The State Department spokeswoman who had been chosen in December to replace Nikki Haley says family hardships is reason for withdrawal
The review did not find any cases of incitement, and majority of bias issues were related to maps and the status of Jerusalem
PLO secretary general says move was coordinated with Trump: 'It may be a superpower but nobody will bend us'
The U.S. is seen as the main hurdle for the state to receive full membership, which currently has 'observer status'
Nikolay Mladenov calls clashes with settlers 'shocking and unacceptable,' tells Israel to 'bring those responsible to justice'
The Israeli government would have liked a quieter Gaza front in the run-up to election, but Netanyahu will no longer be able to halt Qatari money flow, which, in a win for Hamas, is now provided by official channels
Experts warn of 'humanitarian and economic catastrophe' in proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran and say both sides are violating international law
Yemen is outstanding at trampling on women’s rights. It’s hard to find even a grain of sense in the UN’s decision to give this country the vice presidency of the executive board of UN Women for 2019
Amal Mudallali calls on UN Security Council to act, says Israel is breaching post-Second Lebanon War resolution
In early April, Netanyahu backed out of a deal to resettle 16,250 asylum seekers in Canada, Italy and elsewhere, while a similar number could receive legal status in Israel
The move is the latest in escalating tensions between Israel and the organization. Explaining the decision, the U.S. called UNESCO a 'tool for Israel's enemies'
Rebel officials deny statement by the UN food agency, which found that some humanitarian aid was given to people not entitled to it or sold in markets
UN Mideast envoy Nickolay Mladenov says June to August 2018 saw the lowest number of units built in settlements since the UN resolution two years ago monitoring construction
Israel has gradually abandoned its neutrality on the Crimea issue amid a deterioration in relations with Russia
Outgoing UN ambassador tells Security Council the plan 'contains thoughtful detail' but gives no further details
Analysis Israel Takes Tunnel Op to World Stage Before Potential Use of Unprecedented Force in Lebanon
Israel is preparing for a public relations battle to halt Iran’s effort to build precision-missile factories in Lebanon, while setting the stage for a possible war with Hezbollah
The PA and the United Nations said they need more but had to be realistic in the face of 'record-low' funding
Police say 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organized by Flemish right-wing parties
Polish summit president hailed final text as 'a thousand little steps forward together,' but critics say it is not ambitious enough
Next round of talks is said to be scheduled for the end of January ■ UAE FM praises decision, says Saudi-led coalition's 'military pressure enabled this significant breakthrough'
In quitting the UN organization Israel will lose its influence over debates and resolutions, says former member of national liaison panel; tourism may also suffer
With a record 21.3 million refugees globally, the United Nations began work on the non-binding pact after more than 1 million people arrived in Europe in 2015, many fleeing civil war in Syria and poverty in Africa
Trump is downgrading the ambassador’s position to a sub-Cabinet-level post
President also says he has chosen former Attorney General Wiliam Barr to return to leading the Justice Department
Refugee agency urges parties to Stockholm peace talks to do more to protect civilians, as warring sides agree to broad prisoner swap
Resolution received a majority of the votes, but fell short of the two-thirds majority necessary to pass it after Palestinian Authority put up strong opposition
The Palestinian Authority has come to the defense of its sworn enemy, Hamas, in the face of Nikki Haley’s final pandering to the pro-Israel right. But UN member states still should make sure this victim-blaming resolution doesn’t pass
Delegation representing Saudi-backed government to meet Iranian-aligned Houthi officials in Sweden, following effort by UN envoy to secure confidence-building steps
U.S. Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt sends letter to diplomats from Morocco, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Egypt and Qatar ■ PA moves to oppose the resolution
Advocates say the new scheme for returnees could become a model for struggling economies across the globe