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Abbas dumps Trump for the United Nations

Abbas dumps Trump for the United Nations

Abbas thinks he can create a Palestinian state via the UN, but the US has the veto power in the UN Security Council. David Singer, 25/02/2018 07:58
Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman says Palestinians suffered "historic injustice" in 1948.Dalit Halevi, 21/11/2017 04:08
Report: Britain forced New Zealand to vote for UN resolution

Report: Britain forced New Zealand to vote for UN resolution

New report says New Zealand wanted to freeze Palestinian Authority efforts in UN, was overruled by Britain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2016 11:47
'We are not a protectorate'

'We are not a protectorate'

In a special interview with Arutz 7, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says now is the time to apply Israeli law to Judea and Samaria.Benny Toker, 27/12/2016 13:24
“It puts a stamp on our being occupiers”

“It puts a stamp on our being occupiers”

Director of the International Legal Forum, Yifa Segal, shares her view of the recent UN resolution and its impact.Eliran Aharon, 26/12/2016 23:01
Netanyahu: "Enough with the exile mentality"

Netanyahu: "Enough with the exile mentality"

The Prime Minister defended Israel’s response to the UN Security Council resolution, calling it “rational, resolute, and responsible.”Nitzan Kedar, 26/12/2016 18:58
'Ukraine voted against us because of American pressure'

'Ukraine voted against us because of American pressure'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin speaks to Arutz Sheva about the recent UN resolution and Israel's appropriate response.Shimon Cohen, 26/12/2016 17:54
Hamas says UN resolution 'not enough'

Hamas says UN resolution 'not enough'

Hamas leader praises anti-Israel UN resolution, says he hopes international community will continue to support 'Palestinian cause.'Chana Roberts, 26/12/2016 14:36
Rabbi Druckman: UN resolution a "historic opportunity"

Rabbi Druckman: UN resolution a "historic opportunity"

Rabbi Druckman calls on Prime Minister to apply Israeli sovereignty to “Area C” in light of the UN resolution and the new US government.Shimon Cohen, 25/12/2016 21:33
Arabs see UN resolution as step towards destruction of Israel

Arabs see UN resolution as step towards destruction of Israel

Islamic expert analyzes the positive response of the Arabs to the recent anti-Israel UN resolution condemning Jewish settlements.Eliran Aharon, 25/12/2016 18:42
Temple Mount activists: We will win

Temple Mount activists: We will win

'Temple Mount Faithful' holds candle lighting ceremony near Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday morning.Hezki Baruch, 25/12/2016 13:29
Bennett at Western Wall: It's time for sovereignty

Bennett at Western Wall: It's time for sovereignty

Education Minister visits Western Wall, says UN resolution presents both danger and opportunity.Eliran Aharon, 25/12/2016 13:01
Defense Minister: Cut off all contact with Palestinian Authority

Defense Minister: Cut off all contact with Palestinian Authority

Defense Minister Liberman orders IDF to cut off all contact with PA, excepting security officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2016 10:18
Bennett: Time to annex Ma'ale Adumim

Bennett: Time to annex Ma'ale Adumim

Jewish Home Chairman addresses proper response to UN's recent anti-Israel resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2016 09:34
Kulanu MK: Obama abstention is 'betrayal' and 'abandonment'

Kulanu MK: Obama abstention is 'betrayal' and 'abandonment'

In an exclusive interview with Arutz Sheva, Deputy Public Diplomacy Minister talks about Obama's abstention and what Trump can do about it.Nitsan Keidar, 24/12/2016 22:50
Former UN Ambassador: US abstention is a 'stab in Israel's back'

Former UN Ambassador: US abstention is a 'stab in Israel's back'

Fox News discusses newest UN resolution and US abstention with former UN Ambassador John Bolton.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2016 22:12
Rivlin: UN resolution is 'shameful, grave, unfortunate'

Rivlin: UN resolution is 'shameful, grave, unfortunate'

President Ruby Rivlin condemns UN vote, says no replacement for direct negotiations.Hezki Baruch, 24/12/2016 21:26
Netanyahu calls UN resolution 'absurd' and 'skewed'

Netanyahu calls UN resolution 'absurd' and 'skewed'

Prime Minister Netanyahu says newest UN resolution is most absurd ever, says it pushes peace farther away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2016 20:29
Shaked: We survived Pharaoh, we'll survive this too

Shaked: We survived Pharaoh, we'll survive this too

Justice Minister says UN Security Council decision just before Hanukkah is reminiscent of Jewish history.Nitsan Keidar, 24/12/2016 20:02
Lapid: UN resolution is dangerous, unfair

Lapid: UN resolution is dangerous, unfair

Yesh Atid chairman condemns UN resolution, left's celebrations, says government needs full-time Foreign Minister.Hezki Baruch, 24/12/2016 19:22
Danon condemns UN Security Council resolution

Danon condemns UN Security Council resolution

Israeli UN Ambassador condemns newest UN resolution, dares member states to forbid building in Paris, Washington.Uzi Baruch, 24/12/2016 19:06
Bennett: Apply Israeli law in Judea and Samaria

Bennett: Apply Israeli law in Judea and Samaria

Education Minister says terrorists view UN resolution as approval of terror attacks.Uzi Baruch, 24/12/2016 18:23
Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

Former Ambassador to the UN warns Obama not to take any actions before leaving office that could hurt Israel at the UN.Elad Benari, 21/11/2016 04:42
PA discusses maritime borders for future state

PA discusses maritime borders for future state

In another unilateral move, PA UN envoy says talks have begun with Egypt on setting out the maritime borders of a future state.Ben Ariel, Canada, 18/06/2016 00:06
Report: Obama to use UN vote to further talks

Report: Obama to use UN vote to further talks

President Barack Obama to use abstention in UN 'settlement' vote to pressure Israel to enter new round of peace talks, sources claim.Nitsan Keidar, 11/04/2016 09:58
PA hopes Obama won't veto UN resolution

PA hopes Obama won't veto UN resolution

PA is hoping that Obama will break with tradition and back its UN resolution condemning Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 11/04/2016 06:16
Abbas announces plans for 'Palestine' passports

Abbas announces plans for 'Palestine' passports

PA chairman declares that within a year, PA passports will say "State of Palestine".Ben Ariel, 22/12/2015 06:14
Is Greece planning to recognize 'Palestine'?

Is Greece planning to recognize 'Palestine'?

Greek news website reports that the Greek parliament is planning a vote on recognizing a Palestinian state later this month.Elad Benari, 11/12/2015 06:13
Abbas asks to set deadline for 'end of occupation'

Abbas asks to set deadline for 'end of occupation'

PA chairman renews calls on the UN force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. A resolution in this vein failed to pass last year.Dalit Halevi, 26/11/2015 06:14
Has Hollande Suddenly Become Swedish?

Has Hollande Suddenly Become Swedish?

The Europeans are so eager to please the Palestinian Arabs that they have lost track of how to approach negotiations. Martin Blecher, 26/05/2015 08:01
Arabs to Propose Resolution to 'End Occupation'

Arabs to Propose Resolution to 'End Occupation'

Arab League to propose new resolution calling for end to “Israel's occupation” and plans to later bring it before the UN.Elad Benari, 09/03/2015 05:13
Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian State

Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian State

Italian deputies call on the government to support the goal of a Palestinian state, stop short of supporting recognition.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/02/2015 21:06
Italy Postpones Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'

Italy Postpones Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'

The Italian parliament postpones to vote on a non-binding bill calling for the recognition of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 20/02/2015 05:45
Sweden Announces Aid Package to 'Palestine'

Sweden Announces Aid Package to 'Palestine'

Recognizing "Palestine" comes with responsibilities, says Swedish PM as he announces a multi-million-euro aid package for the PA.Elad Benari, 11/02/2015 05:13
PLO to Discuss New UN Statehood Bid

PLO to Discuss New UN Statehood Bid

PLO Executive Committee will meet in Ramallah to discuss a new unilateral bid for statehood at the Security Council.Ben Ariel, 21/01/2015 06:15
'UN Encouraging PA to Avoid Negotiations'

'UN Encouraging PA to Avoid Negotiations'

"The Palestinians have discovered that the UN is the gift that keeps on giving," Ambassador Ron Prosor tells Security Council.Elad Benari, 16/01/2015 05:12
Abbas: We'll Go to the UN Again Very Soon

Abbas: We'll Go to the UN Again Very Soon

PA Chairman declares he plans to submit another UN Security Council resolution for statehood in the very near future.Elad Benari, 13/01/2015 06:14
France Warns PA: Don't Escalate the Crisis

France Warns PA: Don't Escalate the Crisis

France warns the PA against resubmitting its unilateral resolution to the UN.Elad Benari, 07/01/2015 04:16
Abbas Plans to Resubmit Statehood Bid to UN

Abbas Plans to Resubmit Statehood Bid to UN

PA Chairman hoping new pro-PA Security Council members will pass resolution demanding an end to "the occupation".Elad Benari, 05/01/2015 03:14
PA Blasts Nigeria for Abstaining at UN

PA Blasts Nigeria for Abstaining at UN

Palestinian Authority says Nigeria's abstention during a UN vote on Palestinian statehood as a "big disappointment".Ben Ariel, 01/01/2015 04:45
Israeli Businessman Behind PA UN Bid Rejection

Israeli Businessman Behind PA UN Bid Rejection

Businessman working abroad in Africa said to be behind other defenses of Israel, quietly helped rally support against PA.Hezki Baruch, 31/12/2014 16:28
Power: PA's Resolution was Not Constructive

Power: PA's Resolution was Not Constructive

American envoy to the UN says PA's resolution doesn't offer constructive steps to solve the conflict. Jordan: We'll keep pushing.Ben Ariel, 31/12/2014 06:13
EU Calls for Peace Talks After PA Fails at UN

EU Calls for Peace Talks After PA Fails at UN

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says vote at the Security Council underlines the need for Israel and the PA to resume talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2014 04:44
'You Can't Achieve Statehood with Provocations'

'You Can't Achieve Statehood with Provocations'

Israeli UN representative Israel Nitzan urges the Security Council "to stop indulging the Palestinians" after their resolution was rejected.Elad Benari, 31/12/2014 02:16
State Department: PA Resolution Not Constructive

State Department: PA Resolution Not Constructive

State Department spokesman says PA's unilateral resolution does not advance peace or addresses Israel's security needs.Ben Ariel, 30/12/2014 04:13
PA Toughens Language in UN Resolution

PA Toughens Language in UN Resolution

Palestinian Authority presents a more toughly-worded UN draft resolution on statehood, but a date on the vote is yet to be determined.Elad Benari, 30/12/2014 00:13
PA, Arab Council Weigh Deadline for UN Resolution

PA, Arab Council Weigh Deadline for UN Resolution

Reports differing on when the draft will be presented to the UN, as Jordan vows to push ahead - despite PA hesitancy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2014 20:29
PM: States Must Oppose PA's 'Diktats' at the UN

PM: States Must Oppose PA's 'Diktats' at the UN

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says PA statehood bid 'puts Israel's future in peril' in meeting with Indiana governor.Tova Dvorin, 29/12/2014 18:08
Hamas: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'

Hamas: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'

Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar condemns resolution setting a deadline for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 28/12/2014 06:29
Erekat: Vote in UN Later Today or Monday

Erekat: Vote in UN Later Today or Monday

PA chief negotiator says the Security Council would vote on unilateral resolution later Friday or on Monday at the latest.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/12/2014 22:06
Russia Expresses Support for PA's UN Resolution

Russia Expresses Support for PA's UN Resolution

Russia says it intends to support the draft resolution which would set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 26/12/2014 06:15
Hamas Opposes PA's UN Resolution

Hamas Opposes PA's UN Resolution

Hamas says the resolution calling for Israeli withdrawal "doesn't represent [the] consensus of the Palestinian people."Ben Ariel, 25/12/2014 04:46
Erekat: UN to Vote on Resolution 'Very Soon'

Erekat: UN to Vote on Resolution 'Very Soon'

Chief PA negotiator claims the Security Council will vote on the PA's unilateral resolution before the end of 2014.Elad Benari, 24/12/2014 06:16
Barghouti Criticizes PA's UN Resolution

Barghouti Criticizes PA's UN Resolution

Marwan Barghouti, who is in jail serving five life sentences, says PA's UN resolution must focus on "settlements" and "right of return".Ben Ariel, 23/12/2014 03:13
Vote on PA Resolution Likely to be Postponed

Vote on PA Resolution Likely to be Postponed

Diplomatic sources say that the PA, understanding that there's little support for its resolution, will work to change the text.Ben Ariel, 22/12/2014 06:14
Abbas: Withdrawal First, 'Right of Return' Later

Abbas: Withdrawal First, 'Right of Return' Later

Abbas suggests that UN resolution is meant to force Israel to concede territory and then force millions of "Palestinian refugees" on it.Dalit Halevi, 19/12/2014 06:13
PA Resolution Demands Withdrawal by 2017

PA Resolution Demands Withdrawal by 2017

Updated PA resolution to the Security Council sets 12-month deadline for talks, calls for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria by 2017.Ben Ariel, 18/12/2014 06:12