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Ambassador Nikki Haley, who announced Tuesday that she would be leaving her post as United States Ambassador to the United Nations at the end of the year, made her mark by vigorously defending Israel in the often-hostile world body. But Haley didn’t just defend the Jewish state, she also pointed...

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The United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who urged the UN to reform and its members to stop singling out Israel, announced that she would be leaving her post at the end of the year, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Though she described her time representing...

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Statements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) show that the nuclear watchdog, charged with monitoring Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, will not agree to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call to inspect a previously unknown nuclear warehouse in Tehran, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. Netanyahu, during a dramatic...

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In front of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas paid “tribute to our hero martyrs and prisoners of war,” the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported, rejecting criticism of the PA for paying financial rewards to Palestinian terrorists and their families. Abbas had...

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In a forty-minute speech addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed the presence of another undeclared Iranian nuclear site, and blasted Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for hypocrisy, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. At the beginning of his speech, Netanyahu revealed that Iran had a second...

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for a resumption of Israel-Palestinian peace talks in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, The Algemeiner reported. The meeting between the two leaders took place hours after United...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described Israel as the “most terrifying threat” to peace in the Middle East and the world in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Ynet reported Tuesday. “Israel, which has a nuclear arsenal and is blatantly threatening others with nuclear annihilation, is the most terrifying threat...

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The United Nations reported Wednesday that the Assad regime in Syria continues to use chemical weapons against civilian targets, including three chlorine gas attacks on a rebel-held Damascus suburb and on Idlib province this year that constitute war crimes, The Jerusalem Post reported. The latest evidence brings to 39 the...

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Water filtration systems from Israeli company NUFiltration were donated to Cameroon to help fight a cholera epidemic there. As ISRAEL21c reported in July, NUFiltration acquires and sterilizes used kidney dialysis filters that would otherwise be discarded and repurposes them in several filtration products. One of these products, meant especially for hard-to-reach rural areas of...

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Israeli marine biologist Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, head of Tel Aviv-based ECOncrete, was selected as an awardee in the WE Empower UN SDG Challenge, the first global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  The WE Empower Challenge honors five female entrepreneurs, one from each of the five...

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