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  • Ukraine leader mocks Russia’s call for anti-terrorism coalition

    September 29, 2015 | 4:00 pm

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday derided Russia's call for the creation of an international antiterrorism coalition, saying the Russians inspire terrorism on their own doorstep and back bellicose puppet governments.

    Russian President Putin on Monday called for the...

  • Powers struggle to agree on Syria; Russia urged to strike Islamic State

    September 29, 2015 | 1:48 pm

    France challenged Russia to back its words with deeds over fighting Islamic State militants in Syria as major powers on Tuesday struggled to resolve differences between Moscow and the West over ending the civil war in the Middle Eastern country.

    After Russian President Vladimir...

  • Iran’s Rouhani at U.N.: Israel ‘only impediment’ to nuclear-free Mideast

    September 29, 2015 | 10:35 am

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Israel the “only impediment” to a nuclear-free Middle East and said that the United States’ support for Israel was the cause of terrorism in the region.

    Rouhani also praised the he sanctions relief for nuclear restrictions deal reached in...

  • Netanyahu leaves for U.N. address, Kerry meeting

    September 29, 2015 | 9:25 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will call for an end to incitement on the Temple Mount and discuss “Israel’s desire for peace with the Palestinians” during a meeting with John Kerry.

    Netanyahu also said that during his address this week to the United Nations...

  • Question of Palestine Debate

    December 8, 2014 | 12:07 pm

    Delivered to UN General Assembly on November 24th.

    Mr. President, 

    I stand before the world as a proud representative of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. I stand tall before you knowing that truth and morality are on my side.  And yet, I...

  • Netanyahu to address UN in September

    August 23, 2013 | 10:33 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he will address the United Nations General Assembly next month in New York.

    According to The Jerusalem Post, the Prime Minister’s Office said the Sept. 30 speech would focus on Iran. This will be the third year in a row that...

  • Israel’s Foreign Ministry: Oslo Accords could be canceled over Palestinians’ U.N. bid

    November 14, 2012 | 11:36 am

    A document being circulated by Israel's Foreign Ministry instructs its envoys to warn their host governments that the Oslo Accords could be canceled over the Palestinian Authority's attempt to upgrade its status at the United Nations.

    The document, which says the possible upgrade...

  • Lieberman offers population exchange plan at U.N.

    September 28, 2010 | 12:04 pm

    Israel’s foreign minister presented a plan to the United Nations that would transfer Israeli Arab towns to a future Palestinian state in exchange for annexing Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

    Avigdor Lieberman offered a draft of his proposal Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly...

  • Quran verses for peace; Davening at Aishhh; Amy Klein’s ‘first-rate compelling journalism’

    November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Mideast Peace

    The "road map" for peace is a failure and should be abandoned ("Mideast Solution: A Confederation," Nov. 3). President Bush did get it right when he recognized that it is a "battle of ideology."

    It is suggested that us Jews (more precisely Hebrews) impress upon the...