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UNHRC to call for Israeli arrests, settlement boycott

The non-governmental group UN Watch plans to hold a rally against the proceedings outside the UN building in Geneva.

UN human rights chief: IDF uses disproportionate force at Gaza border

Bachelet made her statements about Israel in a speech on global inequity that she delivered to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, which is holding its 40th session this month.

UNHRC delays release of West Bank black list, Israel says it must be nixed

It had been expected that it would be published during the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council that began on February 25 and is scheduled to run through March 22.

Travel ban should be issued against Israeli settlers- Palestinian FM

Speaking to UN Human Rights Council, Riad Al-Malki, Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority, advocates banning settlers from traveling „through your esteemed countries.“

Will settler-Palestinian business forum get rare U.S. aid?

A gathering of Palestinians, settler business people and Americans gathered at a tense moment for the Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Mladenov: “Extremism rising, risk of war looms large“ in Gaza, West Bank

The Palestinians, who are the weaker people in the conflict, need international support more than ever, Mladenov said.

Only 11% of Israeli voters to prioritize Palestinian conflict in elections

The poll, however, showed that 32% of the voters care first and foremost about the cost of living, followed by 26% that said they prioritized security, including the battle against terror.

IDF arrests 17 Palestinians, clash with rioters in West Bank raids

Palestinians threw stones, including cylinder blocs, at the soldiers and IDF vehicles in Al-Aroub.

Iran says greater risk of war with Israel, launches new cruise missile sub

„The risk is great and the risk will be even greater if you continue to turn a blind eye to severe violations of international law,“ he said, pointing the finger at Israel and the United States.

Iran’s ‘toxic money’ preventing Israeli-Palestinian peace- Bahraini FM

Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said in a closed-door meeting at the Warsaw summit that Iran funding violence in the Middle East was the key challenge to overcome for peace.