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UN demands Israel permit PA election to take place in Jerusalem

UN demands Israel permit PA election to take place in Jerusalem

UN calls on Israel to permit all eligible Palestinian Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem to vote in next month's elections.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/04/2021 22:57
'Israel made a very bad gamble by attacking Natanz nuclear facility'

'Israel made a very bad gamble by attacking Natanz nuclear facility'

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif calls sabotage of Natanz nuclear site a 'very bad gamble by Israel', says attack will strengthen Iran.David Rosenberg, 13/04/2021 10:19
US restoring assistance programs for the Palestinian Authority

US restoring assistance programs for the Palestinian Authority

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield says US resuming $15 million in aid to PA, says much criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic.Gary Willig, 25/03/2021 18:50
Experts: Iran must release academic convicted of espionage

Experts: Iran must release academic convicted of espionage

UN rights experts say Tehran must immediately release Ahmadreza Djalali, who is reportedly in critical condition while awaiting execution.Elad Benari, 19/03/2021 04:37
Israeli, US ambassadors urge world to fight domestic violence

Israeli, US ambassadors urge world to fight domestic violence

Israeli Ambassador Erdan and US Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield urge world to adopt new technologies, ramp up fight against domestic violence.Nitsan Keidar, 18/03/2021 04:39
Virtual meeting hosted by United Nations tackles dangers of anti-Semitism

Virtual meeting hosted by United Nations tackles dangers of anti-Semitism

On Monday, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) hosted a virtual conference on combating anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 16/03/2021 14:57
The USSR and the Old Middle East

The USSR and the Old Middle East

Ted Belman & Alex Maistrovoy, 12/03/2021 12:59
Iran denies attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship near Gulf of Oman

Iran denies attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship near Gulf of Oman

Iran’s UN ambassador says Israel's allegations are "unfounded", claims it is "playing the victim".Elad Benari, 10/03/2021 06:09
Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC, renewing funding to UNRWA

Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC, renewing funding to UNRWA

Former US Ambassador to the UN says Biden's reversal of Trump Administration's moves is "bad and dangerous".Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 23:19
Ambassador Erdan speaks to US counterpart

Ambassador Erdan speaks to US counterpart

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN and the US speaks to US Ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield: The first of many no doubt.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 01:33
Israel demands UN condemn Iranian attack on civilian ship

Israel demands UN condemn Iranian attack on civilian ship

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan writes Security Council President demanding UN take action after bombing of Israeli vessel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 22:22
Erdan welcomes new US Ambassador to the UN

Erdan welcomes new US Ambassador to the UN

Ambassador Gilad Erdan welcomes Linda Thomas-Greenfield to the UN: I’m looking forward to working closely with you.Nitsan Keidar, 24/02/2021 03:13
US rescinds 'snapback' of sanctions on Iran

US rescinds 'snapback' of sanctions on Iran

US tells Security Council it is rescinding Trump administration move to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 04:33
UN report: North Korea developed nuclear program in 2020

UN report: North Korea developed nuclear program in 2020

New UN reports says North Korea maintained and developed nuclear and ballistic missile programs throughout 2020 in violation of sanctions.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 05:12
Biden's UN envoy pledges to stand by Israel

Biden's UN envoy pledges to stand by Israel

Linda Thomas-Greenfield at confirmation hearing: I look forward to standing with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 03:29
Ambassador Erdan: Fight anti-Semitism just as you fight COVID

Ambassador Erdan: Fight anti-Semitism just as you fight COVID

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ambassador Erdan calls on UN to address the threat from Iran and resurgence of anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, 28/01/2021 00:14
Biden Admin. pledges to restore aid to PA, reopen missions

Biden Admin. pledges to restore aid to PA, reopen missions

Acting US Ambassador to the UN Richard Mills tells Security Council Biden Administration seeks 2-state solution.Gary Willig, 26/01/2021 18:39
'Holocaust denial has become a potent form of anti-Semitism'

'Holocaust denial has become a potent form of anti-Semitism'

Watch: Park East Synagogue and the UN host International Holocaust Remembrance virtual service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 02:00
PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

Palestinian Authority demands the UN punish the UAE for the trade deals which were signed between Samaria and UAE bussinesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 18:13
Israel increases efforts to expose the Iranian threat to global security

Israel increases efforts to expose the Iranian threat to global security

Ambassador Erdan demands the Security Council act against Iran: Israel will take all necessary measures to protect its citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2021 02:09
Ambassador Erdan's 5-point plan for combatting global terrorism

Ambassador Erdan's 5-point plan for combatting global terrorism

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN calls on members to unite in the global fight against all acts of terrorism.Nitsan Keidar, 14/01/2021 03:05
US, Israel vote against UN 2021 budget

US, Israel vote against UN 2021 budget

In rare move, both Israel and US vote against passage of UN budget in protest against continued anti-Israel bias at the UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 21:12
Diaspora Minister: What is UN's obsession with Israel if not anti-Semitism?

Diaspora Minister: What is UN's obsession with Israel if not anti-Semitism?

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich responds to UN General Assembly condemning Israel 3 times as often as the rest of the world.Gary Willig, 28/12/2020 18:33
US Ambassador to UN Kelly Craft visits Western Wall and City of David

US Ambassador to UN Kelly Craft visits Western Wall and City of David

Craft meets with Israeli officials and declares: 'US is committed to a peaceful, secure Israel and sees Iran as the greatest threat to that'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 08:36
'As we speak, UN Gen. Assembly is targeting Israel in 17 separate resolutions'

'As we speak, UN Gen. Assembly is targeting Israel in 17 separate resolutions'

UN Watch rep Hillel Neuer visits Knesset to discuss the "UN assault on Israel" and "how we're fighting back."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 08:11
Ambassador Erdan welcomes drop in support for anti-Israel resolutions at UN

Ambassador Erdan welcomes drop in support for anti-Israel resolutions at UN

Germany, Austria, Bulgaria and Switzerland among countries which moved from abstaining to opposing annual anti-Israel resolutions at UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 03:02
Israel's ambassador to UN: Recognize Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Israel's ambassador to UN: Recognize Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Gilad Erdan demands a righting of the "historic injustice" of focusing solely on "Palestinian refugees."Nitzan Keidar, 01/12/2020 09:06
Israeli elected to UN Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Israeli elected to UN Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

In unprecedented achievement, Israel’s Odelia Fitoussi elected to serve on UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).Nitsan Keidar, 01/12/2020 03:02
Why is UN ignoring Israeli terror victim?

Why is UN ignoring Israeli terror victim?

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ignores murder of Israeli rabbi, leaving him off list of terror victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2020 11:51
Amb. Erdan to UN Sec. Council: Take action to remove Iranian forces from Syria

Amb. Erdan to UN Sec. Council: Take action to remove Iranian forces from Syria

Israel's UN Ambassador condemns recent events in which explosives were planted along the border between Israel and Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2020 17:40
Jewish organizations criticize Canada’s support of biased UN resolution

Jewish organizations criticize Canada’s support of biased UN resolution

Three Jewish groups in Canada express disappointment after government votes in favor of UN resolution on Palestinian self-determination.Elad Benari, 20/11/2020 03:08
Israeli victory in UN as ‘sustainable entrepreneurship’ resolution passes

Israeli victory in UN as ‘sustainable entrepreneurship’ resolution passes

Sustainable entrepreneurship resolution passes despite opposition from adversarial states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2020 23:45
UN Secretary General: Hezbollah violating Resolution 1701

UN Secretary General: Hezbollah violating Resolution 1701

Israeli Ambassador to the UN calls on Security Council to act to ensure disarmament of Hezbollah terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 21:01
9 Israelis rescued from Ethiopia conflict zone

9 Israelis rescued from Ethiopia conflict zone

Foreign Ministry, Ethiopian government, and UN cooperate to bring Israeli citizens home from Tigray conflict zone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 18:21
The gang assault on Israel at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly

The gang assault on Israel at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly

A squad of the most non-democratic countries will use upcoming UN General Assembly session for more Israel-bashing resolutions. Op-ed.Alan Baker, 17/11/2020 14:37
Canadian Jewish groups call on PM: Return to principled voting at UN

Canadian Jewish groups call on PM: Return to principled voting at UN

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government last year changed course on its voting on UN resolutions entitled "The Question of Palestine."Elad Benari, 17/11/2020 06:33
Watch: UN, PA slam Israel's building in 'Occupied Jerusalem'

Watch: UN, PA slam Israel's building in 'Occupied Jerusalem'

Israel confirms plans to build new communities in areas liberated in Six-Day War, UN special council, Abbas decry 'illegal actions.'ILTV, 16/11/2020 21:15
Ambassador Erdan: We'll fight anti-Israel bias at the UN

Ambassador Erdan: We'll fight anti-Israel bias at the UN

Israel's Ambassador to the UN formally presents his credentials to UN Secretary-General and the two hold consultations.Nitsan Keidar, 12/11/2020 23:38
Dutch Senate: Present pro-Israel position at UN

Dutch Senate: Present pro-Israel position at UN

Dutch Senate calls gvmt to take active pro-Israel position at UN: 'Clear message against attempts to erase Jewish connection to Jerusalem.'Nitzan Kedar, 10/11/2020 22:56
Still stuck in a time warp

Still stuck in a time warp

Seven resolutions condemning Israel were passed at the UNGA Fourth Committee last week, with UAE, Bahrain and Sudan voting in favor. Op-ed.Ben Cohen, 07/11/2020 18:03
Senior PA official attacks Ambassador Erdan

Senior PA official attacks Ambassador Erdan

Head of PLO's "refugee department" rejects Erdan's claim that the UN's failure to resolve the conflict stems from its support for UNRWA.Dalit Halevi, 06/11/2020 04:45
UN resolution: Call Temple Mount solely by its Muslim name

UN resolution: Call Temple Mount solely by its Muslim name

Ambassador Gilad Erdan after UN passes more anti-Israel resolutions: General Assembly sabotages peace and distorts history.Elad Benari, 05/11/2020 14:59
Abbas to UN: Convene an international peace conference

Abbas to UN: Convene an international peace conference

Abbas again calls for international peace conference to "end the Israeli occupation".Elad Benari, 29/10/2020 05:19
Watch: Embarrassing glitches at UN Zoom conference

Watch: Embarrassing glitches at UN Zoom conference

Glitch causes Israeli ambassador to accidentally interrupt speech by PA foreign minister during online UN conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 20:20
Erdan: Now everyone sees Palestinian incitement

Erdan: Now everyone sees Palestinian incitement

Israeli Ambassador to the UN calls on Security Council to break from old paradigms. recognize new reality in the Middle East.Gary Willig, 26/10/2020 18:26
Live: UN marks 75th anniversary

Live: UN marks 75th anniversary

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan to deliver his first address to the UN Security Council on UN Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 16:28
Verbal agression against Israel

Verbal agression against Israel

Calling Israel a "pariah state" while ignoring its growing acceptance in the Arab world, is evidence of blind antisemitism.Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 26/10/2020 04:00
UN arms embargo on Iran expires

UN arms embargo on Iran expires

Iranian Foreign Minister welcomes end of UN arms embargo on Iran, says it is a win for peace and security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 03:59
PA: Israeli construction could lead to 'apartheid'

PA: Israeli construction could lead to 'apartheid'

PA envoy to the UN condemns approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria, says it "erodes" peace efforts.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/10/2020 22:05
Israeli Legal Advisor Sarah Weiss Maudi appointed Vice Chair of UN Legal Affairs

Israeli Legal Advisor Sarah Weiss Maudi appointed Vice Chair of UN Legal Affairs

Following diplomatic effort led by Ambassador Erdan, Legal Advisor Sarah Weiss Maudi appointed to leadership position on UN Legal Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 20:43
Imagine a different Netanyahu speech

Imagine a different Netanyahu speech

Imagine that Bibi once again addresses the community of nations. This time, he takes a crown out from his bag of tricks.Tzvi Fishman, 04/10/2020 09:19
Netanyahu: We must all stand up to Iran

Netanyahu: We must all stand up to Iran

Read PM Netanyahu's full address to the United Nations. Regarding the Abraham Accords and Hezbollah activity in Lebanon.PM Binyamin Netanyahu, 29/09/2020 19:48
Netanyahu at UN reveals Hezbollah weapons depot near Beirut Airport

Netanyahu at UN reveals Hezbollah weapons depot near Beirut Airport

Israeli PM addresses 75th annual UN General Assembly via video address, calls on international community to act against Iran, Hezbollah.Gary Willig, 29/09/2020 19:30
Report: Netanyahu to reveal intelligence on Hezbollah in UN speech

Report: Netanyahu to reveal intelligence on Hezbollah in UN speech

Political source says PM will reveal secret Hezbollah preparations in Lebanon in address to UN General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2020 18:12
Danon: Netanyahu will emphasize Iran in UN speech

Danon: Netanyahu will emphasize Iran in UN speech

Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN says PM will emphasize sanctions on Iran, hopes for more peace deals with Arab states in UN speech.Nitzan Keidar, 29/09/2020 18:04
PA starts steps towards international peace conference

PA starts steps towards international peace conference

PA envoy to the UN says PA holding consultations with UN chief and some countries to prepare for international conference.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/09/2020 00:09
Saudi King backs US peace efforts

Saudi King backs US peace efforts

Speaking to UN General Assembly, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman calls for comprehensive solution on Iran.Elad Benari, 24/09/2020 05:35