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For the first time, a plurality of United Nations General Assembly members supported an amendment to a resolution that condemned Hamas by a vote of 62 to 58, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The United States-sponsored condemnation was an amendment to a resolution that condemned Israel for the deaths of...

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When Syria ascended to the role of presidency of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament for one month on Monday, Robert Wood, the United States ambassador to the conference, called it “one of the darkest days in the history of the Conference on Disarmament.” The week at the U.N. did not get...

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The United States said that it will “unquestionably” veto a Kuwaiti-backed Security Council resolution that would ask the United Nations to recommend actions to be taken to provide “international protection” for the civilian population of Gaza, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. The Kuwaiti resolution is expected to come up for...

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United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley blasted the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday for failing to agree on a statement condemning Hamas for its rocket attacks on Israel earlier this week, calling such a condemnation a “no-brainer.” She added, “Apparently, some Council members did not think Hamas...

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Politicians and diplomats representing the United States, European Union, United Nations, and Israel have condemned recent remarks made by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday at the first meeting of the Palestinian National Council in more than twenty years, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. In the course of a speech...

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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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