All posts tagged Nikki Haley

The deck of cards is stacked entirely against Israel

THE United Nations has long been a place of darkness for the Jewish people and the State of Israel, but nevertheless, it is always an eye-opening experience to witness it first-hand.

UN fails to condemn Hamas

A UNITED States-sponsored resolution condemning Hamas garnered a 87-57 majority in the UN General Assembly, but fell nine votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to be adopted. The resolution,

Haley stepping down as US ambassador to the UN

NIKKI Haley, the US envoy to the United Nations and a strong defender of Israel in the world body, will leave her post by the end of this year.

Looking back on a topsy-turvy year

IN so many ways, 5778, Israel's 70th anniversary year, has been a cocktail of both negative and positive. It has been a ­topsy-turvy year for us in the international arena, a year of turmoil in the Middle East and a year of mixed relations with our closest neighbours. And yet when we examine the issues closely, we can look to the future with a cautious, yet palpable sense of hope and optimism that the positive will outweigh the negative and the future seems bright.

Gaza border clashes: ‘IDF averted a great disaster’

As the international community raged against Palestinian deaths, Israelis who live near Gaza were praising the IDF and saying it avoided bloodbath in their areas.

Chemical attack in Syria outrages Israelis

It is just over 65 kilometres from Israel to Douma, where a toxic attack has killed an estimated 70 people, injured many others, and provided the world with a reminder of the devastation that man can wreak with chemicals.

Netanyahu to Iran: ‘Do not test Israel’s resolve’

Iran will retaliate against any "unwise move" from Israel by flattening Tel Aviv and killing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior official in Tehran has threatened.

Abbas ‘running away from dialogue’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took to the international stage on Tuesday to call for a conference to advance peace efforts amid a falling out between the Palestinians and the Trump administration.

Violence escalates following protest deaths

Palestinian anger has reached a new high over the past few days, after a wheelchair-bound protester was killed during clashes with Israeli security forces.

Israel: the good and the bad news

DELIVERING the 35th B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission Gandel Oration to a capacity audience at Moriah College, acclaimed US diplomat Dennis Ross divided his address between “good news, bad news and uncertain news”.