United Nations General Assembly

Canada stands with Palestinians, refusing to change UNGA vote

After the vote, a representative of Canada explained his country’s change of vote, stating that it was a signal in support of a two-state solution.

Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again
Netherlands resumes funding UNRWA despite alleged abuses

“We welcome the decision by the Netherlands to unlock funds that will help UNRWA at an exceptionally challenging period of its existence,” said Marc Lassouaoui, chief of donor relations.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a meeting on the sidelines
Russia accuses US of deliberately delaying visas for its officials

The U.S. embassy in Moscow failed to issue visas to a Russian delegation of treasury officials who were due to attend an international audit management conference in Washington on Dec. 3.

By REUTERS
04/12/2019
Tourists look at the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem's Old City on the compound known to Musl
154 U.N. nations call Temple Mount solely by Muslim name Haram al-Sharif

EU approves text, but warns it may not do so in the future.

Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon speaks at the 8th annual Jerusalem Post Conference, New Yo
Danon: Coordination between Israel, Arab states at the UN on Iran

Today, Danon said, the Arab countries are actively involved – along with Israel – in conveying messages warning of the Iranian threat.

28/09/2019
Saudi Arabia at U.N.: We’ll stop at nothing to defend against Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he believed his military restraint so far showed "strength," as he instead imposed another round of economic sanctions on Tehran.

Filling in for PM at UN, Katz slams Iran, Erdogan

“You are not the Sultan and Turkey is not the Ottoman Empire – shame on you” Katz said to Erdogan.

27/09/2019
UNRWA staffers share antisemitic content with no consequences, NGO says

According to the UN Watch report, the latest cases bring the total number of staff members uncovered posting similar messages to one hundred.

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir speaks at a briefing with reporters at the Saudi Emba
Military response to Iran an option after oil attack, says Saudi Arabia

“Iran does not believe in the sovereignty of nations, it does not believe in the principle of non interference, Iran does not respect international law."

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