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U.N. Calls on Israel to Cancel Bedouin Demolition

The U.N.’s main human-rights body expressed concern on Tuesday over Israel’s expected demolition of a Bedouin village in the Shomron region, which critics say is being carried out to make…

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‘Save a Child’s Heart’ Doctors Honored at U.N.

A group of Israeli doctors have bypassed the region’s politics to save thousands of Palestinian children and those from 57 other countries by operating on their diseased hearts. The doctors…

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UNESCO Heritage Agenda Defused by Quiet Diplomacy

This year’s annual meeting of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee will be free of the anti-Israel, anti-Jewish resolutions which have sullied the organization’s past gatherings, according to media reports on Thursday.…

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Israel May Sever Contacts With UNHRC

Israel, which is not a member of the U.N. Human Rights Council, will likely sever ongoing contacts that it has with the body, following the pullout earlier this week by…

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IAEA Chief Says Work in N. Korea Could Resume Quickly

The head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog says the agency could resume work in North Korea “within weeks” to verify any possible agreement between Washington and Pyongyang. Plans are…

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U.N. Security Council Deadlocked in Gaza Votes

Competing U.N. Security Council proposals to respond to the escalation of violence in Gaza have both failed, starkly baring divisions that have paralyzed the U.N.’s most powerful body. After months…

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U.N. Security Council Condemns Gaza Rocket Fire

The United Nations Security Council issued a statement on Tuesday night joining the U.S. and the European Union in condemning the attacks on Israel by Hamas and Islamic Jihad. “The…

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