The U.S. is leaving what Ambassador Nikki Haley calls "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.
The two governments have been trying to prevent a list of at least 150 local and international companies from becoming public.
The US ambassador to the United Nations speaks openly about her disapproval of the UN General Assembly's nuclear disarmament talks and her disdain for the U Human Rights Council.
Saudi Arabia has been accused of human rights abuses for decades, from suppressing dissent to beheading people for minor crimes. So why has it been appointed to head a U.N. human rights panel?
This surprising news comes just days after the kingdom posted a job advertisement for eight new executioners amid a soaring execution rate.