The United States, European Union and the United Nations have issued unusually stern criticism of Israel, provoking a sharp response from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and raising Palestinians’ hopes of steps against their neighbor.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday slammed Israel’s settlement activities as “provocative acts” that raise questions about its commitment to a two-state solution amid growing Palestinian frustration over nearly 50 years of occupation.
The United Nations will for the first time recognize Yom Kippur as an official holiday.
New Zealand has drafted a United Nations Security Council resolution that calls for Israel to stop building settlements in occupied territories and for the Palestinians to refrain from referring cases to the International Criminal Court.
The U.N. agency charged with delivering aid to Palestinians is coming under fire again — this time for Facebook postings by its employees celebrating attacks on Israeli civilians.
Danny Danon was kicked out of Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet. Now, he’s representing Israel on the global stage as ambassador to the U.N. What changed?
Were Abbas and Netanyahu slinging mud or constructing cunning political strategies through their respective United Nations speeches this week? J.J. Goldberg breaks it down.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in his address to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that the Palestinian Authority was no longer bound by agreements it has signed with Israel.
In a speech at the United Nations, Pope Francis praised the Iran nuclear deal and decried the persecution of minorities in the Middle East.
The Vatican flag will be raised for the first time at the United Nations on Friday morning ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the world body, the Holy See mission to the United Nations said on Monday.