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Israel demands major changes in UN peacekeeping in Lebanon

May. 7, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel’s U.N. ambassador said Wednesday that his government is demanding major changes in the way the U.N. peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon operates on the ground and has support from the United States. Ambassador Danny Danon told a video press briefing that Israel will...

Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque compound is seen deserted as it remains shut to prevent the spread of coronavirus ahead of the Islamic holy month or Ramadan in Jerusalem, Thursday, April 23, 2020. AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

UN envoy: Israeli annexation can destroy Mideast peace hopes

Apr. 23, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Mideast envoy warned Thursday that Israeli moves to annex parts of the West Bank and accelerate settlement expansion, combined with the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impact, could ignite Israeli-Palestinian conflict and “destroy any hope of peace.”...