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Antonio Guterres
Danon welcomes selection of former Portugal PM as new UN chief

“The State of Israel hopes, and expects [the UN will be] able to differentiate between good and evil and will end its obsession with Israel.”

US President Barack Obama toasts with former president Shimon Peres
Grapevine: Too many expectations

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, sent a personal letter to Peres, with hand written inserts over the typing wishing him a speedy recovery and a long life.

The United Nations headquarters
UN swan songs

While Ban made brief mention of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he managed to ignore the proverbial elephant in the General Assembly room: terrorism.

un gerneral assembly
LIVE: World leaders address UN General Assembly in New York

Netanyahu to speak on third day of UN General Assembly debate.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meet in New York
As Netanyahu arrives in New York, UN speeches ignore Palestinian violence

PM: One standard needed to fight terror; Obama: Israel can’t "permanently settle" West Bank.

Danny Danon addressing the UN Security Council, October 22, 2015
Danon slams Ban Ki-moon for criticism of Israel during UNGA opening speech

“Instead of focusing on Palestinian terror and incitement, and instead of compelling Mahmoud Abbas to return to the negotiating table, the Secretary General chose to criticize Israel once again."

Recep Tayyip Erdogan
World leaders address UN General Assembly in New York

Ban Ki-moon, Obama, Erdogan to speak as the United Nations opens the general debate of the 71st session of its General Assembly.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Ban Ki-moon: Netanyahu’s 'ethnic cleansing remarks' are outrageous

Ban Ki-moon: “Let me be absolutely clear: settlements are illegal under international law. The occupation, stifling and oppressive, must end.

Sec.-Lt. Hadar Goldin
Hadar Goldin’s parents head to UN General Assembly

The Goldin family launched a campaign in June, calling for Israel and the international community to ensure the return of their son’s body.

iran oil gulf
Iran, criticizing Germany's Merkel, says to press on with missile program

Germany's domestic intelligence agency said in its annual report that Iranian efforts to illegally procure technology, especially in the nuclear area, had continued at a "high level" in 2015.

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