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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”.

Francois Delattre French Ambassador to the United Nations speaks to the media as he arrives for a Security Council meeting where they are expected to formally vote on the next Secretary General to follow Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters in New York on October 6, 2016. / AFP / EDUARDO …

France’s Support for Two-State Solution ‘Stronger Than Ever’

France’s commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is “stronger than ever,” the French ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday after Washington signaled it was ready to step away from the policy.

Future General Secretary of Union Nation António Guterres gives a speech in Ministery of Foreign Affairs in Lisbon. October 7th, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal (Photo: Gonçalo Silva). *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field *** (Sipa via AP Images)

Islamophobia is Fuelling Terrorism, Says UN Chief

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — “Islamophobia” in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.