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Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely gives a press conference on November 3, 2015 in the Lipski plastic factory at the Barkan Industrial Park near the Israeli settlement of Ariel in the occupied West Bank, on the European Union's (EU) decision to label goods made in Jewish settlements. AFP PHOTO …

Report: Israel Stepping Up Campaign To Dissolve UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

TEL AVIV – Israel is reportedly stepping up the pressure on American legislators to see the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which exclusively caters to Palestinian refugees and their descendants, absorbed into the UN agency that caters to the rest of the world’s 65 million refugees.

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British Times Journalist Named UN Communications Chief

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appointed Alison Smale, a veteran foreign correspondent and editor who has reported major stories for nearly 40 years, as the United Nations’ new communications chief.

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UN Envoy Nikki Haley Calls Western Wall Visit ‘Life-Changing’

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called her visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Wednesday “life-changing.” “My heart is full, and my life will change after the visit,” she wrote in the holy site’s visitors book.