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Why Saudi Arabia cannot go to war with Iran

In a show of diplomatic force to mobilise international pressure against Iran, Nikki Haley, the US envoy to the United Nations, on Thursday displayed …

Middle East

Will Trump Lie Us Into Another Middle East War?

U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley presented journalists Thursday with what she called "indisputable" evidence that a missile fired last month …

Middle East

UN Security Council weighs resolution saying Jerusalem decisions are void

The United Nations Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would essentially seek to nullify any move to recognize Jerusalem as the …

Israel

Nikki Haley Is Not Good At Foreign Policy

Nikki Haley is not good at foreign policy. With few discernible achievements to speak of after one year as America’s envoy to the UN, her most …

Foreign Policy

Women have rejected the GOP — the ship must be righted, and fast

Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreSeth Meyers mocks Roy Moore riding a horse to vote: ‘Two animals not allowed in the mall’ Colbert on Jones victory: 'It's a …

Elections

Mattis Places Responsibility for Middle East Turmoil Directly on Iran

On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis held an impromptu news conference about Iran with Pentagon correspondents.<p>According to the …

Middle East

Democrat Kihuen will not seek re-election after sexual misconduct claims

Congressman issues statement shortly before fourth allegation reported First-term Nevada representative is fifth member of Congress to go<p>A Democratic congressman from Nevada who has been accused of sexual misconduct by four women will not seek re-election next year.<p>Ruben Kihuen is accused of …

Politics

Trump’s Ambassadors Are Going Rogue On Twitter

Callista Gingrich, Nikki Haley and Scott Brown are all running afoul of federal guidelines on social media while the State Department whistles in the wind.<p>US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has her staff support her personal Twitter account.<p>US ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown has a gag …

World News

Trading Jerusalem for Iran

By James M. Dorsey<p>US president Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem potentially sets the stage for a controversial American effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.<p>The United States and the two Gulf states see a US peace …

Middle East

Black conservatives reel after Manigault resigns

WASHINGTON — When the White House senior staff convened Friday for a regular briefing, there was not one black person among the roughly 30 people …

HBCUs

United States provides evidence Iran violated missile agreement

In press conference Thursday, Nikki Haley displayed Iranian missile from attack by Houthi rebels of S. Arabia; Iran denies evidence; UN Sec. Gen. …

Middle East

What Trump did this week: Twitter feuds – naturally – and a shock loss for Roy Moore

The week began with the president accusing CNN of ‘fake news’, and moved through a tweetstorm with Kirsten Gillibrand and a damaging defeat in Alabama<p>Each week, Trump seems to make more news than most presidents do in a lifetime. The Guardian is keeping track of it all in this series, every …

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Decision Time on Iran

President Trump faces a Middle East reckoning in 2018.<p>Very soon, President Trump will have to decide whether America should remain a bystander to …

Conservative View

Nikki Haley unveils declassified Iranian weapons

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley unveiled recently declassified evidence, including these remains of an Iranian Qasef-1 unmanned aerial vehicle, as …

U.S. Politics

We Need to Reckon with Donald Trump's Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Some have called for an ethics investigation into his alleged actions.<p><i>Thigh-High Politics is an op-ed column by Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca that breaks down the news, provides resources for the resistance, and just generally refuses to accept toxic nonsense.</i><p>At least 19 women have accused …

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The #MeToo movement is knocking on Donald Trump’s front door Yes, Mr. President, #YouToo

Disgraced actors have been removed from films and TV shows. Longtime morning show hosts are being replaced by substitutes. Celebrity entrepreneurs …

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Donald Trump this week: Moore goes down in Alabama, and a ‘sexist’ tweet targets Gillibrand

Despite endorsing the alleged child molester, U.S. President Donald Trump knew Roy Moore would lose the senate election in Alabama.<p>Story continues …

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UN warns of cost if South Sudan stymies 'last chance' peace plan

In a unanimous statement, the council said a high-level forum organized by the IGAD East African group “is a unique window of opportunity, but …

News (South Africa)

The #MeToo Backlash Is Already Here. This Is How We Stop It.

Beyoncé stunned audiences when she closed her 2014 VMA performance backed by the blazing 20 foot declaration—FEMINIST.<p>A year later, as part of the Ms. Foundation’s “My Feminism Is” campaign, I stood alongside dozens of other public figures to define feminism as “the social, economic, and political …

Feminism

Islamic leaders are barking about Jerusalem — but there's no bite

• <b>Many leaders from Arab and Muslim-majority countries spoke out harshly about the US administration’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital at a recent summit.</b>• <b><br>The summit’s host, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, called Israel a “terror state.”</b>• <b><br>Americans believe that the</b> …

Israel

Nikki Haley Slams Iran’s Role In Yemen War, Neglects To Mention U.S. Part In Humanitarian Crisis

“They are allowing missiles like this to be fired over to innocent civilians,” she said, standing in front of part of a rocket.<p>The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, stood before missile remnants that she claimed were covered in Iranian “fingerprints” on Thursday while laying out …

Middle East

By Excluding Palestinian Voices From Jerusalem Debate, Cable News Avoided Addressing Israeli Rights Abuses

Palestinian voices were largely absent from American cable news’ coverage of President Donald Trump’s decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as …

Israel

US says weapons 'concrete evidence' Iran in violation of UN resolution

ABC News' Martha Raddatz views "evidence" of armed drone and short-range ballistic missiles before U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's speech.

Martha Raddatz

Polls: Majority of voters believe Trump guilty of sexual misconduct

In a now-infamous video unearthed shortly before the 2016 election, President Trump bragged in 2005 that his celebrity status has allowed him to …

Elections

Donald Trump, Champion of Women. (No, Really.)

Not long ago, Democratic power brokers and political strategists in both parties spoke about Kirsten Gillibrand’s seemingly inevitable presidential candidacy with a shrug of the shoulders or a roll of the eyes. She was eager all right, but that didn’t mean that she was ready, and they felt that too …

Opinion

Iranian official compares Haley speech to Powell's Iraq WMD claims

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is dismissing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's claim of evidence she says proves Iran is …

Foreign Policy

A War of Choice With North Korea is an Immensely Dumb Idea

If there is any common thread between the great U.S. foreign policy mistakes of the last several decades—the Vietnam War, the forever war in …

Conservative View

Russia won't tighten the noose on N.Korea

Russia is not ready to sign up to new sanctions on North Korea that would strangle the isolated country economically, according to Deputy Foreign …

Business

Sen. Rubio to vote against tax overhaul; FCC repeals Net Neutrality rules (10 Things to Know for Friday) | NOLA.com

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:<p><b>1. SUPPORT WAVERS FOR TAX OVERHAUL</b><p>The GOP's …

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'Fake News' embraced by Donald Trump — and dictators too | Miami Herald

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves …

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