Tag: U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

Abbas to Trump: May Your House Come to Ruin

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday said that President Donald Trump’s “ultimate deal” for peace was a slap in the face for the Palestinians, cursing out the U.S. chief executive by wishing ruin upon his house.

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.

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Reports: Iran Envoy May Be Tapped to Head UN Cultural Body

The United Nations body in charge of education, culture, and science is reportedly likely to soon be headed by Iran — a sign of not only the U.N.’s cultural relativism, as well as its antipathy toward Israel, but also Russia’s increasing influence at the U.N. as the U.S. draws back.