Haley not going out with a bang after US-sponsored anti-Hamas draft fails at UNGA

The US-propelled draft resolution targeting Palestinian Hamas has failed to pass a two-thirds majority threshold at the UN General Assembly vote in what is seen is a major upset for the outgoing US envoy to the UN Nikki Hailey. The resolution garnered 87 votes in favor and 57 against, thus falling short of securing a […]

‘There’s a respect there’: Haley says UNGA leaders laughed for love of Trump’s ‘honesty’

World leaders laughed at US President Donald Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly because they respect him and appreciate his honesty, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley argued. Trump’s critics were not convinced. Appearing Wednesday morning on Fox & Friends, Haley argued that Trump is “very good at knowing his audience” and speaking […]

'Americans lack honesty’: No meetings planned with US at UNGA, Iranian FM Zarif says

Iran’s foreign minister said he will not meet US officials at the UN General Assembly because they “lack honesty.” The two nations are in a diplomatic row following the US’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and new sanctions. “No, no such meeting is planned,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Tasnim News Agency […]

US ‘will be taking names’ during UNGA vote on Jerusalem move, envoy Haley warns

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 01:58 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 02:01 The US is ready to “take names” of its critics, America’s ambassador to the UN has warned, ahead of a GA session to debate Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move its embassy there. The US is ratcheting up […]