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Israeli-born diamond magnate to face trial in Geneva

Israeli-born diamond magnate to face trial in Geneva

Beny Steinmetz to be tried in Geneva over corruption scandal involving African diamond mines.AFP, 13/08/2019 08:08
Telling true story to United Nations 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2019 22:56
Dore Gold: 'Israel asks world to tell truth'

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.Mordechai Sones, 18/03/2019 18:24
Response to UN Human Rights Council: 'Am Yisrael Chai!'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2019 16:43
Israeli Coalition of Children and Families shocks UN committee

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.Mordechai Sones, 12/03/2019 19:12
Israel victorious at international conference

Israel victorious at international conference

Israel stops Arab motion at Inter-Parliamentary Union and gets a representative elected to the Forum of Young ParliamentariansShimon Cohen, 26/10/2016 18:01
'Limiting religion in public space is dangerous'

'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.JTA, 07/10/2016 05:29
 UN hopes for progress in days for Syria talks

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.AFP, 04/08/2016 16:45
Syria peace talks to continue until April 27

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.Arutz Sheva North America, 22/04/2016 21:04
Swiss arrest two Syrians planning chemical attack

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015 18:10
'Protesting Near the UN is Not a Lost Cause'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 30/06/2015 05:44
Alt. Panel on Gaza War in Geneva Presents Facts

Alt. Panel on Gaza War in Geneva Presents Facts

International experts' hold hard-hitting alternative event to counter biased UN report on Gaza war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2015 18:53
'UN Must Overcome its Obsession with Israel'

'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.Cynthia Blank, 29/06/2015 17:09
Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

Houthis to Attend UN Peace Talks in Geneva

Houthis say they will attend UN-backed peace talks planned for June 14 without preconditions.Ben Ariel, 05/06/2015 03:14
Geneva: Kerry to Meet with Iran's Foreign Minister

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2015 17:40
Israel: 'Human Rights' Conv. Undermines Int'l Law

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

US, Israel boycott Geneva Conventions conference on 'human rights' in the Middle East as 'political exercise.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2014 17:06
Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Swiss Synagogue

Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Swiss Synagogue

Anti-Israel demonstrators wield placard saying 'Every synagogue is an Israeli embassy' in shocking incident in Geneva.Ari Soffer, 20/08/2014 10:38
Ukraine 'On the Brink of Civil War'?

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.Tova Dvorin, 16/04/2014 19:20
Iran Deal to be Implemented As of January 20

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.Elad Benari, 02/01/2014 01:14
Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume Thursday

Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume Thursday

Talks between Iran and world powers on implementing last month's nuclear deal to resume in Geneva.Elad Benari, 19/12/2013 03:41
Bennett: Iran Deal Could Cause US Nuclear Attack

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.Tova Dvorin, 24/11/2013 08:53
UN Amb.: Iran Being Offered $6 Billion in Relief

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.Ari Yashar, 22/11/2013 13:49
Kerry: Deal 'Best Chance' to Stop Nuclear Iran

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.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2013 22:47
Israel Skeptical as New Iran Talks Get Underway

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.David Lev, 20/11/2013 09:15
US Amb. Seeks to Reassure Israelis Over Iran Talks

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.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2013 15:43
Kerry: US is 'Not Blind or Stupid' Regarding Iran

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'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2013 21:12
Israel: NO to Iran Offer of Nuc. Power for Sanc.

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.Tova Dvorin, 07/11/2013 00:12
Syria Peace Talks Scheduled for November 23 and 24

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?Elad Benari, 18/10/2013 06:42
Israel Cautions Against 'Partial Deals' With Iran

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2013 11:31
Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

The truth about the Geneva Convention, Article 49, used incorrectly to malign and accuse Israel of wrongdoing. It is important to know the answers and here they are. Eli E. Hertz, 11/02/2013 09:58
'Tribunal on Palestine' Makes 'Mockery of Justice'

'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.Rachel Hirshfeld , 07/10/2012 12:26
UNHRC Envoy Defects as Aid Envoy Heads to Syria

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.Chana Ya'ar, 13/08/2012 19:23
Holocaust Memorial, Synagogue Defaced in Geneva

Holocaust Memorial, Synagogue Defaced in Geneva

Members of the Jewish community in Geneva find anti-Semitic symbols on a Holocaust monument and local synagogue.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/04/2012 21:58
Syrian Red Crescent Official Shot Dead

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.Chana Ya'ar, 26/01/2012 13:14
MDA, PA, Red Cross Agree: Israel is an "Occupier"

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." Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2011 22:09
Sefer Torah Dedicated in Gilad Shalit's Honor

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. A7 Staff, 01/09/2011 19:34
Swiss Government Concerned Over Crime Rate

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.Elad Benari, 15/08/2011 20:12