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UN General Assembly 2014

News and updates about UN General Assembly 2014

Envoys Ask UN to Recognize Yom Kippur as Holiday

United Nations ambassadors from 32 countries asked that Yom Kippur be recognized as an official UN holiday.

Ambassadors Ask UN to Recognize Yom Kippur as Official Holiday

Netanyahu Shows in Pictures How 'Hamas is ISIS'

PM explains to Jewish Federations how Hamas and ISIS both brutally execute, share goals of world domination.

Watch: Netanyahu Shows in Pictures How 'Hamas is ISIS'player

Liberman Meets with UNHRC Chief After PM's Speech

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman emphasizes to Prince Zeid that Israel is willing to work with the UN - if it is 'fair and professional.'

Liberman Meets UNHRC Head After 'Terrorist Rights Council' Jibe

U.S. Distances Itself from Netanyahu's Comments

State Department distances itself from Netanyahu's comments in UN speech regarding the similarities between Hamas and IS.

U.S. Distances Itself from Netanyahu's Comments

Abbas's Spokesman: We Want a Palestinian State

PA Chairman's spokesman responds to Netanyahu's speech at the UN, says PA wants a state in accordance with UN resolutions.

Abbas's Spokesman: We Want a Palestinian State

Nationalist MKs Praise Netanyahu's UN Speech

While leftist MKs rejected the Prime Minister's speech, nationalist MKs praised Netanyahu for exposing the PA's lies.

Nationalist MKs Praise Netanyahu's UN Speech

PLO: Netanyahu's Speech Full of Hate Language

Senior PLO official Hanan Ashrawi claims Israeli PM's speech at the UN "blatantly manipulated" the facts.

PLO: Netanyahu's Speech Full of Hate Languageplayer

Leftist MKs Claim PM Speech at UN Missed the Mark

Not just your usual ire: slew of comments from leftist MKs bash Netanyahu for 'being smart' - or for not saying remarks he, in fact, said.

Leftist MKs Claim PM Speech at UN Missed the Mark

Syrian FM: Help Us FIght Islamists

At the UN General Assembly Monday, Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem appealed to the world to fight back against the Islamic State.

Syrian FM: Help Us FIght Islamists

Netanyahu at UN: 'ISIS is Hamas, Hamas is ISIS'

In landmark speech, PM calls UNHRC 'an oxymoron' - and defends Israel as 'the most moral army in the world.'

Netanyahu at UN: 'ISIS is Hamas, Hamas is ISIS'player

FM: Abbas's Rhetoric Compensation for 'Failures'

Avigdor Liberman, outside UNGA, insists Abbas has 'lost its way'; warns EU against 'bad deal' with Iran.

Liberman: Abbas's Rhetoric Compensation for 'Domestic Failures'player

Live: Netanyahu Speaks at UN General Assembly

Netanyahu to refute Abbas's claims about Israeli 'genocide' in an address to the world. Watch it live.

Live: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Speaks at UNGAplayer

PA Rejects U.S. Criticism of Abbas's Speech

Senior PLO member Saeb Erekat says State Department reaction to Abbas's UN speech was "irresponsible, indecent and rejected".

PA Rejects U.S. Criticism of Abbas's Speech

Netanyahu Promises 'Razor Sharp' Speech at UN

PM's associates tell reporters on flight to New York that Netanyahu's UN speech is "worth the wait".

Netanyahu Promises 'Razor Sharp' Speech at UN

'Abbas Wants a State Instead of Israel'

Deputy Minister Akunis says Netanyahu will deliver 'the speech of truth' after Abbas's 'speech of lies.'

'Abbas Wants a State Instead of Israel'

Ariel: Abbas 'Should Thank Us 1,000 Times'

Housing Minister Uri Ariel blasts Mahmoud Abbas's hypocrisy Sunday, noting in a special interview that the IDF keeps the PA calm.

Ariel: Abbas 'Should Thank Us 1,000 Times'

PM Departs for US, Vows to 'Fight the Lies' at UN

Prime Minister reiterates his pledge to refute the 'slander and lies' spread by PA and Iranian leaders at UN plenum.

Netanyahu Departs for New York, Vows to 'Fight the Lies' at UNplayer

Liberman: 'Even the Arab World Tires of Abbas'

Abbas's accusations of Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza have hurt - not helped - the campaign for 'Palestinian independence,' FM says.

Liberman: 'Even the Arab World Tires of Abbas'

Abbas: Israel in ‘New War of Genocide’ Against Us

Arutz Sheva brings you excerpts from Mahmoud Abbas's speech at the UN General Assembly Friday.

Abbas: Israel in ‘New War of Genocide’ Against Palestineplayer

Obama: Israel Isn't Source of Mideast Strife

US president pleads with Iran to do a nuclear deal before he is forced to make even more concessions to meet Iran’s 'energy needs.'

Obama at UN: Conflict with Israel is 'Excuse to Distract' Arabsplayer

Ya'alon: Abbas's Claims Not Based in Reality

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon slams Abbas's UN tirade, claims incitement-laced speech 'detached from reality.'

Ya'alon: Abbas 'Never Came to Terms with Israel's Existence'

MKs Unite to Condemn Abbas's UN Tirade

Politicians fume at PA's 'war crimes' accusations; even leftist MKs say 'true peace lovers' should reject Abbas mudslinging.

MKs Unite to Condemn Abbas's 'False and Outrageous' UN Tirade

Iranian President Rouhani Uses Racist Phrase at UN

Hassan Rouhani saved by quick-thinking translator, after using racist word for black people in General Assembly speech.

Iranian President Rouhani Uses Racist Phrase at UNplayer

PM Vows to 'Refute the Lies' Against Israel at UN

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he will use his speech at the UN to hit back against 'incitement' by Mahmoud Abbas.

Netanyahu Vows to 'Refute the Lies' Against Israel at UN

US Slams Abbas Over 'War Crimes' Accusations

Abbas accuses Israel of 'genocide' at the UN General Assembly - prompting a sharp rebuke from Washington.

US Slams Abbas Over 'War Crimes' Accusations Against Israel

Watch: Abbas's Staff Scuffle with UN Security

Security staff protecting PA Chairman scuffle with security guards after prevented from following Abbas into the General Assembly chamber.

Watch: Abbas's Staff Scuffle with UN Securityplayer

Obama: Israelis Ready to Abandon Peace

U.S. President says the status quo in the Arab-Israeli conflict "is not sustainable" as he addresses the UN General Assembly.

Obama: Too Many Israelis Ready to Abandon Peaceplayer

Abbas Will 'Drop a Bomb' on Israel at the UN

Abbas is in New York riling up students against 'drunk' Israel, ahead of UN address to get world behind 'Palestinian strategy.'

Abbas Will 'Drop a Bomb' on Israel at the UN

Abbas Preparing 'A New Political Reality'

PA leader's spokesman says upcoming UN bid will be a 'crossroad' as Abbas promotes 'three year plan' for 'Palestinian state'.

Abbas Prepares UN Bid to 'Create a New Political Reality'