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UN General Assembly majority greenlights Russia’s rape of Ukraine

Results of the vote to suspend Russia from the UNHRC show again that the UN General Assembly has completely lost its moral compass. Op-ed.

UNGA majority greenlights Russia’s rape of Ukraine

Biden: UN vote demonstrates the extent of global outrage at Russia’s horrific assault

Biden on UN General Assembly condemnation of Russia: The world is rejecting Russia’s lies.

'UN vote demonstrates global outrage at Russia'

Historic resolution in UN against Holocaust denial and distortion

Resolution expected to pass in two weeks, will be second time Israeli resolution has been adopted by UN General Assembly.

UN to pass resolution against Holocaust denial and distortion

All of the lowlights from the UN General Assembly session

Everything you didn’t want to know. Op-ed.

All of the lowlights from the UN General Assembly session

PA 'foreign minister': Bennett is not a peace partner

PA “foreign minister” Riyad al-Maliki blasts Bennett for failing to mention peace process during his speech at the UN General Assembly.

PA 'foreign minister': Bennett is not a peace partner

Bennett on Iran: We mean what we say

PM to reporters following UN speech: Iran's pace of progress towards a nuclear weapon is unacceptable - we are taking action.

Bennett on Iran: We mean what we say

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

Ambassador Alan Baker tells Arutz Sheva: Abbas' threats at the UN are detached from reality. He embarrasses himself with this nonsense.

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

'Those who truly support peace do not threaten ultimatums'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan responds to PA chairman's ultimatum to Israel: He proved once again that he is no longer relevant.

'Those who truly support peace do not threaten ultimatums'

Abbas: Israel 'destroying the two-state solution'

In UN address, PA chairman gives Israel ultimatum: Withdraw from our lands or we'll rescind recognition of Israel.

Abbas: Israel 'destroying the two-state solution'player

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.

Guterres elected to second term as UN Secretary-General

Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

In address to UN, PA chairman asks UN Secretary-General to convene a conference which will have authority to launch a peace process.

Abbas calls for international peace conference next year

Trump at UN blames China for coronavirus

US President delivers address to UN General Assembly as body holds its first virtual gathering due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump at UN blames China for coronavirusplayer

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

US President will not be in New York City for the annual gathering of world leaders which will be held virtually this year.

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

PA seeking UN condemnation of Israeli sovereignty plan

Knowing they will face a US veto at the Security Council, PA plans to send draft resolution against sovereignty to General Assembly.

PA seeking UN condemnation of Israeli sovereignty plan

Will UN General Assembly be cancelled due to coronavirus?

UN Secretary-General suggests that world leaders send video statements for annual September meeting.

Will UN General Assembly be cancelled due to coronavirus?

General Assembly adopts resolution of global solidarity to fight the coronavirus

Ambassador Danon: The world will remember which governments helped their people, and which lied and stole resources.

UN adopts resolution of global solidarity to fight coronavirus

'No one can separate the Jewish People from their homeland'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz addresses UN General Assembly: We must stop Iran today, in order to prevent war tomorrow.

'No one can separate the Jewish People from their homeland'player

Russia: US refused to grant visas to members of UN delegation

Russia complains US Embassy after officials fail to receive visas in time to participate in UN General Assembly.

Russia: US refused to grant visas to members of UN delegation

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context'

Netanyahu had been due to meet US President Donald Trump on the fringes of the General Assembly next week.

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context'

US delaying visas of Iranian officials

Iranian officials may skip UN General Assembly if visas are not issued in time, Iranian news agency says.

US delaying visas of Iranian officials

Poway rabbi goes to the UN

Rabbi wounded in Poway shooting attack addresses UN General Assembly. 'I have made it my mission to fight darkness with a great big light.'

Poway rabbi goes to the UNplayer

Haley: We take vote on Hamas condemnation very seriously

US Ambassador urges countries at the UN to back US-drafted resolution condemning the Hamas terrorist organization.

Haley: We take vote on Hamas condemnation very seriously

UN to vote Thursday on US measure condemning Hamas

Measure would mark first time assembly takes aim at Hamas. 'If the UN can't adopt this, it has no business being involved in peace talks.'

UN to vote Thursday on US measure condemning Hamas

UN votes to allow PA to chair G77

General Assembly votes to allow Palestinian Authority to chair group of 77 developing nations. US, Israel and Australia vote against.

UN votes to allow PA to chair G77

Iran dismisses Netanyahu's remarks at UN

"The world will laugh at Netanyahu's speech", says Iranian foreign ministry spokesman.

Iran dismisses Netanyahu's remarks at UN

Regev: Abbas is a warmonger

Culture and Sport Minister blasts Abbas speech at UN, says Israel is the only sane democracy in the region.

Regev: Abbas is a warmonger

Gazans burn pictures of Abbas

Hamas accuses PA chairman of causing a disaster to the Palestinian people and of betraying basic national values.

Gazans burn pictures of Abbas

Danon slams Abbas' 'imaginary initiatives'

Israeli UN Amb. Danon slams PA Chairman Abbas for 'imaginary initiatives,' inability to negotiate directly with Israel.

Danon slams Abbas' 'imaginary initiatives'

Palestinian Authority: Israel owes us taxes

Palestinian Authority tells donor countries that Israel owes taxes for companies operating in Area C.

Palestinian Authority: Israel owes us taxes

Trump: 'We're with Israel 100%'

'Israel has no choice but to be aggressive,' Trump says regarding Syria, and expresses support for two-state solution.

Trump: 'We're with Israel 100%'player

Danon: Iran's actions spread terror

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN fires back after Iranian President says nuclear Israel is a threat to world peace.

Danon: Iran's actions spread terror

Watch: Trump speaks, UN audience laughs

Trump says that his administration has accomplished more than almost any other in US history, but doesn't expect the audience's reaction.

Watch: Trump speaks, UN audience laughsplayer

Rouhani: 'Nuclear Israel the greatest threat to world peace'

Iranian president addresses UN General Assembly. 'No country can be forced to the negotiating table. There's no better way than dialogue.'

Rouhani: 'Nuclear Israel the greatest threat to world peace'

Moscow: Trump did not 'take Russia's name in vain'

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman notes US president only briefly mentioned Russia in UN speech.

Moscow: Trump did not 'take Russia's name in vain'

Trump's full speech at the UN

Full transcript of US President Donald Trump's address at the the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

Trump's full speech at the UN

Erdogan: The UN is not stopping the massacre of Palestinians

Turkish president says in speech at General Assembly that his country will continue to support the Palestinians.

Erdogan: The UN is not stopping the massacre of Palestinians

'Iranian leaders sow chaos, death and destruction'

US President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

'Iranian leaders sow chaos, death and destruction'player

UN confirms former Chilean President as human rights chief

General Assembly approves appointment of Michelle Bachelet as the world body's new human rights chief.

UN confirms former Chilean President as human rights chief

Haley: UN made a 'morally bankrupt judgment'

U.S. Ambassador blasts General Assembly after it approved a resolution condemning Israel over Gaza.

Haley: UN made a 'morally bankrupt judgment'

UN votes to condemn Israel over Gaza

General Assembly adopts resolution condemning Israel for the deaths of Arabs on the Gaza border. U.S. amendment fails to achieve majority.

UN votes to condemn Israel over Gazaplayer