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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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United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said in a statement that the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, must stop the bias agenda against Israel at the UN Human Rights Council, The Jerusalem Post reported on Friday. “The UN has failed...

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For the first time, an Israeli expert has been chosen to chair the United Nations Human Rights Committee, a panel of experts who reviews the adherence of members states to the organization’s rights charter. The Times of Israel reported that Yuval Shany, who is deputy president of the Israel Democracy...

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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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