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Nicaragua's representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) Denis Moncada Colindres speaks the OAS headquarters in Washington, DC on July 18, 2018. - The Organization of American States called on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to work with the opposition to set dates for early elections in the violence-wracked Central …

Nicaragua Blasts ‘Savage Capitalism,’ U.S. Sanctions at U.N.

The foreign minister of Nicaragua denounced “savage capitalism” during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly this week. He also took aim at U.S. sanctions imposed in response to the deadly crackdown against protesters at the hands of communist dictator Daniel Ortega.

Malaysia's Mahathir: A portrait of the premier as an old man

Malaysian PM at U.N.: Israel Creation ‘Root Cause’ of Islamic Terror

The United Nations applauded the self-professed anti-Semite prime minister of Muslim-majority Malaysia after his tirade against Israel during the international body’s annual gathering of the General Assembly, the world’s biggest stage for peace and diplomacy.

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China Sells ‘Public Good’ of Belt and Road Debt Traps at U.N.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, representing Communist Party leader Xi Jinping at the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, used his time to urge “win-win cooperation,” promote the sprawling One Belt, One Road (OBOR) debt trap project, and generally avoid confrontation with the United States.

In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a media conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Hamas militant group on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2017, said it has accepted key conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, including nationwide elections …

Abbas Uses U.N. Speech to Praise Terrorists As ‘Our Hero Martyrs’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for his policies toward the Palestinians, calling them an “assault on international law,” and rejected Washington as a mediator of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela delivers a speech at the United Nations during the United Nations General Assembly on September 26, 2018 in New York City. World leaders are gathered for the 73rd annual meeting at the UN headquarters in Manhattan. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

Nicolás Maduro Tells U.N.: ‘Venezuela Is Stronger than Ever’

Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro made his way to New York Wednesday to address the United Nations General Assembly, where he accused the United States of orchestrating a terrorist attack against him and, without mentioning the grave humanitarian crisis his government created, declared, “Venezuela is stronger than ever.”

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during his annual state-of-the-nation address in Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Mykola Lazarenko/Presidential Press Service Pool Photo pool via AP)

Ukraine at U.N.: ‘Moscow Turns Ukrainians into Orphans … They Don’t Care’

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko urged the United Nations during his General Assembly speech Wednesday to intervene and curb Russia’s military invasion of his country, lamenting that Russia’s “abuse of [its] veto power” at the Security Council has acted as a “brake” on legitimate U.N. intervention.

US President Donald Trump (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on September 26, 2018 in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly

Trump Hopes for Israeli-Palestinian Deal During His First Term in Office

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he favors the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, indicated it will be at the heart of his administration’s peace plan, and insisted the Palestinians were eager to come to the negotiating table.

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 …

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.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his swearing in ceremony on June 2, 2018, in a picture released by the presidency

Egyptian President Blasts U.N. as Ineffective, Lacking Credibility

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, during his address before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, condemned the international body for lacking credibility and being ineffective in the Arab region and Africa, citing the ongoing conflicts in Libya, Syria, and Yemen.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Report: Abbas’s Son Said He’s Against Two-State Solution

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, held a secret meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ son last September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, veteran Israeli journalist Barak Ravid said.

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Australia’s FM Rules Out Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

Australia will not follow U.S. President Donald Trump’s lead and move its embassy to Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said, defying her own governing Liberal Party’s request to do so.

Trump wins Davos raves for 'landmark' tax cut

Netanyahu, Trump Slated to Meet in Davos This Week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It will be the fourth meeting between the two men since Trump took office last year.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump "bound himself forever" to the history of Jerusalem by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Netanyahu Thanks Countries That Supported Israel at UN Vote

Israel on Thursday dismissed a UN vote that rejected the American recognition of Israel as Jerusalem’s capital, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanking the U.S.A and several other countries for standing up for “the truth.”

Anti-Israel protesters hold up placards as a group marches towards the US embassy during a protest in Kuala Lumpur on November 23, 2012. Dozens of students after offering their Friday prayers marched towards the US embassy while holding placards and banners to condemn Israel military aggression in Gaza and demanded …

UN Plans Nine More Anti-Israel Resolutions

Next month, the UN General Assembly is expected to affirm east Jerusalem’s status as “occupied territory,” call for international companies to boycott Israel and condemn Israel’s presence on the Golan Heights.

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Iraq Says it Wants World’s Help to Build Nuclear Reactor

NEW YORK — Iraq’s foreign minister asked nuclear countries for help building a nuclear reactor Saturday, over 35 years after Israeli jets destroyed the country’s first attempt to build a nuclear program.