Thursday, 20 September, 2018

United Nations meeting on Iran protests 'blunder by Trump administration'

Drew Angerer  Getty Images Drew Angerer Getty Images
Ray Hunter | 07 January, 2018, 01:18

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, argued that the Iranian protests - first against and later for authorities in Tehran - could escalate into a full-blown conflict, drawing parallels with Syria.

The UN Security Council went into closed-door talks on Friday on the deadly protests in Iran with Russian Federation and the United States at odds over whether the top UN body should discuss the demonstrations. "The Iranian regime is now on notice: the world will be watching what you do".

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley pushed for the meeting of the top United Nations body, arguing the unrest could escalate into full-blown conflict and drawing a comparison with Syria.

The US administration has also imposed unilateral sanctions on five Iranian companies linked to Tehran's ballistic missile program.

Iran on Wednesday angrily accused the U.S.at the United Nations of meddling in its domestic affairs.

Donald Trump has tweeted his support for the anti-government protesters, warning Iran that the "world is watching".

The Iranian government restricted access to social media at the height of the protests over the weekend, but many Iranians also use VPNs so the government can not track their online activity.

"The United States continues to interfere both openly and covertly in the internal affairs of other countries".

Donald Glover Drew 'Atlanta' Season 2 Inspiration From 'Tiny Toons'
So what is " robbin' season " actually referring to? "I think Season 2 will be affected by how people take in the food we're giving them, essentially".

"And people in Iran and throughout should be able to access those sites". Since the demonstrations began six days back, at least 21 people have been killed - including a police officer - while hundreds more have reportedly been detained.

"The President and I call on leaders of freedom-loving nations across the world to condemn Iran's unelected dictators and defend the Iranian people's unalienable right to chart their own future and determine their own destiny".

While the USA and its European partners - including the United Kingdom, France and Germany - all fundamentally support the right of Iranian demonstrators to peacefully protest, they disagree in their analysis of where the situation on the ground is headed and over the strategic value of ramping up the rhetoric publicly, sources have told CNN.

Trump's repeated tweets backing protesters during Iran's unrest were rebuffed by marchers on Friday.

The French diplomat said, "We must be wary of any attempts to exploit this crisis for personal ends, which would have the diametrically opposed outcome to that which is wished".

Trump's administration has denied having any hand in the demonstrations, saying they arose completely spontaneously.

'The Iranian regime's contempt for the rights of its people has been widely documented for many years, ' said Haley, adding that the United States stood 'unapologetically with those in Iran who seek freedom for themselves, prosperity for their families, and dignity for their nation.

"Despite many attempts to distort the essence of what is happening, I am sure that our neighbor, the state that is friendly to us, will be able to overcome the current difficulties and come out of the current period as a stronger country and a partner that is reliable in solving various problems", including those relarted to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Ryabkov said, according to the state-run TASS news agency.

Recommended

  • First blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years coming in January 31

    First blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years coming in January 31

    According to NASA , the spectacle will be viewable "from western North America across the pacific to Eastern Asia". Indeed, these events make the luminescent orb appear roughly 14% bigger and 30% brighter than typical full moons.
    Justin Timberlake Reveals His New Album In The Woodsiest Way Possible

    Justin Timberlake Reveals His New Album In The Woodsiest Way Possible

    With everything being released before his Super Bowl performance, time can only tell if he will perform any music from the album. Justin Timberlake found the flawless way to wish his fans a happy New Year - by giving them something to be happy about!
    German MP being investigated over anti-Muslim social media posts

    German MP being investigated over anti-Muslim social media posts

    Von Storch, whose grandfather served as finance minister under Hitler, clarified that her computer mouse had slipped. Twitter suspended Ms Storch's account for 12 hours in response to her post, saying it had breached the site's rules.
  • Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs

    Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs

    The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. The current combined total of both the Mega Millions and Powerful jackpots is a whopping $1.02 Billion.
    Bruce Arians Retires From Cardinals

    Bruce Arians Retires From Cardinals

    Davidson, 50, joined the Broncos after the team ranked 23rd with 40 sacks allowed in 2016 and 19th with 39 sacks allowed in 2015. Counting his stint as interim coach of the Indianapolis Colts , he went 59-35-1 as a head coach, including the playoffs.
    Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch won't stand for re-election

    Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch won't stand for re-election

    Hatch also served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was at the center of numerous biggest confirmation battles. I join the people of Utah in thanking my friend, Senator Orrin Hatch for his more than forty years of service to our.
  • Jerry Van Dyke, comedian and actor, dies at 86

    Jerry Van Dyke, comedian and actor, dies at 86

    She says they were involved in a auto accident over 2 years ago. and Jerry's health had deteriorated since. The site also reported that brother Dick, 92, made a visit to his little brother during Christmastime.
    Grigor Dimitrov narrowly avoids seed exodus — ATP Brisbane

    Grigor Dimitrov narrowly avoids seed exodus — ATP Brisbane

    The two squared off past year in Washington where the world No. 3 earned a hard fought three-set victory over the British No. 2. As bad as it is to say, it's kind of like a tap. "I can turn it on when I want to", the third seed told reporters.

    LG Reveals 150-inch 4K HDR Projector

    Also there is the Auto Cord feature, allowing the cable to quickly wind up so that it makes moving the projector even easier. This projector also produces incredible sound as the South Korean tech company incorporated two 7W speakers for this device.
  • The cat came back - Mad Catz presses continue…

    The cat came back - Mad Catz presses continue…

    But now Mad Catz is back, and with it the flawless opportunity for a joke about how many lives it has. Because Mad Catz invested so heavily in the failed sequel, they ended up failing right alongside it.
    Conte suggests rival manager Mourinho has senile dementia

    Conte suggests rival manager Mourinho has senile dementia

    Man United will host Chelsea on February 25, in case you were, for any unknown reason, wondering when the next meeting between Mourinho and Conte would be.
    'Jeopardy!' on hold while Alex Trebek recovers from brain surgery

    'Jeopardy!' on hold while Alex Trebek recovers from brain surgery

    Beloved game show host Alex Trebek has been forced to step away from hosting Jeopardy! to recover from head surgery. Trebek's absence isn't expected to affect the show much, since episodes are taped months in advance.

ESPN's Nolan hosts after blasting Trump ESPN's Nolan hosts after blasting Trump ESPN declined to comment to Sporting News about Nolan, but is known to handle controversial situations on a case-by-case basis. On a "Viceland" talk show, ESPN commentator Katie Nolan remarked that Donald Trump is "a f***ing [slur]".

Gander Mountain stores replaced by Gander Outdoors in MI Gander Mountain stores replaced by Gander Outdoors in MI When he noted Cedar Rapids, Lemonis indicated the store would open in the former Gander Mountain spot at 2140 Edgewood Road SW. Paul-based chain had 160 stores, and Lemonis has said he'd planned to reopen about 70.

HP Recalls Computer Batteries After Reports Of Overheating HP Recalls Computer Batteries After Reports Of Overheating In one case a user received a first degree burn on their hand, and there were three incidents of property damage totaling $1,500. Batteries in a number of laptops from HP are overheating, and thereby pose "a fire and burn hazard to customers".

Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend At the KJ's Superstore in Malad, the lottery line has remained steady. "There's definitely more traffic", Lenard said. No one has won the big prize since a lucky customer matched all six numbers on October 13 to claim $42 million.

Google Removes Nearly Two Dozen Malware-Laden Android Apps From Play The company's CEO Ashish Chordia is quoted in the report as saying that users opt-in fully aware, and can opt-out at any time. You can change it so that the app or the game is not accessing your microphone to collect or use the information collected.

2 $50K Powerball winners in NKY 2 $50K Powerball winners in NKY That means almost $1 billion is up for grabs between the Powerball and Mega Millions drawings this week. Some recent changes to the Mega Millions and Powerball games have made it harder for people to win.

Serena withdraws from Australian Open Serena withdraws from Australian Open This was her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, surpassing Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22. The 36-year-old has already won the Australian Open seven times.

Tesla Pushes Back Model 3 Manufacturing Forecast, Again Tesla Pushes Back Model 3 Manufacturing Forecast, Again That number fell well short of Elon Musk's promise of producing 20,000 Model 3 sedans per month beginning in December. Beyond the Model 3, Tesla's overall auto deliveries were on target for the fourth quarter and the year as a whole.

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 Press Renders Leaks Online Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 Press Renders Leaks Online Coming to the third phone - which is the Xperia L2 - Sony may not include Oreo - instead, the phone may come with Android Nougat. The device was first mentioned back in August past year and it is said to come with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation Corfman after the election and the content of his affidavit demonstrate that if not enjoined, he will continue to defame Ms. Corfman, if simply for the objective of furthering his political goals, ' Corfman's attorney wrote in the lawsuit.

Kim Kardashian Is Extremely Hurt By Caitlyn Jenner's Remarks About Her Family Kim Kardashian Is Extremely Hurt By Caitlyn Jenner's Remarks About Her Family Morgan continued his line of questioning until Jenner finally revealed she "didn't want them to leak it to the press". However, the Olympic champion admitted she still can't recall exactly how the conversation went down.

NY fire injures 23, including nine children NY  fire injures 23, including nine children The fire was put out several hours later and comes just days after a fire in the Claremont section of the Bronx killed 12 people. The multi-storey building is situated on the corner of the Commonwealth and Bronx River avenues in Van Nest.

Harry Kane And Tottenham, It's Like Francesco Totti And Roma - Mauricio Pochettino Harry Kane And Tottenham, It's Like Francesco Totti And Roma - Mauricio Pochettino "After dropping two points, we spoke about our reaction because big teams drop points but not too much", Guardiola said . The 24-year-old is the Premier League's leading goal-scorer following an impressive return of 18 goals in 19 games.

A Series of Unfortunate Events season 2 premiere date official at Netflix A Series of Unfortunate Events season 2 premiere date official at Netflix Meanwhile, be sure to like CarterMatt on Facebook in the event you want more insight on this show and some others we cover. So dive on in, distract yourself with this first look at season 2 of A Series of Unfortunate Events .

U.S. threatens to cut UNRWA funding unless Palestinians engage in peace talks U.S.  threatens to cut UNRWA funding unless Palestinians engage in peace talks Sen. "What prevents the enemies and their hostile actions is the spirit of courage, self-sacrifice and faith among the people". "If the Iranian dictatorship's history is any guide, we can expect more outrageous abuses in the days to come", she said.