Tag: Nikki Haley

Iranian students run for cover from tear gas at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems, in the capital Tehran on December 30, 2017. Students protested in a third day of demonstrations, videos on social media showed, but were outnumbered by counter-demonstrators. / AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Protests Continue in Iran Despite Regime Declarations that Uprising Is Over

Whether or not the protests in Iran are “dwindling,” as the regime insists and some foreign journalists reported, the uprising certainly has not been extinguished yet. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley declared at an emergency meeting of the Security Council on Friday that the world will be watching Iran as demonstrations against both the secular government and Islamic theocracy continue.

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Trump Threatens Palestinian Authority Funding

President Donald Trump threatened to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority on Tuesday with two tweets that criticized Palestinian leaders for showing “no appreciation or respect” to the U.S. and being “no longer willing to talk peace.”

North Korea looms large over the Japanese budget

North Korea: New U.N. Sanctions ‘An Act of War’

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday declaring the latest round of U.N. sanctions an “act of war” equivalent to a “complete economic blockade,” and threatening the safety of the United States unless it accepts North Korea as a nuclear nation.

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley drew a list of possible measures against Iran that immediately drew strong reservations from Russia

Eli Lake: Nikki Haley Rocks UN

Eli Lake writes at Bloomberg that while most of the focus was on the Jerusalem vote “sideshow” at the UN this week, Ambassador Nikki Haley made real accomplishments this week:

REPORT: Trump to Pull U.S. From U.N. Migration Compact

The Trump Administration announced plans to pull the U.S. out of a United Nations pact on the handling of migrant and refugee situations. The announcement came from the U.S. mission to the United Nations. U.S. officials said the program is “inconsistent” with American policies.

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley pushes for more nuclear inspections in Iran

Haley: Trump Demanded Xi Jinping Cut off North Korea’s Oil Supply

American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the Security Council on Wednesday that President Donald Trump had urged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to cut off North Korea’s oil supply, a move considered among the last and most devastating measures possible against the crippled North Korean economy.