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UN Security Council to Meet in Closed-Door Emergency Session on Syria

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, meanwhile, has urged Turkey to “halt its military operation.”

Abbas Recycles Old Themes, Tired Promises at UN General Assembly

The number of outright lies that came forth from the podium during his address was unusual even for a speech from Abbas.

Netanyahu: Erdogan is a Liar & Iran Attacked Saudi Arabia, ‘From A to...

The prime minister also commented Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks at the United Nations General Assembly.

UN Releases ‘Unprecedented’ Report Linking Anti-Semitism to BDS

The report recommends that all UN member states adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working definition of anti-Semitism. So far, 18 of them have done so.

PM Johnson Blames Iran for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

Johnson said he plans to meet Iran's president Hassan Rouhani in New York.

Netanyahu Cancels Address to UN General Assembly

Likud Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz is scheduled to fly to New York next week to deliver a speech on behalf of Netanyahu instead.

Holland Rejects UN Human Rights Council’s ‘Disproportionate Singling Out of Israel’

Agenda Item 7 requires the body to discuss alleged Israeli human rights violations at every UNHRC session and it is utilized to condemn the Jewish state regularly.

US Blocks UN Security Council Statement on Israel-Hezbollah Border Clash

The US said it would not back any statement that placed Israel’s right to self-defense on an equal footing with that of Hezbollah.

UN Security Council Renews Toothless UNIFIL Mandate

As the U.N. Security Council prepares to formally review the size of the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon and vote on its renewal, America and Israel are pressing for more authority to counter Hezbollah.

Israel Urging UNSC to Acknowledge Syria’s Responsibility for Iranian Troops on Its Soil

“The international community must make clear to Iran that it will no longer tolerate its regional subversion and terrorist financing operations.”
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New Zealand Suspends UNRWA Funding over Critical Ethics Report

Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA's Swiss chief, created a post of “Special Advisor” which he gave to his mistress.

UN Grills PA Rep. on Antisemitism and Incitement in Schoolbooks

The European Union has passed a law that prohibits the use of its funds to fund the promotion of hate in the PA curriculum. The United Kingdom is deliberating a similar bill.

UNRWA is a ‘Broken Model’ Says New WSJ Op-Ed

"The recent report of corruption . . . 'represents a new low for Unrwa (sic) and an indictment of the idea of an international agency dedicated to a single interest."

PA, Human Rights Watch are Angry UN Won’t Say Israel Violates Children’s Rights

Save the Children said the decision shows that "states with powerful friends can get away with destroying children’s lives with impunity.”
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Why Is the UN Biased Against Israel?

That this UN resolution is anti-Semitic goes without saying, but it is also an assault against oppressed women in Arab countries.

Danon Congratulates Craft after Senate Approves Her Nomination as US Envoy to UN

Craft is replacing Nikki Haley, a staunch supporter of Israel at the UN who left her post and the end of last year.

Israel Calls for Suspension of Aid to UNRWA After Corruption Allegations Exposed

Danon: "UNRWA has in recent years worked to redirect world funds to continue this corruption industry that has served its leadership."

Switzerland Withholds Payment to UNRWA

UNRWA "supplies the ammunition to continue the conflict. By supporting the UNRWA, we keep the conflict alive. It’s a perverse logic.”

Romanian Former IAEA Official Becomes Interim Agency Chief

Feruta previously held the position of Assistant Director General and Chief Coordinator at the IAEA, which he joined in September 2013.

Danon to UN Security Council: ‘Beirut Port Has Become Hezbollah’s Port’

Israel revealed new intelligence information in the Security Council: Iran and Syria are smuggling dual-use equipment into Lebanon to build up Hezbollah.

Report: IAEA Chief Yukiya Amano Dead at 72

Amano was planning to write to the Board of Governors shortly to announce his decision to step down in March 2020. There is no word yet on a time frame for a decision on a successor.

Israel Ranks Among UN’s Top 10 Most Innovative Nations

Israel’s precise place in the 2019 top 10 list has yet to be disclosed — the final results are slated to be unveiled on July 24 at a special event the WIPO will be hosting in New Delhi.

IAEA Inspectors Found Radioactive Material, Violations of JCPOA in Tehran, by Following Mossad Directions

The IAEA has not made the information public, nor was it shared during a quarterly meeting of the agency's 35 member nation Board of Governors this past week.

IAEA Confirms Iran Enriching Uranium to 4.5 Percent

“The Agency continues to verify the non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran under its Safeguards Agreement. Evaluations regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities continue.”

IAEA Confirms Iran Violated JCPOA Nuclear Deal, Uranium Stockpile Exceeds 300 kg

“We will go further from that ceiling, not only that but we will also increase production drastically."

Exposed: Hamas Has a Sleeper Cell Inside UNRWA

Hamas and UNRWA coordinate their activities. Hamas notifies UNRWA of its actions and tells them when to stay away so they can later claim innocence.

First Time Ever at UN: India Votes with Israel Against Terror-Linked Group

“This is a good sign ... India was the first country to support us among the Asia group, so we are very happy."

Israeli Diplomat Elected as Deputy Chair of UN Economic & Financial Committee

"This is further proof that we are changing the UN's hostile atmosphere."

UN Ambassadors Learn About Auschwitz at Jewish Museum

"At a time when anti-Semitism rears its head, we can never allow the world to forget the horrors of history that came from hatred of Jews."

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