Israel protests Iran's U.N. weapons committee appointment

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Israel called "inconceivable" a decision to appoint Iran special rapporteur of the U.N. General Assembly's Committee on Disarmament and International Security.
Netanyahu says Rouhani's speech 'cynical'

Netanyahu says Rouhani's speech 'cynical'

JERUSALEM, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech at the U.N. General Assembly "cynical" and "full of hypocrisy."

Israel to boycott Iran's U.N. speech

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Official Israeli representatives attending the United Nations General Assembly said they will boycott Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's speech Tuesday.

U.N. director shows Israel as Arab Palestine

UNITED NATIONS, May 23 (UPI) -- Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor criticized the United Nations after an official displayed a map of Israel which was labeled Arab Palestine.
U.N. votes to upgrade Palestine status

U.N. votes to upgrade Palestine status

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The United Nations Thursday voted to upgrade Palestine to non-member observer status, with 138 countries voting in favor, nine against and 41 abstaining.

Gaza blockade ship boarded by Israeli navy

JERUSALEM, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A ship hoping to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza was boarded and seized without force or injury Saturday by the Israeli navy, military officials say.

U.N. delegates debate weapons-free zones

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Members of the United Nations are encouraged to get behind a proposed conference to rid the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction, an envoy said.

Israel seeks dismissal of U.N. official

JERUSALEM, March 18 (UPI) -- Israel has asked the United Nations to dismiss one of its Jerusalem officers for posting inflammatory material on the Internet, Israel's U.N. ambassador says.

Abbas: Hamas is our opposition

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- President Mahmoud Abbas said that his group in the Palestinian Authority must work with Hamas to achieve peace with Israel.
Eight in Security Council back Palestinian bid

Eight in Security Council back Palestinian bid

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Palestinian leadership has pledges for eight Security Council votes for its U.N. membership bid, a vote short of the nine needed, its foreign minister said.

Amb: UK public unaware of Israeli problems

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, May 6 (UPI) -- The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom said the British public, unlike the British government, is misinformed about Israel's enormous challenges.
Paul McCartney to perform in Israel

Paul McCartney to perform in Israel

LONDON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- British rock 'n' roll icon Paul McCartney says he "can't wait" to perform in Israel next month.

Israel envoy chides British intolerance

LONDON, June 10 (UPI) -- Israel's ambassador to Britain says the country is becoming a base for anti-Israel extremists, particularly in the academic community.

Academic 'boycott' of Israelis stirs anger

MANCHESTER, England, May 28 (UPI) -- Members of the University and College Union in England said they would consider severing ties with Israeli universities at their annual conference Wednesday.
Carter's Hamas visits condemned by some

Carter's Hamas visits condemned by some

JERUSALEM, April 18 (UPI) -- Some Israeli and U.S. officials condemned former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's meetings with several leaders of Hamas, classified as a terrorist organization.
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