"Israelis do not need to be lectured about the importance of peace by foreign leaders. We pray for peace."
US Secy of State John Kerry attacked the Netanyahu administration in his farewell speech at the State Department.
Lavrov warned against bringing the US domestic agenda into the work of the Middle East Quartet and the United Nations Security Council.
The images will be displayed at the Knesset over the next two weeks, and then travel around the world in 2017, providing people everywhere with the opportunity to celebrate 50 years of a unified Jerusalem.
'I urge Secretary Kerry and the Administration not to set forth a formula, which will inevitably disadvantage Israel in any negotiation.'
'John Kerry is a stain on American foreign policy who is ignorant of the issues.'
Our advice to all the foreign missions in Israel is to beat the crowds and start moving their own embassies to the capital, while the rates are relatively reasonable.
"What I’ll say is that we reject the notion that the United States was the driving force behind this resolution. That’s just not true."
Kerry advised Erekat the PA should ask for parameters to a forced permanent solution, after discussion with the Saudis, who a few years ago had advanced a two-state based Middle East peace resolution.
Russia says it voted for UNSC resolution 2334(2016) because it reflected "the general view of the international community."
Demonstrators are being organized in NYC to demand the US de-fund the United Nations over Resolution 2334(2016).
Israel has cut its assistance to Angola in retaliation for that country's vote in favor of the anti-Israel resolution at the UNSC.
Russia says it "had several issues with the wording, and ... wanted to delay the vote" on the UN Security Council resolution against Israel.
At the AIPAC conference, obviously anticipating the events of last Friday, Trump promised: 'When I’m president, believe me, I will veto any attempt by the UN to impose its will on the Jewish state. It will be vetoed 100 percent.'
President Obama personally directed his Administration's lobbying efforts ahead of the expected vote. Obama, vacationing in Hawaii, convened a discussion Thursday with Biden, Kerry and other top national security officials.
Former American diplomat Dan Kurtzer scolded Israel's Prime Minister for his response to last week's UNSC resolution.
PM Netanyahu has reportedly opted out of a meeting next month in Davos with UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
Defense Minister Liberman warns French Jews in particular that if they want to remain Jewish, now is the time to leave.
Yad Vashem criticized the bill against blaming Poland for collaboration in the death camps, warning that its approval in parliament would be considered Holocaust denial and a regression in Poland’s efforts to face its dark past.
Lyashko urged the Ukraine's government to patch up its rift with the Netanyahu government, before the national interests of Ukraine suffer irreparable damage.