UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

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. 

DR Congo, Mali, Yemen groups join UN black list

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.

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 …

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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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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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.

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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.

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. / …

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.

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.

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.

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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.”

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.