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It's Time for the World to Turn to the United Nations to Broker an Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Lord David Owen | Posted 10.01.2014 | World
Lord David Owen

Only the United Nations General Assembly can mobilize world opinion. Nothing else seems likely to break the deadlock.

Official: Israel Accepts Proposal For Temporary Ceasefire In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

(Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday agreed to a proposed six-hour cessation of hostilities in the Gaza Strip for humanitarian reasons, a Israeli senior of...

Israel Bars U.N. Team From Investigating Settlements

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel cut working relations with the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday and will bar a U.N. team from entering Israel or...

Palestinians Fling Slippers At UN Chief

AP | KARIN LAUB and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

HERZLIYA, Israel — U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon warned Thursday that time is running out for a Mideast peace deal and urged Israel to make goodwill ge...

The Disaster Known as Netanyahu

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 11.02.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It is clear that Netanyahu wants to preserve the status quo, even if it means that Israel reverts to a position where every one of its neighbors is an actual or potential enemy.

The Goldstone Report: Behind the Uproar

Ted Piccone | Posted 06.09.2011 | World
Ted Piccone

This debate will rage on, complicated if not entirely consumed by politics and emotion. It's probably not surprising, then, that most commentators have entirely missed three critical points.

Amidst Mideast Turmoil, Only Israel Galvanizes the UN Into Action

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

The UN deliberated as reports from Libya suggested hundreds of peaceful protesters were slain by government forces. There's only one small problem. They met to discuss not the situation in Libya, but, surprise of surprises, Israel.

US Vetoes UN Resolution on Israel -- But Agrees With Its Substance

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The isolation of the United States, which did not want the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Security Council, was palpable.

US Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning 'Illegal' Israel Settlements

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The United States vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would have condemned "illegal" Israeli settlements and demanded an immed...

Palestinians To Take Israeli Settlement Battle To The U.N.

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinians plan to ask the U.N. Security Council in the coming days to declare Israeli settlements illegal and deman...

Palestinians Halt Effort to Push Gaza War Report Due To U.S., Israeli Pressure

nytimes.com | NEIL MacFARQUHAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS In a startling shift, the Palestinian delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council dropped its efforts to forward a report acc...

Gaza War Crimes Probe: Israel 'Very Unlikely' To Cooperate

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel is unlikely to cooperate with a Gaza war crimes probe because it distrusts the U.N. agency sponsoring the investigation, an I...

UN Chief, Ban Ki-Moon, Heads To Mideast

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon heads to the Mideast on Tuesday to step up diplomatic efforts to get Israel and Hamas to adhere t...

US: Israeli Leader Fabricated Story About Bush 'Shaming' Condi Rice

Jerusalem Post | HERB KEINON and ALLISON HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel and the US engaged in a rare and uncharacteristic public spat Tuesday over events leading to the US abstention in last Thursday's UN Security C...