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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

UN votes against Israel

Erdan: If you want a real ceasefire in Gaza, call Sinwar

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN presents General Assembly with the phone number of Hamas’ headquarters in Gaza ahead of vote on ceasefire.

Erdan: If you want a real ceasefire in Gaza, call Sinwar

UN General Assembly to demand immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Diplomats say the UN General Assembly is likely to vote Tuesday on a draft resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian ceasefire.

UN General Assembly to demand immediate ceasefire in Gaza

UN General Assembly calls for 'humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza

Israel and the US vote against the resolution which fails to condemn Hamas for the October 7 attack against Israelis.

UN General Assembly calls for 'humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza

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'

Netanyahu departs for Israel:

'This time the UN speech was broadcast in Saudi Arabia'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes off from New York after his visit to the US: I think there are many achievements in this visit.

'This time the UN speech was broadcast in Saudi Arabia'

Iran accuses Netanyahu of 'Iranophobia' after UN speech

Iranian delegation to the UN: Tehran has every right to retaliate for military action by Israel.

Iran accuses Netanyahu of 'Iranophobia' after UN speech

Saudi Foreign Minister:

'Regional stability rests on a Palestinian state'

Saudi Foreign Minister speaks at UN General Assembly, does not mention Israel or the normalization efforts between the countries.

'Regional stability rests on a Palestinian state'

Ambassador Erdan:

'Iranians across the globe were moved by my action'

Israel's UN Ambassador explains why he decided to protest the speech of the Iranian President at the UN.

'Iranians across the globe were moved by my action'

Danon blasts Abbas:

'The Palestinians deserve better and deserve more'

MK Danny Danon responds to PA chairman's UN speech: Region engaged in moving towards true peace, he continues his tirade against Israel.

'The Palestinians deserve better and deserve more'

Erdan responds to Abbas:

'He proved today that he is totally detached from reality'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN rebukes PA chairman following his UN speech.

'He proved today that he is totally detached from reality'

Minister Chikli:

'It’s time the world sees Abbas for who he really is'

Diaspora Affairs Minister responds to PA chairman's UN speech: He is one of the leading and most dangerous Holocaust deniers in the world.

'It’s time the world sees Abbas for who he really is'

For the first time:

Haredi minister speaks at UN General Assembly

Interior and Health Minister Moshe Arbel speaks at UN General Assembly, after submitting joint declaration with Moroccan Health Minister.

Haredi minister speaks at UN General Assembly

Netanyahu to UN chief:

'Time for UN to refrain from its baseless criticism of Israel'

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, calls for UN to change its attitude towards Israel.

'Time for UN to refrain from its baseless criticism of Israel'

MK Tal:

'Protests against Netanyahu are protests against Israel'

MK Ohad Tal says this is the first time that Israeli anti-government protesters are standing alongside PLO protesters outside the UN.

'Protests against Netanyahu are protests against Israel'

Iranian President:

'The US needs to prove its goodwill to revive nuclear deal'

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi accuses US of violating 2015 nuclear deal.

'The US needs to prove its goodwill to revive nuclear deal'

Watch:

Ambassador Erdan protests Iranian President's UN speech

Israel's UN Ambassador leaves General Assembly Hall: It should not be possible for a vile murderer to be given a platform here at the UN.

Ambassador Erdan protests Iranian President's UN speech

President Zelenskyy:

'Many seats in the UN will be empty if Russia succeeds'

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy speaks to UN General Assembly to appeal for world support against the Russian invasion.

'Many seats in the UN will be empty if Russia succeeds'

Netanyahu:

'The protesters are joining the PLO and Iran'

Netanyahu blasts protesters who plan to demonstrate during his visit to the US: These demonstrations cross all boundaries.

'The protesters are joining the PLO and Iran'

Saudis, PA & judicial reform:

This is what PM Netanyahu and President Biden will discuss

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to depart tonight to the US, where he will address the UN and meet with world leaders.

This is what PM Netanyahu and President Biden will discuss

White House confirms:

Biden and Netanyahu to meet in New York next week

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan confirms Biden will meet Netanyahu at the UN General Assembly.

Biden and Netanyahu to meet in New York next week

UN General Assembly president visits Chabad

President of the 77th United Nations General Assembly, Csaba Kőrösi, meets with representatives of Chabad leadership.

UN General Assembly president visits Chabad

Israeli UN ambassador:

Israel to help develop missile warning system in Ukraine

Gilad Erdan addressed the UN General Assembly at a special session marking the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine.

Israel to help develop missile warning system in Ukraine

ICJ confirms it received request to probe Israeli 'occupation'

The UN General Assembly voted last month in favor of the resolution, which was promoted by the PA.

ICJ confirms it received request to probe Israeli 'occupation'

'A moral stain on the UN'

UN to vote on advisory opinion against Israel from ICJ

Ambassador Erdan: No international body can decide that the Jewish people are "occupiers" in their own homeland.

UN to vote on advisory opinion against Israel from ICJ

UN approves:

Event honoring 'Nakba Day' parallel to Independence Day

UN General Assembly votes 90-30 in favor of commemorative event marking what the Arabs view as the "catastrophe" of Israel's establishment.

Event honoring 'Nakba Day' parallel to Independence Day

Israel Allies Caucus: Say "No" to Anti-Israel Movement at UN

Congressional Israel Allies Caucus urges prime ministers of 27 countries to vote against anti-Israel resolutions at UN General Assembly.

Israel Allies Caucus: Say "No" to Anti-Israel Movement at UN

UN condemns Russia's annexation of areas in Ukraine

143 countries, including Israel, vote in favor of the resolution. Four countries vote against.

UN condemns Russia's annexation of areas in Ukraine

Erdan blasts Abbas:

'His time has passed'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN vows to block the PA's unilateral move to become a full member of the UN.

'His time has passed'

Abbas at the UN:

'Israel is no longer a reliable peace partner'

PA chairman attacks Israel at UN General Assembly, claims it is deliberately impeding progress toward a two-state solution.

'Israel is no longer a reliable peace partner'

Netanyahu responds to Lapid:

'A speech full of defeat and surrender'

Former PM Netanyahu reacts to Lapid's speech: We will not allow Hamastan to be established on our borders.

'A speech full of defeat and surrender'

Biden on Lapid's speech:

'I could not agree more'

US President welcomes Lapid’s support for a “two-state solution” during his UN speech: A courageous statement.

'I could not agree more'

Lapid at the UN:

'Israel will accept a Palestinian state only if it is peaceful'

Israeli PM tells General Assembly: You can ask us to live according to the values in the UN Charter, but you cannot ask us to die for them.

'Israel will accept a Palestinian state only if it is peaceful'

Watch: Raisi, Biden butt heads in UN speeches

Iran's leader pledged to continue his country's 'resistance' while Biden insisted a nuclear Iran will never come to fruition.

Watch: Raisi, Biden butt heads in UN speeches

Zelenskyy to UN:

'We want just punishment for Russia's crime'

Ukrainian President proposes five-point plan to establish peace, rules out any other peace proposal.

'We want just punishment for Russia's crime'

Lapid takes off for New York:

'I'll make Israel's voice heard at the United Nations'

Prime Minister Lapid takes off for New York, where he will speak at the United Nations General Assembly and meet world and Jewish leaders.

'I'll make Israel's voice heard at the United Nations'

In attempt to calm tensions:

PM Lapid requests meeting with Jordanian King

PM's staff hopes to employ the King's influence to improve the security coordination between Israel and PA.

PM Lapid requests meeting with Jordanian King

Lapid to attend UN General Assembly in New York, meet Erdogan

Prime Minister Lapid will take off on Monday night for a diplomatic visit to New York. An INN reporter will accompany Lapid's entourage.

Lapid to attend UN General Assembly in New York, meet Erdogan

Volker Turk appointed UN high commissioner for human rights

Turk will replace Michelle Bachelet, who was known for being critical of Israel.

Volker Turk appointed UN high commissioner for human rights

Pompeo to Biden:

'Deny Iranian President a visa to enter the US'

Former Secretary of State: Biden allowing Iranians to come to New York City while actively engaged in efforts to kill Americans.

'Deny Iranian President a visa to enter the US'

Iran's President plans New York visit despite US sanctions

Ebrahim Raisi plans to travel to New York for UN General Assembly next month despite US sanctions against him.

Iran's President plans New York visit despite US sanctions

UNGA majority greenlights Russia’s rape of Ukraine

Results of the vote to suspend Russia from the UNHRC show again that the UN General Assembly has completely lost its moral compass. Op-ed.

UNGA majority greenlights Russia’s rape of Ukraine

Biden:

'UN vote demonstrates global outrage at Russia'

Biden on UN General Assembly condemnation of Russia: The world is rejecting Russia’s lies.

'UN vote demonstrates global outrage at Russia'

At initiative of Erdan:

UN to pass resolution against Holocaust denial and distortion

Resolution expected to pass in two weeks, will be second time Israeli resolution has been adopted by UN General Assembly.

UN to pass resolution against Holocaust denial and distortion

All of the lowlights from the UN General Assembly session

Everything you didn’t want to know. Op-ed.

All of the lowlights from the UN General Assembly session

PA 'foreign minister': Bennett is not a peace partner

PA “foreign minister” Riyad al-Maliki blasts Bennett for failing to mention peace process during his speech at the UN General Assembly.

PA 'foreign minister': Bennett is not a peace partner

Bennett on Iran: We mean what we say

PM to reporters following UN speech: Iran's pace of progress towards a nuclear weapon is unacceptable - we are taking action.

Bennett on Iran: We mean what we say

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

Ambassador Alan Baker tells Arutz Sheva: Abbas' threats at the UN are detached from reality. He embarrasses himself with this nonsense.

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

Israeli Ambassador to Abbas:

'Those who truly support peace do not threaten ultimatums'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan responds to PA chairman's ultimatum to Israel: He proved once again that he is no longer relevant.

'Those who truly support peace do not threaten ultimatums'

Abbas: Israel 'destroying the two-state solution'

In UN address, PA chairman gives Israel ultimatum: Withdraw from our lands or we'll rescind recognition of Israel.

Abbas: Israel 'destroying the two-state solution'

Guterres elected to second term as UN Secretary-General

Ambassador Erdan congratulates Antonio Guterres: I hope you will work to stamp out bias in the halls of the UN.

Guterres elected to second term as UN Secretary-General

Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

In address to UN, PA chairman asks UN Secretary-General to convene a conference which will have authority to launch a peace process.

Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

Trump at UN blames China for coronavirus

US President delivers address to UN General Assembly as body holds its first virtual gathering due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump at UN blames China for coronavirus

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

US President will not be in New York City for the annual gathering of world leaders which will be held virtually this year.

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

PA seeking UN condemnation of Israeli sovereignty plan

Knowing they will face a US veto at the Security Council, PA plans to send draft resolution against sovereignty to General Assembly.

PA seeking UN condemnation of Israeli sovereignty plan

Will UN General Assembly be cancelled due to coronavirus?

UN Secretary-General suggests that world leaders send video statements for annual September meeting.

Will UN General Assembly be cancelled due to coronavirus?

UN adopts resolution of global solidarity to fight coronavirus

Ambassador Danon: The world will remember which governments helped their people, and which lied and stole resources.

UN adopts resolution of global solidarity to fight coronavirus

Winds of change blowing at the UN?

Winds of change blowing at the UN?

Minister Katz at UN:

'No one can separate the Jewish People from their homeland'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz addresses UN General Assembly: We must stop Iran today, in order to prevent war tomorrow.

'No one can separate the Jewish People from their homeland'