Organization chief expected to protest directly to Iranian president who is to address body on Wednesday.
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
Netanyahu backs defense minister over removal of settlers from Hebron houses, as truce sought between settlers' backers and Ya'alon.
Row erupts in cabinet meeting between prime minister and Transportation Minister Katz – the reason? Uber.
Prime minister says Israel supports settlements, 'especially in days like these.' Netanyahu also thanks Obama for planning to attend Holocaust memorial event at Israeli Embassy in D.C.
U.S. president to attend ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day and honoring four Righteous Among the Nations. 'It will be a worthy tribute to the worthiest among us,' Ambassador Dermer says.
Netanyahu supports settlements, appreciates settlers who 'stand bravely' against terrorism, officials say, following right-wing backlash over eviction of settlers who moved into Hebron houses illegally.
A few dozen settlers broke into the homes near the Cave of the Patriarchs, claiming they had bought the buildings; Defense Minister Ya'alon: The intruders trampled the law.
Prime Minister urges end to 'double standard' on Israel in meet with EU foreign policy chief at Davos forum.
Palestinian president tells Israeli journalists of direct contacts with Israel; Prime Minister's Office denies claims.
Speaking at World Economic Forum in Davos, Netanyahu says U.S. defense aid even more important following Iran nuclear deal.