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Ivanka Trump was presented with the award by Republican mega-donor and newspaper owner Sheldon Adelson and his Israeli wife Miriam on behalf of the IAC.

Pierre Krahenbuhl has resigned as head of the UN's Palestinian refugees agency amid an ongoing investigation into allegations of abuse of power against him and his 'inner circle'.

The international community punishes Palestinians for alleged UNRWA misconduct

Ramona Wadi

The international community punishes Palestinians for alleged UNRWA misconduct

Comment: Without waiting for outcome of investigations into alleged misconduct at Palestine's refugee agency, the international community moved to cut its funding, risking further marginalisation of Palestinians, writes Ramona Wadi

Kelly Craft: Who is Trump's nominee for UN envoy?

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Kelly Craft: Who is Trump's nominee for UN envoy?

The environment and the Palestinian cause look set to suffer under the pending appointment of the staunch Republican and wife of coal-mining ...

Trump's popularity taking a hit, even in Afghanistan

Ali M Latifi

Trump's popularity taking a hit, even in Afghanistan

Analysis: Afghans once lauded Donald Trump as a breath of fresh air, but his love of airstrikes and rewriting of history have won him few ...

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Haley drops hints about Trump's Middle East peace plan

The United State's outgoing UN ambassador has said that Israel 'does not need' a peace agreement in her last speech to the Security Council's monthly Middle East meeting.

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Saudi crown prince 'responsible' for Khashoggi murder: US Senate

The US Senate said the Saudi crown prince is 'responsible' for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Contradicting Trump, Nikki Haley blames MBS for Khashoggi murder

The US ambassador to the United Nations, who has announced she is leaving her post, has blamed Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince for the ...

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Trump to pick Fox News ex-anchor as UN envoy

President Donald Trump is expected on Friday to nominate State Department spokeswoman and former Fox TV news anchor Heather Nauert as US ...

Failure of UN vote a 'slap' to Trump administration

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Failure of UN vote a 'slap' to Trump administration

A US-drafted resolution championed by US Ambassador Nikki Haley won 87 votes in the General Assembly, falling short of the two-thirds ...

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Haley bids farewell to UN with another pro-Israel resolution

Throughout her post, Haley was routinely lambasted for her failure on addressing human rights violations and has consistently voted ...

UN Security Council meets over Iran ballistic missile test

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UN Security Council meets over Iran ballistic missile test

Iran has insisted that its missile activity is within the boundaries of the 2015 nuclear accord, amid accusations from the US of deliberate ...

US lobbies Europe to back UN vote on Hamas

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US lobbies Europe to back UN vote on Hamas

The General Assembly is expected to vote on Friday or possibly Monday on the proposed resolution condemning rocket firings into Israel and ...

Israel welcomes US support in UN's Golan occupation vote

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Israel welcomes US support in UN's Golan occupation vote

The US voted against a motion at the UN on Friday, deeming Israel's occupation of the Syrian Golan as illegal.

Quneitra crossing point in occupied Golan Heights to reopen

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Quneitra crossing point in occupied Golan Heights to reopen

Israel seized much of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move not recognized by the international ...

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Netanyahu praises 'pro-Israel' Nikki Haley after resignation from UN

US envoy Nikki Haley was a staunch pro-Israel voice at the UN and a vocal proponent of the Trump administration's anti-Palestinian policies.

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Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN ambassador

US President Donald Trump said Nikki Haley is resigning to 'take a break'.

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US condemns Iran attack, denies accusation of involvement

The United States on Sunday condemned the deadly attack on a military parade in Iran but said the country's clerical rulers needed to look at ...

Ghada Karmi

Could UNRWA closure actually benefit Palestinian refugees?

Comment: We should be looking for ways to end this long Palestinian exile, not sustain it, writes Ghada Karmi.

Trump's endgame in Palestine

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's endgame in Palestine

Comment: Trump's recent decision to defund the UNRWA is part of a broader attempt to destroy the Palestinian national movement, writes Mitchell ...

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Across the globe, fears mount over impending Idlib bloodbath

An international chorus of rights groups and governments is pleading the Syrian regime and its allies to resist launching an offensive to retake ...

Trump wanted Assad assassinated, says explosive new book

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Trump wanted Assad assassinated, says explosive new book

Excerpts from a new book by famed reporter Bob Woodward were released on Tuesday by the Washington Post, a week before its wider release to the ...

Trump to 'end all funding' for Palestinian refugees

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Trump to 'end all funding' for Palestinian refugees

The decision was reportedly made at a meeting earlier this month between President Donald Trump's advisor Jared Kushner and Secretary of State ...

US Rohingya findings 'consistent' with UN report

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US Rohingya findings 'consistent' with UN report

While not explicitly referencing genocide, US ambassador to the UN said that the State Department investigation findings on the Myanmar ...

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