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Israel demands Security Council strengthen UNIFIL's mandate

Israel demands Security Council strengthen UNIFIL's mandate

Erdan: There is no justification for having an ineffective force operate in territory which Hezbollah is using to arm itself.Nitsan Keidar, 27/08/2020 06:06
Erdan to UN Secretary-General: Work to bring back the missing Israelis

Erdan to UN Secretary-General: Work to bring back the missing Israelis

Ambassador Gilad Erdan speaks to UN Secretary General for the first time, stresses the importance of the fight against anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, 19/08/2020 00:09
UN tribunal convicts 1 Hezbollah member for killing of Lebanon PM

UN tribunal convicts 1 Hezbollah member for killing of Lebanon PM

1 Hezbollah member convicted, 3 acquitted in 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik HaririGary Willig, 18/08/2020 20:49
Amb. Erdan presents evidence of Hezbollah infiltration to UN

Amb. Erdan presents evidence of Hezbollah infiltration to UN

Israeli Ambassador to the UN sends official letter of complaint to UN Security Council over last month's infiltration attempt by Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 16:16
Danon: Arab states support and admire Israel

Danon: Arab states support and admire Israel

Outgoing Israeli ambassador to the UN says it is possible to make progress and do good at the UN despite the UN's anti-Israel bias.Yoni Kempinski, 16/08/2020 14:58
Pompeo: Arabs and Israelis are speaking with one voice against Iran

Pompeo: Arabs and Israelis are speaking with one voice against Iran

Secretary of State welcomes Gulf Cooperation Council’s call for extension of arms embargo on Iran.Elad Benari, 10/08/2020 06:44
Gulf Arab nations call for extension of UN's arms embargo on Iran

Gulf Arab nations call for extension of UN's arms embargo on Iran

Gulf Cooperation Council sends letter to UN Security Council backing extension of Iran arms embargo.Elad Benari, 10/08/2020 05:42
US to submit UN resolution calling for extension of arms embargo on Iran

US to submit UN resolution calling for extension of arms embargo on Iran

Secretary of State says that one way or another the Trump administration will make sure the UN embargo on Iran is extended.Elad Benari, 06/08/2020 04:11
UN report: North Korea pressing on with its nuclear program

UN report: North Korea pressing on with its nuclear program

Reports by experts says North Korea is pressing on with nuclear weapons program and has “probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices”.Elad Benari, 04/08/2020 03:08
UN: Pandemic could push tens of millions into chronic hunger

UN: Pandemic could push tens of millions into chronic hunger

UN says coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year.Ben Ariel, 14/07/2020 04:36
12 diplomats and foreign ambassadors tour northern border

12 diplomats and foreign ambassadors tour northern border

IDF and Foreign Ministry host 12 diplomats and ambassadors on a tour of Israel’s northern border ahead of renewal of UNIFIL mandate.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/07/2020 20:57
Israel joins board of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel joins board of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel to begin serving three-year term in board of FAO as of July 12.Orli Harari, 10/07/2020 04:25
UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

Foreign Ministry: 'Israel has lost any faith in High Commissioner's abilities to promote human rights in our region in fair manner.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 17:32
UN Human Rights chief: 'Annexation is illegal - period'

UN Human Rights chief: 'Annexation is illegal - period'

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounces Israel's sovereignty plan, warns of increased violence.David Rosenberg, 29/06/2020 13:58
Danon: Iranian weaponry are freely transported throughout the Middle East

Danon: Iranian weaponry are freely transported throughout the Middle East

Israeli ambassador to the UN warns Security Council about the dangers of not renewing Iranian arms embargo set to expire in October.Elad Benari, 29/06/2020 03:00
UN envoy: Sovereignty will ignite a regional conflict

UN envoy: Sovereignty will ignite a regional conflict

UN's Middle East envoy warns that sovereignty over Judea and Samaria could do irrevocable damage to Israeli-Palestinian relations.Elad Benari, 26/06/2020 06:36
Pompeo: Iran sanctions could return if arms embargo isn't extended

Pompeo: Iran sanctions could return if arms embargo isn't extended

Secretary of State warns of a return of UN sanctions on Iran if Security Council fails to extend arms embargo.Elad Benari, 25/06/2020 04:09
Former Ambassador: Sovereignty can be applied despite world's threats

Former Ambassador: Sovereignty can be applied despite world's threats

Former Ambassador Alan Baker points out UN and European moves to thwart sovereignty, but thinks Israel should make its own decisions.Nitsan Keidar, 24/06/2020 06:43
UN Secretary General calls on Israel to abandon sovereignty plan

UN Secretary General calls on Israel to abandon sovereignty plan

UN diplomats say sanctions against Israel unlikely over application of sovereignty.AFP, 23/06/2020 22:11
American Jewish leaders slam UN over blacklisting of settlement businesses

American Jewish leaders slam UN over blacklisting of settlement businesses

Senior American Jewish officials condemn United Nations for blacklisting Jewish businesses in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2020 14:57
PA requests UN discussion on sovereignty

PA requests UN discussion on sovereignty

Palestinian Authority submits official request for UN session to discuss Israeli plan to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 15/06/2020 06:08
UN hoping to persuade PA to accept UAE shipment

UN hoping to persuade PA to accept UAE shipment

The PA has rejected coronavirus-related supplies from UAE since the delivery was coordinated with Israel.Elad Benari, 15/06/2020 05:06
Canada vows to use Security Council seat against Israel's sovereignty plan

Canada vows to use Security Council seat against Israel's sovereignty plan

Canadian foreign minister slams Israel's sovereignty plan, vows to use seat on UN Security Council towards 'Mideast peace'.David Rosenberg, 09/06/2020 15:26
PA threatens to turn to UN over Israeli sovereignty

PA threatens to turn to UN over Israeli sovereignty

PA “foreign minister” says PA will push for UN resolution against Israel’s intention to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 03/06/2020 06:38
UN envoy condemns calls for Israel's destruction

UN envoy condemns calls for Israel's destruction

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov: Calls for the destruction of Israel are a modern form of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2020 20:51
UN: Israel must abandon 'annexation' plans

UN: Israel must abandon 'annexation' plans

UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov calls on Israel to give up "threats of annexation'AFP, 20/05/2020 18:21
Iranian official: US attempts to renew arms embargo have failed

Iranian official: US attempts to renew arms embargo have failed

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council says US has failed to gather support to renew Security Council arms embargo.Elad Benari, 20/05/2020 06:34
Israel to lead UN innovation conference focusing on global fight against coronavirus

Israel to lead UN innovation conference focusing on global fight against coronavirus

Israel and Ghana elected to head the United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2020 17:21
Gilad Erdan named as next Israeli Ambassador to the UN and the US

Gilad Erdan named as next Israeli Ambassador to the UN and the US

Public Security Minister to continue to serve in the government until he assumes new posts at the UN and in the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 20:40
Rouhani: Lifting the arms embargo on Iran is an obvious right

Rouhani: Lifting the arms embargo on Iran is an obvious right

Iranian President warns of unspecified steps Iran could take if the UN arms embargo is extended.Elad Benari, 07/05/2020 06:17
Watch: Independence Day greetings from UN Ambassadors

Watch: Independence Day greetings from UN Ambassadors

Watch: UN Ambassadors from around the world have a message for the people of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2020 02:03
Danny Danon: 'Coronavirus aid to Palestinians? Only if they end incitement'

Danny Danon: 'Coronavirus aid to Palestinians? Only if they end incitement'

Israel's UN Amb., Danny Danon, tells Arutz Sheva: 'Palestinians need to choose - incitement or coronavirus aid.'Nitsan Keidar, 24/04/2020 14:23
UN: Israeli annexation plans are a 'growing threat'

UN: Israeli annexation plans are a 'growing threat'

United Nations Mideast envoy warns Israel not to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, calling it a 'dangerous prospect'.David Rosenberg, 23/04/2020 20:17
Israeli ambassador spars with Palestinian Authority representative at UN Security Council

Israeli ambassador spars with Palestinian Authority representative at UN Security Council

Danon slams Palestinian Authority rep: 'You have made it clear that you prefer to hate Israel more than help the Palestinian people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2020 19:07
UN environmental chief: 'Nature sending a message' in COVID-19

UN environmental chief: 'Nature sending a message' in COVID-19

“Our continued erosion of wild spaces has brought us uncomfortably close to animals and plants that harbor diseases," she explained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2020 09:44
PA to UN: Israel is hurting our efforts to fight coronavirus

PA to UN: Israel is hurting our efforts to fight coronavirus

Ambassador Danon: With one hand the Palestinians receive aid from Israel, and with the other they act against Israel in the UN.Ben Ariel, 03/04/2020 06:37
UN rights chief: Re-evaluate the sanctions on Iran

UN rights chief: Re-evaluate the sanctions on Iran

UN rights chief calls for sanctions imposed on countries like Iran to be "urgently re-evaluated" due to coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, 25/03/2020 06:09
Unions criticize Norwegian fund over UN settlement blacklist

Unions criticize Norwegian fund over UN settlement blacklist

Two international trade unions use UN blacklist to attempt to press disinvestment in Israel.AFP, 06/03/2020 12:05
Erdan to congressmen: Cut US funding to the UN

Erdan to congressmen: Cut US funding to the UN

Public Security Minister meets two congressmen from the Republican party, discusses UNHRC's "blacklist" with them.Nitsan Keidar, 19/02/2020 06:07
Cruz: UN has descended to a new anti-Semitic low

Cruz: UN has descended to a new anti-Semitic low

Texas Senator blasts publication of UN blacklist of companies operating in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/02/2020 22:41
Pompeo: Renew the UN arms embargo on Iran

Pompeo: Renew the UN arms embargo on Iran

Secretary of State calls for a renewal of the UN arms embargo on Iran after the Navy seized Iranian weapons shipment for Houthi rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/02/2020 22:20
'UNHRC demonstrates its hatred for Jewish State'

'UNHRC demonstrates its hatred for Jewish State'

Jewish Federations of North America rejects UN human Rights Council blacklist of companies working in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 19:19
'US will never cooperate with anti-Israel blacklists'

'US will never cooperate with anti-Israel blacklists'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says decision by UN Human Rights Commissioner to publish list of 112 companies shows 'unrelenting bias.'Gary Willig, 13/02/2020 17:44
PA cabinet leader threatens businesses on UN blacklist

PA cabinet leader threatens businesses on UN blacklist

Mohammad Shtayyeh threatens to take legal action against companies on UNHRC's blacklist of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 13/02/2020 06:10
Democratic Rep. blasts 'shameful' UNHRC blacklist

Democratic Rep. blasts 'shameful' UNHRC blacklist

Rep. Ted Deutch criticizes UN Human Rights Council following release of "blacklist" of companies which do business in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/02/2020 23:42
Netanyahu: 'This is a low point in history of State of Israel'

Netanyahu: 'This is a low point in history of State of Israel'

PM: 'Gantz has no government without Ahmad Tibi, and Ahmed Tibi will do whatever Abbas tells him.'Mordechai Sones, 11/02/2020 22:16
Mahmoud Abbas, former Israeli PM Olmert brief reporters

Mahmoud Abbas, former Israeli PM Olmert brief reporters

Former PM and PA Chairman make joint statement to journalists hours after Abbas' speech in Security Council.Mordechai Sones, 11/02/2020 21:39
PA Chairman Abbas calls Trump Mideast initiative 'full of holes like Swiss cheese'

PA Chairman Abbas calls Trump Mideast initiative 'full of holes like Swiss cheese'

PA Chairman to Security Council: 'Trump proposal perpetuates Israel's apartheid regime, rewards for occupation crimes.'Mordechai Sones, 11/02/2020 18:11
UN: North Korea enhanced nuclear and ballistic missile programs in breach of sanctions

UN: North Korea enhanced nuclear and ballistic missile programs in breach of sanctions

New UN report finds North Korea continued to enhance its nuclear and ballistic missile programs last year in breach of sanctions.Ben Ariel, 11/02/2020 04:35
Criticism of US Mideast plan softened in UN draft resolution

Criticism of US Mideast plan softened in UN draft resolution

Palestinian Authority preparing to submit resolution to the UN Security Council challenging Trump's Mideast peace plan.AFP, 09/02/2020 22:49
Abbas planning 'diplomatic intifada' against Trump peace plan

Abbas planning 'diplomatic intifada' against Trump peace plan

PA chairman to present alternative peace plan in speech at the UN this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2020 03:55
Guterres: UN 'safeguards' international law in Middle East

Guterres: UN 'safeguards' international law in Middle East

UN Secretary-General says organization only accepts solution based on pre-1967 lines following release of US peace plan.AFP, 04/02/2020 21:47
Abbas to complain to UN about Trump peace plan

Abbas to complain to UN about Trump peace plan

PA chairman to submit resolution to UN Security Council against 'Deal of the Century.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2020 22:45
UN stands by 'two-state solution'

UN stands by 'two-state solution'

UN spokesman says global body is committed to supporting Arabs and Israelis to resolve conflict "on the basis of the pre-1967 lines."Ben Ariel, 29/01/2020 02:01
Danon: It is not enough to condemn anti-Semitism, it is time to act

Danon: It is not enough to condemn anti-Semitism, it is time to act

UN marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a special session of General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2020 02:40
Saudi Crown Prince linked to hacking of Amazon head's phone

Saudi Crown Prince linked to hacking of Amazon head's phone

UN experts call for investigation into possible involvement of Mohammed bin Salman in hacking of Jeff Bezos’ iPhone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2020 00:15
The International Criminal Court targets Israel

The International Criminal Court targets Israel

The ICC must decide if the PLO is a 'delegated jurisdiction,' but in the meantime Fatou Bensouda must be forced to resign. Opinion.Joseph Frager, 04/01/2020 20:37