Days after vote on Jerusalem, US says it negotiated $285 m. cut in UN budget

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting at UN Headquarters in New York City, on December 22, 2017. (KENA BETANCUR/AFP)

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting at UN Headquarters in New York City, on December 22, 2017. (KENA BETANCUR/AFP)

American ambassador vows not to let ‘the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of’

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Ahead of UNESCO vote, Netanyahu says Jews closest to Jerusalem

‘There is no other people for whom Jerusalem is as holy and important as for the Jewish people’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at a ceremony for outstanding soldiers at the President's Residence in Jerusalem. May 2, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at a ceremony for outstanding soldiers at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. May 2, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

PM accuses UN body of denying ‘historical truth,’ rebuffing measure that indicates no Israeli claims to city

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UNESCO adopts another resolution ignoring Jewish link to Temple Mount

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee voting on a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem's Old City in Paris, October 26, 2016 (screen shot UNESCO website)

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voting on a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem’s Old City in Paris, October 26, 2016 (screen shot UNESCO website)

In secret ballot, cultural body’s World Heritage Committee approves text using only the site’s Muslim name; 10 states vote in favor, 2 oppose, 8 abstain

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Israel’s antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

A March 31, 2016 picture shows the remains of the Temple of Bel's "Cella" in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which was blown up by Islamic State jihadists. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

A March 31, 2016 picture shows the remains of the Temple of Bel’s “Cella” in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which was blown up by Islamic State jihadists. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

UN cultural body’s resolution on Jerusalem akin to jihadist group’s destruction of Palmyra, says Yisrael Hasson

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UNESCO’s executive board adopts Jerusalem resolution

Tisha B'Av prayers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, August 13, 2016. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

Tisha B’Av prayers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, August 13, 2016. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

Despite last-ditch Israeli efforts, motion ignoring Jewish and Christian historical ties to holy sites is ratified by cultural body

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After world urges two-state solution, PM to present ‘Israel’s truth’ to UN

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 30, 2015. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 30, 2015. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)

Amid an uptick in violence by Palestinian attackers, Netanyahu will address the General Assembly shortly after Abbas, Iran’s Rouhani

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UN envoy welcomes comments lending support for Arab peace plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (left) hold a press conference in the Knesset on Monday, May 30, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (left) hold a press conference in the Knesset on Monday, May 30, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process calls for ‘concrete and timely action’ on 2002 Saudi initiative after Netanyahu and Liberman signal partial support

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