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New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the “dangerous path” of annexing a swathe of occupied Palestinian territory, urging the Government to listen to its own former senior officials along with the “multitude of voices around the world”. more
UN chief urges Israel to abandon annexation plans

New York : The UN Secretary-General has called on Israel to scrap plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, a move that could occur as early as next week.

UN agency assisting Palestinians working at ‘full capacity with inadequate resources’

New York : Some 75 countries and non-governmental organizations have  pledged  $130 million in financial commitments to the UN agency that assists Palestinian refugees across th ...

Iran to support Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Islamic republic will continue to support the Palestinian cause, Press TV reported on Wednesday.

Only ‘concrete action’ will stop fraying of Israel-Palestine peace prospects

New York: Obstacles to any lasting deal between Israel and Palestine continue to mount, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told Security Council members ...

UN commemorates International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

New York : The United Nations has underlined its unwavering commitment to the Palestinian people in their ongoing struggle to achieve self-determination, independence and sovereignty.

‘Multi-generational tragedy’ in Israel and Palestine demands political will for two-State solution

New York: Pervasive deteriorating facts on the ground in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, “are pushing us every further” from achieving a viable two-State solution, the UN Specia ...

At UN, Abbas rejects Israeli ‘arrogance’, vows to terminate all agreements if Palestinian territory is annexed

New York: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday denounced what he called “arrogance and aggression” by the Israeli Government and called on the United Nations to pus ...

Hopes for Palestinian State hit by ‘facts on the ground’ : senior UN official

New York: The possibility of establishing a “viable, contiguous Palestinian state” has been “systematically eroded by facts on the ground,” Nickolay Mladenov, UN S ...

‘Historic’ moment: Palestine takes reins of UN coalition of developing countries

New York: Acknowledging “a long road ahead” on the United Nations ambitious agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed on Tuesday “the historic leadershi ...