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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Palestinian Authority Applies To Join Eight International Treaties at UN

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority has filed official requests this past week to join eight international treaties including the UN’s International Convention against Apartheid in Sports and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, according to a report from Channel 2 news.

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Report: UN Human Rights Council Targets Israel, Ignores Firms Operating In Occupied Territories Worldwide

TEL AVIV – The UN Human Rights Council is ignoring the fact that more than 40 European companies – most of which are under some degree of state control in their home countries – operate in four areas around the world deemed occupied by the United Nations even while the agency continues to boycott businesses that operate in Israeli settlements, a new report found.

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Netanyahu Thanks All 100 Senators for ‘Standing Up For Israel At UN’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday thanked the U.S. Senate for “standing up for Israel at the UN” after all 100 senators signed a letter to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday calling for an end to the “unacceptable” anti-Israel bias at the international body.

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Combat International Support of BDS Against Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, Democratic and Republicans leaders in both the House and Senate introduced legislation that would penalize foreign countries and international governmental organizations that seek to engage in the boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement against Israel.

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OREN: U.S. Should Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren argues in Newsweek that President Donald Trump should pull the U.S. out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, saying the body has become a “racist” organization that coddles tyrants and attacks Israel.

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Sources: Lame Duck Obama to Allow Anti-Israel UN Efforts

Sources inform Breitbart News that U.S. President Barack Obama may allow several anti-Israel resolutions to pass at the UN that would legitimize and strengthen the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state.

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Blue State Blues: At United Nations, Clinton Gives Trump Golden Opportunity

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton plans to mingle with foreign leaders at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly next week. Her goal is to use the UN as a backdrop to display her foreign policy credentials, and contrast her experience with that of Republican rival Donald Trump.

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PLO Ambassador to UNHRC: Buying Settlement Products Is an Act of War

TEL AVIV – Anyone who buys settlement products is an accomplice to an act of war, PLO Ambassador Ibrahim Khraishi (pictured) told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, the Jerusalem Post reported. The UNHRC met in Geneva toward the

Maale Adumim, with a population of about 36,000, is one of the largest Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank

UNHRC to Debate Boycott of Israeli Settlements

TEL AVIV –  The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday will debate a resolution that calls on member states to boycott Jewish settlements, the Jerusalem Post reported. The UNHRC is often charged with having an extreme anti-Israel bias. The resolution would

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Israel Relieved as U.S. Continues Boycott of Anti-Israel U.N. Agenda

There was speculation that the United States might stop boycotting the anti-Israel human rights theater at the United Nations this year, as part a larger White House reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection, but the Jerusalem Post happily reports that the U.S. once again refused to participate in the notorious Agenda Item 7 debate.