UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

UN Speeches Ignore Palestinian Terrorism, Criticize Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New York on Tuesday hoping to convince the international community of the need for one standard in fighting terrorism, only to be greeted by a speech from the head of the UN that slammed Israel and made no mention of Palestinian terrorism.

British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attend the 'Supporting Syria Conference' at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre on February 4, 2016 in London, England.

Arab Nations Seek to Block Quartet Report at UN

Arab nations are calling on the UN Security Council not to endorse a report aimed at reviving the Middle East peace process that the Palestinians see as biased in favor of Israel, the Palestinian envoy said Tuesday.

Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour speaks during the first-ever hearings of candidates seeking to become the next secretary-general at UN headquarters in New York on April 12, 2016.

After UN Snub, Israeli Terror Victim’s Husband Speaks Out

Ynetnews reports: Natan Meir, who lost his wife Dafna Meir in a terror attack at their home in Otniel, was snubbed by every ambassador at the UN security council after being officially invited by Israeli Ambassador Danny Dannon, where they were present at a UN Security Council meeting dealing with the situation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Natan Meir

Israel Furious Over Iran’s Anti-Semitic Missiles

JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on world powers to punish Iran after the country test-fired two ballistic missiles emblazoned with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” in Hebrew. Netanyahu said he instructed Israel’s Foreign

A military truck carrying Shalamcheh missiles drives past the presidential rostrum during the annual Army Day military parade on April 18, 2014 in Tehran. On the right is a portrait of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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


EU Demands Israel Halt Demolition of Palestinian Housing

The European Union (EU) on Saturday called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian housing, some of which was EU-funded, and reiterated its opposition to expanding Israeli settlements in the West Bank. “In the past weeks there have been

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UN’s Ban Takes New Swipe at Israel Over ‘Stifling’ Occupation

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday renewed his criticism of Israel’s “stifling occupation of Palestinian territories”, a day after similar hard-hitting remarks by the UN Secretary-General angered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The UN chief made clear


UN Eyes Tax on Football Tickets to Fund Humanitarian Aid

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) (AFP) –  A UN study of new sources of financing for its multi-billion-dollar aid operations is recommending a voluntary tax on football matches or concerts as one option to raise funds. The report released Sunday in Dubai

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Iran Holds Holocaust-Denying Cartoon Contest

Ynetnews reports: Iran has announced that it will be holding a cartoon contest aimed at creating caricatures denying the Holocaust. This year, the contest’s grand prize has been increased from $12,000 to $50,000. The contest, organized by the Teheran municipal authority,

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