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Report: Trump Peace Plan Likely Won’t Include Palestinian State

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s long -awaited peace plan will include major economic and other incentives for Palestinians, but is likely stop short of realizing the vision for the establishment of a Palestinian state, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

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Netanyahu: Iran Uses Hezbollah to Control Lebanon

Iran controls the new Lebanese government via its proxy Hezbollah group, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, in his first public comments on the government formed in Beirut last week.

Iranian protestors, holding up a huge banner with the picture of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and waving yellow flags of the Shiite Muslim guerrilla group, take part in a demonstration held in Tehran to mark Jerusalem (Al-Quds) Day, 20 October 2006. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a speech …

Israel and U.S. Formally Exit ‘Corrupted’ UNESCO

Israel officially left the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on New Year’s Day in protest at the agency’s inability to combat its own politicization and profound anti-Israel bias.

A picture taken on March 30, 2010 in Paris, shows the facade of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) headquarters in Paris. AFP PHOTO LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu Failed to Persuade Trump to Reverse Syria Decision

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is said to have tried in vain to persuade President Donald Trump to walk back his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, a move that was met with significant “disappointment” in Jerusalem, Israeli media reported. 

US President Donald Trump poses for a photo with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump said he 'may' attend the opening of a controversial new US embassy in Jerusalem, a fraught prospect …

Israel: Trump’s UN Speech ‘On the Right Side of History’

TEL AVIV – Israeli officials on Tuesday lauded President Donald Trump’s address to the UN General Assembly, with Israel’s envoy to the international body praising Trump for being “on the right side of history.” Palestinians and leftwing American Jews, meanwhile, slammed the speech as harmful.

President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly on September 25, 2018 in New York City. The United Nations General Assembly, or UNGA, is expected to attract 84 heads of state and 44 heads of government in New York City for a week of speeches, talks and …

Arab MKs Collude With PA to Censure Israel at UN

TEL AVIV – Arab Israeli Knesset members are collaborating with the Palestinian Authority in a smear campaign against the Jewish state at the United Nations, Israel’s envoy to the international body in New York Danny Danon said on Sunday.

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Israel’s UN Envoy Hails General Assembly Condemnation of Human Shields Used by Terror Groups

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Ambassador the UN Danny Danon welcomed the General Assembly’s newly adopted amendment of its Global Counter Terrorism Strategy to include a condemnation of the use of civilians as human shields by terror groups as well as the use of “schools and hospitals for military purposes such as launching attacks and storing weapons.”

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon speaks to reporters outside the Security Council chambers, Monday, July 24, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Israel: Iran Has More Than 80,000 Fighters in Syria

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday presented an aerial photograph of an alleged Iranian base outside Damascus that he said Tehran was using to bring in and train tens of thousands of fighters for the militias it backs in Syria.

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U.S. Blocks UN Statement Supporting Gaza Rioters

The United States for a second week in a row blocked a UN Security Council statement supporting the right of Palestinians to “demonstrate peacefully” and endorsing Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call for an independent investigation into deadly protests in Gaza.

Palestinian protesters burn an American flag during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, April 6, 2018.

Abbas to Speak at UN Security Council After Bolting Talks with Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on Feb. 20 during its monthly meeting on the Middle East amid continuing Palestinian rejection of direct talks with Israel, as well as the US role in brokering future negotiations.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) gestures at the start of a bilateral meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on September 24, 2013 in New York City. Diplomats from around the world have descended on New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty …