazzarini decries evacuation of civilians from Rafah since IDF operation in eastern part of the city began, demands ceasefire.

UN: 800,000 have been evacuated from Rafah

The UN’s World of the Absurd

Despite the recent UN resolution’s artificial and ineffectual symbolic and cosmetic aspects, the overall result of the exercise is nevertheless grave and unfortunate. Opinion.

The UN’s World of the Absurd

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

Erdan at UN:

'You've done practically nothing to secure hostages' release'

Israeli Ambassador criticizes the UN for its failure until now to discuss ways to bring back the hostages held by Hamas: If the Council truly wants this war to end, then bringing the hostages home should be the top priority!

'You've done practically nothing to secure hostages' release'

Human rights expert:

'The UN parrots bogus Hamas casualty figures'

Human Rights Voices President Professor Anne Bayefsky speaks to Arutz Sheva about the UN's revision of women and children casualty figures in Gaza by nearly half.

'The UN parrots bogus Hamas casualty figures'

Netanyahu on UN resolution:

‘We will not give a reward for Oct. 7 massacre'

Israeli government rejected UN decision to upgrade Palestinian Authority’s status. Netanyahu attacked: "We will not give a reward for Oct. 7 massacre. We will not let them establish a terrorist state."

‘We will not give a reward for Oct. 7 massacre'

Finally:

UN Security Council to discuss advancement of hostage release

Following a prolonged effort by Ambassador Erdan, the Security Council will convene on Thursday for a special discussion on the situation of the hostages and the promotion of ways to release them.

UN Security Council to discuss advancement of hostage release

Watch:

Terrorists operate next to UN vehicles in UNRWA Rafah compound

During IDF operational activity in eastern Rafah on Saturday, terrorists were identified in UNRWA’s central logistics compound alongside UN vehicles.

Terrorists operate next to UN vehicles in UNRWA Rafah compound

IDF investigating

UN worker shot dead in Rafah

Deputy UN Spokesman confirms a staff member from the UN Department of Safety and Security was killed near the European Hospital in Rafah.

UN worker shot dead in Rafah

UN figures on women, children killed in Gaza revised down 50%

Number of women killed in Gaza falls from 9,500 to 4,959, number of children falls from 14,500 to 7,797 in OCHA daily reports.

UN figures on women, children killed in Gaza revised down 50%

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

In protest of resolution

Erdan shreds copy of UN Charter using a paper shredder

According to the Israeli Ambassador to the UN, the resolution granting the PA powers and rights of a UN member state violates the UN Charter.

Erdan shreds copy of UN Charter using a paper shredder

UN votes to grant PA the powers and rights of a UN member state

Israeli Ambassador Gilad Erdan strongly criticized the proposal: 'With this new precedent, we may see here representatives of ISIS or Boko Haram that will sit among us.'

UN votes to grant PA the powers and rights of a UN member state

Ambassador Erdan criticizes

UN to vote on motion granting PA the rights of a state

Israel’s UN Ambassador Gilad on expected vote in the General Assembly: If UN grants the PA the rights of a state de facto, the US must stop funding the UN.

UN to vote on motion granting PA the rights of a state

UNRWA head:

'Israel barred me from entering Gaza for a second time'

UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini accuses Israel of denying the United Nations humanitarian access to the Gaza Strip.

'Israel barred me from entering Gaza for a second time'

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?

Erdan:

'UN is the main impediment to Middle East peace'

As UN General Assembly meets to discuss PA statehood bid, Israeli ambassador accuses body of supporting the modern-day Nazis who seek to eliminate the Jewish people.

'UN is the main impediment to Middle East peace'

PA seeking General Assembly reconsideration of membership bid

PA seeking approval of a resolution in the UN General Assembly asking the Security Council to reconsider “favorably” its full membership.

PA seeking General Assembly reconsideration of membership bid

'Due to lack of evidence'

UN closes probe against some UNRWA staff

UN spokesperson says investigators examining Israeli accusations that 12 UNRWA staff took part in the October 7 Hamas attacks have closed one case and suspended three more.

UN closes probe against some UNRWA staff

Minister for Social Equality:

'UN an antisemitic, extremist and dangerous institution'

Minister for Social Equality and Advancement of Status of Women, May Golan: 'UN has become an antisemitic, extremist and dangerous institution that regards Israel as an enemy state and the sick Nazis in Hamas as natural partners.’

'UN an antisemitic, extremist and dangerous institution'

UN probe on UNRWA:

'Israel didn't provide evidence staff were terror group members'

Foreign Ministry fires back after UN probe says UNRWA is irreplaceable: UNRWA-Gaza is a rotten and poisonous tree whose roots are Hamas.

'Israel didn't provide evidence staff were terror group members'

US will veto PA bid for full UN member status

Security Council debates resolution admitting 'Palestine' as a full member state as US announces its opposition to the measure.

US will veto PA bid for full UN member status

NGO report:

UN promoted criminal protests in the US

Human Rights Voices reveals UN distributed links promoting protests in which bridges and roads were illegally blocked on Monday during 'Tax Day' anti-Israel protests.

UN promoted criminal protests in the US

Erdan:

'Security Council should be called the UN's Terror Council'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN criticizes Security Council for voting on whether to admit Palestine as a full member state while failing to condemn October 7 or work to free the hostages.

'Security Council should be called the UN's Terror Council'

'A pattern of dangerous actions'

48 countries condemn Iranian attack on Israel

In joint statement, the Permanent Representatives of 48 countries at the UN condemn Iran’s drone and missile attack on Israel: It could have caused significant damage and loss of life.

48 countries condemn Iranian attack on Israel

UN committee unable to agree on PA full membership

Security Council committee considering PA's application to become a full UN member unable to make a unanimous recommendation on whether it met the criteria.

UN committee unable to agree on PA full membership

Report:

US to restrict movement of Iranian Foreign Minister in New York

Source says the US will restrict the movements of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his delegation while they are in New York for a meeting at the United Nations.

US to restrict movement of Iranian Foreign Minister in New York

Erdan to Security Council:

'No more red-carpet treatment for Iran'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN calls on Security Council to condemn Iran following its attack on Israel: This attack crossed every red line and Israel reserves the legal right to retaliate.

'No more red-carpet treatment for Iran'

Erdan demands:

'Convene UN Security Council, condemn Iran'

UN Security Council agrees to Israeli Ambassador Gilad Erdan’s request and will convene on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. New York time.

'Convene UN Security Council, condemn Iran'

Security Council fails to reach consensus on PA membership bid

UN Security Council ad hoc committee discusses PA bid for full UN membership, but fails to reach an agreement, meaning the effort is now likely headed for a more formal council vote.

Security Council fails to reach consensus on PA membership bid

UN Security Council refers PA's membership bid to committee

UN Security Council president refers PA's application to become a full member to the committee on the admission of new member, which will meet on Thursday.

UN Security Council refers PA's membership bid to committee

Ambassador Erdan:

'If Hitler were alive today, he would sing the UN's praises'

Israeli ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan presents photograph of Hitler and the Mufti together at UN during meeting on Gaza war, PA request for member status.

'If Hitler were alive today, he would sing the UN's praises'

UN official:

'Israel agreed to reopen bakeries and a water pipeline in Gaza'

UN humanitarian coordinator for Gaza and Judea and Samaria outlines several measures Israel has agreed to implement in order to increase entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

'Israel agreed to reopen bakeries and a water pipeline in Gaza'

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'

Despite US opposition

PA insists on Security Council vote on statehood

PA’s UN envoy says "we believe it is high time now for our state to become a full member at the United Nations" despite US indications it will veto the motion.

PA insists on Security Council vote on statehood

Alice and Hamas in Wokeland

Saudi Arabia assumed the presidency of the UN Commission on Women's Rights. Iran holds the presidency of the UN Disarmament Forum. And there is more. Op-ed.

Alice and Hamas in Wokeland

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

Francesca Albanese claims IDF deliberately killed aid workers

UN special rapporteur who denied October 7 massacre was antisemitic and that Israel has a right to self-defense against Hamas claims without evidence that the strike which killed 7 WCK workers was not an accident.

Francesca Albanese claims IDF deliberately killed aid workers

Israel’s Ambassador to UN:

‘UN actively attempting to cause mass amnesia’

Israel's Ambassador Erdan spoke at UN ceremony: ‘We are now seeing a “massacre denial” while the wounds of October 7th are still open.’

‘UN actively attempting to cause mass amnesia’

PA seeking UN vote on full membership

Palestinian Authority envoy says he is seeking a Security Council vote on April 18 to make PA a full member of the world body.

PA seeking UN vote on full membership

United Nations Resolution a Throwback to Obama Era

History has an interesting way of repeating itself. Op-ed.

United Nations Resolution a  Throwback to Obama Era

UNRWA chief:

'We have enough funds to operate through May'

After warning that the UN agency would not be able to survive through March, UNRWA chief says the organization now has enough funds to keep operating until at least the end of May.

'We have enough funds to operate through May'

Biden turning his back on Israel is the ultimate betrayal

After yesterday’s historic moment at the United Nations Security Council, Joe Biden and the radical Democrats' Middle East foreign policy standpoint has never been clearer. Op Ed

Biden turning his back on Israel is the ultimate betrayal

UN rapporteur at it again:

'Israel committed genocide in Gaza'

UN rapporteur Francesca Albanese claims Israel violated three of the five acts listed under the UN Genocide Convention. US official: No reason to believe Israel committed acts of genocide in Gaza.

'Israel committed genocide in Gaza'

Qatar, Egypt welcome UNSC resolution on Gaza ceasefire

Qatar and Egypt, who have been mediating talks between Hamas and Israel, welcome resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire during Ramadan and calling for the immediate release of all hostages held by Hamas.

Qatar, Egypt welcome UNSC resolution on Gaza ceasefire

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'

Sen. John Fetterman:

'Appalled US allowed resolution failing to condemn Hamas'

Democratic Senator from Pennsylvania says UN 'has always been unwilling to condemn this group of terrorists, cowards and rapists. UN has always been unwilling to condemn this group of terrorists, cowards and rapists.'

'Appalled US allowed resolution failing to condemn Hamas'

Blinken:

'Ceasefire res. paired ceasefire with hostage release'

US Secretary of State explains why US abstained and allowed the UN Security Council to pass a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza during Ramadan.

'Ceasefire res. paired ceasefire with hostage release'

Intl. law expert:

'Biden team's moral backbone collapsed'

Human Rights Voices President Anne Bayefsky speaks to Arutz Sheva about America's failure to veto UN ceasefire resolution, ambassador's statement a ceasefire requires release just 1 hostage.

'Biden team's moral backbone collapsed'

Erdan:

'To UN Security Council, Israeli blood is cheap'

Israeli UN ambassador notes disparity between UN's quick condemnation of Russia terrorist attack and refusal to condemn Hamas for October 7 after ceasefire resolution passed.

'To UN Security Council, Israeli blood is cheap'

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

US doesn't veto UN Ramadan ceasefire resolution

UN Security Council adopts resolution demanding Israel completely end operations in Gaza during Ramadan, calls for release of hostages. US does use veto against resolution calling for permanent ceasefire.

US doesn't veto UN Ramadan ceasefire resolution

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 review of UNRWA:

'Critical areas still need to be addressed'

UN independent review group says UNRWA is doing everything within its power to ensure neutrality, but has also identified critical areas that still need to be addressed.

'Critical areas still need to be addressed'

European Jewish Congress:

'EU, UN leaders must cease 1-sided Israel-bashing'

The European Jewish Congress warned that the "constant stream" of anti-Israel invective from the EU and UN is a main contributor to global outbreak of antisemitism.

'EU, UN leaders must cease 1-sided Israel-bashing'

UN mission:

'Mahsa Amini's death was unlawful'

Fact-finding mission mandated by the UN says the death of Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Iran's morality police was unlawful and caused by violence.

'Mahsa Amini's death was unlawful'