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Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote

Israel has formally reprimanded the Swedish ambassador because of his country’s vote for a UNESCO resolution that denied Israeli sovereignty over, and Jewish historical ties to, Yerushalayim. Israel’s Foreign Ministry…

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After UNESCO Vote, Israel Slashes U.N. Dues Again

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he will withhold $1 million in payments to the United Nations following a resolution adopted by its cultural agency that he says diminishes Jewish ties…

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Israel Criticizes UNESCO Resolution on Yerushalayim

Israel has lashed out at the U.N. cultural agency over a resolution criticizing its excavations in and around Yerushalayim’s Old City. The UNESCO resolution, tabled by several Arab countries and…

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PM Netanyahu: We Deny UNESCO’s Authority Over Yerushalayim

If the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) denies Israel’s connection to Yerushalayim, then Israel denies UNESCO as an organization that has any authority, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu…

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UNESCO Expected to Pass Another Anti-Israel Resolution

As Israel celebrates its 69th Independence Day on Tuesday, UNESCO, the U.N. education and social agency, is likely to pass another anti-Israel resolution – this one declaring that Yerushalayim is…

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U.N. Gaza Staffer Out After Allegations of Hamas Ties

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says a Gaza staffer accused of being elected to a Hamas leadership position no longer works for the agency. Agency spokesman Chris Gunness…

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Israel: Hamas, Fatah Won’t Let Us Help Gaza

Israel has appealed to the United Nations in recent days over what officials called a “major humanitarian crisis” in Gaza. According to Israeli officials who are supposed to coordinate security…

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Outcry Over Syria Redux

As we go to press, the United Nations Security Council is deliberating a resolution proposed by the United States, Britain and France to condemn an alleged chemical weapons attack in…

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Israel Seeks Seat on U.N. Security Council

Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said on Wednesday that Israel has set its sights on obtaining a nonpermanent seat on the Security Council. In an article on…

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Jewish Group Sues U.N. Over Squatting, Illegal Building

The Regavim organization has filed a lawsuit against the United Nations for illegal building in Yerushalayim, and against the Yerushalayim Municipality for turning a blind eye to the illegal construction.…

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U.N. Chief Condemns New Community for Amona Evacuees

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is disappointed and alarmed by Israel’s decision to build a new community in Yehudah and Shomron for the Amona evacuees and has condemned the move.…

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Hailing Haley

The star of the AIPAC conference on Monday was, unquestionably, Nikki Haley, the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The 18,000 attendees roared their approval for the “new sheriff…

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Israel Cuts Funding to United Nations

Israel has announced that it’s reducing its payments to United Nations institutions following recent anti-Israel votes. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Wednesday’s decision was taken following votes critical of…

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Anti-BDS Conference Fills U.N. General Assembly

The U.N. General Assembly Hall, a hotbed of anti-Israel propaganda, was filled on Wednesday with over 2,000 diplomats and activists for a conference against the boycott, divestment and sanction (BDS)…

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