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MK Yisrael Katz: Why did Bennett not mention that Jerusalem is our capital?

MK Yisrael Katz: Why did Bennett not mention that Jerusalem is our capital?

Former Minister wonders why PM did not make clear during his UN speech that Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 03:14
Bennett: I raised issue of Hamas captives with UN Secretary General

Bennett: I raised issue of Hamas captives with UN Secretary General

PM in New York answers Arutz Sheva question about his efforts to secure return of Israeli civilians, bodies of soldiers held by Hamad.Uzi Baruch, 28/09/2021 22:53
Bennett to US Ambassador to the UN: I value your friendship

Bennett to US Ambassador to the UN: I value your friendship

Bennett meets US Ambassador to the UN: I think the new spirit between America and Israel can bear fruit and do good things together.Uzi Baruch, New York, 28/09/2021 00:36
B’nai B’rith pans UN resolution commemorating Durban declaration

B’nai B’rith pans UN resolution commemorating Durban declaration

B'nai B'rith also salutes the 35 countries that boycotted Durban IV over concerns of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 27/09/2021 17:57
'Israel pioneered the booster shot and overcome political deadlock'

'Israel pioneered the booster shot and overcome political deadlock'

'Israel pioneered the COVID booster shot,' says Bennett at UN address, touts his coalition as 'most diverse in Israel's history.'David Rosenberg, 27/09/2021 16:27
'Words won't stop Iran, action will'

'Words won't stop Iran, action will'

Bennett to convey Israel's story to the world, call for action to stop Iranian nuclear threat, tell PA to end "obsession" with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 15:23
'Time for action, not talk, against Iranian nukes'

'Time for action, not talk, against Iranian nukes'

Israeli PM to urge international community to take action on Iran's nuclear program, offer Israel as example for handling COVID crisis.Uzi Baruch, New York, 26/09/2021 16:08
UN translator calls Abbas 'President of Israel'

UN translator calls Abbas 'President of Israel'

PA chairman's speech to UN General Assembly prefaced by translator mislabeling him as leader of Jewish State.Gary Willig, 26/09/2021 09:52
Iran claims progress in talks with Saudi Arabia

Iran claims progress in talks with Saudi Arabia

The Iranian government has announced significant progress in negotiations with Saudi Arabia over regional security issues., 24/09/2021 15:58
Israel thanks countries for boycotting Durban conference commemoration

Israel thanks countries for boycotting Durban conference commemoration

More than 30 countries stay away from UN anniversary marking Durban conference.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 24/09/2021 12:45
Abbas to threaten dissolution of PA if no state formed

Abbas to threaten dissolution of PA if no state formed

In UN speech, PA chairman will threaten that PA will be dissolved if a Palestinian state isn't formed.Dalit Halevi, 24/09/2021 04:04
Likud: Bennett's obsession with being different from Netanyahu hurts Israel

Likud: Bennett's obsession with being different from Netanyahu hurts Israel

Likud party criticizes announcement PM Bennett's first speech to the UN will be different from Netanyahu's famous speeches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 15:43
Iranian Pres: Iran wants talks to remove US sanctions

Iranian Pres: Iran wants talks to remove US sanctions

Ebrahim Raisi tells UN Genral Assembly Islamic Republic wants to resume negotiations with goal of ending American sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 21:44
Biden: 2-State Solution a 'long way' off

Biden: 2-State Solution a 'long way' off

US President says support for Israel 'unequivocal' in address to UN General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 19:38
Romania becomes 20th nation boycotting Durban IV conference

Romania becomes 20th nation boycotting Durban IV conference

Event taking place on Wednesday has been boycotted by many nations over its commemoration of original hate-filled 2001 conference.Dan Verbin, 20/09/2021 16:31
Pro-Israel organization urges Ireland not to attend Durban IV conference

Pro-Israel organization urges Ireland not to attend Durban IV conference

Ireland Israel Alliance calls on Ireland to add its name to a growing list of over a dozen nations who are boycotting Durban IV.Dan Verbin, Canada, 15/09/2021 21:00
313 lawmakers sign letter calling on UN to end discrimination against Israel

313 lawmakers sign letter calling on UN to end discrimination against Israel

Transatlantic Friends of Israel initiative demands an end to disproportionate discrimination of Israel by the United Nations.Dan Verbin, 13/09/2021 15:55
UN to begin to distribute Qatari aid to Gazans

UN to begin to distribute Qatari aid to Gazans

Nearly 100,000 beneficiaries in Gaza will begin to receive the Qatari cash aid as of Monday.Elad Benari, 13/09/2021 06:09
New Zealand and Cyprus join boycott of Durban IV

New Zealand and Cyprus join boycott of Durban IV

16 countries are now boycotting the 20th anniversary commemoration of the widely condemned 2001 Durban conference.Dan Verbin, 10/09/2021 17:58
Croatia joins growing list of nations boycotting Durban IV event

Croatia joins growing list of nations boycotting Durban IV event

Croatia becomes the latest country to boycott Durban IV over concerns about anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/09/2021 18:54
Family of Abbas opponent seeks international justice for his death

Family of Abbas opponent seeks international justice for his death

Family of Palestinian Arab activist who died in custody in June turns to British police and the UN in its request for justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 06:07
Bulgaria latest country to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

Bulgaria latest country to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

Bulgarian Foreign Minister states intention not to participate in Durban IV out of concern that it will be used for anti-Semitic propaganda.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/08/2021 22:07
Syria urges UN to take action against Israel

Syria urges UN to take action against Israel

Syrian Foreign Ministry appeals to UN to prevent further attacks by Israel on its territory following Thursday night's air strike.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/08/2021 21:06
UN calls for end to violence in Afghanistan

UN calls for end to violence in Afghanistan

Security Council releases statement calling on all sides to respect human rights and negotiate after Taliban seizes control of country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 21:16
'US to be generous in resettling Afghans in our country'

'US to be generous in resettling Afghans in our country'

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield calls for doors to be open for Afghanis fleeing the Taliban to seek refuge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 18:51
UN chief urges 'utmost restraint' in Afghanistan

UN chief urges 'utmost restraint' in Afghanistan

UN Secretary-General urges Taliban and all other parties to exercise the “utmost restraint” in order to protect lives in Afghanistan.Elad Benari, 16/08/2021 06:40
Amb. Erdan: Outrageous Lebanon released Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets

Amb. Erdan: Outrageous Lebanon released Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets

Israeli Ambassador to the UN writes to Secretary General calling on UN to condemn release of 4 terrorists who fired rockets at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 19:33
Erdan: The international community cannot ignore Hamas's human rights violations

Erdan: The international community cannot ignore Hamas's human rights violations

Israeli Ambassador demands probe of incident in which Hamas terrorists prevented UN experts from operating in UNRWA school.Elad Benari, 11/08/2021 03:43
Amb. Thomas-Greenfield: Human influence is to blame for climate crises

Amb. Thomas-Greenfield: Human influence is to blame for climate crises

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield responded to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reportArutz Sheva, 09/08/2021 22:38
Israeli Ambassador: UN willfully turns a blind eye to Hezbollah's war crimes

Israeli Ambassador: UN willfully turns a blind eye to Hezbollah's war crimes

Ambassador Gilad Erdan fires back after UN chief calls on all parties to exercise restraint following rocket fire from Lebanon to Israel.Elad Benari, 09/08/2021 04:05
Abbas to demand international protection at the UN

Abbas to demand international protection at the UN

PA chairman intends to demand international protection for the "Palestinian people" in upcoming speech at UN General Assembly.Dalit Halevi, 09/08/2021 02:04
Israeli Ambassador demands UN action against Iran

Israeli Ambassador demands UN action against Iran

Ambassador Gilad Erdan sends letter to Security Council, demands action following string of attacks carried out by Iran.Elad Benari, 04/08/2021 00:32
Ambassador Erdan: UNRWA is a dangerous body that has no right to exist

Ambassador Erdan: UNRWA is a dangerous body that has no right to exist

Israeli Ambassador demands immediate dismissal of UNRWA employees mentioned in damning report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 00:38
Report: UN teachers celebrate deaths of Israelis

Report: UN teachers celebrate deaths of Israelis

According to a new report by UN Watch, over 100 UNRWA educators and staff have publicly promoted hate content, making the agency complicitArutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 10:19
UNHRC appoints commission to probe 'abuses' during Israel-Gaza fighting

UNHRC appoints commission to probe 'abuses' during Israel-Gaza fighting

Former UN high commissioner for human rights to chair commission investigating alleged abuses during recent Israel-Gaza conflict.Elad Benari, 23/07/2021 04:42
Israel to confront UN chief over funding of terror-linked groups

Israel to confront UN chief over funding of terror-linked groups

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations vows to bring report on UN funding of groups linked to terrorism to UN Secretary-General.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 10:45
Report: UN funds BDS organizations

Report: UN funds BDS organizations

Im Tirtzu report finds UN is funding 19 organizations which support BDS including 2 which are branches of PFLP terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 09:57
PM Bennett speaks with President of Brazil

PM Bennett speaks with President of Brazil

The two leaders invited each other to visit one another's countries and agreed to the continued development of their countries' friendship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 20:02
New report: UN funneling millions to terror-linked Palestinian NGOs

New report: UN funneling millions to terror-linked Palestinian NGOs

Zionist watchdog calls for US to enact law banning funding to United Nations until it ends funding to pro-terror NGOs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 12:59
UN investigator: Israeli 'settlements' amount to a war crime

UN investigator: Israeli 'settlements' amount to a war crime

Michael Lynk, UN’s human rights investigator, calls on countries to inflict a cost on Israel for its "illegal occupation".Elad Benari, Canada, 09/07/2021 20:50
For first time, UN condemns anti-Semitic terror, use of human shields

For first time, UN condemns anti-Semitic terror, use of human shields

UN's biennial Global Counterterrorism Strategy includes first-ever recognition of anti-Semitic terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 17:16
Report: UN agrees to distribute Qatari money to Gaza

Report: UN agrees to distribute Qatari money to Gaza

PA sources confirmed say the UN has agreed to take on the responsibility of distributing Qatari monetary aid to Gaza families.Elad Benari, 05/07/2021 05:17
UN urges PA to ensure safety of protesters

UN urges PA to ensure safety of protesters

UN human rights chief's call comes after security forces and supporters of chairman Mahmoud Abbas attacked demonstrators over the weekend.Elad Benari, 02/07/2021 05:07
Gap between rich and poor countries widened during pandemic

Gap between rich and poor countries widened during pandemic

Rich countries spent up to 212 times per capita more than poor nations on social assistance to cushion unprecedented economic shock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 08:18
Mother of fallen soldier asks nations of the world to fight for the humanitarian cause

Mother of fallen soldier asks nations of the world to fight for the humanitarian cause

Leah Goldin, mother of IDF soldier Hadar Goldin: Our boys need to be brought back as a confidence building measure in any agreement.Yoni Kempinski, New York, 30/06/2021 04:29
UN investigator calls for probe of Iranian President-elect

UN investigator calls for probe of Iranian President-elect

UN investigator on human rights in Iran calls for independent inquiry into allegations of state-ordered executions by Ebrahim Raisi.Elad Benari, 30/06/2021 01:58
President Rivlin's farewell visit to the US

President Rivlin's farewell visit to the US

Outgoing President Rivlin holds final diplomatic visit abroad in Washington, meets dozens of UN ambassadors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 23:13
UN Ambassador bids farewell to President Rivlin

UN Ambassador bids farewell to President Rivlin

Ambassador Erdan holds farewell event with ambassadors from dozens of countries for outgoing President Reuven Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 21:44
Guterres elected to second term as UN Secretary-General

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/06/2021 21:45
UN Security Council backs Guterres for second term

UN Security Council backs Guterres for second term

UN Security Council gives its unanimous backing to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a second term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 05:56
Israel elected for first time to UN Economic and Social Council

Israel elected for first time to UN Economic and Social Council

Amb. Erdan: This is an incredible achievement for Israel and comes despite the efforts of Palestinians and their supporters against us.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 03:15
UN appeals for $95 million in aid for Gaza

UN appeals for $95 million in aid for Gaza

UN launched emergency appeal for $95 million for Gaza for the next three months to meet immediate humanitarian needs.Elad Benari, 28/05/2021 05:43
Israel blasts 'anti-Semitic' UN Human Rights Council

Israel blasts 'anti-Semitic' UN Human Rights Council

Israeli ambassador to the UN excoriates UN Human Rights Council for call to probe Israel after latest conflict with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 20:17
Israeli Ambassador storms out of UN GA debate

Israeli Ambassador storms out of UN GA debate

Ambassador Gilad Erdan leaves General Assembly after PA foreign minister accuses Israel of 'massacring of children in their sleep,'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 20:06
UN chief 'dismayed' by Israeli air strikes in Gaza

UN chief 'dismayed' by Israeli air strikes in Gaza

UN chief criticizes Israeli strikes in Gaza that caused civilian casualties and demolished building with international media outlets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 05:04
Israel presses UN Security Council to condemn Hamas attacks

Israel presses UN Security Council to condemn Hamas attacks

Israel calls on United Nations Security Council to back Jewish state's right to self-defense, condemn terrorist attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 18:05
UN envoy: Stop the fire immediately

UN envoy: Stop the fire immediately

Tor Wennesland, UN envoy to Middle East, warns of a “full-scale war” amid Gaza rocket attacks.Elad Benari, 12/05/2021 05:42