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Forty United Nations ambassadors representing nations in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and elsewhere, visited Israel to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the modern Jewish State, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The group of ambassadors visited sites across the country, including Masada, the Dead Sea, the border with...

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Israeli-based international nonprofit organization Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) has received the 2018 United Nations Population Award. Established by the General Assembly in 1981, the award recognizes outstanding achievements in population and health. The Committee for the United Nations Population Award, which made the selections, is chaired by Ghana and...

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The combination of a Mediterranean-style diet, low alcohol consumption, strong family and cultural values, and an excellent healthcare system could be the main factors that put Israel in fifth place worldwide on the longevity scale, according to National Geographic Travel. This ranking was one of the aspects noted as significant...

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Yemen’s Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels fired a barrage of seven ballistic missiles targeting Saudi Arabia late Sunday on the third anniversary of the war in Yemen, with fragments of one missile over Riyadh killing one person and wounding two, The Times of Israel reported. Saudi air defense destroyed three of...

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The BBC will appeal to the United Nations in Geneva to protect its staff and their families in Iran as authorities in the Islamic Republic escalate “years of persecution and harassment,” Agence France-Presse reported Monday. BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, said in a statement on Monday that journalists will describe in...

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Syrian military forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have continued their offensive against rebel forces in eastern Ghouta. The Syrian Army is poised to cut the city in two as troops advancing from the east link up with those from the west. According to the United Kingdom based Syrian Observatory...

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North Korea has been shipping supplies to Syria that could be used to produce chemical weapons, a United Nations expert panel has found. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that North Korea had sent acid-resistant tiles, valves and thermometers to Syria. The information was revealed in a leaked report...

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Speaking Wednesday at a United Nations Security  Council briefing on Syria, the United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called Saturday’s incursion by an Iranian drone into Israeli airspace “a wake-up call for all of us.” Haley punctuated her assessment by noting that the incursion suggested that “Iran and...

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A member of the Palestinian delegation to the United Nations told a group of students that Palestinians are “very expert at throwing the stones” and that they would not stop teaching their children to do so, Ynet reported Tuesday. In the recording obtained by Ynet,  Abdallah Abushawesh, who is both...

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Referring to a recent “hate-filled” speech given by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in which he declared the Oslo Accords dead, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council Thursday, “A speech that indulges in outrageous and discredited conspiracy theories is not the speech of...

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