“By definition, this is a compromise in order to get everyone on board,” French UN Ambassador François Delattre told reporters.
"We did not gather the Jews from all four corners of the earth in order to turn them into a nuclear target."
The Israeli initiative to change the Palestinians' 70-year-old refugee status takes advantage of a window of opportunity created by the current administration rigid and often hostile approach to the UN and its agencies.
The U.S. says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has “basically slapped everyone in the face” who has asked him to stop testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
"What we do on North Korea will have a real impact on how other outlaw nations who seek nuclear weapons choose to conduct themselves in the future."
The 15-member United Nations Security Council’s emergency meeting on Monday failed to take action against North Korea for its hydrogen bomb test on Sunday, as both China and Russia refused to cooperate with the Western members.
“The test constitutes yet another example of North Korea’s aggressive pattern of behavior," Israel's foreign ministry warned.
"The resolution requires UNIFIL to open its eyes, and forces it to act against Hezbollah's terror buildup in the area."
"It is important to open the closures . . . It is important to avoid the buildup of the militantism that can undermine the confidence between the two people."
“Hamas continues to arm itself in order to harm Israel as it exploits the generous humanitarian aid provided by the international community,” said Danon.
The Americans asked the PA leadership to "keep a low profile" and not initiate new moves at the UN, so that the Administration could advance President Trump's peace plan.
The family was not interested in a rushed, last minute meeting with the US Secretary-General.
Water-Gen is a technology that provides an inexpensive, available and renewable source of clean fresh drinking water by directly extracting it from the atmosphere.
Netanyahu told Guterres that the UN should respect the building codes and the law in Israel.
“We will make utmost efforts to firmly protect the lives of the people," said Japan's Prime Minister Abe Shinzo.
“Hamas is displaying appalling cruelty by holding our citizens and soldiers. The UN must act to ensure their return to Israel.”
Guterres told Netanyahu, "As secretary-general of the United Nations, I am totally committed to be [...] adamant" about Israel's right to exist."
Netanyahu: Iran is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in both Syria and in Lebanon.
"We look forward to showing you our country, an island of stability and prosperity in a tumultuous region."
The visit takes place against a background of growing criticism of the United Nations’ performance in the Middle East, particularly along Israel’s northern border with Lebanon.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told US officials he intends to publish the blacklist by the end of 2017.
“Instead of focusing on the terrible humanitarian problems plaguing the globe, the Human Rights Commissioner is seeking to harm Israel."
UNRWA representative Scott Anderson said the children, 84 of whom had never been out of Gaza before, were "over the moon" with excitement.
“We welcome this step by the Museum to rectify their earlier unfortunate decision."
While President Trump is doing what he can to promote a peace deal, the Arab League seems dedicated to sabotaging it.