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Watch Live: Biden meets Putin at Geneva summit

President Biden holds his first meeting with Vladimir Putin since taking office.

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Swastikas, slurs and Nazi slogan found on Geneva, NY elementary school

Playground and windows at elementary school defaced over the weekend with swastikas and slogan "Bring the Nazis Back."

Swastikas, slurs and Nazi slogan found on Geneva, NY school

European rabbis 'building up communities'

Committee of Conference of European Rabbis gathers in Geneva to discuss ways to mutually support Jewish communities.

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Israeli-born diamond magnate to face trial in Geneva

Beny Steinmetz to be tried in Geneva over corruption scandal involving African diamond mines.

Israeli-born diamond magnate to face trial in Geneva

Telling true story to United Nations in Geneva

Representatives of My Truth organization come to UN in Geneva to present Israeli side as entire day's discussion is aimed against Israel.

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Dore Gold: 'Israel asks world to tell truth'

Former ambassador at demonstration of hundreds before UN HQ in Geneva wonders how Human Rights Council didn't help Gaza area residents.

Dore Gold: 'Israel asks world to tell truth'

Response to UN Human Rights Council: 'Am Yisrael Chai!'

Hundreds protest at UN headquarters in Geneva as Human Rights Council debates another anti-Israel report.

Response to UN Human Rights Council: 'Am Yisrael Chai!'

Israeli Coalition of Children and Families shocks UN committee

Author and journalist Marianne Azizi and Attorney Meir Givati testify about suffering of children taken illegally from homes.

Israeli Coalition of Children and Families shocks UN committee

Israel victorious at international conference

Israel stops Arab motion at Inter-Parliamentary Union and gets a representative elected to the Forum of Young Parliamentarians

Israel scores two victories at international conference

'Limiting religion in public space is dangerous'

Jewish leader in Geneva warns of “dangers” that would come from legislation that limits the role of religion in public space.

'Limiting religion in public space is dangerous'

UN hopes for progress in days for Syria talks

The UN voiced hope Thursday that developments "in the next few days" could pave the way for new Syria peace talks.

 UN hopes for progress in 'days' for new Syria talks

Syria peace talks to continue until April 27

Negotiators say UN-brokered talks will push ahead until April 27, despite the departure of the main opposition group.

Syria peace talks to continue until April 27

Swiss arrest two Syrians planning chemical attack

Two Syrians nabbed on suspicions of transporting 'explosives and toxic gases' in Geneva, possibly to attack UN headquarters.

Swiss arrest two Syrians planning chemical attack

'Protesting Near the UN is Not a Lost Cause'

NGOs have to present reality as its, says organizer of protest outside the UN's Human Rights Council.

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Alt. Panel on Gaza War in Geneva Presents Facts

International experts' hold hard-hitting alternative event to counter biased UN report on Gaza war.

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'UN Must Overcome its Obsession with Israel'

World Jewish Congress leads 1,000-strong rally in Geneva, urging UN, in midst of discussion on Gaza war, to treat Israel more fairly.

'The UN Must Overcome its Obsession with Israel'

Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

Houthis say they will attend UN-backed peace talks planned for June 14 without preconditions.

Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

Geneva: Kerry to Meet with Iran's Foreign Minister

US Secretary of State to meet with Javad Zarif as Israeli defense minister reasserts: the Iranian regime 'has to be stopped.'

Kerry to Meet with Iranian Foreign Minister in Geneva

Israel: 'Human Rights' Conv. Undermines Int'l Law

US, Israel boycott Geneva Conventions conference on 'human rights' in the Middle East as 'political exercise.'

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

Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Swiss Synagogue

Anti-Israel demonstrators wield placard saying 'Every synagogue is an Israeli embassy' in shocking incident in Geneva.

Switzerland: Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Synagogue

Ukraine 'On the Brink of Civil War'?

Armored Ukrainian vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian protestors, raising concerns of an all-out war over regional tensions.

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Iran Deal to be Implemented As of January 20

Experts from Iran and the P5+1 group have chosen January 20 to begin implementing the Geneva deal, reports Iranian media.

Report: Iran Deal to be Implemented As of January 20

Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume Thursday

Talks between Iran and world powers on implementing last month's nuclear deal to resume in Geneva.

Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume Thursday

Bennett: Iran Deal Could Cause US Nuclear Attack

In response to breaking news of deal between world powers, nuclear Iran, Bennett issues warning of long-term implications.

Bennett Warns: Iran Deal Could Cause Nuclear Attack on US

UN Amb.: Iran Being Offered $6 Billion in Relief

Samantha Power revealed Thursday that Iran is being offered sanctions relief of around $6 billion as part of interim deal.

UN Ambassador: Iran Being Offered $6 Billion in Relief

Kerry: Deal 'Best Chance' to Stop Nuclear Iran

After meeting with defense officials, Kerry still backs precarious Iran deal, but also vows not to let Iran 'buy time.'

Kerry: Deal 'Best Chance' to Stop Nuclear Iran

Israel Skeptical as New Iran Talks Get Underway

The third round of talks between Iran and the Western powers on limiting Tehran's nuclear program is set to open in Geneva Wednesday.

Israel Skeptical as Third Round of Iran Talks Get Underway

US Amb. Seeks to Reassure Israelis Over Iran Talks

Dan Shapiro says US, Israel 'share an identical agenda', promises his country will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons.

US Ambassador Seeks to Reassure Israelis Over Iran Talks

Kerry: US is 'Not Blind or Stupid' Regarding Iran

US Secretary of State responds to fierce criticism by allies over proposed Iran deal, says it's a case of 'a good deal, or no deal'.

Kerry Insists: America is 'Not Blind or Stupid' Regarding Iran

Israel: NO to Iran Offer of Nuc. Power for Sanc.

AFP Report: Iran has offered to reduce its nuclear capabilities for a reduction in sanctions; Israel urges Western powers to reject offer.

Israel: NO to Iran Offer to Exchange Nuclear Power for Sanctions

Syria Peace Talks Scheduled for November 23 and 24

An international peace conference in Geneva will be held between November 23-24, but will the regime have anyone to talk to?

Syria Peace Talks Scheduled for November 23 and 24

Israel Cautions Against 'Partial Deals' With Iran

As talks over Iran's nuclear program begin, Israel stresses it is not against a "peaceful program," warns against "cosmetic" concessions.

Israeli Cabinet Cautions Against 'Partial Deals' With Iran

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

'Tribunal on Palestine' Makes 'Mockery of Justice'

European Jewry condemned participation of Geneva mayor at "Russell Tribunal on Palestine," which aims at demonizing, delegitimizing Israel.

EJP: 'Russel Tribunal on Palestine' Makes 'Mockery of Justice'

UNHRC Envoy Defects as Aid Envoy Heads to Syria

As UN humanitarian chief Valarie Amos heads to Syria, Geneva-based UN human rights envoy Danny Al-Baaj announced he would abandon Assad.

Syrian UNHRC Envoy Defects as UN Aid Official Heads to Syria

Holocaust Memorial, Synagogue Defaced in Geneva

Members of the Jewish community in Geneva find anti-Semitic symbols on a Holocaust monument and local synagogue.

Holocaust Memorial, Synagogue Defaced in Geneva

Syrian Red Crescent Official Shot Dead

Even emergency medical responders are now apparently considered fair game in Syria's budding civil war. A Red Crescent official is dead.

Syrian Red Crescent Official Shot Dead

MDA, PA, Red Cross Agree: Israel is an "Occupier"

MDA signed a Red Cross document saying it "will ensure that it has no chapters outside the internationaly recognized borders of..Israel."

Red Magen David, PA, Red Cross Agree:  Israel is an "Occupier"

Sefer Torah Dedicated in Gilad Shalit's Honor

The Jewish community in Geneva, Switzerland dedicated a new Torah scroll in the merit of Gilad Shalit and prayed for his release.

Sefer Torah Dedicated in Gilad Shalit's Honor

Swiss Government Concerned Over Crime Rate

An attack on the son of an American UN diplomat has left the Swiss government concerned over crime rate in Geneva.

Swiss Government 'Concerned' Over Geneva Crime Rate