Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

 

Tag Archives: NIKKI HALEY

US envoy Nikki Haley on Iran’s deadly protests: ‘We must not be silent’

:: Washington’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley called Tuesday for an urgent UN meeting on deadly demonstrations in Iran, praising the “great bravery” of the protesters as French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian delayed a visit to Tehran amid the unrest.

US hails $285 million UN budget cuts as ‘step in right direction’

:: The United States on Sunday applauded a $285-million-cut in the UN core budget, saying it was “a big step in right direction.” The General Assembly adopted a budget of $5.396 billion for 2018-2019, slightly below the $5.4 billion that

US launches push at UN for action against Iran

:: The United States will in the coming days discuss several options for UN Security Council action against Iran such as sanctions for violating the arms embargo on Yemen, Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday. During a council meeting on Iran,

Nikki Haley: Houthi missile on Saudi Arabia ‘bears hallmarks’ of Iran arms attacks

:: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said a missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi group toward Riyadh on Tuesday “bears all the hallmarks of previous attacks using Iranian-provided weapons.” Saudi air defenses shot down the ballistic missile, the

Palestinians slam ‘unacceptable’ US veto of Jerusalem UN resolution

:: The Palestinian government slammed as “unacceptable” Monday a US veto of a draft UN resolution against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. A spokesman for Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said the veto was “unacceptable and

Iran’s missile arsenal in striking range of Europe, parts of Asia

:: Iran has a diverse missile arsenal. Indeed, Iranian military sources assert that its range reaches more than 3000 km. Thus the European continent and parts of Asia are in the range of Iranian missiles, which confirms that the Iranian

US envoy Nikki Haley to present ‘irrefutable evidence’ on Iran

:: US Ambassador Nikki Haley will present “irrefutable evidence” that Iran has tried to cover up violations of international obligations, the US mission said Wednesday. Haley will hold a press conference in Washington on Thursday on Iran’s “ongoing destabilizing activities

Infuriated US envoy to meet South Sudan president to push for peace

:: Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is due to travel to war-torn South Sudan on Wednesday to meet with the country’s President Salva Kiir – and she is angry. After visiting South Sudanese refugees in Gambella, western Ethiopia

Diplomats: US, Iran set for first meeting on nuclear deal at UN

:: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to hold a first meeting on the Iran nuclear deal with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other parties to the agreement next week at the United Nations, diplomats said Thursday.

UN Security Council convenes emergency meeting on North Korea

Nikki Haley

:: The UN Security Council on Monday opened an emergency meeting to agree to a response to North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test as calls mounted for a new raft of tough sanctions to be imposed on Pyongyang.

US takes aim at Iran over ties to Hamas

:: The United States on Thursday described remarks by a Palestinian Hamas leader boasting of strong military ties with Iran as a “stunning admission” that showed Tehran was violating a UN ban on arms exports. Hamas leader Yahya al-Sinwar, who

US envoy says UN’s Lebanon commander ‘blind’ to Hezbollah arms

:: US ambassador Nikki Haley sharply criticized the UN peacekeeping commander in Lebanon on Friday, saying he is “blind” to the spread of illegal arms and reiterating a call for the force to do more about it. He says there

UN Security Council to vote on Syria gas attack probe

The UN Security Council will vote Wednesday on a draft resolution demanding that the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation of the suspected chemical attack last week in Idlib province, US diplomats said. Britain, France and the United States put

Assad is a war criminal, US envoy Haley tells UN

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday she had discussed becoming secretary of state with Donald Trump after his election but that the US president ultimately did not offer her the job. Haley, a rising star in the Trump administration, told

No question Russia meddled in election, says US envoy to UN

Nikki Haley

The US ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the US presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. “We don’t want any country involved

Trump administration wants ‘Iran out of Syria’ but no clear strategy yet

Donald Trump

As it prepares for its first counter-Daesh summit on March 22-23, the Trump administration is also signaling a counter-Iran strategy in its efforts in Syria. Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the UN, in remarks on Wednesday night that addressed the

Trump’s envoy at UN warns Russia US stands firm on NATO, EU

US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday said the United States is ready to improve ties with Russia but will not compromise on its support for NATO and the European Union. Haley told a Security Council debate on conflicts in Europe

Trump chooses immigrant background Haley for UN ambassador: Reports

US President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a daughter of immigrants from India who has little international experience, to be US ambassador to the United Nations, The Post and Courier newspaper and other media reported on

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