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Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley Accuses UN Human Rights Council of Anti-Israel Agenda

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council as being a “bully pulpit for human rights violators” and said that its controversial Agenda Item 7 is designed to undermine Israel’s existence in an interview with the Heritage Foundation in Washington on Wednesday.

United Nations

Palestinian, Israeli Delegates Trade Barbs at U.N. Climate Summit

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The Palestinian president and Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations traded barbs on Friday during a signing ceremony for the Paris climate accord, in the latest example of continuing Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who


UN’s Ban: I’m ‘Ashamed’ at Deadlocked Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

TEL AVIV – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said Friday that he felt “ashamed” and “guilty” about the deadlocked Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Ynet reported.  “I feel guilty, ashamed of the lack of progress,” he said. “Basically it’s up to the leadership of Israel and the

Danny Danon

Palestinians Stepping up Statehood bid, Israel’s UN Envoy Warns

The Times of Israel reports: Jerusalem is bracing for a series of Palestinian statehood initiatives in various international forums, including resolutions at the United Nations Security Council, Israel’s ambassador to the UN Danny Danon (pictured) said Thursday. “The Palestinians are