UNESCO is scheduled to vote Thursday on a Palestinian Authority initiative condemning Israel and denying Jewish ties to the city’s holy sites.
UN secretary general’s special advisor on sport Wilfried Lemke has been lobbying on behalf of Rajoub, and sent FIFA a letter advising that all Jewish life in Judea and Samaria is illegal, which includes Jewish soccer teams.
Kerry responded by saying the Administration has not yet made its decision on this matter — which is probably what he would have said if he didn't want an Obama anti-Israel move to hit the news before the election.
Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon urged the UN Secy-Gen-elect to appoint an envoy to combat anti-Semitism.
Syria's northern city of Aleppo is now officially a "besieged" city under UN criteria.
Former Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Guterres, is chosen to succeed Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-General in January 2017.
IAEC director Ze'ev Senir warned international nuclear scientists that Syria and Iran are destabilizing the region through non-state actors.
Israel's Atomic Energy Commission opens a pavilion to exhibit its civilian nuclear technology at the 60th IAEA General Conference in Vienna.
Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon petitions UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon for kosher food.
At least 100,000 children have had no safe drinking water for 3 days in Aleppo.
Kerry is in the midst of his final attempt to shape the Israel-PA conflict resolution in his image, and he has been going at it with everything he has including the kitchen sink.
The Syrian war has worsened, with another massacre taking place in Aleppo after another US-Russian ceasefire falls apart.
PM Netanyahu is to meet with presidential candidates from both the GOP and Democratic parties in the US before returning to Israel.
"Given its history of hostility towards Israel, does anyone really believe that Israel will let the UN determine our security and our vital national interests?"
See the full text and video of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly.
Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, said the speech by PA leader Abbas will lead to more violence.
The full text of the speech to the UN General Assembly by PA leader Mahmoud Abbas, delusions included.
PM Netanyahu invited PA leader Mahmoud Abbas to address the Knesset in Jerusalem, and offered to address the PA parliament in Ramallah.
PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrive at UN General Assembly session with top Israeli officials.
New Zealand PM John Key chaired the UN Security Council session in his final month of a 2-year rotation as president.