Tag Archive for Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley: Only American Dems criticize Soleimani killing, not Russia, China

Former UN envoy praises Trump’s ‘decisiveness’ and ‘resolve’ in authorizing the justified Soleimani strike, criticizing Democratic party leaders’ dishonest political spin to create negative emotions based on untrue rhetoric just to demonize Trump.

By i24NEWS

 

Former US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley took a jab at the Democratic party Monday night, saying Democrats were the only ones lamenting the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.

In her interview for Fox News, she praised President Trump for his resolve in authorizing the Baghdad drone strike that killed Soleimani, the commander of the elite Quds force, and his key ally in Iraq. Continue Reading »

Nikki Haley: Sen. Sanders wants to redirect Israel’s aid to terrorists

The former UN Ambassador tweets: “Just when you thought Bernie Sanders couldn’t get any more radical, he outdid himself. He wants to take money we give to Israel to defend itself from terrorists, and give it to Gaza, which is run by terrorists?? Unreal.”

By Elad Benari

 

Nikki Haley, the former US Ambassador to the UN, on Monday fired back after Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called the Israeli government “racist” and suggested that the US should redirect its aid to Israel and give it to Gaza instead.

“Just when you thought Bernie Sanders couldn’t get any more radical, he outdid himself. Continue Reading »

President Trump picks Kelly Craft to replace Nikki Haley as UN envoy

“There is no room whatsoever for anti-Israel bias or antisemitism,” Craft said, adding, “The United States will never accept such bias. And if confirmed, I commit to seizing every opportunity to shine a light on this conduct, call it what it is and demand that these outrageous practices finally come to an end.”

By OMRI NAHMIAS

 

WASHINGTON – Kelly Craft, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as the ambassador to the UN, promised on Wednesday to follow in the footsteps of her predecessor when it comes to Israel.

She made the comments during a confirmation hearing in Washington. Continue Reading »

President Trump picks Heather Nauert as Nikki Haley’s replacement to UN

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, who just 18 months ago was a Fox News anchor, is President Trump’s choice to replace Nikki Haley as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, if confirmed by the Senate.

By News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff

 

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, officials familiar with the plans said Thursday.

Two administration officials confirmed Trump’s plans. A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning. Continue Reading »

Amb. Nikki Haley: U.S. to vote ‘no’ on annual anti-Israel UN resolution

Ambassador Haley reported that this year the US will vote “no” on the annual UN resolution that condemns the Israeli “occupation” of the Golan Heights, because “the atrocities the Syrian regime continues to commit prove its lack of fitness to govern anyone,”  while endangering Israel’s security. 

By Elad Benari

 

The US announced on Thursday that it plans to vote “no” on an annual resolution at the UN condemning Israel’s alleged “occupation” of the Golan Heights.

The annual resolution, entitled “The Occupied Syrian Golan”, is scheduled for a vote on Friday, November 16.

In the past, the US had abstained in the vote, but in a statement, the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, explained why this year the American delegation would vote against the resolution. Continue Reading »

Headline News in Israel: US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley resigns

In a shocking announcement that stunned the State of Israel, Nikki Haley, the frontline defender of the Jewish State who introduced honesty and integrity on the international political stage, resigns as President Trump’s U.N. ambassador.

By i24NEWS – AFP

 

Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s national security team.

Meeting Haley in the Oval Office, Trump said that Haley had done a “fantastic job” and that he would “miss her”, confirming that she would leave her post at the end of the year.

US President Donald Trump and US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced her resignation from the Oval Office at the White House on September 10, 2018.

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UNRWA evacuates senior Gaza officials to Israel for their safety

United Nations transfers 10 of its int’l [non-Palestinian] employees of UNRWA to Israel on Monday, to protect them from Gaza’s local staff [terrorists?] following threats and violent acts of harassment, since US fund cuts have led to subsequent layoff plans.

By Elior Levy

 

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) had evacuated 10 of its international senior employees from Gaza to Israel on Monday, after they were threatened and harassed by UNRWA’s disgruntled local Palestinian staff following the agency’s announcement to cut more than 250 jobs.

Erez Crossing into Gaza – Wikimedia Commons

The agency’s senior officials were rescued and transferred to Israeli territory via the Erez crossing—which remained closed throughout the Jewish holidays but was re-opened by the Israeli security officials following an official request from UNRWA. Continue Reading »

Haley: UNRWA must reform for US cash; Mideast states should finance agency

U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, says Abbas’ Palestinian Authority ‘bashes’ the Trump administration while also expecting the U.S. to continue providing financial support to the Palestinians.
– Amb. Haley also decried the UN’s bias against Israel as, “pathetic.”

By i24NEWS

 

UNRWA, the body responsible for Palestinian refugees, needs reforms if the Trump administration is to fully support it, US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.

Haley, who spoke at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies summit in Washington, further accused the Palestinian Authority of “bashing” the US while expecting Washington to support Palestinians financially.

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, Defends Israel after UNSC meeting – Screenshot: YouTube/UN

On Friday, the US State Department announced it will slash over $200 million in economic aid to the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank, which caused the Palestinian Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, to condemn the move in an official statement on Tuesday. Continue Reading »

US lawmakers introduce new legislation to seriously reduce funding to UNRWA

Palestinian Leaders In A Panic:

U.S. congressmen seek to penalize U.N. agency that was specifically tailored to maintain & support refugees for generations by intentionally inflating the number of actual Palestinian refugees from a modest 20,000 to a whooping 5.2 million.
• Trump administration likely to release classified Obama report on UNRWA within a few weeks.
• WATCH:  U.S. Amb. to UN Nikki Haley lambasts Arab member states of the United Nations.

By Ariel Kahana

 

U.S. lawmakers have introduced a new piece of legislation that would drastically reduce U.S. funding for the United Nations relief agency for Palestinian refugees, known as UNRWA. Continue Reading »

Amb. Haley tells Arabs, Enough bravado about Palestinians: ‘Put up or shut up’

Being attacked for dropping the US annual contribution to UNRWA from $364 million to $60 million, US Ambassador Nikki Haley blasts Islamic nations for ‘talking big’ from the UN, but loath to support the Palestinians, outing Iran, Tunisia, Algeria who gave UNRWA nothing at all in 2017, with Pakistan and Egypt each giving $20,000.

BY TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

 

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley took the international community to task for failing to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to support for the Palestinians.

UN member states, in particular the Arab countries, are quick to speak volumes about the Palestinians, but are suddenly absent when it comes to writing a check, Haley told the UN Security Council on Tuesday as it held its monthly meeting on the Middle East in New York. Continue Reading »

U.S. quits UNHRC over “self-serving org that makes a mockery of human rights”

Blaming the ‘disproportionate focus and unending hostility towards Israel’, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, “We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights.”

By i24NEWS

 

Slamming the United Nations Human Rights Council for hypocrisy, and “unrelenting” bias against Israel, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday the US quits the international body

“We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights,” she said. Continue Reading »

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley decries UN’s ‘different standard’ for Israel

At an emergency UN Security Council meeting on attacks against Israel, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemn the council for refusing to make a statement condemning Hamas’ attack on Israel, acknowledging a ‘Double Standard’ reserved only for Israel.
– WATCH Amb. Nikki Haley’s entire speech.

By Itamar Eichner

 

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the “the dangerous and destructive activities” of the Hamas terror group in Gaza on Wednesday afternoon during remarks made at a UN Security Council, during which she also accused its members of a “different” standard.

The Security Council met at the behest of the United States to discuss Tuesday’s Gaza mortar and rocket attacks on south Israel, which left 3 soldiers wounded, prompting an IDF military response. Continue Reading »

3 Gazan’s shot dead, ‘hundreds’ of Palestinians attempt to breach border fence

Although turnout continues to dwindle compared to the first weeks of Gaza’s ‘March of Return’ demonstrations, the IDF reported Friday that “hundreds of violent rioters,” prodded on by Hamas, were stopped by soldiers while attempting to break into Israel.

By i24NEWS

 

At least three Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire during the fifth straight week of Gaza border protests on Friday, as the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said “hundreds” were attempting to break through the security fence into Israel.

Hamas calls on Gazans to protest on Israel’s border – PLO/Twitter

The death toll of those killed by Israeli live fire since the start of the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations in the Gaza Strip stands at 44, after Palestinian health ministry reported on Friday that three people had died and 349 were injured. Continue Reading »

Haley accuses Hamas of exploiting children to incite confrontations with IDF

“Anyone who truly cares about children in Gaza should insist that Hamas immediately stop using children as cannon fodder in its conflict with Israel,” Haley told a UN Security Council meeting dedicated to the Middle East.

By i24NEWS

 

US Ambassador Nikki Haley lashed out at Hamas Thursday, accusing the Palestinian movement of “using children as cannon fodder,” after dozens of people were shot dead by Israeli troops during weeks of clashes in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces have killed 41 Palestinians, including two journalists and several children, since the protests began on March 30 near the Gaza-Israeli border fence.

Gaza’s ‘peaceful’ protesters, March of Return – Screenshot: YouTube

“Anyone who truly cares about children in Gaza should insist that Hamas immediately stop using children as cannon fodder in its conflict with Israel,” Haley told a UN Security Council meeting dedicated to the Middle East. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu opens Israel’s exhibit at U.N. honoring 3000 years of Jewish History

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, “This is a magnificent exhibit… cherished by us… the friends of the Jewish people, and the friends of truth. And is being denied by those who seek to erase the history of our people, our connection to our land, and our connection to our eternal capital, Jerusalem.”

By DANIEL J. ROTH

 

NEW YORK – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened a special exhibit at the United Nations on Thursday that presents historical evidence of the Jewish people’s presence in Jerusalem centuries before the Christian era.

UN Ambassador Danny Danon (L) and Minister Zeev Elkin (R) – Israel gov’t photos

Titled  “3,000 Years of History: Jews in Jerusalem,” the exhibit was initiated by UN Ambassador Danny Danon and MK Zeev Elkin (Likud), Minister of of Jerusalem and Heritage and Environmental Protection. Continue Reading »