The United Nations General Assembly adopted nine resolutions on the topics of Palestinian rights and the Golan Heights.
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad told Reuters on Monday that "Settlement activity is unilateral" – you heard that?
After UN Watch protest, HRW removes Falk & deletes his name from website
One resolution condemned Israel for holding on to the Golan Heights, demanding Israel hand the land and its people to Syria.
"There have been some bizarre claims out there that Hamas has a back channel to the U.S. Government or that the U.S. Government is dealing with ex-officials to have some kind of a back channel to Hamas."
JERUSALEM – In the aftermath of alleged Israeli Air Force attacks against Sudanese weapons storage facilities and arms smuggling convoys that featured advanced Iranian weapons destined for Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have increased their military alliance with Sudan. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity and genocide.
The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution proposed by Israel that establishes entrepreneurship as a critical development tool for countries around the world.
If only the 138 nations that voted to upgrade the Arab Palestinians' status at the UN last week had been as scrupulous about the requirements for statehood as the UN officials were about protocol and appearances.
Now that the Palestinian Authority has been recognized as a non-member observer state at the United Nations, it will now use its new power to ask the Security Council to force Israel to abandon plans to build in the E-1 area near the Jewish city of Maale Adumim.
Heralding the worsening of relations between Israel and Europe, the European Union is reportedly mulling the passing of sanctions on Israel, including the restriction of marketing Israeli goods and the boycott of goods made by Jews in Judea and Samaria – as punishment for Israel’s decision to develop additional housing in areas Palestinians say should be theirs.
WASHINGTON – Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who is widely seen as a leading candidate to replace Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, has garnered plaudits from Jewish communal leaders for her work at the world body.
"The response to the attack on Zionism and the State of Israel must reinforce and underscore the implementation of the settlement plan."
A measure of sanity among the world's nations must be acknowledged and even praised.
In a symbolic vote the "state" of Palestine was created today, but the vote has no legally binding status.
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An amendment to S. 3254, the National Defense Authorization Act would punish both the PA and the UN for a unilateral recognition of a Palestinian "observer state."
Lieberman's apparent endorsement of Rice on Tuesday is largely symbolic.
"No decision by the UN can break the 4000-year-old bond between the people of Israel and the land of Israel."
On November 29, 1947 the United Nations voted in a plan for the partition of the British Mandate territory of Palestine. The plan came to be called the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine or United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181.
Israel no longer intends to dismantle the Oslo Accords if Abbas goes through with his UN gambit.
The United States on Tuesday blocked a U.N. Security Council statement condemning violence between Israel and Gaza, calling the statement a “fail[ure] to address the root cause” of the battle, namely missile attacks by Hamas.
If the UN accepts Palestine as a nonmember state, effectively recognizing its bid to become a state, Israel may cancel all or part of the Oslo accords according to reports, and may even go as far as working to oust Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas from his position.
Syrian rebel soldiers calling themselves “Eagles of the Golan” have taken over Beerajam and Bariqa in Southern Syria, in an area which serves as a demilitarized zone between Israel and the country to the north.
For all intents and purposes, the president of the PA was giving up on the Palestinian right of return to pre-1967 Israel.
Last week, the British government protested to the U.N. the “anti-Semitic” remarks made by Special Rapporteur Richard Falk.