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UN chief Antonio Guterres says Congolese, Malian and Yemeni groups have been added to a black list of those violating children's rights in wartime

UN Chief Demands Hamas Stop Kite Terror

TEL AVIV – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Hamas Saturday to stop sending incendiary balloons and terror kites over the border and risk “another devastating conflict” in Gaza. 

Palestinian spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh (center) announces the latest update on the health of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat October 28, 2004 in th grounds of Arafat's Mukata headquarters in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Abu Rudeineh told the press that Arafat's condition was stable and that a decision would …

Abbas Spokesperson: Trump’s Peace Plan ‘A Waste of Time’

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeineh slammed the Trump administration’s highly anticipated peace proposal, declaring that the upcoming visit by the White House Middle East peace team is “a waste of time and is bound to fail,” Channel 10 reported on Saturday.

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Protests Grow as Syria Takes Chair of Global Disarmament Body

The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad created diplomatic uproar Tuesday as it assumed the rotating presidency of the UN-backed Conference on Disarmament (CD) at a time when Damascus is widely accused of using chemical weapons against its own people.

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UN Gets $100m in New Funds for Palestinian Aid After U.S. Cuts

The United Nations received pledges Thursday of nearly $100 million in new funding for the UN relief agency for Palestinians after the US slashed its aid, but it is still facing a nearly $350 million shortfall this year.

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to condemn North Korea's latest missile test, but with no new sanctions resolution imminent the US may take unilateral steps

U.N. Security Council Calls Emergency Session Over Jerusalem

The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in an emergency session to discuss the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the council’s leadership announced Wednesday.

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U.N. Sets Up Probe of Islamic State Atrocities in Iraq

The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously decided to set up an investigation team to collect evidence on the massacres of Iraq’s Yazidi minority and other atrocities committed by the Islamic State group in Iraq.

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Netanyahu: We Will Not Allow Iranian ‘Noose’ to Tighten Around Israel

Jerusalem cannot be expected to sit idly by as Iran entrenches itself in Syria and Lebanon and declares with Hezbollah that they are planning a two-front war against Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday.

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Israel to Press UN Chief Over ‘Blindness’ on Hezbollah

Israel will press UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on what it says is Hezbollah’s arms buildup in Lebanon during his first visit to the Jewish state since taking office, the deputy foreign minister said Sunday.

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on North Korea at the UN headquarters in New York on July 5, 2017. The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. / …

Nikki Haley Urges UN to Increase Efforts Against Hezbollah in Lebanon

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has urged the UN to up its efforts in Lebanon to stop the movement of illegal arms to Hezbollah terrorists — the latest move by Haley as she seeks to crack down on the terrorist group’s movements in the region.

A pro-Palestinian demonstrator carrying a placard depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joins others during a protest outside the gates of Downing Street in London on September 9, 2015.

Conference of Hate: UN Forum Promotes Anti-Israel BDS Movement

A UN forum on the Palestinian issue on Friday provided a platform for anti-Zionist activists to promote the BDS campaign, claim that Israel practices “apartheid worse than South Africa,” and even – in the case of one Israeli Jewish speaker – proffer a formal apology for having taken up Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.

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UN Tells Syrian Forces to Leave Buffer Zone on Israel Border

The UN Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned fighting in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel and urged the Syrian government and opposition groups to withdraw from the area which is patrolled by UN peacekeepers.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made a sharp speech at the U.N.’s Human Rights Council Tuesday, calling on the body to fix its “chronic” anti-Israel bias, and calling on Venezuela to step down from the council if it will not end its human rights abuses.

Haley: Trump’s Proposed Cuts Have Sent ‘Shockwaves’ Through the UN

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley defended the Trump administration’s plan to drastically cut America’s spending on the UN Tuesday, telling a House subcommittee that the proposed cuts had sent “shockwaves” through the body — and that such cuts had put the UN “on notice.”

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UN Chief Vows to Stand up Against Anti-Israel Bias

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to reassure international Jewish community leaders on Sunday that he would stand up against any perceptions of anti-Israel bias at the world organization.

Rima Khalaf Hunaidi, UN assistant secretary-general and director of the regional bureau for Arab states at the UN Development Programme, talks during the launch ceremony of the Arab Human Development Report 'Towards Freedom In The Arab World' in Amman 05 April 2005. Arab countries must step up the pace of …

UN Official Quitting Over ‘Israel Apartheid’ Report

Jordanian UN official Rima Khalaf announced her resignation Friday, saying the secretary general had asked her to withdraw a report in which she accused Israel of being an “apartheid state”.