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.
US President Barack Obama and Israeli PM Netanyahu met for the last time in Obama's presidency for a very short conversation.
US Pres. Obama told the UN General Assembly Israel knows its citizens should be expelled from anywhere the Palestinian Authority wants to build a state.
Local war monitors are blaming either the Syrians or the Russians for the strike against the aid convoy near Aleppo on Monday, which came after the Syrians had declared an end to the week-long ceasefire.
"I expect from the international community a uniform standard in the war on terrorism," Netanyahu insisted.
As of March 31, 2016, Lebanon is hosting 1,048,275 registered refugees from Syria, 53% of whom are children, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
"We urge you to continue longstanding US policy and make it clear that you will veto any one-sided UNSC resolution that may be offered in the coming months."
Each year Arab terrorism escalates when the UN General Assembly is in session, as if terrorists believe violence will help their cause.
The UN envoy to the Middle East is once again equating Arab violence against Israelis with IDF defense against stabbings.
PM Netanyahu orders increased forces at Temple Mount and in Old City before he leaves for New York to meet with Pres. Obama.
This week's meeting between PM Netanyahu and Pres. Obama is also likely to be their last face-to-face discussion about the "two-state solution."