Posts Tagged ‘decision’

Canadian government to appeal landmark decision on labels for West Bank settlement products

Last Friday, just before winding down for the weekend, Canada’s attorney general announced he was appealing a recent federal court ruling that banned labeling wines made in West Banks settlements as products of Israel.  The announcement was not unexpected, especially as Canada is gearing up for the federal elections on October 21. However, it put […]

‘The occupation is real’: Tlaib, Omar slam Israel for decision to bar delegation, hint at cutting military aid

US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib doubled down on their criticisms of the Israeli government for denying them entry to the country, with Omar hinting that Congress should reconsider the billions of dollars in annual military aid given to Israel in light of the move against the democratic representatives. The two congresswomen held a […]

Left-wing MKs censure reported decision to ban US lawmakers Omar, Tlaib

Left-wing Jewish and Arab lawmakers on Thursday lashed the government after a report said Israel has decided to bar US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. The unconfirmed Channel 12 report, which did not cite a source, said the final decision was being drafted and passed around for revisions before the […]

What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Net Neutrality Decision

What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Net Neutrality Decision Above Photo: Tim Carter/Flickr Every Tuesday and Friday morning at 10 am (Eastern), scores of journalists, activists, and lawyers stare at the website of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s “Opinions” page, rapidly refreshing their browsers. They are waiting for the court’s opinion in […]

Russian comment on British media regulator Ofcom’s decision to fine Russian broadcaster RT

British media regulator Ofcom announced today its decision to impose a £200,000 fine on RT for what it referred to as serious failures to comply with broadcasting rules. Ofcom’s investigation found that RT “failed to preserve due impartiality” in seven news and current affairs programmes between March 17 and April 26, 2018. In its statement, […]

Decision to Keep Nuclear Weapons Data Classified Hurts US National Security

The Trump administration’s decision to classify the total number of nuclear weapons that the United States possesses and the number of nuclear warheads dismantled in 2018 marks an abrupt change from the recent norm. Every year since 2010, the United States has chosen to declassify its nuclear stockpile and disarmament figures as part of an […]

Russia regrets UK decision to bar RT, Sputnik from confab

The Kremlin said on Tuesday it regretted that Russia’s RT and Sputnik news organizations were barred from taking part in a global conference on media freedom in London, calling the decision absurd. Britain on Monday said it refused to accredit the Russian state media outlets “because of their active role in spreading disinformation.” Some […]

Trump’s Decision to Arm the Saudis Against Iran Will End in Disaster

Developments in the Persian Gulf are heating up, and they are heating up fast. An additional 1,500 U.S. troops are packing their bags for the region—this on top of an accelerated deployment of an American aircraft carrier battle group and B-52 bombers. Add to that pledges of steadfast resistance from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and personal […]

BDS condemns Germany’s decision labelling it as anti-Semitic

The BDS movement has condemned the voting by the German parliament on Friday which labelled it as anti-Semitic. In a move welcomed by Israel, a majority of legislators in the Bundestag voted on in favor of a motion to label the international BDS movement as an entity that uses anti-Semitic tactics to fulfil its political […]

Iran: US decision to pull diplomats out of Iraq over ‘Iran threat’ mere propaganda war

Tehran’s mission to the UN has rejected as a mere “propaganda war” America’s decision to pull its diplomats out of Iraq amid claims of heightened “threats” from Iran, emphasizing that the Islamic Republic poses threat to no one — neither in Iraq nor elsewhere in the world. In a travel advisory issued early on […]

South Korea wants US to backtrack on Iran decision

South Korea is sending a delegation to the United States to seek an extension of waivers which Washington ended on Monday with the aim of bringing Iran’s oil exports to zero. The delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs Yoon Kang-hyun will seek details on the US decision not to grant any […]

Syrian Golan Representative to Al-Ahed: Armed Resistance in Face of Trump’s Decision

By Sara Raad Beirut – Away from any context and based on the US President Donald Trump’s track of buying and selling everything in the market of politics, the man decided to sell the occupied Syrian land in Golan to the apartheid “Israeli” entity. However, the price is paid by the Arab’s silence and some […]

Monsanto / Bayer hit with another jury decision that confirms Roundup (glyphosate) caused man’s cancer… 9,000 more lawsuits are pending, could bankrupt Bayer

(Natural News) For the second time in a year, a jury has decided that the popular glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused a man’s cancer. The victory could inspire a flood of similar suits in addition to the thousands that Roundup manufacturer Monsanto is already facing, and the firm’s new owner, Bayer, could […]

Amazon’s Decision To Pull Out Of NYC Is A Massive Blow To Corporate Welfare

Amazon’s Decision To Pull Out Of NYC Is A Massive Blow To Corporate Welfare Above Photo: Facing mass public opposition, Amazon canceled its New York City headquarters project. (Photo by Holger Hollemann/picture alliance via Getty Images) Amazon announced Thursday the company has canceled its bid to acquire nearly $3 billion in public dollars to locate […]

Kuwait has made no decision yet to attend Warsaw meeting

IRNA – The Foreign Minister of Kuwait said that his country has made no decision yet to attend the upcoming anti-Iran meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah made the remarks Friday in an exclusive interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) which was held on the sidelines of the UNSC meeting […]

Trump decision to pull troops from Syria puts pro-Israel groups in a bind

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 6,012 other followers Source Article from Related Posts Tulsi Gabbard Slams Trump Over Saudi Policy Authored by Tom Luongo, Rep. and Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) brought the hammer and Donald Trump’s Challenge To His Administration, […]

One year on: The political and human impact of Trump’s Jerusalem decision

One year ago today, US President Donald Trump announced that he was officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, breaking with decades of US and international foreign policy in the region. The announcement sparked widespread protests across the occupied Palestinian territory and Gaza, some of which are still continuing today. The political implications of […]

Trump’s Decision to Stand by Saudi Prince Has Netanyahu’s Fingerprints on It

Trump’s Decision to Stand by Saudi Prince Has Netanyahu’s Prints on It Israel is worried about a repeat of Libya, but 10 times worse with the fall of the Saudi regime flooding the Middle East with advanced weapons Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the opening of the […]

Judge Delays Decision Whether to Unseal Assange Criminal Complaint

A decision whether to unseal U.S. government charges against Julian Assange was delayed for a week by Judge Leonie Brinkema in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Tuesday. In her comments to the court, Judge Brinkema appeared to be siding with the government’s argument that there is no legal precedent […]

Airbnb decision to end West Bank listings spurs ADL to smear BDS campaign

@amigo, et al Meanwhile, more to drive the ADL nuts: 1. “Israeli Academics and Artists Warn Against Equating anti-Zionism With anti-Semitism” By Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, Nov. 20/18 “Their open letter ahead of a conference in Vienna advises against giving Israel immunity for ‘grave and widespread violations of human rights and international law.’” 2. […]

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